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Acknowledging the first ever National Poetry Month on April 1, 1996, President Bill Clinton announced, "National Poetry Month offers us a welcome opportunity to celebrate not only the unsurpassed body of literature produced by our poets in the past, but also the vitality and diversity of voices reflected in the works of today's American poetry….Their creativity and wealth of language enrich our culture and inspire a new generation of Americans to learn the power of reading and writing at its best." Stop in and check out our selection of great American poets.
Celebrate Black History Month with some of these monumental and iconoclastic narratives.

Valentine's Day is Friday, February 14th. Celebrate with some of these great works of literature all about falling in love.

2013 National Book Award Winner for Fiction! From the bestselling author of The Color of Water and Song Yet Sung comes the story of a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade—and who must pass as a girl to survive.
The finalists for the National Book Awards were announced recently, one month before the winners will be named at a ceremony in Manhattan.

Halloween is coming! Spend this month catching up on scary reads, new releases and classics alike!

Pick up one of these fantastic crime starters (first in the series!) and roll with the detective of your choice. Jack Yu, Wallander, Nina Borg ... There are plenty to choose from. 

Go out of town with selections from our list of reads, great for the beach! Incorporated are compelling, literary titles, ranging from memoir and essays to gritty international crime and autobiographical novels. Seldom are things as good as devouring one book per day around a schedule of swimming and napping. Enjoy!

The month of June was chosen for LGBT Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. As a result, many pride events are held during this month to recognize the impact LGBT people have had in the world.

This Sunday's tribute is fast approaching. Get your Dad something he'll cherish for years to come. Our list of Father's Day titles is your answer.