HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 50 – Best Books of 2013

The 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards offer book recommendations in many genres. Our guests this episode are Stephanie Hall, Kelli Smith and Megan Johnson. Open your ears for a funny and honest discussion about what new books we enjoyed this year and what we recommend – then share your thoughts

The Mutated Old West in the Fantasy, The Arrivals

One minute Chloe is in Washington D.C, and the next minute wakes up in a mutated old west with two moons, monsters, and magic. She is in shock, though there are people waiting to help her when she arrives. Brother and sister, Jack and Kitty, have been in this place called the Wasteland for many years, and they were from Chloe’s world only from an earlier time. There are also other people that have arrived to the Wasteland, but unfortunately there is a war…

Ghosts and Murder in Wide Open

Sergeant Hallie Michaels’s sister, Dell, has died, and Hallie is suddenly plucked out of Afghanistan and put on a plane headed home with no time to decompress from the war that still echoed in her head. Upon her arrival to South Dakota her childhood friends picked her up at the airport, but there was also someone else waiting- Dell’s ghost.

Born of Illusion by Terri Brown

Anna and her mother are stars of the stage in 1920s New York. Anna is a skilled magician and her mother is a medium, seemingly able to conjure spirits in front of a live audience. But while Anna’s mother is the main attraction, and her act is mere illusion, Anna is the one with genuine […]