The Mulberry Book Drop

City of Mulberry

Checkout the Mulberry Public Library's monthly podcast for library programs, book reviews, and general library information. The Mulberry Public Library is located in Mulberry, Polk County, Florida. We are a member of the Polk County Library Cooperative and the Tampa Bay Library Consortium. read less
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Best Books to Binge-Watch
Mar 21 2023
Best Books to Binge-Watch
Curl up on your couch and binge-watch books with us! We love to break down TV adaptations together. What worked for us, what didn't, who would we love to see cast in the role of our beloved book character(s)...  This month we are talking television! You can always contact us at themulberrylibrary@gmail.com or on your favorite social media platform. We enjoy hearing from you and reading your recommendations!Titles mentioned in this episode:Jack Reacher Series by Lee ChildHarry Bosch Universe by Michael ConnellyDaisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins ReidSweet Magnolias by Sherryl WoodsYou by Caroline KepnesVirgin River by Robyn CarrA Game of Thrones by George R. R.  MartinBridgerton Series by Julia Quinn - (The Duke & I)Dexter Series by Jeff Lindsay - (Darkly Dreaming Dexter ) The Vampire Diaries L. J. SmithThe Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret AtwoodA Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony SnicketMindhunter by John E. DouglasThe Queen’s Gambit by Walter TevisThe 100 by Kass MorganOrange is the New Black by Piper KermanGood Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry PratchettPachinko by Min Jin LeeAll the Missing Girls by Megan MirandaThe Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins ReidHome Before Dark by Riley SagerSun Down Motel by Simone St. JamesThe 100 Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne CroninThe Friend Zone Series by Abby JimenezThe Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady HendrixThe Midnight Library by Matt HaigThe Guncle by Steven RowleyThe Maid by Nita ProseDear Edward by Ann NapolitanoLessons in Chemistry by Bonnie GarmusFirefly Lane by Kristin HannahWhat are we reading now:The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary?Jobs for Girls with Artistic Flair by June Gervais
Celebrating Black History Month
Feb 21 2023
Celebrating Black History Month
February is Black History Month and we are celebrating by sharing several of our favorite authors and books with you. You can always reach out to us at themulberrylibrary@gmail.com or on your favorite social media platform.  We love hearing from you!Titles mentioned in this episode:Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence by Geoffrey CanadaSpecial mention: Singer-Songwriter Sam CookeHomegoing by Yaa GyasiTranscendent Kingdom by Yaa GyasiAn American Marriage by Tayari JonesYou’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism by Amber Ruffin and Lacey LamarWould Record Book of Racist Stories by Amber Ruffin and Lacey LamarOn the Rooftop by Margaret Wilkerson SextonPoet X by Elizabeth AcevedoLong Way Down by Jason ReynoldsLove is a Revolution by Renee WatsonPiecing Me Together by Renee WatsonOn the Come Up by Angie ThomasConcrete Rose by Angie ThomasThe Hate You Give by Angie ThomasHistory Smashers: Underground Railroad by Kate Messner & Gwendolyn HooksHow High the Moon by Karyn ParsonsThe Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul CurtisHidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee ShetterlyWho Was, What Was, Where Was Series by various authorsThank You, Omu! by Oge MoraHow to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander What is Bethany’s husband reading now:The Broken Earth Trilogy by N.K. JemisinThe Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate, The Stone SkyThe City We Became by N.K. Jemisin
Memoirs, Biographies, and More!
Nov 15 2022
Memoirs, Biographies, and More!
Enter the non-fiction realm with us as we explore several memoirs, biographies, and autobiographies. Why do we read them, which ones did we enjoy, and who do we WISH would write one?You can always contact us at themulberrylibrary@gmail.com or on your favorite social media platform. We love hearing from you!Books mentioned in this episode:The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund MorrisDiana: Her True Story by Andrew MortonAlexander Hamilton by Ron ChernowThe Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBrideIf You Ask Me (and of Course You Won’t) by Betty WhiteEducated by Tara WestoverThe Glass Castle by Jeanette WallsOut of the Corner: A Memoir by Jennifer GreyStories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography by Rob LoweChoose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick HarrisOpen Book by Jessica SimpsonThe Answer is... Reflections on My Life by Alex TrebekSmoke Gets in Your Eyes: and Other Lessons From the Crematory by Caitlin DoughtyBorn a Crime by Trevor NoahHappiest Man on Earth by Eddie JakuRelish:  My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy KnisleyDancing at the Pity Party by Tyler FederThe Storyteller:  Tales of Life and Music by Dave Grohl700 Sundays by Billy CrystalStill Foolin' Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys by Billy CrystalThe Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved By Bees by Meredith MayA Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Lee DugardPoint of View: A Fresh Look at Work, Faith, and Freedom by  Elisabeth HasselbeckThe Rural Diaries: Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief Farm by Hilarie Burton Morgan What are we reading:Beach Read by Emily henry