Book Club Sets

We are now able to provide selected book club sets to local book clubs! Each set contains 4-10 copies of the book and most have a discussion guide. Many of the titles are also available as eBooks and digital audio downloads. Book club sets check out for eight weeks, allowing plenty of time to distribute…

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Review: A Bride’s Story, Volume 1 by Kaoru Mori

picture of woman

Review by: Sarah A Bride’s Story, Volume 1 by Kaoru Mori is one of the most beautiful manga out there and is illustrated by the author.  The detail that the author draws is just amazing. It is currently ongoing in Japan with 13 volumes.  11 volumes are currently available in English with volume 12 coming…

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Review: The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

woman walking on cobblestone street

Review by: Andrea Wow!  I couldn’t put this book down! Flashing between the present and the past, Alice, who has her own family drama, is sent on a quest by her 95-year-old grandmother to discover all of the secrets of her past before she leaves the earth.   Her grandmother, Hanna, was living in Poland during…

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Review: Girl, Wash Your Face

girl next to yellow hydrant

Review by: Jessie Full title: Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be by Rachel Hollis This is the book I didn’t know I needed in my life. Rachel Hollis gets down to the nitty-gritty of the lies we tell ourselves.…

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Series Review: Red Queen Series

bloody crown on cover

Reviews by: Jessie Red Queen​ (#1) by: Victoria Aveyard    A country divided. On one side are the Reds, common everyday people.  On the other side are the Silvers, people with superhero-like powers. Mare  Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from a poverty-stricken area, discovers that although she is Red she can control electricity. To disguise…

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Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

blue backdrop with rain and Eiffel Tower

Review by: Andrea If you love historical fiction, this is the book for you.  This is a tale about two sisters in France during the German occupation in WWII.  One sister has a family she struggles to keep alive; the other is risking everything to be an integral part of the resistance.  Wonderfully written and in…

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Manga Review: Himouto! Umaru-chan, Volume 1

girl in blanket, eating chips and drinking soda

Review by: Sarah Himouto! Umaru-chan, Volume 1 by Sankakuhead is a hilarious manga about a little sister who is perfect in public but is a spoiled, lazy brat at home and drives her brother crazy. This series is complete in Japan at 12 volumes, though the English version has not yet caught up.  We have…

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Series Review: Rot & Ruin

boy with green eye

Review by: Alyca Rot & Ruin series by Jonathan Maberry I was so sad when I finished this series. I just wanted more! I loved all of the characters and how much they grow throughout the series. Benny Imura lives in California with his brother, Tom. It’s been 15 years since the virus that turned…

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Manga Review: Chi’s Sweet Home, Volume 1

exhausted gray striped cat on cover

Review by: Sarah Chi’s Sweet Home, Volume 1 by Konami Kanata is a delightful manga series for all ages.  It is complete in English at 12 volumes, though we currently only have volume 1 on Overdrive.  Unlike other Japanese manga, it is read in what we consider the “right” way, and not “backwards” like most…

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