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Author Spotlight: Terry Pratchett


is what I would say if I were talking to a friend about Terry Pratchett, one of my all-time favorite authors. Since you can’t see me excitedly waving my hands around, or bear witness to the stupid grin on my face, I will have to explain with words why I love Terry Pratchett so much, and why you should love him too (or at least give him a chance). His books are always funny, sometimes poignant, sometimes silly parodies, and sometimes cutting satire. He touches on culture, politics, and human nature without gett...

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Teen Book Spotlight: New YA Titles!

Our teen book spotlight this week is on new YA books, because let’s be honest--who doesn’t love a new book?  The titles featured in this week’s book talk (and listed below) are titles that are new to us at the Handley Regional Library System over the past couple of months.  These books and more can be found by searching the catalog using the search tag #2020yanewbooks as well as on Libby and Hoopla.  Check back next week for a new teen book spotlight and if you have any book suggestions, please let us know!!


Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin--L...

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Outer Space Books in Young Adult

As we celebrate the upcoming Star Wars holiday of May the Fourth, we are sharing some books that take place in outer space and explore how teens live there for young adult readers!  Some of these books take place in the galaxy we know while others are in a galaxy far, far away.  The titles featured below can be found on Hoopla or Libby either as an audiobook, eBook, or both.  To find more titles, please search the Handley Regional Library System catalog using the search term #yaspacelife--many of these titles can be found on Libby and/or Hoopla as well!

Waste of Spa...

Blog Type: Teens Book Review
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