eReaders as gifts
Dec 21, 2012
One of the most requested and antiticipated holiday gifts this year is eReaders (and tablets and smart phones; which can double as eReaders).As a result, we've been hard at work developing two...
Dec 17, 2012
This installment: cozy domestic island novel, a dystopian world through a teenager’s eyes, and a novel in which literature and journalism go head to head.  Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan...
Dec 10, 2012
This installment: three novels--Virginia in the ‘40s, the internet as a marriage counselor, and Vienna in 1913 (with a dose of psychotherapy).   Heading Out to Wonderful by Robert...
Dec 6, 2012
This installment: three novels about family dysfunction (a “specialty” of mine). One with a galvanizing death, one mixing teenage angst and magic, and one about the trickiness of...
Dec 4, 2012
 When I run or walk every day, I listen to audio books on my audio player.  I have downloaded many books from the Library’s digital collection, Overdrive.  Here are some recent...
Dec 3, 2012
This installment: a novel featuring hypnotism, a Pakistani expat in London, and another of Lackberg’s wonderful mysteries.   The Hypnotist's Love Story by Liane Moriarty
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Nov 28, 2012
Family Holiday Event - A Child's Christmas in WalesThis tale, told by poet Dylan Thomas, is about the Christmases he enjoyed as a boy in his hometown of Swansea, Wales.  Phil Sheridan has...
Nov 26, 2012
This installment: a poignant, profound kids’ book (for everyone); a book on CD about messing up and finding oneself; and a gritty mystery set in Albuquerque.   Wonder by R. J....
Nov 19, 2012
This installment: a hippie country novel, delicious chick-lit, and cultural challenges   Make It Stay by Joan Frank

Mira Flores, a mythical Northern California wine country town...
Wonder, by RJ Palacio
Nov 15, 2012
"What are the kids reading?" Adults are asking this question more often these days, not so much out of mild curiosity or parental interest, but as a way of getting book referrals for...