Books in Brief, episode 4: Need some comfort reading? Try these titles!

Need some book recommendations but don’t have a lot of time? Your librarians are here to help! Don’t miss the fourth episode of Books in Brief, a new video series featuring four great digital title recommendations in about two minutes.

Collection Management Librarian Kathy Sexton recommends four titles to bring a little comfort to your reading.

Digital titles for comfort reading

Watch the episode above and then find all of the titles in your digital library, available through Hoopla, with no holds and no waiting, and Media on Demand & Libby.

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Description: A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts.

Stream & download with: Hoopla (ebook), Media on Demand & Libby (ebook and digital audiobook)

The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa

Description: A former math professor with no short term memory forms a relationship through the languages of math and baseball with the housekeeper and her son who help take care of him.

Stream & download with: Hoopla (digital audiobook), Media on Demand & Libby (ebook)

Textbook by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Description: A memoir that collects insights, memories, and moments that are at once intimate and universal.

Stream & download with: Media on Demand & Libby (ebook)

We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry

Description: Set in 1989 Danvers, Massachusetts, a high school field hockey team discovers that the witchcraft of their Salem forebears may be the key to a winning season.

Stream & download with: Media on Demand & Libby (ebook)

Librarian Kathy Sexton

About Kathy

Kathy is a Collection Management Librarian who loves reading, sharing, and talking about books. Her missions in life are to: create communities of readers, convince folks that her official title should be “Book Pusher,” and refute that “disco” is a dirty word.

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