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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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 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
Ursula Le Guin turned 85 today and while the author is known for her stellar works in science fiction & fantasy it was this article in Brainpickings about her essays that caught my eye today, I will be checking out … Continue reading
What are you reading this beautiful Friday afternoon? Here’s a random poll of what our staff is currently reading:
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of the summer, but let’s not forget the real reason for the holiday. Check out these titles:
If you like fiction with a medical twist along the line of Lisa Genova and JoJo Moyes, then you should give Gemini by Carol Cassella a try. Along with being the author of Gemini, Cassella is a practicing anesthesiologist so … Continue reading
My good friend lives in NYC and she is always getting me to go to museums and art shows, often at a deep discount. She is very clever and thrifty in that way. She has inspired me to investigate other … Continue reading
The Hugo Award is the most prestigious award given in the genre of science fiction. Finalists were announced this past weekend. While one of the finalists for best novel isn’t available in publication yet, (Warbound by Larry Correia) check out … Continue reading
Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell is the perfect title to tell the tale of the insular life of billionaire Huguette Clark. Never heard of her before? Neither had investigative journalist Dedman until he was house hunting … Continue reading