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New OverDrive Reads – May 2019

April 30, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in a title below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

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The BIG LIBRARY READ Concludes on April 15th

April 8, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

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OverDrive’s international e-book reading program, Big Library Read [New Window], ends on April 15th.

There’s still time to utilize our unlimited access to borrow Homes: A Refugee Story [New Window] through our OverDrive database [New Window]. The lending period is two weeks from the start of your borrow date. Beginning on April 16th, this e-book will be updated to one user access at a time.

Global Community Discussion

See what others are saying about Homes in an online discussion at Discuss.BigLibraryRead.com [New Window].

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The BIG LIBRARY READ – April 1-15

April 1, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

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Big Library Read [New Window] is an international e-book reading program facilitated by OverDrive, connecting millions of readers around the world.

During April 1-15, Leeward CC Library users have unlimited access to borrow Homes: A Refugee Story [New Window] through our OverDrive database [New Window]. The lending period is two weeks from the start of your borrow date.

A Letter from Co-Author Winnie Yeung

 


Join the Global Discussion Board

See what others are saying about Homes in an online discussion at Discuss.BigLibraryRead.com [New Window].

Big Library Read Giveaway Sweepstakes

Sponsored by OverDrive, enter the Big Library Read sweepstakes [New Window] to win a Kobo Aura H2O.
Homes Kobo Aura Sweepstakes

The BIG LIBRARY READ starts on April 1st!

March 24, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

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Big Library Read [New Window] is an international e-book reading program facilitated by OverDrive, connecting millions of readers around the world.

Homes: A Refugee Story [New Window] has been selected for the next Big Library Read. On April 1-15, Leeward CC Library users will have unlimited access to borrow this e-book through our OverDrive database [New Window]. The lending period is two weeks from the start of your borrow date.

About the Book

In 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life. They moved to Homs, in Syria – just before the Syrian civil war broke out. Abu Bakr, one of eight children, was ten years old when the violence began on the streets around him: car bombings, attacks on his mosque and school, firebombs late at night. Homes [New Window] tells of the strange juxtapositions of growing up in a war zone: horrific, unimaginable events punctuated by normalcy – soccer, cousins, video games, friends. Homes [New Window] is the remarkable true story of how a young boy emerged from a war zone – and found safety in Canada – with a passion for sharing his story and telling the world what is truly happening in Syria. As told to her by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, writer Winnie Yeung has crafted a heartbreaking, hopeful, and urgently necessary book that provides a window into understanding Syria


Join the Global Discussion Board

See what others are saying about Homes in an online discussion at Discuss.BigLibraryRead.com [New Window].

Big Library Read Giveaway Sweepstakes

Sponsored by OverDrive, enter the Big Library Read sweepstakes [New Window] to win a Kobo Aura H2O.
Homes Kobo Aura Sweepstakes

New OverDrive Reads – March 2019

March 24, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in any of these titles below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

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The BIG LIBRARY READ is back!

March 18, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Want to join a global reading community?

Big Library Read is April 1-15 and is the global e-book club facilitated by OverDrive where you can read and discuss the same e-book with other readers from around the world.

What will be the chosen e-book this year? Watch for more information next week.

In the meantime, visit our OverDrive database collection of e-books for other great reads.

New OverDrive Course Reserve Titles – Spring 2019

January 11, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the Course Reserves LibGuide [New Window] and the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in any of these titles below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

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The History of the World in 6 Glasses The Nobility of Failure Planet of Slums

 

New OverDrive Reads – December 2018

December 31, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in any of these titles below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

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NONFICTION – MEMOIR

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NONFICTION – ESSAYS

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FICTION – SHORT STORIES

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FICTION – MYSTERY

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FICTION – ASIAN AMERICAN LITERATURE

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FICTION – WORLD LITERATURE

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Frightful Fiction on OverDrive

October 30, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Tree at Night

 

F a l l   F i c t i o n   F e v e r !

Mystery  •  Suspense  •  Thriller  •  Horror

Consider reading an electronic book title from our OverDrive collection [New Window].

Sharp Objects book cover  Dark Places book cover  The Grownup book cover  The Girl on the Train book cover  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo book cover  The Girl Who Played with Fire book cover  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest book cover  Shutter Island book cover  World War Z book cover  The All Souls Trilogy book cover  The World of All Souls book cover  Real World book cover  Piercing ebook cover  The Case for Satan ebook cover

If you are interested in any of these titles above, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

 

New OverDrive Reads – October 2018

October 22, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in any of these new titles below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy book cover

 

You’ve seen the movie, now enjoy Kevin Kwan’s lavish and hilarious novel. This is an additional OverDrive copy of Crazy Rich Asians that includes the full trilogy.

 

New in FICTION

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New in NONFICTION

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