Staff Pick of the Week: The Fairy Godmother by Mercedes Lackey

  This week’s staff pick kicks off a loose series (meaning that they all occupy the same world but aren’t about the same characters), so you don’t have to read them in order.  The Fairy Godmother looks into what happens when fairy tales go wrong, and how you can change your […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber

This is an easily readable novel in verse, and the staffer who read this absolutely loved this version of the Shakespeare authorship question and wishes it were true. “On May 30th, 1593, a celebrated young playwright was killed in a tavern brawl in London. That, at least, was the official […]


It’s National Reading Month!

It’s National Reading Month!  Even though Winter Reading ends today, we want to encourage you to keep reading, especially since spring officially starts tomorrow (despite the snow)!  If you haven’t started our Read Harder Challenge, it’s a great time to start (find flyers at Circulation and Reference). Don’t know where […]


Staff Pick of the Week: Terry Pratchett

You may or may not have heard that author Terry Pratchett died this past Thursday at the age of 66.  A wonderfully imaginative author, he is best known for his Discworld novels.  We recommend one of his books as this week’s Staff Pick.  A couple staff favorites are Small Gods […]


Staff Pick of the Week: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas is this week’s staff pick of the week.   Below is the synopsis for the first book, and the series just gets better with every installment.   Our staffer says that the first book is pretty decent, the second is very good, and […]