Thinking of going out to eat? Perhaps Bubble and Squeak would satisfy your hunger or maybe trying something at a yakitori restaurant would be perfect. In Try This: Traveling the Globe without Leaving the Table, Danyelle Freeman introduces a multitude of cuisines from around the world.
You may be shopping for yourself, or considering a purchase of an ereader or tablet as a gift for someone else. While I can’t recommend a particular product for you to purchase, librarians can help you learn more about your options and the pros and cons of each for your needs. Research is one of our favorite things after all, right up there next to helping you find a good book!
Keeping morale up was critical: the music speaks of hope, of dancing, of forgetting the dangers the world was in.
New York City can be a magical place during the Christmas Season. Take a trip without leaving home with these holiday films set in America’s largest city.
Sunday, December 11, 3:00–5:00 pm join over 30 local and regional poets as they share poems, stories and passions relating to our inspiring state.
This 2011 winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award is so many things- noir, urban, fantasy, and science fiction. It’s a wild ride about Zinzi December, a woman with a past and a sloth on her back- literally. In this alternate world those who have committed murder find themselves with an animal familiar. The animal is always nearby, and it’s hard to make it when the world sees your guilt, but Zinzi has a magical skill
Take books with you wherever you go, courtesy of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. New and popular ebooks and digital audiobooks are available for your smart phone or ereader right now, free from your library! The library offers ebooks and audiobooks via the OverDrive ebook service. Try it here. For future reference, the [...]
9:04 a.m., December 6, 1917, Halifax, Nova Scotia: clocks would stop; glass would shatter; thousands would be homeless; bodies – smashed, burned, bloodied – would stack up; a city would never be the same.
December and January will bring quite a variety of movies for the book lover to choose from. Whether it is a lighthearted flick like One for the Money or a disturbing tale like We Need to Talk About Kevin there is a book/movie combination for every taste. Read on to see what to put on your [...]
Visit the Kirkus Reviews webpage for their Best Books of 2011 lists in Teen and Children’s categories. Look for more to come for additional genres. Here are a few of the Young Adult choices that may be of interest: Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement-Moore Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor Stay With Me by [...]
A young mother, Sigita, wakes confused and in the hospital. One of the last things she remembers before everything blacks out is a strange woman giving her young son chocolate. Frantic, Sigita realizes she was drugged so her son could be abducted, and now he is missing.