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Save Me The Plums

Food Memoirs Written by Women

Food is about so much more than sustenance; It's about community and healing. It's love, exploration, and comfort and these memoirs prove just that.

ghost forest

Interesting Stories Involving Canada

As a fan of music duo, Tegan and Sara, I was eager to read their book titled High School. Hearing their story inspired me to read other stories about Canada and some of its citizens.  These books are available on the DC Public Library website, and Ghost Forest and Membering are also available on eBook via OverDrive and its app Libby. Also, High School/Tegan and Sara is available as an eBook and eAudiobook.

Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Candid Chronicles

Books Like "I'm Glad My Mom Died" by Jennette McCurdy

Known for her iCarly fame as Sam Puckett, child star Jennette McCurdy has debuted as an author at age 30.

Sea of Tranquility

Road Trip Reads with The Washington Mystics

Make the miles fly by with these great audiobooks that have come out this year!

This summer, as a part of Discover Summer, DC Public Library is hitting the road with the Washington Mystics with some great audiobooks that you can check out with your library card! Each month we will be posting Read Feed entries that spotlight titles around a theme. July's theme is Road Trip Reads. We have selected some fabulous audiobooks for adults that have come out this year that will help make the miles fly by. Happy Listening!

My Shot: Balancing it All and Standing Tall

Pride Month 2022 Reads with the Washington Mystics

Adult and Young Adult Autobiographies and Biographies for Pride Month

This summer, DC Public Library is teaming up with the Washington Mystics to recommend great reads that you can check out with your library card! Each month we will be posting Read Feed entries that spotlight titles around a theme. June’s theme is Pride. In honor of Pride month, we have selected some amazing autobiographies and biographies for both adults and young adults that explore the lives and careers of LGBTQIA+ athletes.

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Women's History Month Reads with the Washington Mystics

Check out autobiographies detailing the lives and careers of some of our most inspiring women athletes.

This Women's History Month, DC Public Library is teaming up with the Washington Mystics to recommend great reads that you can check out with your library card! Each month we post Read Feed entries that spotlight titles around a theme. This month we are celebrating Women's History Month by lifting up autobiographies of inspiring women athletes. Happy Reading!

House of Sticks by Ly Tran

Grief in Memoir

What to read while you wait for Crying in H Mart

Michelle Zauner’s memoir on grief, family, and food, Crying in H Mart, is massively popular. In fact, as of this writing, the print copy of the book has 549 holds at DC Public Library. While you wait for your turn with this powerful personal account, why not try some similar reads?

Alabama Spitfire

Literary Ladies for Littler Readers

Exploring Female Authors Through Picture Books

Who are the women behind some of our favorite books? How did they get their start in writing, and how have their words and stories transformed our bookshelves for centuries? 

 Never make the same mistake twice : lessons on love and life learned the hard way / Nene Leakes with Denene Millner

DC TO 'THE A'

Read the Writing of Your Favorite Atlanta Housewife

In late 2008, one of the most influential reality shows in TV history aired:

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