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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: NEW JIM CROW by MICHELLE ALEXANDER (8/3/2020) - Melissa Reviews: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander.   “The genius of… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: LOCK EVERY DOOR by RILEY SAGER (7/21/2020) - Andrea reviews  LOCK EVERY DOOR by RIley Sager,  Dutton, 2019. Jules Larsen has not had the easiest life by any stretch… ...Read More
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

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