Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month! To celebrate the traditions, ancestry, and culture of Native Americans, we wanted to spotlight books written by Native American authors.

Empire of the Wild
By Cherie Dimaline
A History of My Brief Body
By Billy-Ray Belcourt
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My Heart is a Chainsaw
By Stephen Graham Jones
Book | eBook
The Bjorkan Sagas
By Harold R. Johnson
Book | eBook
Five Little Indians
By Michelle Good
The Ghost Dancers
By Adrian C. Lewis
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Poet Warriors
By Joy Harjo
Book | eBook
Paleto and Me
By Aparecida Vilaca

Native Voices
By Cmarie Furhman

Spotlight on Hispanic Writers

¡Feliz Mes de la Herencia Hispana! Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) with a new book to read. From memoirs and biographies to rom-coms and thrillers, there’s so much culture to enjoy and learn from. Happy reading!

Infinite Country
By Patricia Engel
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Her Body and Other Parties
By Carmen Maria Machado

Book | eBook
The Soul of a Woman
By Isabel Allende
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The Soul of a Woman
By Isabel Allende
Book | eBook
A Taste of Sage
By Yaffa S. Santos


L.A. Weather
By María Amparo Escandón
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Fat Chance, Charlie Vega
By Crystal Maldonado
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 Fruit of the Drunken Tree
By Ingrid Rojas Contreras
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A Lot Like Adios
By Alexis Daria
 Ordinary Girls
By Jaquira Díaz
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Once I Was You
By Maria Hinojosa
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Island Affair
By Priscilla Oliveras
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Top Nonfiction Titles of 2020

Since many start a new year reflecting on the last, here’s a look at the top nonfiction books published in 2020. Check them out!

A Very Stable Genius
By Philip Rucker
eBook |eAudiobook

Five Days
By Wes Moore
eBook |eAudiobook

Here for It
By Eric R. Thomas
eBook |eAudiobook

Too Much and Never Enough
By Mary L. Trump
eBook |eAudiobook

Hidden Valley Road
By Robert Kolker
eBook |eAudiobook

The Room Where It Happened
By John R. Bolton
eBook |eAudiobook

My Life as a Villainess
By Laura Lippman

By Isabel Wilkerson
eBook |eAudiobook

By Glennon Doyle
eBook |eAudiobook

The Splendid and the Vile
By  Erik Larson
eBook |eAudiobook

Cozy Mystery Novels to Download on Hoopla

Get the cocoa bombs and cookies ready, it’s time to cozy up with a brand new book! Beat the chill from winter with one of these fun mysteries available on Hoopla. Don’t forget you can download up to 10 e-materials on Hoopla each month. Happy reading!

Guilt at the Garage
By Simon Brett

Death by French Roast
By Alex Erickson
Finished Off in Fondant
By Rosemarie Ross
Grounds for Murder
By Tara Lush

Foreclosure Fatality
By Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

What’s New at the Pratt this January

New year, new books and DVDs available at the Enoch Pratt Free Library! Take a look at the latest books, eBooks, DVDs, and CDs that are available to check out and download.

Reserve these books for Sidewalk Service:

Before She Disappeared
By Lisa Gardner

The Prophets
By Robert Jones, Jr. 

Download these eBooks:

Take It Back
By Kia Abdullah
Dancing in the Mosque
By Homeira Qaderi

Brand new for kids and families:

Ten Ways to Hear Snow
By Cathy Camper
Doggie Gets Scared
By Leslie Patricelli
Heroes Wear Masks
By Lillian Jane

Reserve these DVDs for Sidewalk Service:

Listen to new music on Hoopla:

By Taylor Swift
Starting Over
By Chris Stapleton