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John's 2016 Spring Picks

It's been a long winter, but I managed to keep warm with a little help from some high-grade reading material. Enjoy!

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Clear post-apocalyptic thriller winner

Jen didn't have actual books in hand to talk about but..... .... instead told us that next week she is having dinner with Maria Semple (**_Where'd You Go Bernadette_**) at Semple's editor's NYC apartment. Wow, what a dish event!! And then she has another author event, meeting with Amor Towles, (**_Rules of Civility_**) for the launch of his latest book **_A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel_** whi ...

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Tried and True Summer Reads

It was our last meeting of the year. So in tribute to our love for books, the group created a list of our favorite summer reads of the past. A little bit of something for all interests: breezy easy reads to deep thought-provoking books. A little bit of everything for many reading interests: **Historic Fiction:** _A Beautiful Place To Die_ and _Lonesome Dove_. **Mystery:** _The Coroner's ...

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Orange is the New Black Reading List

Buzzfeed Books compiled a [list of all the books](https://www.buzzfeed.com/jarrylee/all-the-books-referenced-on-season-4-of-orange-is-the-new-bl?utm_term=.haXjbKlwBn#.npylD73bwB "Orange is the New Black booklist") seen on the fourth season of _Orange is the New Black_. You can borrow some of them from Darien Library by putting them on hold below!

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Patron Favorites in July

These were books recommended to us by our reading community! Do you have any books you love? Let us know!

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War

Can we measure the human cost?

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Women of Means

What financial independence can really buy for women.

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New Children's Books: October 2016

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the ninth month of 2016. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar!](http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-to ...

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Branch Books: Adventure

High Quality Stories on a Lower Reading Level (Hi-Lo). Great for children ages 9-12 who struggle with reading "at-level books" due to a reading disability.

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Branch Books: Realistic Fiction

High Quality Stories on a Lower Reading Level (Hi-Lo). Great for children ages 9-12 who struggle with reading "at-level books" due to a reading disability.

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New Children's Books: November 2016

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the tenth month of 2016. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-top ...

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New Children's Books: December 2016

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the eleventh month of 2016. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by- ...

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Darien Library Best Books of 2016

Every December, our librarians vote on their favorite books of the year. The ten books that get the most votes have the honor of being our Best Books! This year, the Best Books of 2016 are:

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New Children's Books: January 2017

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the twelfth month of 2016. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-t ...

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New Children's Books: March 2017

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the second month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-to ...

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New Children's Books: April 2017

On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the third month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-top ...

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First In Series Across Genres

You might be surprised to learn just how many folks love to go deep with a character by reading a series. We've offered up a list of first in series titles that should contain something for anyone and everyone.

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Read Your Way Around The World

Discover new places through the written word. All of the books on this list take place outside of the U.S.

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New Children's Books: July 2017

New Children's Books: July 2017 On the hunt for something new and exciting? Looking for a great new author or the next book in your favorite series? Below you'll find a list of brand new children's books available here at Darien Library, published in the seventh month of 2017. For a complete list of children's books published this month, visit [Publisher's Weekly on-sale calendar](http ...

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Beloved SciFi Books

January 2nd is [National Science Fiction Day](https://dar.to/2mnuYXq "National Science Fiction Day"). The day was selected because of Isaac Asimov's birthday. Enjoy these five books, hand-selected by Alan, our resident SciFi lover.

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Marriage is Complicated

Books which delve into the ins and outs of marriage

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The "In" Books

Jump **In**to this selection of exciting reads.

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Bab's Favorite Books for March

Here is a list of some books that I really enjoyed reading and hope you do also!

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Crime from Down Under

Here are a few titles by Australian crime fiction writers.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month was started in 1977 via Congressman Representative Frank Horton. In 1992, Congress formally designated May as [Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month](https://dar.to/2IGid51 "Asian Pacific American Heritage Month"). President Barack Obama issued a [proclamation](https://dar.to/2kgB9bM "proclamation") in 2009 which included the new name Asian American and Pacifi ...

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Unwind and Rewind

Let's go back in time with some historical fiction.

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