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PPL Staff Picks
Providence Public Library librarians and staff share titles that they have enjoyed recently.

While You're Waiting...

PPL Topic of the Month

What's Providence checking out?
Some popular adult books recently checked out from PPL.

New Biographies @ PPL

New Books of Local Interest
Books written by Rhode Island authors and stories that are set in Rhode Island.

New Non-Fiction @ PPL

Latest Best Children's Books

Listen up for recommendations on the best in new audiobooks. Each month, you'll hear about new spoken-word audios to keep you entertained, enlightened and in-the-know.

Book Club Choices
Every month, you'll learn about new fiction and nonfiction paperback releases that are sure to promote lively discussion in your book club.

Book Sizzle
Stay up-to-date on books in the media. From authors on the air to the latest tv/movie adaptations, you'll always know what's on with this monthly newsletter.

BookPage Daily
Stay in the know -- sign up for this newsletter and receive a review of the “Book of the Day” each morning.

Books on the Air
An overview of talked-about books and authors. This weekly update, sent every Friday, provides descriptions of recent TV and radio appearances by authors and their recently released books.

Whether your goal is improving your personal finances, or leading your company to record sales, get a monthly heads-up on books that will help you get ahead in the business world.

Children's Chapter Books
Independent readers will appreciate these monthly recommendations on exciting new chapter books in fiction and nonfiction.

Children's Picture Books
A monthly preview of the best new books for budding readers. You will learn about sure-to-please choices for storytime.

Fiction Best Sellers
The top fifteen New York Times bestsellers in hardcover fiction, updated and sent to your inbox weekly!

Fiction Preview
Receive a monthly update of hot new fiction scheduled for release in the near future.

From self-help and fitness to home decor, books designed to fit your active lifestyle and renew your spirit are featured here. This monthly newsletter will steer you toward the best new cookbooks, gardening guides, pet care manuals and more.

Get the lowdown on the hottest whodunits. Once a month, you'll receive updates on your favorite sleuths, forecasts of promising new mystery series and profiles of top writers in the world of crime fiction.>

New Fiction
Stay informed on what's hot in fiction, from young sensations to established literary masters. Once a month, you'll get reviews of tomorrow's bestsellers, with selections in women's fiction, historical novels, suspense and more.

Nonfiction Best Sellers
The top fifteen New York Times bestsellers in hardcover nonfiction, updated and sent to your inbox weekly!

Nonfiction Preview
Receive a monthly update of hot new nonfiction scheduled for release in the near future.

Past and Present
Stay informed on the people, places and events that influence world affairs. Every month, you will be directed to the best new books on current events, along with recommended memoirs, biographies and history titles.

Enter the world of romance fiction, where love is always exciting and new. You can read reviews of the best new romance novels, from historical and contemporary love stories to romantic suspense and inspirational titles.

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Step into the future with reviews of new science fiction titles that will take you to brave new worlds. This monthly report also recommends rising stars in fantasy and alternate history.

Science and Nature
Find out about cutting-edge discoveries and travel to exciting destinations. This monthly preview features the best new books in medicine, biology and the great outdoors.

Teen Scene
Take a sneak peek at the hottest new titles for young adults. From science fiction to romance, history to mystery, these monthly picks for teens offer something for every reader.