TAB, the library’s Teen Advisory Board, has mashed-up another video book review. This time they set their sights on the Harry Potter series, recalling their favorite elements and reacting to appalling face-swap pictures. We like to frighten them. If you have any suggestions for what book or series they should review next, comment below.
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 […]
In this episode of All Booked Up, get caught up in a good story about secrets surrounding a small town. Will Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger keep you turning the page? Certainly worked for Kathy and Diana. Tap into this post to listen as these two ladies discuss why they recommend this book.
In Shot All to Hell, author Mark Lee Gardner tells the story and demise of the infamous Jesse James and Cole Younger. The book has all the elements of a great western story. Some colorful characters, some very bad men, some very courageous people, a bank robbery, a shoot-out, betrayal, an exciting getaway, and a giant man hunt, and a daring escape.
Being a king, queen or prince is harder than these titles of royalty would imply. This book list shows you why. Enjoy some fictitious stories of royalty and some real stories that are stranger than fiction.
A review of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo I would have sworn I was listening to a novel as I followed the saga of Abdul, a “trash-picker”, and his neighbors–all of whom live in Annawadi, a slum that sits right next to the airport in Mumbai, […]