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 – 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 – Orleans by Sherri L. Smith (3/31/2017) - Staff Book Reviews Darletha reviews ORLEANS by Sherri L. Smith (Putnam’s Sons, 2013) The fate of New Orleans and the ...Read More
Memphis Reads – Death Comes as the End by Agatha Christie (3/23/2017) - Staff Book Reviews Marilyn reviews DEATH COMES AS THE END by Agatha Christie (Bantam Books, 1984, c1944) Death Comes as ...Read More

Memphis Reads Archives

2016
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