The Mind Bending Ride of The Man from Primrose Lane

Akron, Ohio had the Every neighborhood seems to have someone that’s a little odd or eccentric and West man from Primrose Lane who wore mittens everyday through the heat of summer to the cold of winter. He lived in a rundown isolated house, and for the most part people left him alone and watched him from a distance until one day he was murdered.

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 19 – Steampunk

Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 19, enjoy a discussion (22:17) about Steampunk – the books and movies that define the anachronistic genre characterized by goggles, airships, clockwork and of course, steam powered machines. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!

It’s a Different World in The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack

Werewolves terrorize London’s East End and the legend of Spring Heeled Jack seems to have come to life as young women are terrorized by a strange creature. Animals are genetically engineered for specific tasks. Strange and wonderful inventions allow for flight and other innovations. Something is not quite right …

The Award Winning Zoo City

This 2011 winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award is so many things- noir, urban, fantasy, and science fiction. It’s a wild ride about Zinzi December, a woman with a past and a sloth on her back- literally. In this alternate world those who have committed murder find themselves with an animal familiar. The animal is always nearby, and it’s hard to make it when the world sees your guilt, but Zinzi has a magical skill