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.
In this edition of Lost in the Stacks, our reviewer tells you about a book that will get you chuckling and might end up charming you. If you like the quirkiness that sometimes comes with small towns, you’ll love The Rhinestone Sisterhood.
This (mostly fiction) book list represents just the tip of the iceberg of what folks in Topeka and Shawnee County are reading in our summer reading program. Skim through it or click down deep to read reviews until your heart’s content.
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.
In this edition of All Booked Up, librarians Erin and Autumn give you a quick synopsis of the book The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, which is also a movie. Both formats are available at the library. This coming of age story centers around a high schooler named Charlie, whose complex character […]
Stories are collected about many characters in this complex novel by Ursula Hegi. You’ll get to know an entire community whose story gets a little strange sometimes. Protagonist Trudi Montag, a Zwerg, a term for German dwarf woman, shares her secrets to survival through two wars living in Germany and describes her community in intimate […]