Good Books Ruin Lives

Baskets of laundry lay wrinkling, longing to be folded or hung. Plants are thirsty. The carpet needs a thorough vacuuming. Family members shushed and neglected. I’m moving next week, and … Continued

Ordering books online from LBPH

You may have heard we have a new computer system. If you’re one of our patrons who places orders online, checks the catalog online for comprehensive lists of books, or … Continued

A Trip to the Amazon

Mystery, adventure, science, shady pharmaceutical dealings and an unassuming hero. What more could a traveler look for in a book? State of Wonder (DB73464) was an airport bookstore purchase for me years … Continued

Reader, I Read Classics

The Talking Book Topics magazine is a great way to find up-to-date suggestions on the newest digital books in the LBPH collection, but you won’t find any of the Classics … Continued

The Simple Life, In Detail

You know what they say about books. The first rule you learn, before you even learn to read. Don’t judge them by their cover! I’ll freely admit I have been … Continued

44 Scotland Street

Alexander McCall Smith has earned a following of readers for his many different series of novels. He began with the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series (DB55503), set in Botswana, … Continued