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- HIGH ON ARRIVAL by Mackenzie Phillips (8/1/2017) - Staff Book Reviews High on Arrival: A Memoir by Mackenzie Phillips, Simon and Schuster, 2009- Reviewed by Andrea K. I ...Read More
Memphis Reads Book Review – Presidential Diversions by Paul F. Boller (7/17/2017) - Nonfiction/Memoir Marilyn U. reviews Presidential Diversions: Presidents at Play:  From George Washington to George W. Bush by Paul F. Boller, Harcourt, ...Read More
Memphis Reads – HILLBILLY ELEGY by J.D. Vance (6/2/2017) - Andrea K. reviews Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (HarperCollins, 2016) I am going to admit I was very skeptical to ...Read More
The Girl Before Bookcover Memphis Reads – The Girl Before by JP Delaney (5/18/2017) - Staff Book Reviews Andrea K. reviews THE GIRL BEFORE by JP Delaney (Ballantine Books, 2017) This is the story of ...Read More
Memphis Reads – Indigo by Beverly Jenkins (5/8/2017) - Staff Book Reviews Syma C. reviews INDIGO by Beverly Jenkins (iUniverse, 2000) After reading Indigo, I had to take a ...Read More
Memphis Reads – The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough (4/17/2017) - Staff Book Reviews Marilyn U. reviews THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD by David McCullough (Simon and Schuster, 1968) David McCullough has written ...Read More

Memphis Reads Archives

2016
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