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Great Books for Read An eBook Day

Eileen Ybarra, Librarian III, Electronic Resources,
woman reading from an Ipad

On every September 18, readers around the world share their love of e-books during Read an E-Book Day. You can celebrate by sharing a post about your favorite e-book with the hashtag #ebooklove on your social media accounts. However, If you’ve never tried reading an e-book before, today is the perfect time to try one out! Borrow one of your favorite books or something completely new. Borrowing e-books from the library, make it easier for you to access great stories, anytime, anywhere. If you have a smartphone, tablet or computer you can connect to a world of literature on your couch, on an airplane or anywhere in between. You can save luggage space with e-books when traveling; they also can’t be lost. Borrowing e-books from the library means never having to remember to return them—they return on their own.

You can begin by downloading the free Libby app to your smartphone or tablet, such as an iPad, Android or Windows device. We also have the SimplyE app which makes most of our e-book collections available to you within a single app. In fact, you don’t necesasrily need a special app to start enjoying e-books. You can read e-books within your browser as well, such as on Chrome, Safari or Firefox.

Below are some of the best e-book titles published so far in 2019. These are some of the most popular and critically acclaimed titles in our collection. Check them out and discover the ease and convenience of digital reading!

Popular and Critically Acclaimed Titles

99 Percent Mine
Thorne, Sally

All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf
Smyth, Katharine

McCracken, Elizabeth

Death is Hard Work
Khalifah, Khalid

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee
Cep, Casey N.

The Heavens
Newman, Sandra

The Light Years: A Memoir
Rush, Chris

The Porpoise
Haddon, Mark

Run Away
Coben, Harlan

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Keefe, Patrick Radden

Territory of Light
Tsushima, Yuko

Underland: A Deep Time Journey
Macfarlane, Robert

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming
Wallace-Wells, David

The Way We Eat Now: How the Food Revolution has Transformed our Lives, our Bodies, and our World
Wilson, Bee

We Cast a Shadow
Ruffin, Maurice Carlos