With the release of Wilson’s penultimate Repairman Jack novel, the series is coming to an end. However, there are many novels and series that can occupy your time once Repairman Jack has performed his last “fix.” Check out these titles and authors to help you fill the void. The Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston [...]
It is troubled times for the Duchy of Khalakovo even with their great windships and trade. The tension grows between the landed ruling classes and the native population of the Aramahn that could erupt into violence. At the same time a wasting disease is killing both people and crops that weakens the Duchy further. It seems that nothing could get worse until
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The Help isn’t the only movie based on a book that will be opening in the next couple of months. Read on to see what else to put on your reading list so that you can be prepared the next time you go to the theater. This list is gleaned from information gathered from the EarlyWord book blog. Be [...]
The nine alumni of the Damien Anderson’s Detective Training Agency have gathered at an isolated house in the woods for a class reunion. It’s the perfect setting for a murder
Gab decided she needed to buy her Korean mother a store, specifically a Korean deli in Brooklyn, so her mother could support herself and Gab could repay her mother for all her sacrifices. Husband Ben finds this plan to be a little lacking in commonsense.
Are you looking for a light, quick read for the summer? You might want to try First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones.
It’s been a scorching July here in Kansas. Hopefully, this weather hasn’t been putting a damper on any of your Kansas Sesquicentennial celebrations. But if you’re like me, you’ve probably glued yourself to a couch to beat the heat. So how can one continue to celebrate the sesquicentennial in an fabulously air conditioned manner? By [...]
Why should you join the Topeka Public Library’s Goodreads.com group page you ask? For reading inspiration and book discussions of course!
These 2011 DVDs will be arriving on the library shelves over the next few months. Use the library catalog to place a request and add your name to the waiting list. Check the DVD Dispenser for immediate availability.
Wichita author Clare Vanderpool won the 2011 John Newbery Medal for children’s literature for her first book, Moon Over Manifest. The Newbery is awarded annually by the American Library Association to the author who has made the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Vanderpool will share stories about the joy of writing and [...]