The Sanatorium

Who is this book for: people looking for a good book for vacation, fans of The Shining, readers who want a twisty thriller Sarah Pearse surges onto the scene with this creepy debut thriller. Le Sommet has a dark past – the building nestled in the Swiss Alps previously was a sanatorium for patients with tuberculosis. …

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Cover for the book Ring Shout by P Djeli Clark

Ring Shout

Who is this book for: people who watched or read Lovecraft Country, historical fiction readers who needs a bit of weirdness Nebula, Locus, and Alex Award-winner P. Djèlí Clark writes this dark novella that twists history with fantastical, horrific elements. Maryse Boudreaux battles monsters every day – whether those monsters are ones we can see …

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Cropped version of the cover of Accidentally Engaged by Farah Heron

Accidentally Engaged

Who is this book for: people who got into bread baking during the pandemic, readers of Alisha Rai and Jackie Lau, and lovers of reality cooking shows. Reena’s life is slowly unraveling. She’s been laid off for the third time; she’s still single, and her new hot neighbor, Nadim, is the person her parents are …

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Club del Libro

Lectura para animarse a leér mas y conocer gente nueva. El club del libro dirigido por Armida Olivares. Programa virtual por Zoom o en si viene en persona inscripción es necesaria. Meeting ID: 5205090829 Passcode: 119712

Meeting of the Library Board, April 2021

The monthly meeting of the Blue Island Board of Trustees will take place at 7 pm. April 21. The meeting will take place in person in the library conference room and virtually via zoom. Please contact info@blueislandlibrary.org if you wish to attend in person. Meeting ID: 836 1370 2617One tap mobile+13126266799,,83613702617# US (Chicago) Agenda

How Beautiful We Were

Goodreads review:From the celebrated author of the New York Times bestseller Behold the Dreamers, comes a sweeping, wrenching story about the collision of a small African village and an America oil company. “We should have known the end was near.” So begins Imbolo Mbue’s powerful second novel, How Beautiful We Were. Set in the fictional African village of Kosawa, it …

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Klara and the Sun

Goodreads review:Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully the behavior of those who come in to browse, and of those who pass …

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