Romantic suspense of the The Last Camellia

On an English country estate right before the Second World War, a rare camellia is hidden in an orchard and a flower thief is determined to locate it. However, he can’t enter the estate, so he cajoles a young American woman, Flora, to go undercover as a nanny. Flora is supposed to search for the camellia, but her conscience, the care for the children and a budding romance slow her progress. With increasing pressure from the flower thief…

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 40 – Great Summer Reads

What will you be reading this summer? Get some recommendations from a room full of librarians as Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley interview librarians about their great summer reads. Have you tried downloading ebooks and audiobooks from the library’s Overdrive service yet? Stephanie will convince you to try it!

Read and Discuss Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (1878) creates a epic tale of sex, duty, marriage and moral regeneration in this realistic novel of unhappy families set in imperial Russia. Critics describe it as flawless, the greatest novel ever written. Discuss at the library on Monday, April 8, 2013, 1:30–3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C.

Brains is a Trivial Quest

First off, this isn’t a novel about zombies, despite the deceptive title. What if the current pop-culture obsession with “brains” took a different turn? What if professional football declined, and professional trivia teams took their place, complete with overpaid players, competitive coaches, tabloid media, player infighting, rookies under pressure and all of the other fabulous […]