Oprah’s newest book club pick, An American Marriage, by Tayari Jones, tells the story of newlyweds, Roy and Celestial, whose relationship is tested by an unjust penal system. The book explores lingering racial injustice in the American South and the tumultuous effects it has on the lives of its characters. Continue reading If You Liked An American Marriage…
With movements like Time’s Up, #MeToo, and the Women’s March making waves, the discrimination, violence, and other issues that women face are featuring more and more prominently in our current culture. For their part, female authors have been delving deeper into the most pressing questions concerning women today. These recent publications all seek to break through the silences surrounding these questions. Continue reading Breaking the Silence: New Feminist Reads
If you’re looking for vacation inspiration or simply searching for a great armchair travel read, check out this list of excellent travel writers!
One of my favorite travel writers, Bill Bryson, will take you on a hilarious adventure in any of his numerous books; however, he’s at his best when writing about his adopted country, England. Continue reading Armchair Travel Picks
Our March Staff Picks are much like our library staff – quirky, sometimes a bit eccentric, and always very interesting.
Thanks to all who shared their favorites from the month!
Continue reading Staff Picks for March
Happy Valentine’s Day, that rascally holiday that is delightful or ridiculous, depending upon your point of view. Since we love you our customers so much, we have a Valentine’s gift for you, the perfect gift from your library – a story. Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day