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For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: Giving Thanks

By |November 25th, 2020|Categories: SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|

For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: Giving Thanks Created by Laura Frantz, collection development  librarian Expressing gratitude and showing appreciation are hallmarks of the holiday season. Kind words and gestures are needed more than ever ... read more about For Kids and Their Grown-Ups: Giving Thanks

50th Anniversary of the Death of Yukio Mishima

By |November 25th, 2020|Categories: SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|

50th Anniversary of the Death of Yukio Mishima Created by Bob Helmbrecht, collection development librarian On November 25, 1970, Japanese author Yukio Mishima died by ritual suicide. Mishima was one of the greatest Japanese ... read more about 50th Anniversary of the Death of Yukio Mishima

Graphic Nonfiction Part Two: For Teens

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|

Graphic Nonfiction Part Two: For Teens Created by Linda Tripp, collection development librarian Yesterday’s blog post on nonfiction featured popular children’s series and stand-alone books in graphic novel or comics format. If you missed ... read more about Graphic Nonfiction Part Two: For Teens

“Dancing at the Pity Party: A Dead Mom Graphic Memoir” by Tyler Feder

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|

“Dancing at the Pity Party: A Dead Mom Graphic Memoir” by Tyler Feder Review by Jennifer McClear, library technician at Peapack & Gladstone branch This book is great for teens and adults alike. It’s ... read more about “Dancing at the Pity Party: A Dead Mom Graphic Memoir” by Tyler Feder

95th Anniversary of the Birth of William F. Buckley, Jr.

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|

95th Anniversary of the Birth of William F. Buckley, Jr. Created by Bob Helmbrecht, collection development librarian Conservative intellectual William F. Buckley, Jr. was born 95 years ago today, on November 24, 1925. Buckley ... read more about 95th Anniversary of the Birth of William F. Buckley, Jr.

Here are some helpful links for finding your next great read. Next time you’re in the library stop by the Reference Desk and talk to our expert staff about what you like (and don’t like!) to read. We’ll be able to offer up suggestions and send you home with books to read right away!

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Books librarians across the country recommend and love.
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Best Seller Lists
New York Times
Publisher’s Weekly
Indiebound
BookPage
Book reviews and author interviews.
This resource is also freely available in print at many of our branches but if you miss it, or misplace your copy, all the information is free online.
NoveList
Find a book to match your mood, browse lists, and find author and title read-alikes.
What’s Next: Books in Series
Really quick and simple way to search by author, series name, or the title of a book in a series to see what comes next or what you may have missed.
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