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Author: erinthelibrarian

Celebration of the Stars

Celebration of the Stars: Children’s Music by Grammy Celebrated Artists is a wide mix of talent, musical genres, themes and messages  jam packed into this delightful cd. Educational without preaching, patriotic without being trite, the cd is multicultural and multilingual not to mention nonsensical, just to round things out. Danny Glover speaks a story called,… View more

Jeeves and Wooster

Jeeves and Wooster is an award winning television series based on the beloved stories of British author P.G. Wodehouse. His stories are the original source of that stereotypical butler named Jeeves. In this series, a young British aristocrat named Bertie Wooster (played by Hugh Laurie) hires a valet named Jeeves (played by Stephen Fry). Bertie… View more

New This Week

       Clive Cussler’s latest novel, The Kingdom, continues adventures with the Fargo husband and wife treasure hunters. Critically acclaimed author Ann Patchett has a new novel called State of Wonder, which is already getting rave reviews. Laurel K. Hamilton (our Outloud Author this week) has a new addition to her Anita Blake series… View more

Sum by David Eagleman

Let’s assume, for a minute, there’s an afterlife. Most people already do this. However, one step past the assumption the road diverges. One person imagines this particular heaven, while another pictures that one. A third might envision being reborn as a wholly different life form,  a fourth a return to some ultimate state of being,… View more

The Walk

Fans of Richard Paul Evans will not be disappointed in his new series, The Walk, with the first book of the same title. It is the ongoing journal of a man who has been devastated by loss and his walk to Key West, Florida. He deals with the good and the bad as he stoically… View more

Dead Reckoning

Dead Reckoning is the latest in the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris, which means it is sure to be a huge hit. This installment is  a continuation of the the drama from the last few books. Sookie’s vampire boyfriend Eric Northman and his sidekick Pam (my favorite character in the series) are in political… View more

Love Finds You…

The Love Finds You… books are an eclectic group of light Christian romance stories. Half are written in past time periods, and the other half written in modern-day. All are in different locations in the United States, and most are written by different authors. Melody Carlson, Sandra Bricker, and Melanie Dobson are just a few… View more

David Stark Design

David Stark Design (by David Stark) is a treasure of a book for anyone who wants to spend a few dreamy hours ogling seriously cool “art masquerading as a party.” Stark heads a team of event planners that use ordinary objects (peanut butter jars, bubble wrap…) to create over-the-top installations. The book is full of… View more

Annabel

Nowhere to run. Nowhere to hide. Except in your own body, where ignorance is not bliss. Meet Wayne Blake, a child growing up unaware of his infant diagnosis of hermaphroditism. Mother and midwife sense girl, father and doctor insist boy. As he is being raised male in Labrador, where one bows to the supremacy of… View more