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New York Times Read Alikes: June 26, 2016

Readers are going cuckoo for Jojo this week, as the British romance author takes over two of the top five spots while the King of Horror once again debuts at No. 1.

Finding the Right Meditation Practice for You

A list of book to help you find the right meditation practice for you.

NYPL Recommends: New Kids Poetry

Our staff have been busy reading and reviewing 2016 titles. Here are a few of their favorite new poetry books for kids.

10 Books To Make You Think About the Way You Think

Reflecting on our beliefs and motives, decisions and reactions, helps us grow. Here are a few titles from the arenas of Human and Social Behavior that offer insight into our psyches.

Predicting the Future

Many books from Science and Science Fiction genres foretell the future and serve as cautionary tales that demand we think about our actions and the way we live today.

NYPL Recommends: New Graphic Novels for Kids

Our staff's favorite new comics and graphic novels.

Books to Help Kids Cope

Books for kids that address scary events—big and small—and how to cope with the anxiety, fear, anger, and other feelings they bring up.

Books for Family History Day at NYPL

Bring the whole family and join us in the Irma and Paul Milstein Division of U.S. History, Local History, and Genealogy for Family History Day Saturday June 18, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM.

New York Times Read Alikes: June 19, 2016

If you are among the many readers who read one of these five titles and want more of the same adventure or romance or thrills, here are some suggestions for you.

Read It and Eat: Literary Food Pairings

We asked our book experts to pair a book they love with a something to eat. We hope you find something delicious.

For fans of The Gene: An Intimate History

For fans of The Gene, discover seven more recent examples of artful science writing.

LGBTQ Books for the Youngest Readers

It’s never too early to read children books that speak to equality.

Novedades de Junio 2016: Novelas históricas para disfrutar campante del clima ¡refrescante!

En esta lista selectiva de nuevas novelas históricas, el lector se remontará al pasado para ser testigo de grandes pasiones y acontecimientos únicos en la historia, mientras disfruta leyendo campante del presente clima primaveral y ¡refrescante!

New York Times Read Alikes: June 12, 2016

If you are among the many readers who read one of these five titles and want more of the same adventure or romance or thrills, here are some suggestions for you.

Six Louise Erdrich Books You Should Check Out

Over the course of her four decades as a writer, Erdrich has entranced critics and readers alike with her expert, compassionate portraits of Native American life.

NYPL Recommends: New YA Comics & Graphic Novels

Our Best Books for Teens committee has been busy reading and reviewing 2016 titles. Here are a few of their favorite new comics and graphic novels.

The Natural World: A Reading List from Open Book Night

Books about hiking, evolution, human nature, dogs and cats, city parks and gardens, and classic fiction were among the titles readers recommended at our Open Book Night last month when we suggested the topic “the natural world.”

NYPL Recommends: New YA Fiction

Who would have imagined a trend in YA literature toward realistic, character-driven, and emotionally intense stories? If that is up your alley, we have some recommendations for you.

NYPL Recommends: New Picture Books - The Animal Edition

Our staff have been busy reading and reviewing this year's picture books. Here are a few of their favorites featuring animals to teach kids about, well, animals—but also some other important life lessons.

NYPL Recommends: New Picture Books

Our children's librarians have been busy reading and reviewing this year's picture books. Check out a few of their favorites.

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