The holidays are here, and we have loads of books on display throughout the library. Pictured here is our adult display ready for your holiday reading enjoyment.
A fresh batch of staff recommendations for anyone looking to build their To-Be-Read list. Hester: Amazing re-telling of The Scarlet Letter. Albanese shares a wonderful story of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Isobel Gamble, the woman she imagines to be the inspiration for Hester Prynne. ~Leslie M. The Sun Down Motel: Before she was born Carly Kirk’s aunt Viv disappeared while working at the Sun Down Motel in Fell, NY. Carly has never been able to let go of her aunt’s mysterious disappearance. So Carly moves to Fell to visit the motel … read more Staff Recommendations
We have some recent staff reads to recommend if you are looking for something new (or different) to read this month. Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn Can middle-aged assassins really be allowed to retire? That’s the hope when the ladies take off for their all-expense paid cruise. This thriller is a can’t miss. ~ Leslie W. The Net Beneath Us by Carol Dunbar The Net Beneath Us is a beautifully written, character driven debut novel set in rural Wisconsin- perfect for Yooper readers! ~ Leslie M. Hide … read more Staff Book Recommendations
No Shave November…Non-Fiction November…there are all kinds of ways to celebrate in November. Check out our mustached (or bearded) book titles on our November display. You just might find something fun to read as the season changes!
It’s Thriller season, and the thriller genre has so many subgenres we thought we would feature a few on our Adult display for October. Checkout horror, science fiction or climate thrillers, legal/crime or psychological thrillers, political/military and action/spy thrillers.
By Phil Morehart R. L. Stine has been scaring kids for 30 years with his Goosebumps series of horror books for young readers. But Goosebumps might not have existed without a librarian. Stine credits a librarian in Columbus, Ohio, with introducing him to Ray Bradbury and other writers as a youth. He says their works scared and mesmerized him, turning him into a lifelong reader and eventually a writer. This Banned Books Week is the perfect time for readers of all ages to escape into Stine’s gleefully terrifying books. Goosebumps … read more R. L. Stine on the Librarian Who Turned Him Into a Writer