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July Booklists

Rockin' Summer Reads

Libraries Rock, and so do our books.  Check out these books which celebrate everything from Classical Music to the hard hitting beats of Hip Hop.

Royal Reads

Still obsessing over Megan and Harry's wedding?  We've got just the right books for you?

Grillin' and Chillin'

It's July and there's no better time to fire up the grill in the backyard and spend some time cooking for family and friends.  Try out some of these great cookbooks to up your grilling game this summer.

Case Closed: Our Favorite Hard-Boiled Detectives

Can’t get enough of smoky gin joints, leggy dames, and guys getting knocked unconscious?  To be a real aficionado, you need to read the classics and stock up on a few new ones.

June Booklists

Girl Power: New Stuff from Female Writers

Get your girl power on and get thrilled by these great books from female writers.  

Love Yourself

June is Rebuild Your Life Month.  Try one of these great self-help books to started on the new you!

What Happens At Home

Those closest to us can harbor dark secrets, with twisting plots and untrustworthy characters, these books can hit a little too close to home.

May Booklists


Today meditation seems to be everywhere.  If you need a good book on meditation, any of these books are great whether you’re a budding meditator or experienced practitioner.

Space: The Final Frontier

Since the dawn of time, we've looked up to the sky and wondered; what's out there?  Are we alone in the universe? Or even, "I wonder what a Moon Rock feels like?"  I can't say all the books below will answer these questions, but you'll certainly get space fever after reading a few of these!

Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life

Through diverse approaches, these titles explore the quest for meaning and purpose.  These titles may inspire you to further your own spiritual journey.

"Shore" to Please Beach Reads

Heading down the shore this summer?  Grab one of these for your trip and you'll never want to leave the comfort of your beach chair!