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The 3 Books Barack Obama Thinks Everyone Should Read This Spring: Critical Linking, May 16, 2019

Critical Linking, a round-up of the most interesting bookish news and links from around the web, is sponsored by Kawaii Craft Life by Sosae Caetano and Dennis Caetano.

“As president, Obama embraced the role of bookworm-in-chief, regularly offering recommendations based on his own voracious reading. He hasn’t given up the habit since leaving the oval office. Recently he took to Facebook to offer a short but eclectic list of must read titles for spring. Get ready to fill up your e-reader or beach bag.”

I’m so glad that the reader-in-chief still offers up regular book recommendations. Will you be reading any of these?

“This free-to-use set features images of cats found in the Library’s collections. Staff “experts” contributed their favorite photos, posters & illustrations. Enjoy!”

The Library of Congress doing vital work

“Last year, we learned that R.L. Stine – one of the biggest authors in America, having created Goosebumps and Fear Street – signed a four book deal with BOOM! Studios to create his first ever original graphic novels under the Just Beyond banner.

And now we know that Just Beyond: The Scare School, the debut graphic novel in the series, has already sold over 200,000 copies – well before it releases everywhere books are sold on September 3rd.”

That’s impressive