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Category Archives for "Books"

Banned Books Week | Celebrating the Freedom to Read

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Words Have PowerBanned Books Week September 24-September 30.“A challenge is an attempt to remove or restrict materials, based upon the objections of a person or group. A banning is the removal of those materials.”- From the American Library Association (ALA)“Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the […]

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Summer Reading 2017 at The Southold Free Library

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There is still plenty of time to get some summer reading done. We have reprinted lists of recommended titles. Ask for them at the front desk. Summer Reading (59 pages of summer reading ideas), The New York Times Best Summer Books of 2017, Publisher’s Weekly10 Mysteries with Women in the Lead, The Booklist Reader37 Books We’ve Loved […]

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Good Reads

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Read a good book lately?Log on to www.goodreads.com and vote for the best books of 2016.Don’t miss your chance to vote in the 8th annual Goodreads Choice Awards, one of the few book awards where the winners are determined by everyday readers. Check out the 400 nominees in 20 categories, including Best Fiction, Mystery, Memoir, […]

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The Best Book Review Sites

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Interested in new mysteries? Romance? Seagoing Adventures? Just curious about the latest books?Look at the following sources for some great ideas: Omnivoracious – Amazon’s official book review blog Book Riot – a team of reviewers covering works that will appeal to all tastes; a lot of lists under genre headingsBookLikes – blog platform for book loversGoodreads – […]

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