If you want to know about some of the best new books that librarians love, check out LibraryReads. Once a month librarians across the country vote for their favorite books, and only 10 make the list. The July list has just been announced, and we are...
Cady, Johnny, Mirren and Gat -- the Liars -- were four inseparable teens who spent every idyllic summer together since they were 8 on Grandpa Sinclair’s private island off Cape Cod. Each family had a separate home and dinners were served every evenin...

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I’m not sure why, but most major book awards are announced either in the spring or fall. The last big award of this season, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize), was announced Wednesday. Here is a roundup of all the spri...

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  With China Dolls, Lisa See has written a highly engaging novel looking into the popular "Oriental'' nightclub scene before World War II in San Francisco.   Three young women from different backgrounds form a rocky friendship when trying...

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Actress Angelina Jolie turns 39 this week!  After a fairly quiet year in which she dealt with a major health issue, the popular star is back with two high-profile projects in 2014.  She gets a chance to show off her dark side through her st...