Welcome to Newburgh Free Library’s blog Inspirations: a blog for readers and viewers.
At the Newburgh Free Library we would like to connect our community to the books and movies we love as well as get feedback from you on the books and movies that you love and want to share with others.
Of course we plan on introducing new titles that are coming out on the shelves at NFL, but we also hope to connect you with a hidden gem or two – things that you might not have discovered on your own. At our new blog, look forward to reading about staff picks, patron picks, nonfiction, mystery, and the newest in street fiction. It’s all up for discussion in Inspirations.
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Tag Archives: atmospheric
There is something about the winter that makes me read dark psychological suspenseful books that keeps me on the edge of my seat. I’ve just finished reading, The Girl on The Train by Paula Hawkins. I remember hearing buzz about … Continue reading
The leaves are falling and the days are getting shorter. With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to read something that makes you hide under your blanket a little more. We thought we’d share some titles that might give … Continue reading
Novelist Lily King has written an exquisitely beautiful book called Euphoria. The historical fiction novel is based on the life of anthropologist Margaret Mead and her time spent in the territory of New Guinea in the 1930’s. Upon reading her … Continue reading
Where is the winter weather? Well if you are looking for a book with a wintry theme, look no further than debut novel, The Snow Child, by Eowyn Ivey. This book is based on the Russian fairy tale , Snegurochka, … Continue reading
Best-selling author, J.R. Moehringer, takes the leap into historical fiction by writing the book, Sutton. In 2008, disgusted with the state of affairs with banks and the economy, Moehringer decided he would get even by writing about one of the … Continue reading
Vaddey Ratner’s novel In the Shadow of the Banyan is a heartbreaking tale that closely mirrors the author’s own life in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge regime. Raami was seven years old in 1975 when soldiers invaded her house in … Continue reading
I hesitate to review this debut novel, not wishing to write such a glowing description that subsequent readers will feel too great a sense of expectation. Yet only glowing adjectives are suited to such an elegantly written, captivatingly plotted and … Continue reading