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Katie’s Picks – New Children’s Fiction

Check out these titles new to our children’s area and recommended by our Outreach Librarian, Katie.

The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon


Subhi is a refugee. He was born in an Australian permanent detention center after his mother and sister fled the violence of a distant homeland, and the center is the only world he knows. Continue reading Katie’s Picks – New Children’s Fiction

Espionage Thrillers

Sometimes librarians get tunnel vision when we recommend books, depending on our interests.  Act of War by Brad ThorI know NOTHING about spy thrillers, but I can read the chalk signals on a mailbox well enough to tell that a lot of you out there read them, and want more. So, here are two resources to try (I just may give some of the recommendations a spin myself)…

Looking for a different take on espionage? Try the nonfiction book The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure & Betrayal about the secret agent sometimes called the “blonde Bond” (soon to be portrayed on the big screen by Jennifer Lawrence).

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