Tag Archives: immigrant experience

Introducing Friday Reads– Staff Picks

What are you reading this beautiful Friday afternoon?  Here’s a random poll of what our staff is currently reading:                                                    … Continue reading

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Book Talk Cafe Part 1: A Review of our Current Favorite Reads

The librarians recently held  another book talk cafe where we shared our most recent favorite titles with a lovely group of Newburgh readers.    For those who missed it, here is the list of books.  Try them and let us know … Continue reading

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A Perfect Night for Fever by Mary Beth Keane

The Newburgh Free Library had a wonderful discussion of the  historical fiction book, Fever, with the author, Mary Beth Keane, for our Groundbreaking Reads Adult Summer Reading Program.    Read my review to find our more information about this fascinating book here.

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Everything Was Goodbye by Gurjinder Basran

Everything was Goodbye by Gurjinder Basran was a wonderful fiction novel about the immigrant experience.  Young Meena is a teenage Punjabi-Canadian  trying to find her place,  in her traditional family and in modern Canadian society in the early ’80s.  Loosely … Continue reading

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Fever by Mary Beth Keane

Fever, a story of an infamous Irish immigrant,  is a perfect book to read with St. Patricks Day around the corner.  I was lucky enough to receive a galley copy of this book and as I started to read the … Continue reading

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