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Memphis Reads Blog: Library staff members contribute reviews, essays, and news items about titles in the Library’s collection and raise ideas, questions, and concerns for discussion.


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: MY DARK VANESSA by KATE ELIZABETH RUSSELL (7/10/2020) - Andrea reviews MY DARK VANESSA by Kate Elizabeth Russell, Harper Collins, 2020, 372 pages. It has been 17 years since… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: THE BALLAD OF SNAKES AND SONGBIRDS by SUZANNE COLLINS (7/10/2020) - Melissa reviews Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic Books, 2020, 510 pages. The long-awaited prequel to the… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: THE LIBRARY BOOK by SUSAN ORLEAN (6/24/2020) - Melissa H. reviews THE LIBRARY BOOK by Susan Orlean, Simon and Schuster, 2018, 317 pages. “The library is a gathering pool… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: RAYNE & DELILAH’S MIDNITE MATINEE by JEFF ZENTER (6/17/2020) -   Sharon reviews Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zenter, Crown Books, 2019,  400 pages Josie and Delia are… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: I LOVE YOU SO MOCHI by Sarah Kuhn (6/15/2020) - Sharon reviews I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn   9781338302882   Scholastic Press, 2019.   308 pages   Kimi’s mom is an up and… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: BENT HEAVENS by Daniel Krause (6/9/2020) - Laura reviews Bent Heavens by Daniel Krause, Henry Holt and Co, 2020. Liv Fleming's father, Lee, appeared one day, naked… ...Read More

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