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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If your favorite Christmas holiday classic is The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, you might want to give international bestseller, The Man Who Called Ove, a try. Written by Swedish author, Fredrick Backman, the novel starts off with the curmudgeonly Ove. … Continue reading
Joy for Beginners by Erica Bauermeister is the perfect read for any middle-aged women who needs to gather up her courage and “just do it!! This women’s fiction title tells the story of six friends who gather to celebrate their … Continue reading
Recently NPR had posted the Best Young Adults Novels selected by their listeners and John Green’s name came up five times on that list! I had recently heard about John Green from a glowing review posted on our Adult Summer … Continue reading
The much-talked about novel, Beautiful Ruins, has it all. “This is about Italy in the 1960s, Hollywood now, Hollywood then, the Seattle music scene, the Donner party, World War II,” the Spokane-based, 47-year-old author said in a recent LA Times article. … Continue reading
I love Anne Tyler! I love her big smile, her bangs that are always a bit too long, her hair gently escaping its clasp. Only two years have passed since her last novel but it seems much longer and I … Continue reading
For a short book, The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka, packs a literal punch! This National Book award finalist tells the tale of Japanese- American war brides from their homeland departure all the way to their interment in … Continue reading