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Counting Descent (One Book One New Orleans 2017 Selection)

Counting Descent (One Book One New Orleans 2017 Selection)

  “Clint Smith’s debut poetry collection, Counting Descent, is a coming of age story that seeks to complicate our conception of lineage and tradition.   Smith explores the cognitive dissonance that results from belonging to a community that unapologetically celebrates black humanity while living in a world that often renders blackness a caricature of fear.

1984

1984

  “Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever… “The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  “It’s the pivotal fourth novel in the seven-part saga of a young wizard’s coming of age. The thickest. The juiciest yet. Harry Potter turns fourteen. But will all his friends? Rumors have persisted that one of the characters may not see the conclusion of this novel, something the author has refused either to confirm

This Week In Books (08/14 – 08/20)

This Week In Books (08/14 – 08/20)

Best Selling Fiction  –  THE GIRLS by Emma Cline and read by Kathleen Langan (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction   –   BORN TO RUN by Bruce Springsteen and read by Jane Trucksis  (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM) Book Off The Shelf (NEW!)  –  COUNTING DESCENT by Clint Smith and read by Clint Smith (our One Book

This Week In Books (08/08 – 08/13)

This Week In Books (08/08 – 08/13)

Best Selling Fiction  –  THE GIRLS by Emma Cline and read by Kathleen Langan (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction   –   BORN TO RUN by Bruce Springsteen and read by Jane Trucksis  (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM) Book Off The Shelf (NEW!)  –  POND by Clarie-Louise Bennett and read by Lynn Lonsdale (M-F 2:30PM-3PM; 10:30PM-11PM) Great

This Week In Books (07/31 – 08/06)

  Best Selling Fiction  –  THE GIRLS by Emma Cline and read by Kathleen Langan (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction   –   BORN TO RUN by Bruce Springsteen and read by Jane Trucksis  (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM) Book Off The Shelf (NEW!)  –  POND by Clarie-Louise Bennett and read by Lynn Lonsdale (M-F 2:30PM-3PM; 10:30PM-11PM)

Born To Run: A Memoir

Born To Run: A Memoir

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl’s halftime show. The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it. That’s how this extraordinary autobiography began. Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing

The Girls

The Girls

FEATURED FICTION: “THE INSTANT BESTSELLER • An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park,

Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice

FEATURED GREAT LITERATURE: “Pride and Prejudice is a novel of manners by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character, Elizabeth Bennet, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of the British Regency. Elizabeth is the second of five

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

FEATURED YA LITERATURE: “For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort. Now he has escaped, leaving only two clues as to where he might be

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  “It’s the pivotal fourth novel in the seven-part saga of a young wizard’s coming of age. The thickest. The juiciest yet. Harry Potter turns fourteen. But will all his friends? Rumors have persisted that one of the characters may not see the conclusion of this novel, something the author has refused either to confirm

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