One of our favorites (and yours, too!) was a beacon-red photo of two books that will guide you to finding your optimal time of day to be productive and how not to procrastinate on your big goals. If one of your big goals is to write a book, be sure to scroll down and check out The Magic Words.
We invite you to visit our online catalog at www.forsythpl.org and be among the first to place a request for the materials featured in #ShelfLife this week. When you pick up your book, we hope you'll join the conversation by posting a picture of your own #ShelfLife on Instagram.
Looking to start a new creative project but not sure where to begin, or how to follow through? For a little motivation and inspiration check out THE BIG THING: HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR CREATIVE PROJECT EVEN IF YOU’RE A LAZY, SELF-DOUBTING PROCRASTINATOR LIKE ME by Phyllis Korkki. And try optimizing time spent on your project by discovering your “chronotype” with a little help from THE POWER OF WHEN by Michael Breus (@thesleepdoctor). #butfirstcoffee #ShelfLife #red #bookstagram
If you’re bummed about the poor viewing conditions expected during tonight’s Orionid meteor shower, console yourself with a good book. Check out THE BLIND ASTRONOMER’S DAUGHTER by @johnpipkin, a story about love, family, passion, political reformation, and most of all, astronomy. #ShelfLife #astronomy #stars #science #orionidmeteorshower #adultfiction
Anne has spent most of her thirteen years dreaming of the day she and her best friend Penelope will finally leave Saint Lupin's Institute for Perpetually Wicked and Hideously Unattractive Children. See what happens on the day of their escape in THE ADVENTURER'S GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL ESCAPES by Wade Albert White @wadealbertwhite. #ShelfLife #YA #tweenreads
BEAUTIFUL BLUE WORLD by Suzanne LaFleur is a gripping and suspenseful reimagining of war, where even kindness can be a weapon and children have the power to see what adults cannot. Twelve-year-old Mathilde decides to take a test to join her country’s army, but she knows that it’s her brilliant best friend Megs who will be selected to serve. Their stories are as heartwarming as they are heartbreaking. #tweenreads #teenreads #yabooks #ShelfLife #blue #beautifulblueworld #suzannelafleur
Jenny Weston moves home to Bear Falls, Michigan, to nurse her bruised ego back to health after a bitter divorce. But the idyllic vision of her charming hometown crumbles when her mother's Little Library is destroyed. Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli's quaint and compelling series debut A MOST CURIOUS MURDER will delight cozy mystery readers. #mystery #ShelfLife #littlefreelibrary #librariesofinstagram