PrePub Pick:  The End We Start From by Megan Hunter

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The End We Start From by Megan Hunter. On Sale Date: November 7, 2017

Sparse and poetic, The End We Start From tells the story of a natural disaster in England from the perspective of an unnamed new mum. Separated early on from her husband, R., Mum and son, Z., navigate their new lives as refugees.

Z's developmental milestones chronicle Mums journey. Hunter is a wordsmith- she perfectly describes the anxieties of new motherhood and the tenacity needed by survivors.

The lyrical format may be a turnoff to some readers, but one could argue that the sparse sentences and frequent use of the space bar help the reader digest the heaviness of the subject. This title is highly recommended for disaster junkies and mothers looking for a tear-jerker.

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A: September 27−October 3, 2015 is Banned Books Week!

Since its inception in 1982, Banned Books Week has reminded us that while not every book is intended for every reader, each of us has the right to decide for ourselves what to read, listen to or view. Thousands of libraries and bookstores across the country will celebrate the freedom to read by participating in special events, exhibits, and read-outs that showcase books that have been banned or threatened. (Source: http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/virtualreadout)

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The librarians started thinking about Fall, and suddenly we were craving apples! The books on display are inspired by popular apple idioms, such as "The Big Apple" and "The Apple of My Eye". Come up to the second floor and take a look! We have a wide range of books on this display, from health and fitness, to baking to mysteries. To learn more about apples.....

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