If You Liked Where the Crawdads Sing, Try These

If You Liked Where the Crawdads Sing, Try These

“Where the Crawdads Sing,” the 2018 novel by Delia Owens, has topped The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers lists of 2019 and 2020.  The book is so popular, we’re often asked for recommendations of similar reads.  Milton Public Library library...
New in Science Fiction

New in Science Fiction

By Susan Larson, Director, Milton Public Library When someone comes to the desk asking for science fiction recommendations, I rattle off the names of the classic writers, like Isaac Asimov, Frank Herbert, Ray Bradbury, or Ursula K. Le Guin.  The response is usually,...
10 Most Borrowed Books of 2018

10 Most Borrowed Books of 2018

The ten adult print books most borrowed from Milton Public Library in 2018 included one nonfiction title.  All are listed below.  The date in parenthesis after each title is the year of publication. 1 – After Anna by Lisa Scottoline (2018) 2 – Before We Were Yours by...
Top 10 Challenged Books of 2017

Top 10 Challenged Books of 2017

The American Library Association released its list of the Top Ten Frequently Challenged Books of 2017 in its National Library Week State of America’s Libraries Report on Monday, April 9, 2018. “The report found that libraries continue to face challenges...