Memphis Reads


About Memphis Reads!

Memphis Reads is a blog series where Memphis Public Library staff members can discuss their favorite adult fiction and non-fiction books. Library staff members contribute reviews, essays, and news items about titles in the Library’s collection and raise ideas, questions, and concerns for Memphians to consider.

Most Recent Memphis Read Posts!

Memphis Reads-THE COLOR OF LOVE by Sharon Sala (5/25/2018) - Syma reviews The Color of Love by Sharon Sala, Sourcebooks Casablanca, 2017                    ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS- TEAM OF RIVALS: THE POLITICAL GENIUS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Doris Kearns Goodwin (5/23/2018) - Marilyn reviews Team of Rivals:  The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. Our ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE MAY 24-26 (5/8/2018) - Thank you for being a Friend! On Thursday, May 24, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar ...Read More
Memphis Reads- Dangerous Pleasures by Bertrice Small (3/27/2018) - Syma reviews Dangerous Pleasures by Bertice Small, New York Library, 2008 The main character, Annie Miller’s plight began when she ...Read More
Memphis Reads: World Famous Astrophysicist dies (3/14/2018) - Stephen Hawking, who could be the world's most famous scientist, died Wednesday, March 14 at age 76 at his home ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS- MY SISTER ROSA by Justine Larbalestier (3/8/2018) - My Sister Rosa, by Justine Larbalestier; Soho Press, Inc. (Soho Teen), 2017 Reviewed by Melissa W. This book has the ...Read More

Memphis Reads Archives

2016
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