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Next Reads: "You'll Be The Death Of Me"

February 20, 2024 06:00 - 20 minutes - 28.1 MB

You'll Be the Death Of Me by Karen M. McManus Read alikes: A Good Girl's Guide To Murder by Holly Jackson They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman The Agathas by Kathleen Glasgow & Liz Lawson That Weekend by Kara Thomas

Next Reads: "Recognize! An Anthology Honoring And Amplifying Black Life"

February 13, 2024 06:00 - 21 minutes - 30.1 MB

Recognize! : An Anthology Honoring and Amplifying Black Life edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson Read alikes: Black Boy Joy edited by Kwame Mbalia Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance edited by Bethany C. Morrow Fresh Ink edited by Lamar Giles

Next Reads: "Today Tonight Tomorrow"

February 06, 2024 06:00 - 16 minutes - 22.2 MB

Today Tonight Tomorrow by Rachel Lynn Solomon Read alikes: Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli & Aisha Saeed Better Than the Movies by Lynn Painter Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

Love, Light & Lit: The Forgiveness Mindset

January 31, 2024 06:00 - 31 minutes - 43.8 MB

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Next Reads: "The Lost Library"

January 30, 2024 06:00 - 14 minutes - 20.3 MB

The Lost Library by Rebecca Stead Read alikes: Ban This Book by Alan Gratz Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein The Wild Book by Juan Villoro

Story Walk: "Bus Stop"

January 26, 2024 23:00 - 3 minutes - 4.42 MB

Story Walk: "Bus Stop" by North Liberty Library

Next Reads: "Drizzle Dreams And Lovestruck Things"

January 23, 2024 06:00 - 13 minutes - 18.3 MB

Drizzle, Dreams, and Lovestruck Things by Maya Prasad Read alikes: Flirting With Fate by J.C. Cervantes It All Comes Back To You by Farah Naz Rishi Great or Nothing by Joy McCullough

Next Reads: "Unseen Magic"

January 16, 2024 17:30 - 16 minutes - 23 MB

Unseen Magic by Emily Lloyd-Jones Read alikes: Wildseed Witch by Marti Dumas Love, Sugar, Magic series by Anna Meriano A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O'Neill A Magic Steeped In Poison by Judy I. Lin (YA)

Next Reads: "Dear Martin"

January 09, 2024 06:00 - 17 minutes - 23.7 MB

Dear Martin by Nic Stone Read alikes: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas For Every One by Jason Reynolds Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

Next Reads: "Mari And The Curse Of El Cocodrilo"

January 02, 2024 06:00 - 24 minutes - 33.4 MB

Mari and the Curse of El Cocodrilo by Adrianna Cuevas Read alikes: Sal & Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez The Dream Weaver Reina Luz Alegre The Cursed Moon by Angela Cervantes

Next Reads: "A Song Below Water"

December 26, 2023 06:00 - 26 minutes - 36.7 MB

A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow Read alikes: Dear Martin by Nic Stone Unequal : A Story of America by Michael Eric Dyso The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Ink Knows No Borders : Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience edited by Patrice Vecchione

Next Reads: "The Ice House"

December 19, 2023 06:00 - 15 minutes - 21.6 MB

The Ice House by Monica Sherwood Read alikes: When You Reach Me The Thing About Jellyfish Bridge to Terabithia

Next Reads: "Eight Nights Of Flirting"

December 12, 2023 06:00 - 19 minutes - 26.8 MB

Eight Nights of Flirting by Hannah Reynolds Read alikes: Lucy Clark will not Apologize by Margo Rabb Cool for the Summer by Dahlia Adler Fall of Whit Rivera by Crystal Maldonado

Next Reads: "The Talent Thief"

December 05, 2023 06:00 - 21 minutes - 29.1 MB

The Talent Thief by Mike Thayer Read alikes: Simon Sort of Says by Erin Bow Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston

Next Reads: "Apple: Skin To The Core"

November 28, 2023 06:00 - 26 minutes - 35.9 MB

Apple: Skin to the Core by Eric Gansworth Read-alikes include: Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories For Kids edited by Cynthia Leitich Smith The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Life In Native America by David Treuer Me (Moth) by Amber McBride

Next Reads: "Don't Want To Be Your Monster"

