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February Book Recommendations: Kamila Shamsie, Emma Glass and a Surprise

These notable books should make it to your reading list this month.

Home Fire

By Kamila Shamsie (Bloomsbury)

What is the immigrant experience? Is it the uneasy sense of being an outsider, or the involuntary instinct to hold on to one’s cultural roots and inherited memory?

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Love & Life

Chinese New Year - February 16

The Chinese New Year will be celebrated on February 16, and marks the beginning of a new year according to the traditional lunar Chinese calendar. 77 more words

Book Suggestions

Confess by Colleen Hoover Book Review

Rating: 5 stars                     

Back for another book review, time to get into Romance for Valentines Day :) this time we’ll be looking at Confess by Colleen Hoover… 1,345 more words

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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black: A Mid-Read Review

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black is a fantasy novel about Jude, a teenager raised in the Court of Faerie after her parents’ murder.  I am reading this book because of my… 748 more words

Children's Book Recommendations to support the 1918 Representation of the People Act

2018 marks 100 years since Parliament passed a law which allowed some women, and all men, to vote for the first time: the 1918 Representation of the People Act. 515 more words

Empathy Day Book Recommendations

Empathy Day Book Recommendations from Empathy Lab

 Teachers and parents are increasingly concerned about the potentially empathy draining effect of social media on children and the new pressures caused by societal divisions.   175 more words

Some Darker Aspects of Librarianship

Another Monday another tech center stint, cataloging the children’s books I came across one that made me smile with delight. It’s a board book, meaning that it would be appropriate for the TK and under crowd It’s called: … 1,224 more words

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