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Cook Up a Mystery with the Bookshare Book Club

Welcome back to the Bookshare Book Clubs for adults and teens! July’s book for adults is My Soul Looks Back, a memoir by food writer Jessica B. Harris. July’s book for teens is Truly Devious, a mystery by Maureen Johnson featuring amateur detective Stevie Bell. Register today, download the books from Bookshare, and join the conversations on Zoom at the end of the month.

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Celebrating the Life-Changing Power of Reading at the National Book Festival

Each Labor Day weekend, the Library of Congress promotes literacy through their National Book Festival. This one day festival is a free event in Washington, D.C., with author events, book signings, family activities, and more. For the second year in a row, Bookshare was one of the sponsors of the festival and had a booth on the exhibition floor. As a frequent Bookshare booth staffer, I always love the opportunity to connect with our members face to face and hear the stories of how Bookshare has opened new doors to reading. The National Book Festival was no different. We had…

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Spring Into April with Bookshare Book Club Selection

Welcome again to the Bookshare Book Club! Each month Bookshare staff will choose a book for members to read before hosting a discussion on the last Friday of the month. The conversation will take place on Bookshare Twitter, using the hashtag #BKSBookClub. While we have created this club with adult Bookshare members in mind, everyone is welcome to join, including non-Bookshare members. April’s book is Severance by Ling Ma. Part zombie apocalypse, part office culture, and part coming-of-age novel, Severance follows second-generation, Chinese American, Candace Chen, a disillusioned, millennial office worker in New York. One of the few survivors of…

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