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A Poet Writes a Novel

Are you in the mood to immerse yourself in reading a Great Big Chunk of a book? Honoree Fanonne Jeffers has written a long debut […]

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Love is in the air

Typically, when I read, I like to alternate genres, but I’ve found myself reading a lot of romances lately. They’ve been a nice bit of […]

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Fun Reads for ALL kids!

Racial and ethnic diversity in children’s literature is an important topic for children, parents, and the people who serve them. There are many books that […]

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Hot Summer Reads

Do these hot summer temperatures have you hiding out at home to beat the heat? If you’re looking for a good read that will rival […]

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Noble Staff Book Club Picks

Beginning last fall, some of the Noble reference staff have been getting together for a staff book club each month. It’s been really fun getting […]

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The 1619 Project and Its Detractors

The 1619 Project is a long-form journalism project developed by Nikole Hannah-Jones, from The New York Times, which “aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences […]

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Herstory with Picture Book Biographies

March is Women’s History Month, four weeks dedicated to celebrating and highlighting the accomplishments of women throughout history. Picture book biographies are an excellent way for kids […]

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Romance: Alyssa Cole

It’s February, which is Black History Month, so what better time to start a new romance series by a Black author? Alyssa Cole’s contemporary romance […]

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