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US History

US History Happy 4th! While you’re waiting for the grill to heat up or the fireworks to begin, check out this list of new and bestselling books on the history of the United States. These Truths: A History of the United States by: Jill Lepore The Explorers: A New...

Juneteenth 2024

Juneteenth 2024 June 19th is Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On this day in 1865 – two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was made effective – the last enslaved people in Texas were finally made free by executive...

LGBTQ+ Fiction

LGBTQ+ Fiction For Pride Month, we’ve put together this list of LGBTQ+ fiction published in the last 3 years. From rom-coms to literary to fantasy, there’s a little something for everyone. Happy reading and Happy Pride! Confidence by: Rafael Frumkin Two lifelong...

Root for the Underdogs

Root for the Underdogs: Inspiring True Stories Underdog /ˈʌndɚˌdɑːg/  (noun) Plural: underdogs 1 : a person, team, etc., that is expected to lose a contest or battleI always root for the underdog instead of the favorite. 2 : a less powerful person or thing that...

AAPI Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions and culture of people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. Beginning as Asian/Pacific American...

High Fantasy

High Fantasy April 2024 High fantasy is defined by its epic nature, taking place in a world totally unlike ours with fantastical creatures, magic, or unearthly technology. Stories in the high fantasy genre have the power to transport you to an unknown place and...