Nan’s January Book Highlights

Un-put-down-able!  One of the categories in the 2019 Reading Challenge is a book that has the reputation of being un-put-down-able. Library staff members chose these 12 titles as suggestions to fit the bill. (You don’t have to take the reading challenge in order...

Nan’s December Book Highlights

All I want for Christmas are mysteries and more mysteries, so I’ve chosen my favorites from the new December batch. Happy sleuthing now and in the new year! Broken Ground , by Val McDermid McDermid is the queen of crime, not just in her native Scotland, but in the...

Nan’s November Book Highlights

Where would you like to go this November? Paris, Provence, Dublin, New York City? I’m partial to Paris myself, as you can see from these selections. But a book can take you anywhere…. The Collector’s Apprentice , by B. A. Shapiro In the summer of 1922, Belgian Paulien...

Nan’s October Book Highlights

Scary, spooky, shadowy and supernatural – just in time for the season! Dracul, by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil, armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a...

New York Times Bestsellers: August 20, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION TAILSPIN by Sandra Brown CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan ORIGIN by Dan Brown SERPENTINE by Laurell K. Hamilton SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian Flynn COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION EVERYTHING TRUMP TOUCHES DIES by Rick Wilson THE...

Staff Summer Reads

Library staff members have been chilling with these fabulous and fascinating books this summer. Augustown, by Kei Miller; chosen by Mary Alice Wells Beautifully written novel with touches of the mystical about racial and socio-economic discrimination in Jamaica....