Popular Nonfiction Reads

Here is a select list of a dozen popular nonfiction books you may have been meaning to read, but didn’t get around to. Now, with a little more time to spare, you have a strong chance of checking them out. They’re all currently available (some have holds) in e-book or audiobook format on OverDrive.

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  • Educated by Tara WestoverAn unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

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  • The Library Book by Susan Orlean – A dazzling love letter to a beloved institution—and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries-the disastrous fire of 1986 at the Los Angeles Public Library.

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  • Calypso by David Sedaris – With his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book. Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality.

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  • In Pieces by Sally Field – An intimate and haunting literary memoir by an American icon tells her own story– about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.

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-Archana, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian

Lawn & Garden Month

Spring has arrived!  With the arrival of spring also comes the  arrival of National Lawn and Garden Month! Are you looking for lawn and garden inspiration?  Look no further! These reads (available on Hoopla Digital and Overdrive / Libby) are sure to inspire you.

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Happy Gardening!

-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian