GPL Book Break

GPL Book Break

Book Break is hosted by Claire and guest librarians at the Greece Public Library. Join us twice a month to discuss all things books, and what we’re reading lately!

Episodes

July 17, 2024 36 mins

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, Molly, as we talk about great thriller reads – especially for those of you that enjoy murder, mayhem and suspense!

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Listen to the audiobook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

All The Sinners Bleed by S. ...

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Links for Book Break 06/19/2024

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, Jenna, as we talk about great Beach reads – especially for those of you that enjoy romance in summer!

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

Colton Gentry’s Third Act by Jeff Zentner (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Read the Ebook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

How to E...

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May 15, 2024 44 mins

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, librarian Sean (our producer), as we talk about Book Break, some historic highlights, and books we’ve been reading. 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

 

How to Say Babylon:  A Memoir by Safiya Sinclair (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Listen to the audiobook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

Path Li...

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May 1, 2024 22 mins

Links for Book Break 05/01/2024

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, librarian Cathy, as we talk about a Cozy mystery reads.

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

 

A Murder Most French (An American in Paris 2) by Colleen Cambridge (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Read the eBook on Hoopla here. Purchase a copy here.  

Windsor Knot (Her Majesty ...

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April 17, 2024 35 mins

Links for Book Break 04/17/2024

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, my college roommate and avid reader, Tracy as we talk about reading fantastic Fiction!

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

 

Sleeping Giants by Rene Denfeld (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Read the eBook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane ...

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Links for Book Break 04/03/2024

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, my fellow librarian Lisa, as we talk about a “Roundup” of our recent reads.

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

 

A Fate Inked in Blood by Danielle Jensen (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Listen to the audiobook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

One for the Blackbird, O...

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March 20, 2024 35 mins

Links for Book Break 03/20/2024

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, my fellow librarian Molly, as we talk recent reads suggested by our Monday Night Book Chat. 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers by Jesse Q. Sutanto (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Listen to the audiobook on Libby here. Purchase ...

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Links for Book Break 03/06/2024

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, my former podcast partner, Kirstra, as we talk about what we have been reading lately. 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

The Postcard by Anne Berest (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Listen to the audiobook on Hoopla here. Purchase a copy here.  

The Vaster Wilds by Lauren...

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February 21, 2024 48 mins

Links for Book Break 02/21/2024

Join GPL librarian Claire and librarian Ann-Marie as we talk about how we are progressing on the 10 to Try Library Challenge.

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

Mrs. Quinn’s Rise to Fame by Olivia Ford (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Purchase a copy here.  

Every Soul a Star by Wendy Maas (Ann-Marie)

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February 7, 2024 39 mins

Links for Book Break 02/07/2024

Join GPL librarian Claire and librarian Mindy as we talk about some of our recent Romantic reads.

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org

 

Red String Theory by Lauren Kung Jessen (Claire) Author of Lunar Love

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Read the eBook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the ...

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January 17, 2024 24 mins

Join GPL librarian Claire and librarian Rebecca as we talk about some of our recent reads.

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org:

All the Dangerous Things by Stacy Willingham (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Read the eBook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

Shakespeare Was a Woman and Other Heresies: How Doubting the Bard Became the Biggest Taboo in...

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January 3, 2024 26 mins

The Book of Doors by Gareth Brown – Feb. 13, 2024 (Claire)

A debut novel full of magic, adventure, and romance, The Book of Doors opens up a thrilling world of contemporary fantasy for readers of The Midnight Library, The Invisible Life of Addie Larue, The Night Circus.  A young woman that works in a NYC bookstore has one of her favorite customers die right in front of her.  The last book he was reading was “The Book of Doors”

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December 13, 2023 28 mins

Links for Book Break 12/13/2023

Join GPL librarian Claire and librarian Jenna as we talk about our favorite reads of 2023!

 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org:

The Frozen River by Ariel Lawhon (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Listen to the audiobook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros (Jenna)

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November 15, 2023 26 mins

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest Sarah (Claire’s Daughter) as we talk about our Mother-Daughter reads, and the BOMC. 

 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org:

Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Listen to the audiobook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford (Sarah...

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November 1, 2023 35 mins

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest Mindy as we talk about our Non-Fiction November reads!   

 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org:

Maid:  Hard Work, Low Pay, and A Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here.  Listen to the audiobook on Hoopla here. Purchase a copy here.  

Lancaster & York:  the Wars of the ...

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October 18, 2023 32 mins

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest Jenna as we talk about our cozy reads with Autumn vibes! 

 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org:

The Unfortunate Side Effects of Heartbreak and Magic by Breanne Randall (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here. Read the ebook on Hoopla here. Purchase a copy here.  

Small Town, Big Magic by Hazel Beck (Jenna)

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Links for Book Break 10/04/2023

 

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guests:  Former Greece Reads  Authors Angie Kim and Etaf Rum!

 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org:

A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum.

Reserve a copy from the library here. Listen to the audiobook on Hoopla here. Purchase a copy here.  

Evil Eye by Etaf Rum

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September 20, 2023 42 mins

Links for Book Break 9/20/2023

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, librarian Molly, as they discuss books that TikTok made me read!

 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org:

Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros. (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here. Listen to the audiobook on Libby here. Purchase a copy here.  

Yours Truly by Abby Jimenez (Molly)

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Librarians Claire and Stephanie talk about some of the 2023 releases that they are excited to add to their “To Be Read” piles this fall!

 

Among the Bros:  A Fraternity Crime Story by Max Marshall.  Published Nov. 7, 2023 (Claire)

A true-crime story of status, money, drugs, and murder on a campus called “the most beautiful campus in America” by Travel + Leisure – the College of Charleston. 

Kill Show: A True Crime Novel - Daniel Sw...

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August 23, 2023 39 mins

Join GPL librarian Claire and special guest, librarian Jennifer, as they discuss books about animals!

 

Here are the books we’re discussing, with links to find them in the library catalog or at Bookshop.Org:

Dog On It by Spencer Quinn. (Claire)

Reserve a copy from the library here. Listen to the audiobook on Hoopla here. Purchase a copy here.  

A Light Beyond the Trenches by Alan Hlad (Jennifer)

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