Staff Picks

Oh No He Didn't!

Classic titles revisited and remixed

Do you host or belong to a book club? Do you enjoy a spirited cocktail now and then?

'The Dream Thieves' by Maggie Stiefvater

The Second Book in the Raven Cycle Series

Hardcore fans of the first installment will want to re-read the first book since the action starts right away, and all those little subtle plot lines come racing into focus from the first page. If Book One is about myths and legends, then Book Two is about secrets.

'Dad is Fat'

What do Hot Pockets, fruit cake, paleness, bacon and parenting all have in common?  The answer is Jim Gaffigan.

Spotlight on Series

Pandora

Curl up, get cozy, and read!Pandora Gets JealousBy Carolyn HennesyJUV J HENNESYThirteen-year-old Pandy is hauled before Zeus and given six months to gather all of the evils that were released when the box she brought to school as her annual project was accidentally opened.

'The Everything Running Book'

"Get thee to a runnery"

Now that the dog days of summer have come and gone you may be feeling more inclined to get out and exercise. Seize the feeling that comes with this beautiful late summer weather and start moving!

Spotlight on Series

Ellie McDoodle

Curl up, get cozy, and read!Ellie McDoodle: Have Pen, Will TravelBy Ruth McNally BardshawJUV J BARDSHAW

'Killing Mr. Griffin' by Lois Duncan

Great Book for Teens Returning Back to School

Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan is a great book for teens returning back to school from their summer vacation.

'World War Z'

Pop Movie of the Month

World War Z is a slick and fast-paced end-of-the-world thriller with an international cast and global settings ... and ... zombies!

'Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life'

Book Review

In Melody Moezzi's latest, Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life, Moezzi writes openly and honestly about being diagnosed as bipolar and ac

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