Mississippi Reads

The Home of the Mississippi Center for the Book

Welcome to Mississippi Reads, the home of the Mississippi Center for the Book! Located at the Mississippi Library Commission, the Mississippi Center for the Book celebrates books, literacy, reading, and libraries across the state.

Join in the Mississippi Reads Online Book Club on Facebook and read along with us. Here’s what we’re reading for the rest of the year:

August: The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith
September: The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
October: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
November: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
December: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast


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