Staff Picks

Published on Friday, March 22, 2013

Jpey Pigza Swallowed The Key by Jack GantosJoey Pigza is constantly wired. He is so wired that he cannot sit still in class at all. In Joey Pigza Swallowed The Key by Jack Gantos, this causes a lot of problems, such as sticking popsicle sticks into the pencil sharpener or swallowing a key whole. Unfortunately, not even Joey’s mother’s rules seem to calm Joey down.

TV Read-Alikes

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013

We all want to read more, but let's face it: Sometimes it seems easier to watch your favorite TV show than it is to pick up a good book. When your favorite shows are on hiatus or your Netflix queue has been exhausted, check out a book with a similar theme to tide you over.

'Heaven is for Real'

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013

Heaven is for Real

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013

Cover image of Gotham CentralBeing a cop is a difficult job no matter what city you work in, but what if you were a cop in Gotham City? That’s the premise of Gotham Central, written by Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka, art by Michael Lark.

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Casual VacancyWhen a children’s librarian is looking forward to an adult fiction title, it means only one thing: everyone is looking forward to this title too. And as the author of one of the most popular children’s fiction series of all time, J.K. Rowling had her work cut out for her.

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013

Cover art for Tales of TerrorUncle Montague’s Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley has more than enough fear-factor for most fans of scary stories. Uncle Montague lives alone in a big house, but regular visits from his nephew, Edward, give him the opportunity to recount some of his most frightening stories. As each tale unfolds, it becomes clear that something sinister is in the air, from strange sounds, a creepy butler that Edward rarely sees.

Published on Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Vindico By Wesley King

Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

book jacketInterested in becoming a citizen of the United States of America? NOLO, a publisher of clear legal information and solutions for the lay person, provides a clear and accurate explanation of the immigration process in the book, Becoming a U.S. Citizen: A Guide to the Law, Exam & Interview, by IIona Bray.

Roscoe Riley Rules

Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Curl up, get cozy, and read.

Tana French's 'In the Woods'

Published on Monday, March 18, 2013

In the WoodsIn honor of St.