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3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z and Hip Hop’s Multibillion-Dollar Rise by Zack O’Malley Greenburg

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|

3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z and Hip Hop’s Multibillion-Dollar Rise by Zack O’Malley Greenburg Reviewed by Laura, Collection Development Librarian An intriguing look at the the rise of three music superstars who have ... read more about 3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z and Hip Hop’s Multibillion-Dollar Rise by Zack O’Malley Greenburg

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore When radium was first discovered it was thought to be the miracle element. There seemed to be no end to the ... read more about The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family From a Lifetime of Clutter by Margareta Magnusson

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family From a Lifetime of Clutter by Margareta Magnusson Reviewed by Laura, Collection Development Librarian A counterpart to Marie Kondo’s Life-Changing ... read more about The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family From a Lifetime of Clutter by Margareta Magnusson

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!

SCLSNJ Recommended Reads
What are local librarians reading?
Library Reads
Books librarians across the country recommend and love.
NextReads Newsletters
Receive an email newsletter containing an annotated list of new books and suggested titles. Simply sign up for e-mail delivery of as many newsletters as you want…it’s FREE!
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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