Dec. 27, 2018 - 11:58 am
Kate Morton’s new novel, The Clockmaker’s Daughter, is worthy of your time. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, appreciating how Morton once again blends history, mystery and romance while creating a compelling narrative. In truth, while I just finished this novel, it’s not yet finished...
Dec. 19, 2018 - 5:05 pm
In Alligator Candy, David Kushner revisits his brother Jon's disappearance in October of 1973. His memory of the events are those of a 4-year-old struggling to make sense of what was going on around him. The way he recalls the event and the days and months after differ from what his family...
Aug. 17, 2017 - 4:29 pm
If you are anything like me, you rejoiced at hearing the news that Netflix original series BoJack Horseman will be returning for a fourth season on Sept. 8. If you are not like me, what’s the hold-up? This is only one of the richest, most nuanced shows you could be watching right now.
Mar. 11, 2017 - 4:39 pm
This is a small book that packs a big punch. One of the most impactful books I have read this year is A Meal in Winter by Hubert Mingarelli. This book follows a single meal between three German soliders, a Polish man and a Jew during the harsh Polish winter set against the backdrop of World War II...
Jan. 02, 2014 - 4:33 pm
Stream instantly. It's that easy. Hoopla digital, the latest resource available to all Anythink customers, allows you to stream a variety of media directly to your device, whether that’s a movie on your tablet or the latest album on your smartphone. Ideal for those who love services like Netflix...
Dec. 27, 2013 - 1:55 pm
I will remember the year 2013 as the year I sat in on the trial of the first woman sentenced to die by the electric chair (The Trails of Maria Barbella: The True Story of a 19th-Century Crime of Passion by Idanna Pucci)......and the year I lived as a foster child in the Murphy home (One for the...
Oct. 18, 2013 - 2:01 pm
Librocubicularist (n): A person who reads in bed.
I am a librocubicularist. Most nights I go to bed with one or two or three books in my arms. It's not enough that there is a stack of books already by my bed! There's just something special about snuggling down with a stack of books around you! And...