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 […]
A third of the human population has died, and within ten years humanity will be extinct. Desperate, an isolated medical laboratory known as the crypt has been established to research ANSD or zombiism. There is no going back for the doctors at the crypt – there is only the cure or death.
A Vintage Affair by Isabel Wolf is not the typical book that I would pick up and read. It caught my eye because it was about vintage clothing. In fact, I didn’t pick it up and read it in paperback or hardback form; rather, I read it on my Nook. The title made it sound like […]
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Carousels are places of beauty, fun, childhood delight–and sometimes romance. So when I picked up The Carousel Painter by Judith Miller I expected a sweet gentle love story with lots of wholesome fun. I was pleasantly surprised to find that this story about a young woman who becomes the first female worker at a carousel plant also contains a good deal of dramatic tension.
Best-selling author Erik Larson returns with an emotional narrative about a family that unknowingly steps into the dangers of a turbulent Germany. Hitler had just become the chancellor, and violence grows as the struggle for power continues. The old Germany was gone and a new reality emerged that carried with it suspicion and the threat of death.
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Leo Desroches’s luck ran out long ago when his gambling habit lost him his family and job as a reporter. Then things began to turn around when he was given a second chance to write for Edmonton’s newspaper. Despite his inner demons, this is an opportunity he doesn’t want to waste. This time he’s the first reporter to arrive at a murder scene, and now he’s been given a chance for a scoop-