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Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month – YA Collection

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Genevievre Gray
Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month from Richmond Public Library! Celebrate by checking out some of our diverse YA books written by AAPI authors and featuring AAPI characters […]
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Check out these new or updated booklists

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
Sometimes you need a little help finding titles you really want to read It’s Not Easy Working for a Living fiction about working for our corporate overlords Just a Cog […]
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In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage month, check out these new or updated fiction booklists:

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Meg Raymond
Asian-American Fiction: Dark or Dystopian Asian-American Fiction: Literary Asian-American Fiction: Mysteries and Historical Fiction Asian-American Fiction: Rom-Coms Check out the RPL Readers page for more lists.   Or, if you’d prefer a hand-crafted, […]
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Let’s Hear it for the Ladies

Posted about 2 months ago by Meg Raymond
In honor of Women’s History Month, check out these newly updated biographical fiction booklists: Let’s Hear It For Bad Girls and Nasty Women: Ladies We Love to Loathe Let’s Hear […]
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The (Possibly Loveable) Oddball

Posted about 4 months ago by Danny
Thanks to Barry Keoghan and his performance in Saltburn, weirdos are enjoying their time in the spotlight. Why read about Prince Charming and his heroic adventures when you can enjoy […]
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Posted about 5 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Hidden Treasures – Part 1: A Taste of Treasure By Meldon Jenkins-Jones Browsing through the stacks at Hull Street Branch Library, my fingers stumbled upon some books that I had […]
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How it All Began – Series Starters

Posted about 7 months ago by Meg Raymond
Are you mad for books in series?  Me, too!  I love books in series, but also have a compulsion that I.  Must.  Read.  Series.  In.  Order.  Sometimes this proves difficult.  […]
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Dark Academia and Gothic fiction

Posted about 8 months ago by Meg Raymond
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WHO’S BAD? Worst reviews, and the books, music and movies that provoked them.

Posted about 1 year ago by Alfreda Payton
In early January 2023, HBO Max and TV writer-producer, Charlie Grandy had the idea to launch a redux of the 1970’s Scooby-Doo and the Gang cartoon, but with a diverse […]
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Black History Books: A 2023 Review

Posted about 1 year ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In Virginia, it is generally believed that African American History began with the importation of West Africans into Jamestown in 1619. After the Civil War, the Daughters of the Confederacy […]
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