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: fiction
I picked up Finding Jake by Bryan Reardon because I had seen several blog posts and articles recommending this title as a read-alike for The Girl on the Train. Both books keep you on your toes and turning the page … Continue reading
Sponsored by the American Library Association and the Carnegie Corporation, the Andrew Carnegie Medals for excellence in fiction and nonfiction shortlist was announced this week. Started in 2012, this literary award was established to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction … Continue reading
If you became enamored with the quirky lovable character of Professor Don Tillman in The Rosie Project you should continue on and read The Rosie Effect by Graeme C. Simsion. Honeymooners, Tillman, a genetics professor, has been married for ten … Continue reading
Last week the iconic and beloved fantasy author, Terry Pratchett, lost his battle with early onset Alzheimer’s disease and began his walk with Death. Writer of over 70 novels, Pratchett is perhaps best known for his series of books set in Discworld, … Continue reading
The Village Voice recently published an article on lesser known titles for Black History Month, other than the usual recommended classics. Here are the titles we have available at Newburgh Free Library. Take them out and give them a read.
Today is the 202th anniversary of the classic by Jane Austen. One of the great master of English literature, Austen sold the copyright to Pride and Prejudice to Thomas Edgarton for £110 but because of favorable reviews he quickly recouped … Continue reading
When I was at Book Expo last year, I remember Deb Futter, Editor in Chief of Grand Central Publishing, talking about The Secret Wisdom of the Earth and how much she loved the manuscript and wanted everyone to share in … Continue reading
If you’re a fellow book lover and have some time off for the holidays and are always on the hunt for new titles tor peruse, you might appreciate this short list of books by and for fellow book lovers. Some … Continue reading