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150 Years of Little Women

Little Women coverLittle Women is turning 150 this year! Louisa May Alcott’s popular novel was originally published in two volumes: the first published in 1868, and the second published in 1869, after high demand from her readers. The two volumes were then published together in one volume in 1880.

Give Back to Your Community as a Project READ Tutor

When you talk to people who do volunteer work in the community it's common to hear someone say, "I got into volunteering to help others, but it's ended up helping me as much as them!"  Finding ways to give back to the community can add meaning to our lives and is often a great way to meet new people and learn new things. 

Bad Guys Get Their Say

Be honest:  you’ve wanted a story from the point of view of your favorite urban fantasy villain for a long time.

National Book Award Winners 2017 - Books Matter!

National Book Award Winners 2017The National Book Award Winners were announced last week.  Actress Cynthia Nixon, who was the emcee for the Awards Ceremony, commented that great writing can be a window into others' lives, especially in this polarized and divisive political moment.  She added that it can also be a "welcome escape into another world.  Books matt