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  • For everyone out there participating in NaNoWriMo, here are five character exercises to help you break through writer's block and add momentum to your writing. 1. The worst possible thing What is the worst possible thing that could happen to your main character? Write that scene. Now, how can you make ...

    By Liz O.

  • In honor of Veteran's Day tomorrow, we've compiled a list of great books about soldiers and war. Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr The paths of a blind French girl and a German radio operator collide in occupied France as both ...

    By Liz O.

  • The history of Westeros is revealed in George R. R. Martin's new release The World of Ice and Fire. See what else is new in fiction this week!

    By Cristella

  • In honor of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), here are five great books about writers and writing. Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and ...

    By Liz O.

  • Join the iRead Book Club on Monday, November 3 at 6:00pm as we discuss Paula McLain's The Paris Wife. A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures the love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley. Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is ...

    By Liz O.

  • APL is an official Come Write In location for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) participants. Stop by to work on your novel and pick up a list of websites and books that will help you with your project. Whether your goal is to write 50,000 words or 5 this month, APL has quiet places for you to ...

    By Liz O.