It is only 32 days until it is officially fall. If you are more of a summer person, we have a book list that will extend the season of sand and sun for you (aside from the Alabama temps!)
The Friends We Keep
By Jane Green
The Wedding Party
By Jasmine Guillory
Our August Librarian Book Club pick is a novel set in North Alabama....."Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe," by Heather Webber
Release Date: July 16, 2019
Heather Webber's Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small-town Southern charm.
Nestled in the mountain shadows of Alabama lies the little town of Wicklow. It is here that Anna Kate has returned to bury her beloved Granny Zee, owner of the Blackbird Café.
The third season of the Netflix series, "Stranger Things" was just released in time for the Independence Day and is a thrill ride of 80's nostalgia! Whether you've already binged the entire season in one day, are working through it slowly or haven't started it yet, we've curated some of our favorite library materials to fully immerse yourself in the world of "Stranger Things!" If you're looking to catch up, we have both the first and second seasons in the system as well as the officially licensed book and comic book that give you a look at even more of the back story of the peculiar events in Hawkins:
If you are like me, your "to-read" list is pretty ambitious, which is why I am still trying to get through last year's releases. Here is a great list of "not so new" summer reads to pick up while you are enjoying some down time (or air conditioning)......
The Last Cruise
by Kate Christensen
Mary B: A Novel
by Katherine J. Chen
Our July Librarian Book Club pick is the latest novel from one of Alabama's favorite authors....."Never Have I Ever," by Joshilyn Jackson
Release Date: July 30, 2019
May the Force be with you, always. It's become a tradition to celebrate all things Star Wars on May the Fourth (get it?), and we have lots of materials available to help you get into the spirit of a that galaxy long ago and far, far away whether you're feeling nostalgic, looking to jump back in, or curious and just starting fresh we have the perfect places for you to start!
Our May Librarian Book Club pick is “Bride Test" by Helen Hoang.
Release Date: May 7, 2019
From the critically acclaimed author of The Kiss Quotient comes a romantic novel about love that crosses international borders and all boundaries of the heart...