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Readlikes for Non-Reads

One of the things I've learned to do in my time as a librarian is to recommend books to people. Like with so much else in life, there are no one-size-fits-all book recommendations. There is no such thing as a universally-loved book. So, in order to find the right fit for the person I'm recommending [...]

By | December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In Other Lands

  I read a book recently so fantastic that I made my best friend use her selection for our book club to pick it, just so I would have an excuse to read it again. It is called In Other Lands (2017, 437 pages) and it was written by Sarah Rees Brennan. It begins with [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Atmospheric Autumnal Reads

Halloween is almost here, and the hour of horror is almost up. But, despite its association with baked goods and cozy sweaters, autumn is a spooky season, even after October is gone. Think about it: as the dark nights get longer, the world changes color and becomes something strange. As as we prepare to move [...]

By | October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join the Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program Oct 2

Human trafficking is an issue that affects many in our community, yet it is one we don't talk about much. Awareness is a vital tool in the protection of our most vulnerable populations. When interested parties know what to look out for, these crimes are more often accurately reported to authorities with the ability to [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Books to Take You to Another World!

One of my favorite books, Patrick Ness's The Knife of Never Letting Go (2008, 479 pages), is ten years old this year! It tells the story of Todd, the youngest boy in a town of only men. Because of something that happened long ago, shortly after colonists arrived on this new planet, there are no women [...]

By | August 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments