Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! “Kate!” Kevin screamed out the window of the Honda Accord. Beams of light from their assailant’s flashlights found him. “Damn!” Before he could look away, the lights extinguished, making it much harder for his eyes to get readjusted. They’re coming for me! He thought. “Kate!” His [...]
Place an advanced order for Capital City Capers, the first community novel written by twenty different authors from the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, at a special advanced price of $5 per copy. Pre-order forms and payment must be received by August 17, 2012.
In Taziac, a small village in France, very little happens, and mainly the locals live their lives and tourists come and go. The quietness is shattered when an assassin, Klaus Reiner who is cold, calculating and known for making murder look like an accidental death, arrives and transforms the village. The assassination does not go as planned…
A new memoir provides an intimate look at the fascinating and glamorous life of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Mrs. Kennedy and Me: An Intimate Memoir is a first-person account of the First Lady’s life during the years 1960 through 1964. Clint Hill, a former Secret Service agent who was assigned to Mrs. Kennedy, penned the memoir [...]
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! Kevin sat on the metal bench, staring up at the relic that was over 200 years old. It actually seemed taller than it had when he was teenager. Maybe it was because he had more of an appreciation for history now. Maybe it was because he [...]
While in high school you may read (or be assigned to read) Orwell’s 1984, Huxley’s Brave New World, or Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, all classic examples of the dystopian novel, a sub-genre of science fiction. Perhaps in middle school you read (maybe you were assigned to read) The Giver, by Lois Lowry or City of Ember, [...]
Hollywood has lost another movie legend, Academy Award winner Ernest Borgnine.
Join Nate and Dave as they discuss Ken Follett’s most recent work of historical fiction, “Fall of Giants”, which is set in the early part of the 20th century, during World War I.
Join ReShonda Tate Billingsley, national best-selling author, Thursday July 12 7:00PM-8:30PM in Marvin Auditorium 101BC as she discusses her new book “The Secret She Kept.” Billingsley is a former television and radio show reporter, actress, freelance reporter, ghost writer, professional editor, and has written 21 bestselling books (including eight adult novels, eight teen novels, one [...]
Once upon a time a former Topekan, the young Matthew Polly, went to China and trained with monks in kung fu for two years, but times have changed. Fast forward fifteen years and Polly, nearing middle age, a weight of 250, and high blood pressure, is a physical wreck. So what does he decide to do?
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! The phone rang. She picked up the receiver knowing it would not be good. Evelyn Blackmon had become too much of a problem. She knew too much and stirred the waters too loudly. Now Kevin Emile and her lackey Kate Sanchez were putting their noses where [...]