Our latest podcast: Wishtree, by Katherine Applegate

New York Times best-selling children’s book about kindness and hope. By the author of The One And Only Ivan.

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Our latest podcast: Vacationland, by John Hodgman

Suffer through painful beaches in a fun way! Ellen explains how.

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Author Tour

Robert Benchley

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Our latest podcast: Four Perfect Pebbles, by Lila Perl and Marion Blumenthal Lazan

Heart-wrenching memoir by holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan. Charlene sums it up.

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Our latest podcast: Beyond the Bright Sea, by Lauren Wolk

This award-winning mysterious tale of an orphan and her search for her origins is a great read for the tween in your life.

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Our latest podcast: All The Way to Havana, by Margarita Engle

Warmly illustrated picture book about a family trip to Havana, Cuba in an old family car. Zoom, zoom, ZOOM!

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Our latest podcast: After The Fall, by Dan Santat

A modern existential twist on Humpty Dumpty, for kids.  Our children’s librarian tells us how it works.

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Our latest podcast: Behold The Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue

You won’t be able to put this one down. Margie tells us about the unforgettable award-winning debut novel.

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Special Podcast for Long Island Reads

Long Island Reads chairperson Janet Schneider joins us to talk about this year’s choice, the inspiring story of Long Island’s Michael Massimino and his unlikely career as an astronaut for NASA.

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Our latest podcast: The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year That Changed Literature Book, by Bill Goldstein

A book about books, and writing, famous authors, publishing, and all the angst set in a year that brought a change to the way the modern world thinks. Ellen explains why.

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