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Escapist Books to Transport You

Posted about 1 month ago by Alexandra Zukas
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Really great books have a way of making the world fall away. They can transport you to somewhere more interesting, more whimsical, more surreal–somewhere that is just more. You turn […]
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RBDigital – So Much More Than Audiobooks

Posted about 1 month ago by Meg Raymond
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It all started with a traveling salesman who spent hours and hours on the road. Henry Trentman logged a lot of miles, listening to radio stations of varying quality fade […]
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Stuck at home with nothing to do? Time to work on a new hobby, and we’re here to help.

Posted about 2 months ago by Natalie Draper
So, all of those things you wish you had the time to learn how to do? Knitting, crocheting, felting, quilting, mending, screen printing, weaving, rug hooking, painting, drawing, embroidery, pottery, […]
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Richmond Public Library and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted about 3 months ago by Nancy Buck
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Let’s Hear it For the Ladies

Posted about 3 months ago by Meg Raymond
Surprisingly (or not so surprisingly), Women’s History Month dates only back to 1981, when Congress passed Pub. L 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning […]
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Upcoming Indie Releases for 2020

Posted about 4 months ago by Jonah Butler
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2019 Releases from African American Authors

Posted about 4 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
In honor of African American History Month, I decided to showcase some fantastic new releases from African American authors. Books by these authors don’t always get the recognition they deserve […]
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Gothic YAs for the Long, Dark Winter

Posted about 4 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
I am particularly drawn to a good, dark read during the winter months.  Something about the extended hours of darkness and the cold, crisp air really gets me in the […]
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Local Author: Meg Medina

Posted about 4 months ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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Meg Medina, an author with awards aplenty (all well-deserved!), is a first generation Cuban-American who grew up in Queens, New York. From her website we learn that “when she’s not […]
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LAMAR GILES – “Trapping people in stories since 1987…”

Posted about 5 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
There are very few things in life that I geek out about.  Meeting a very awesome author like Lamar Giles is one of them.  Giles is a two-time Edgar Award […]
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