Before reading Lindy West’s new book, Shrill: Notes From A Loud Woman, I had never heard of her. I kept seeing this book on Amazon as a book that was soon to be released. After reading the description, I was interested.
Steven Rowley’s debut novel Lily and the Octopus is about the bond between man and dog, between friends, and also lovers. It follows frustrated writer and chronic first-dater Ted and his dog, best friend ever and constant companion and confidant Lily, a 12-year-old dachshund who develops a brain tumor. Yes, it’s sad, and yes, it will probably make you cry.
The world can be an ugly place. We are reminded of just how ugly with tragedies like the mass shooting in Orlando that left 50 people dead and more wounded. Hopefully this book list will help you heal.
Mary Karr’s The Art of Memoir not only documents the frustrations and triumphs of writing about oneself, but also delves into the importance of vulnerability to making authentic and valuable connections.
Librarians are not educators, but we provide learning experiences and foster reading every day through the materials we provide or programs we offer for all ages.
Rick Riordan is back with a new series! In the series, Apollo is sent to Earth in the body of a 16-year-old boy as punishment by Zeus. Read on for adventure, laughs and old friends.
Library staff can quote to you at length about the summer slide, the research that shows engaging kids and teens with reading over the summer is immensely beneficial to their educational development. We can also talk about how adults modeling positive reading behaviors for kids shows them that reading is an important part of every day […]
If you’re unfamiliar with bibliotherapy, it involves much more than suggesting a good book to someone going through a difficult time.
What makes this book club so special? Watson’s fame draws large and diverse groups of readers from around the world into a discussion about gender, equality, politics, culture and more.