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Thank you for your interest in POB READS! Complete the sign-up form below, and our staff will follow up with the next steps! POB READS meets on the 1st Friday of November, January, and March at 11:00 AM.   About the Books: All of these titles are available at Audible, most are available through NLS.

A Psalm For the Wild-Built / Becky Chambers. DB 104764/BR 24116

Centuries ago, the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and disappeared into the wilderness. When Sibling Dex, a tea monk, meets Splendid Speckled Mosscap, a robot, they are the first person to encounter a robot in years. Dex and Mosscap travel through the woods together, engaging in philosophical conversation. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.


The Secret History of Food: Strange But True Stories About the Origins of Everything We Eat / Matt Siegel. DB 107700

Former English professor Siegel examines the lesser-known history of foods such including olive oil, vanilla, ice cream, and tomatoes. Siegel draws on sources including medieval food-related manuscripts, ancient Chinese scrolls, and obscure culinary journals to recount both myths and realities around the foods. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.


Run, Rose, Run / Dolly Parton & James Patterson. DB 107053/BR 24102

Annie Lee Keyes is hitchhiking her way to Nashville, determined to make it in the music industry. But she’s fleeing her past, and her rise as a country music star is dogged by the dark secrets trying to destroy her. Violence and strong language. Commercial audiobook. 2022.