Banned Books Pick of the Week: Nonfiction Edition

In honor of Banned Books Week happening later this month, every Staff Pick of the Week this month will feature Banned Books. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of books that people have attempted to ban, but we believe you should choose what you read – not someone else.  Young Adult […]


Staff Pick of the Week: Furniture Makeovers by Barb Blair

This week’s staff pick is “Furniture Makeovers” by Barb Blair.  It’s the perfect time of year to re-varnish, finish, paint, or otherwise alter your furniture since you can probably do it outdoors where it won’t smell up your house. “Furniture Makeovers shows how to transform tired furniture into stunning showpieces. You’ll […]


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 […]