November 21, 2023 06:00 - 25 minutes - 35.2 MB

Don’t Want to be Your Monster by Deke Moulton Read-alikes include: The Way Back by Gavriel Savit Gravebooks by J.A. White Demons of the Ocean by Justin Somper

Next Reads: "Felix Ever After"

November 20, 2023 20:44 - 22 minutes - 30.6 MB

Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender Read-alikes include: Act Cool by Tobly McSmith I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver Meet Cute Diary by Emery Lee

Story Walk: "Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story"

November 14, 2023 22:35 - 6 minutes - 9.58 MB

Story Walk: "Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story" by North Liberty Library

Next Reads: "Greenglass House"

November 07, 2023 06:00 - 41 minutes - 56.5 MB

Greenglass House by Kate Milford Read-alikes include: Winterhouse by Ben Guterson City Spies by James Ponti The Mysterious Benedict Society Book by Trenton Stewart

Next Reads: "Cemetery Boys"

October 31, 2023 05:00 - 38 minutes - 52.6 MB

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas Read-alikes include: Lakelore by Anna-Marie McLemore The Wicked Bargain by Gabe Cole Novoa The Witch King by H.E. Edgmon Hell Followed with Us by Andrew Joseph White

Next Reads: "No Matter The Distance"

October 24, 2023 18:30 - 15 minutes - 20.9 MB

No Matter the Distance by Cindy Baldwin Read-alikes include: Like a Hurricane by Jonathan Becotte Lasagna Means I Love You by Kate O'Shaughnessy Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott (YA book)

Next Reads: "Imogen, Obviously"

October 17, 2023 05:00 - 13 minutes - 18.8 MB

Imogen, Obviously by Becky Albertalli Read-alikes include: The Girl Next Door by Cecilia Vinesse I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston I'll Be the One by Lyla Lee

Next Reads: "The Witch Of The Woodland"

October 10, 2023 05:00 - 26 minutes - 35.8 MB

The Witch of Woodland by Laurel Snyder Read-alikes include: Hereville: How Mirka got her sword by Barry Deutsch Ellen Outside the Lines by A.J. Sass. It's My Party and I Don't Want To Go by Amanda Panitch

Love, Light & Lit: The Busy Yogi - Adding Mindfulness to Family Madness

October 04, 2023 05:00 - 20 minutes - 28.2 MB

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Next Reads: "The Firekeeper's Daughter"

October 03, 2023 05:00 - 17 minutes - 23.9 MB

The Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley Read-alikes include: A Snake Falls To Earth by Darcie Little Badger Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet by Laekan Zea Kemp City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson

Love, Light & Lit: The Freshman Survival Kit

August 30, 2023 05:00 - 21 minutes - 29.2 MB

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Story Walk: "All Are Welcome"

August 29, 2023 13:48 - 5 minutes - 7.22 MB

Story Walk: "All Are Welcome" by North Liberty Library

Love, Light & Lit: Business Across Borders

July 19, 2023 05:00 - 14 minutes - 20 MB

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Next Reads: "Stamped For Kids"

June 30, 2023 05:00 - 18 minutes - 24.8 MB

Next Reads: "Stamped For Kids" by North Liberty Library

Next Reads: "Tamarind And The Star Of Ishta"

June 23, 2023 05:00 - 13 minutes - 17.9 MB

Next Reads: "Tamarind And The Star Of Ishta" by North Liberty Library

Next Reads: "16 And Pregnant"

June 16, 2023 05:00 - 26 minutes - 35.8 MB

Next Reads: "16 And Pregnant" by North Liberty Library

Story Walk: "Red: A Crayon's Story"

June 15, 2023 20:31 - 7 minutes - 10.4 MB

Story Walk: "Red: A Crayon's Story" by North Liberty Library

Next Reads: "The Town With No Mirrors"

June 09, 2023 05:00 - 17 minutes - 23.9 MB

Next Reads: "The Town With No Mirrors" by North Liberty Library

Next Reads: "We Are Not Broken"

June 02, 2023 05:00 - 13 minutes - 18.1 MB

Next Reads: "We Are Not Broken" by North Liberty Library

Next Reads: "The Disenchantments"

May 26, 2023 05:00 - 13 minutes - 17.9 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from the book The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour Read-alikes include: This one's for you by Kate Sweeney The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsburg Paper Towns by John Green

