How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals by Sy Montgomery

Imagine crouching before a creature’s silk-lined burrow where a furry Tarantula (nicknamed Claribel) will emerge, to catch a glimpse of its pink tipped feet – this just part of the Read more...

Posted by on October 28, 2019

A Beginner’s Guide to Japan: Observations and Provocations by Pico Iyer

A Beginner’s Guide to Japan is not really a travel book. Since the author, Pico Iyer, is a renowned travel writer, you could be forgiven for thinking it would be. Read more...

Posted by on October 18, 2019

Luis and Tabitha by Stephanie Campisi

Two cats, one beautiful and sophisticated, the other handsome and daring, fall in love from far away. Through windows, impossible owners, and a big scary fire, their love for each Read more...

Posted by on October 17, 2019

Beauty and the Beak by Deborah Lee Rose

A terrific family read-aloud, Beauty and the Beak is more than a true animal tale - it's a story of science, and what can happen when dedicated people work together Read more...

Posted by on October 5, 2019

How to Survive a Horror Movie: All the Skills to Dodge the Kills by Seth Grahame-Smith

Written in a serious but over-the-top tone, readers will visit classic horror film tropes and get more than a few laughs along the way.

Posted by on September 9, 2019

Mary, Who Wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey

Bailey captures Mary’s unique spirit as she answers the question, “How does a story begin?” The gothic-style illustrations that Sardà creates sets a wonderful tone for the story, without appearing Read more...

Posted by on September 5, 2019

The Lady From the Black Lagoon by Mallory O'Meara

In her debut written work, film producer Mallory O’Meara dives into the lost legend of the woman behind the infamous Creature From the Black Lagoon: Millicent Patrick. The biography begins Read more...

Posted by on August 20, 2019

Middle-Earth: Journeys in Myth and Legend by Donato Giancola

Any fan of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, or art in general should flip through this book. The substantial size of the novel allows the reader Read more...

Posted by on July 2, 2019

They Shall Not Grow Old by Peter Jackson

The viewer watches as the British army march through the muck and stare at the camera as if it were some alien object, the likes of which they truly had Read more...

Posted by on June 18, 2019

Fergus and Zeke by Heather Ross and Kate Messner

Fergus the mouse (and class pet in Miss Maxwell’s classroom) loves to learn and follow along with the students. When it is time for the students to go on a Read more...

Posted by on June 15, 2019

I’ve Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life by Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver, journalist, NBC anchorwoman, and author of several books, has shared her most private, in depth thoughts in her recent book I‘ve Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, Read more...

Posted by on April 2, 2019

First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great by Agata Nowicka, Rich Wallace, and Sandra Neil Wallace

For over a century, immigrants and refugees from around the world have made important contributions to the United States in areas such as politics, sports, entertainment, art, and science. From Read more...

Posted by on February 7, 2019

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

Throughout history, black women – from virtual unknowns to luminaries – have been leading the way in medicine, law, the arts, sports and more, but they have not always been Read more...

Posted by on January 19, 2019

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

In this autobiographical audiobook, Amy Poehler talks directly to you, the listener. She speaks honestly and openly of her life, time travels us back to her youth, discusses how she Read more...

Posted by on December 4, 2018

The Un-Friendship Bracelet (Craftily Ever After) by Martha Maker

This first in the Craftily Ever After series introduces two best friends, Maddie and Emily, who love to create together. When new girl Bella joins their classroom, Maddie begins a Read more...

Posted by on September 18, 2018

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