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Beth Deeb

Beth works in the Collection Development department.  She loves short stories, memoirs, documentary films, and cookbooks.  Her favorite things about working at the library are knowing in advance about all the new releases and the easy access to her library holds.

Latest Blog Posts

Top Ten of 2023

Hope you find some gems that you may not have seen on other end-of-year lists!

4 cookbooks

Check out these four recent cookbooks you may have missed!

Books to Screen 2023

As always, there are a multitude of adaptations in the works this year!  Here are a few of the most anticipated.

reissues covers

I love keeping up with new releases, but even more exciting is when a book crosses space and time to reach you at the perfect moment.  That, my friends, is the joy of reissues.

Southern Festival of Books logo

This year’s Southern Festival of Books is October 14-16!  The festival is in-person again this year and takes place at Nashville Public Library and War Memorial Plaza.  It is free and open to the public.

Best of 2021

Presenting my 11 favorite books of the year.  I really wanted it to be a top 10 list, but I couldn’t bring myself to cut any of these!

New Nonfiction

2021 has been a great year for nonfiction so far.  Here are four titles you may have missed:

High Anxiety

Anxiety is hard to live with, but it makes for some great literature.

If you're looking for some simpler, lighter recipes for the summer months, this beautifully designed cookbook will give you the inspiration you need.

Just the Good Stuff book cover

Just the Good Stuff has this magical quality where everything you make is somehow better than it ought to be.

Pop Culture Nonfiction book covers

Here is my favorite type of book: the kind where you have to keep stopping to Google things.