Genre Picks

Happy Easter! And some staff picks

To those of you celebrating the holiday, Happy Easter! We hope you have a safe and wonderful day. If you’ll be stuck in the car on the way to Aunt Sally’s, don’t forget to bring something to keep you and your family entertained for the ride, like one of our […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Harry Potter Series 2

  J.K. Rowling has announced she is writing 2 new Harry Potter books.  In honor of that, the Harry Potter series is our staff pick of the week.   Equally magical on the first, second, third… however many re-reads, Harry and his gang are some of our favorite characters, and […]


April is National Poetry Month!

It’s National Poetry Month!  It’s time to enjoy your favorite poets or find some new ones like Jalal al-Din Rumi, Billy Collins, e.e. cummings, an anthology of poets, or one of the many other famous and not-so-famous poets we have in the collection.  Don’t like poetry?  Not a problem.  Try […]


Shortlist Announced for Andrew Carnegie Medals

The shortlist for the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals has been announced!  Have you read the books?  Let us know what you think!  The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, one of the fiction shortlist selections, is one of our staff picks.  Also on the fiction shortlist are: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie […]


Staff pick of the week: “S.” Just in time for April Fool’s

S. also known as Ship of Theseus is a book within a book… or in truth, three books in one.  If that sounds like a lot, it is, but it’s worth the read.  It’s also perfect for April Fool’s Day with it’s very unusual triplicate story-line and  miscellaneous notes stuck […]