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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!

Happy Thanksgiving from Memphis Reads! (11/20/2020) - We at Memphis Reads believe 2020 is  going to be a year we will always remember. But take a moment… ...Read More
MEMPHIS READS: THE END OF HER by Shari LaPena (10/13/2020) - Andrea reviews THE END OF HER by Shari LaPena, Penguin Random House, 2020. This book is about the devil. No, not a… ...Read More
RIP Sam McBratney (1943–2020) (10/5/2020) - Sam McBratney has died. He was a writer of books for children and adults. He was best known for the… ...Read More
10 SCARIEST BOOKS OF 2020 (9/29/2020) - These are from the website, LitReactor.com, and just in time for Halloween. Here are the 10 scariest books of 2020: 10.… ...Read More
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

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