Goodreads has just announced the winners of their Goodreads Choice Awards. Here are some of the winners: Divergent by Veronica Roth- Favorite book of 2011 IQ84 by Haruki Murakami- Best Fiction A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin- Best Fantasy Bossypants by Tina Fey- Best Humor Browse the nominees and see… View more
Check out our newest eBook titles available for your Kindle, nook, and iPad.
Lee Child’s The Affair, the 16ththriller in the bestselling Jack Reacher series, finally delivers the origins of the idealistic (and lethal) Reacher persona. When the series started in 1997 with The Killing Floor, the hero was already a former Army M.P. At last, we find out why he had to leave the Army. The first… View more
This beautiful, very human documentary not only highlights the civil rights issue of our day, but gives an overview of American gay history by connecting the dots of events over four decades as seen through the eyes of Edie & Thea, a passionate & unlikely couple. Marriage equality is a loaded phrase no matter what… View more
I didn’t know Amanda Knox from Casey Anthony, and I hadn’t read much more than the headlines enveloping her. So, it was by chance that I picked The Fatal Gift of Beauty, Nina Burleigh’s account of Meredith Kercher’s murder, from the shelf. It’s a terrific book. Burleigh places the murder and Amanda Knox’s arrest and… View more
The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister is about more than just a cooking class. Personal histories of the each class member are mingled with ongoing interpersonal relationships between them. It all starts with the teacher who brings a unique perspective to the world of cooking. She is part mentor and part psychologist. And… View more
We’ve just added about 150 more eBooks titles to our digital library, ranging from older favorites to new releases. Here’s a sample but check out the whole list here.
Lemony Snicket’s children’s book, 13 Words, is as advertised: a word book, long a literary staple. But this one’s told uproariously and irreverently, in true Snicket off-the-wall style. The lovely illustrations are by Maira Kalman of New Yorker fame. Children will learn the meanings of 13 words of incredible importance, including panache, goat, and despondent…. View more
The Gaslight Mystery series by Victoria Thompson features midwife Sarah Brandt and Detective Sgt. Frank Malloy. When Sarah chose to marry a doctor, she caused a breach between herself and her rich family which has only been healing since her widowhood. Her career leads her into all areas of the city and into crimes that… View more
John Sandford’s latest entry in the Prey series brings back Lucas Davenport and all the characters we’ve grown to love: Del, Marcy, Weather and Letty, Shrake and Jenkins. It’s a terrific suspense novel. Two plastic-wrapped bodies are unearthed at a construction site, and Davenport has to see for himself. He is certain these are the… View more