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Author of the Month: Kate Atkinson Author of the Month: Kate Atkinson

By Alaude
September's featured author, Kate Atkinson, is perhaps best known for her mastery of prose. Her writing is to such a standard that she…
September's featured author, Kate Atkinson, is perhaps best known for her mastery of prose. Her writing is to such a standard that she…
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Author of the Month: Robert Beatty Author of the Month: Robert Beatty

By Alaude
This month, we are highlighting one of our favorite up-and-coming children's authors, Robert Beatty. A Michigan State University…
This month, we are highlighting one of our favorite up-and-coming children's authors, Robert Beatty. A Michigan State University…
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Author of the Month: Tommy Orange Author of the Month: Tommy Orange

By Alaude
This month's featured author, Tommy Orange, is new to the literary world, and sure to take the bestseller lists by storm. Orange's...
This month's featured author, Tommy Orange, is new to the literary world, and sure to take the bestseller lists by storm. Orange's...
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Author of the Month: Paula McLain Author of the Month: Paula McLain

By Alaude
This month's featured author is a historical fiction fan favorite known for her deeply evocative stories featuring oftentimes…
This month's featured author is a historical fiction fan favorite known for her deeply evocative stories featuring oftentimes…
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Author of the Month: Meg Wolitzer Author of the Month: Meg Wolitzer

By Alaude
This month’s featured author is no stranger to literary fiction fans. Following her New York Times Bestselling book, The Interestings, and…
This month’s featured author is no stranger to literary fiction fans. Following her New York Times Bestselling book, The Interestings, and…
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Author of the Month: Tomi Adeyemi Author of the Month: Tomi Adeyemi

By Alaude
Nigerian-American author, Tomi Adeyemi, releases her debut novel this month, a YA Fantasy that melds West African mythology with themes of…
Nigerian-American author, Tomi Adeyemi, releases her debut novel this month, a YA Fantasy that melds West African mythology with themes of…
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Author of the Month: Tayari Jones Author of the Month: Tayari Jones

By Alaude
Imagine that the person you care most about in the world was just wrongfully convicted of a crime, sentenced to 12 years in prison, and…
Imagine that the person you care most about in the world was just wrongfully convicted of a crime, sentenced to 12 years in prison, and…
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Author of the Month: James S. A. Corey Author of the Month: James S. A. Corey

By Alaude
This December, we have a rather unique author of the month. James S. A. Corey has steadily risen to fame for having penned the bestselling,…
This December, we have a rather unique author of the month. James S. A. Corey has steadily risen to fame for having penned the bestselling,…
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Author of the Month: Oliver Jeffers Author of the Month: Oliver Jeffers

By Alaude
In honor of National Picture Book Month, November's author of the month is a favorite among library staff and patrons who seems to surpass…
In honor of National Picture Book Month, November's author of the month is a favorite among library staff and patrons who seems to…
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Author of the Month: Jennifer Egan Author of the Month: Jennifer Egan

By Alaude
Most of us know Jennifer Egan from her 2010 title, A Visit From the Goon Squad, a book that won her a Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Cri…
Most of us know Jennifer Egan from her 2010 title, A Visit From the Goon Squad, a book that won her a Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Cri…
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Author of the Month: Celeste Ng Author of the Month: Celeste Ng

By Alaude
When Celeste Ng's debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, came out in 2014, it had a bit of a slow start (debuts often do). And then,…
When Celeste Ng's debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, came out in 2014, it had a bit of a slow start (debuts often do). And then,...
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Author of the Month: Jason Reynolds Author of the Month: Jason Reynolds

By Alaude
This month, we couldn't possibly overlook National Book Award Finalist and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author, Jason Reynolds. In…
This month, we couldn't possibly overlook National Book Award Finalist and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author, Jason Reynolds. In…
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Author of the Month: Jennifer L. Holm Author of the Month: Jennifer L. Holm

By Alaude
Newbery Honor and Eisner Award winning author, Jennifer L. Holm has consistently produced stories that fly off of the children's shelves…
Newbery Honor and Eisner Award winning author, Jennifer L. Holm has consistently produced stories that fly off of the children's shelves...
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Author of the Month: Sarah Dessen Author of the Month: Sarah Dessen

By Alaude
Summer reading has just launched at the library -- school is out, and our readers finally have a chance to pick up a book that hasn't been…
Summer reading has just launched at the library -- school is out, and our readers finally have a chance to pick up a book that hasn't…
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Author of the Month: Neil deGrasse Tyson Author of the Month: Neil deGrasse Tyson

By Alaude
We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us. …
We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us. …
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