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Posted on: July 1, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Connect with the World's Largest Digital Book Club in the Big Library Read

Read the ebook, "The Quiet Girl" with no waitlists through July 12 during the Big Library Read

York County Public Library patrons are joining millions of others around the globe in reading a thrilling and suspenseful ebook during Big Library Read, the world's largest digital book club. From June 28-July 12, readers can solve a compelling mystery in S.F. Kosa’s debut thriller ebook, The Quiet Girl. Library card holders can borrow the ebook for free without waiting by visiting our OverDrive collection online or downloading the ebook in the Libby app. Readers can then discuss online at https://biglibraryread.com/join-the-discussion/.

Big Library Read is available in over 20,000 libraries around the world, including approximately 90 percent of public libraries in North America. During past programs, readers have participated in engaging online discussions about the title. The program is facilitated by OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for popular ebooks, audiobooks and magazines.

The Quiet Girl begins with struggling entrepreneur Alex’s arrival in Provincetown to patch things up with his new wife, Mina. He finds an empty wine glass in the sink, her wedding ring on the desk, and a string of questions in her wake. The police believe that Mina, a successful romance author, simply left, their marriage crumbling before it truly began. But what Alex finds in their empty cottage points him toward a different reality: Mina has always carried a secret. And now she's disappeared. In his hunt for the truth, Alex comes across Layla, a young woman with information to share, who may hold the key to everything his wife has kept hidden. To find his missing wife, Alex must face what Layla has forgotten.

The Quiet Girl was published by Sourcebooks. The title can be read on all major computers and devices through Libby or libbyapp.com, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets and Chromebook™ without waitlists or holds. Through Libby, readers can also “send to Kindle®” [U.S. libraries only]. The title will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, and there are no late fees.

Big Library Read is an international reading program that connects millions of readers around the world with an ebook through public libraries. The Quiet Girl is the 25th selection of this program which began in 2013 and takes place three times per year. Readers can join an online discussion about the book at https://biglibraryread.com/join-the-discussion/. This free program runs for two weeks and only requires a York County Public Library card to get started.

To join the discussion, learn about past Big Library Read titles and download Libby, visit biglibraryread.com.

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