Comic books and graphic novels are often not the first thing many people think of when they think of the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. However, there are … Continued
I stumbled across this excellent collection of sci-fi, fantasy, and speculative fiction a few years ago. The title and the idea of a collection that was purposefully made in terms … Continued
In the early days of blogging here at LBPH, we occasionally posted about the reading tastes of the staff. Think of it as an informal staff feature. Well, since those … Continued
Sometimes people get a book from us and are surprised that a mystery novel will have recipes in it. In the Cozy Mystery genre, it’s popular in some books to … Continued
Explore the philosophy behind the TV show The Good Place.
If you’re looking to hunker down and stay warm, maybe do it by revisiting some music from almost 30 years ago, and some super hero movies.
I was doing a bit of research on the early days of the National Library Service (NLS) and I came across a list of the first talking books that were … Continued
I stumbled on Zac Bissonnette’s book The Great Beanie Baby Bubble shortly after it was published and I was blown away by it for a few reasons. From the first few Beanie fanatics who actually made a great deal of money from selling “rare” beanies (like Humphrey the Camel, Patty the Platypus, and Old Face Teddy), to the development of publications devoted to the hobby and practice, to an interview with the now incarcerated so-called Beanie Baby Murderer, Bissonnette does an amazing job.
As the weather turns a bit colder may we suggest heating up your reading with some romance? If you are new to the genre don’t worry! We have you covered. … Continued