This novel is unique because it is narrated by death. Death is a busy man in Nazi Germany, and as you can imagine some of the stories revealed tug at your heartstrings. One of our reviewers was moved to tears. Our All Booked Up hosts assure us, however, that we won’t cry through every page […]
Buckle up and prepare for a scary ride in NOS4A2 by Joe Hill, the son of Stephen King. And oh, this story is so haunting it’s got to make a proud father out of him. Find out what weird, scary characters and places await readers of this novel; watch this video book review.
Kathy and Diana review a memoir that didn’t live up to the hype. Learn why they didn’t exactly love reading The Astor Orphan and what book they suggest instead.
It’s show-and-tell time on All Booked Up. Guest co-host Bonnie walks us through her fairy desktop garden and shares how you can build your own. Look for inspiration to grow at the library.
All Booked Up host Kathy does what she does best, tells us about a new, wonderful book to read. This week it’s The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer. The Invisible Bridge tells the story of three brothers from a Jewish family. This work of historical fiction is set in Hungary and in Paris in the […]
Even the classics aren’t totally free from criticism. Librarian Kathy takes aim at The Great Gatsby, while her co-host Diana stands up for this novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Watch the gals disagree in this edition of All Booked Up.
What’s fantastic about All Booked Up vlog hosts Kathy and Diana? They are always talking about good books to read, and this here one is a peach. While it’s a thick novel (at more than 600 pages), Kathy’s review has intrigued Diana to pick it up. Find out why you should too.
Kathy gives Diana a little culinary coaching in this edition of All Booked Up. Holidays are coming, and you too may have some meal planning needs. Two new titles Kathy highly recommends – and that have made headlines – are Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust and The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. Watch the video. […]
Heavily influenced by powerful literary icon Edith Wharton, Jennie Fields has written a book that takes readers on an adventure back to the Gilded Age. In her novel The Age of Desire, Fields weaves Wharton’s actual correspondence into her fictionalized story. Watch the video below to see what Kathy and Diana liked and disliked about […]
You’re going to wish smells and tastes could transfer via the Web because Kathy and Diana bring you a mouth-watering edition of All Booked Up. They discuss one of their favorite topics: food! Bestselling author Amanda Hesser and food writer Merrill Stubbs have curated the first-ever online community cookbook, the basis for this gorgeous full-color […]
Our hosts Kathy and Diana agree to disagree about the likability of Gillian Flynn’s latest novel, Gone Girl, a New York Times bestseller. Watch and listen (we promise no spoilers) and see which one of these gals you agree with the most.