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  • Postman
    Posted on: Wednesday, March 08, 2017

    Tracy's been opening others' mail again, but this time she's bringing you the best in epistolary novels!

  • Reader
    Posted on: Tuesday, February 07, 2017

    Lit expert Tracy walks you through book therapy this month with tips on branching out with your reading habits.
     

  • Posted on: Thursday, December 08, 2016

    Some Westerosi say winter is coming. It's probably  some new trick of the High Septon's but anyway, be prepared with our snowy day reading list from literary expert Tracy. Ready to cuddle up with a hot drink, your comfort food of choice, and a good book?

  • National Book Award
    Posted on: Monday, November 21, 2016

    The 2016 National Book Award Winner has been announced and our literary maven, Librarian Tracy breaks down all the finalists (hint: apparently they're all pretty good!).

  • Joan Baez and Bob Dylan
    Posted on: Monday, October 17, 2016

    The times sure are a' changin' when the world's most prestigious prize for the written word goes to an American, let alone a rock 'n roller. Our lit blogger Tracy gives props to Bobby Dylan.

  • Man Booker logo 2016
    Posted on: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    Awarded to the best original novel written in English, the Man Booker Prize has released its shortlist. Librarian Tracy runs ‘em down.

  • Mine workers
    Posted on: Thursday, August 11, 2016

    It's not quite time to put away our white pants and shoes for the summer, but with Labor Day just around the corner librarian Tracy has been pondering the reason we celebrate the holiday. Check out her list of literary working class heroes and get the jump on Labor Day reading.

  • Posted on: Thursday, July 14, 2016

    Make a spectacle of yourself among those within earshot - read one of these funny works of literature on Librarian Tracy's list of laugh-out-loud classics!

  • Mysterious path
    Posted on: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    Librarian Tracy loves literature that really throws a curve ball and sends you chasing it out to left field. She's got a list of novels with unreliable narrators and unexpected twists in the plot where the story you thought you were reading is really an entirely different story.

  • Old book
    Posted on: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

    I am notoriously drawn to packaging. If it has a clever name or a unique look, I will buy it. If it’s got a pun in the name, I’ll buy ten. But a great first line, now that’s something that will snag my attention and really draw me in. Here is a list of ten contemporary YA books with stellar first lines.

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