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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, Elgin County Library 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 https://odmc.overdrive.com/odmc-elgin/content 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.”

Big Library Read is an international reading program that connects millions of readers around the world simultaneously with an eBook 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’s needed is an Elgin County Library card. Cowboy Pride can be read on all major devices, including computers, iPhones/iPads, Android phones & tablets, without worry 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 Elgin County Library, 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, readers can visit https://odmc.overdrive.com/odmc-elgin/content.

For more information on Big Library Read, visit BigLibraryRead.com.