Category Archives: Adults – Fiction

Love a mother? Have a mother? Are a mother?

Mothers Day. Holiday? Holy day? Hallmark day? Whatever your thoughts on the day, you must admit that the subject of mothers is something we all have experience with, and all have opinions about.
We’ve assembled here an intriguing selection of books about, for, and by mothers and their children. A motherly shout out goes to our staff contributors; Cailin, Ellen, Melissa, and Madra, as well as the folks at Brightly, and Shelf Awareness for Readers. Continue reading Love a mother? Have a mother? Are a mother?

Staff Picks for May

Each month our library staff reads lots of books – or listens to them – or watches films. And each month they gladly share their favorites with us. You’ll find gems here; some we have written about before, but then someone else discovers them and so we offer them again.

New or older, paper or audio, we happily share this month’s favorites with you. Thanks to this month’s reviewers: Cailin, Shirley, Angelique, Sherlene, and Bernice.

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If You Like The Handmaid’s Tale…

The second season of the Emmy award-winning television series, The Handmaid’s Tale, is set to premiere April 25th. While Margaret Atwood wrote her dystopian novel over thirty years ago, the success of the program shows how relevant it still is today. If you find yourself wanting more, check out these other science fiction and dystopian novels! Continue reading If You Like The Handmaid’s Tale…