The CLAMS Library Network will once again participate in, Big Library Read, world’s largest digital book club
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Readers can borrow Cowboy Pride without waitlists or holds for two weeks
Inspired by Pride and Prejudice, author Lacy Williams has introduced a new dual love story with a Wild West twist. Cowboy Pride has been selected for the next Big Library Read. From July 9-23, CLAMS Library Network users will be able to borrow the eBook format of the title with no wait lists or holds. Readers can take part in the two-week program by visiting clamsnet.overdrive.com or by downloading the Libby app. Big Library Read is facilitated by OverDrive, the leading platform for eBooks and audiobooks from the library.
Williams is the USA Today bestselling author of the acclaimed Wyoming Legacy and Cowboy Fairytales series. Cowboy Pride, the third installment of Wyoming Legacy, is a love story where hearts and emotions get tangled, and first impressions count. It’s a contemporary romance that serves as an escape from reality for readers.
“Current technology allows us nearly unlimited access to information, including books. So many books,” Williams said. “I’m not sure at what age I first read Pride and Prejudice. My early teens, probably. I’ve read it numerous times through the years. My first fur-baby was a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Mr. Bingley. So, from one (Jane) Austen lover to another, allow me to say, ‘You are too generous to trifle with me.’ Thank you for reading this book.”
About Big Library Read
Big Library Read is an international reading program that connects millions of readers around the world simultaneously with an eBook or audiobook through the library. Readers can join an online discussion about the book at BigLibraryRead.com. The free program runs for two weeks and to get started reading, all that is needed is a CLAMS library card. Cowboy Pride can be read and listened to on all major computers and devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle® [U.S. libraries only] without worrying about wait lists or holds. The title will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, and there are no late fees.
Big Library Read is made possible through a partnership between the CLAMS Library Network, OverDrive and Lacy Williams Books LLC, the publisher of Cowboy Pride. Librarians and library readers voted Cowboy Pride as their choice for Big Library Read. To borrow the eBook or audiobook, readers can visit clamsnet.overdrive.com. For more information on Big Library Read, visit BigLibraryRead.com.
OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. We are dedicated to “a world enlightened by reading” by delivering the industry’s largest catalog of eBooks, audiobooks and other digital media to a growing network of 40,000 libraries and schools in 70 countries. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten. www.overdrive.com