Story Walk: "The Big Umbrella"

May 19, 2023 14:45 - 3 minutes - 5.1 MB

Story Walk: "The Big Umbrella" by North Liberty Library

Next Reads: "Insignificant Events In The Life Of A Cactus"

May 19, 2023 05:00 - 10 minutes - 13.8 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from the book Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling Read-alikes include: The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty Forget me Not by Ellie Terry Roll with It by Jamie Sumner

Next Reads: "The Davenports"

May 12, 2023 05:00 - 17 minutes - 24.1 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from the book The Davenports by Krystal Marquis Read-alikes include: A Sitting in St. James by Rita Williams-Garcia Pride by Ibi Aanu Zoboi Josephine by Beverly Jenkins

Next Reads: "Attack Of The Black Rectangles"

May 05, 2023 05:00 - 9 minutes - 13.6 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from the book Attack of the Black Rectangles by A. S. King Read-alikes include: Answers in the Pages by David Levithan (also featured on episode 38!) Ban this Book by Alan Gratz The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen

Next Reads: "Holler Of The Fireflies"

April 28, 2023 05:00 - 7 minutes - 10.6 MB

Next Reads: "Holler Of The Fireflies" by North Liberty Library

Next Reads: "Feral Youth"

April 21, 2023 05:00 - 12 minutes - 17.5 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from the book Feral Youth by Shaun David Hutchinson, Read-alikes include: Holdup by Terri Fields When I am Through with You by Stephanie Kuehn Sometimes we tell the Truth by Kim Zarins And of course the original Canterbury Tales by Chaucer

Love, Light & Lit: Healing The Past - What We Learn from Trauma

April 19, 2023 05:00 - 37 minutes - 51.5 MB

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Next Reads: "Bhai For Now"

April 14, 2023 05:00 - 13 minutes - 18.5 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from the book Bhai for Now by Maleeha Siddiqui. Read-alikes include: Almost Flying by Jake Maia Arlow Planet Omar - Accidental Trouble Magnet by Zanib Mian The Other Half of Happy by Rebecca Balcarcel Watch the Parent Trap (either version)!

Next Reads: "The Honeys"

April 07, 2023 05:00 - 9 minutes - 13.7 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from the book The Honeys by Ryan LaSala. Read-alikes include: Primal Animals by Julia Lynn Rubin My Dearest Darkest by Kayla Cottingham We are Okay by Nina Lacour The Counselors by Jessica Goodman

Next Reads: "Better Nate Than Never"

March 31, 2023 20:30 - 21 minutes - 30.2 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from Better Nate than Ever by Tim Federle. Read-alikes include: Jack & Louisa by Andrew Keenan-Bolger Drama by Raina Telgemeier The Chance to Fly by Ali Stroker Totally Joe by James Howe

Love, Light & Lit: The Sankofa Literary Academy - One Year Later

March 29, 2023 05:00 - 21 minutes - 30.1 MB

Jan. 2022 Episode: https://on.soundcloud.com/UdGQW Website: www.abenasankofa.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SLGbookclub TEDx Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAZ7M-aNsjI North Liberty Library: https://northlibertylibrary.org/

Next Reads: "Each Night Was Illuminated"

March 24, 2023 05:00 - 27 minutes - 37.3 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from Each Night was Illuminated by Jodi Lynn Anderson. Read-alikes include: Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen All the Truth that’s In Me by Julie Berry The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord When We Were Strangers by Alex Richards

Next Reads: "A Place To Hang The Moon"

March 17, 2023 05:00 - 16 minutes - 22.7 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from A Place to Hange the Moon by Kate Albus. Read-alikes include: The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker-Bradley Pine Island Home by Polly Horvath The Secret Garden by Mariah Marsden The Swallows’ Flight by Hilary McKay

Next Reads: "Hunting By Stars"

March 10, 2023 06:00 - 16 minutes - 22.4 MB

This week on Next Reads, Erin reads from Hunting by Star by Cherie Dimaline. Read-alikes include: The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina Unwind dystology by Neal Shusterman

Next Reads: "Creep: A Love Story"

March 03, 2023 06:00 - 19 minutes - 27.1 MB

Next Reads: "Creep: A Love Story" by North Liberty Library

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