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Book of the Month
April 2020 - Long Bright River
By: Liz Moore
Two sisters travel the same streets, though their lives couldn't be more different.
Then one of them goes missing.
In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves at odds. One, Kacey, lives on the streets in the vise of addiction. The other, Mickey, walks those same blocks on her police beat. They don't speak anymore, but Mickey never stops worrying about her sibling.
Then Kacey disappears, suddenly, at the same time that a mysterious string of murders begins in Mickey's district, and Mickey becomes dangerously obsessed with finding the culprit--and her sister--before it's too late.
Alternating its present-day mystery with the story of the sisters' childhood and adolescence, Long Bright River is at once heart-pounding and heart-wrenching: a gripping suspense novel that is also a moving story of sisters, addiction, and the formidable ties that persist between place, family, and fate.
New to the library - 2020
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"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words."
- Edgar Allan Poe
The library's newest modern poetry collections, due to their emotional and thought-provoking nature, have become favorites among the students of John I. Burton.
"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry."
- Emily Dickinson
when i had
i reached inside
& sculpted some
times new roman.
~ & it was almost good enough.
- Poem from the princess saves herself in this one
to anyone who wonders if they should
contact someone they "miss":
If a person is willing to live without you, then they should.
- Poem from I Love My Love
I spilled my secrets out to you
through written messages and calls.
Told you who I wanted to be,
and what scared me most of all.
But then you let me go.
Now you're just a stranger
who knows everything I know.
- Poem from Bright Minds Empty Souls
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