National Love Your Pet Day

National Love Your Pet Day takes place every year on February 20. Make sure your pet gets an extra dose of love and attention in honor of National Love Your Pet Day! Here are some books that might appeal to the pet lover in you: For the Love of Pets List created by BostonPL_DeniseD We…
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Queer Lit Review: February 2024

Hello and welcome to the February 2024 edition of the Queer Lit Review! This month, to continue our queer Winter Reading Challenge theme from January, we have a nonbinary bear shifter bringing a human mate home, an intersex character coming to terms with her gender identity, and a police officer brought back to life to…
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Research 101: JSTOR

If you’ve researched a topic for a school paper, news article, or your own personal findings, you might be familiar with JSTOR. If you’re a superfan, you might just remember their discontinued and enviable baseball hat. Nearly synonymous with knowledge and education, this online database boasts more than 2,800 scholarly journals from more than 57…
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Queer Lit Review: January 2024

Hello and welcome to a new year with the Queer Lit Review! First off, let's introduce the librarians blogging for QLR this year! We would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest librarian, Logan, and a fond farewell to Veronica who has been reviewing queer books with QLR since 2019.  Jordan - Reader…
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Teen Volunteer Review: Killing November by Adriana Mather

Killing November by Adriana Mather As part of Boston Public Library's Teen Volunteer Program, teens share their thoughts on books, movies, and more on our blog. This week, Fiona, a teen volunteer, is sharing her review of Killing November by Adriana Mather: Killing November is the first book in the Killing November duology. It follows…
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Teen Volunteer Review: Zoot-Suit Murders by Thomas Sanchez

Zoot-suit Murders by Thomas Sanchez As part of Boston Public Library's Teen Volunteer Program, teens share their thoughts on books, movies, and more on our blog. This week, a teen volunteer is sharing his review of Zoot-Suit Murders by Thomas Sanchez: Set in California during World War II, Zoot-Suit Murders is an updated Hollywood-noir sort…
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Queer Lit Review: December 2023

Welcome to the December 2023 edition of the Queer Lit Review blog! This month we have queer rebel nuns in space, soccer camp rivals to lovers, and facing your past in parallel universes. These books may be available in other formats or languages. Check the catalog for availability. Title/Author: Sisters of the Vast Black  …
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