Are You Being Served? A BBC Comedy Series by Mollie Sugden

Brace yourself for a hilarious mix of characters in the BBC classic comedy series “Are You Being Served?”  Set in London from 1972-1985, the comedy’s premiere episode was at first Read more...

Posted by on November 9, 2017

The Switch by Joseph Finder

The security line was in a tangle at the Los Angeles airport, so Michael Tanner was relieved when a TSA agent handed him his MacBook Air – or what he thought was his computer. Michael had unknowingly switched laptops with a US senator who had illegally loaded top secret NSA files on its hard drive. All is not well with Senator Susan Robbins, who arrives in Washington DC with Tanner’s Read more...

Posted by on October 14, 2017

Wired by Julie Garwood

Beautiful Allison Trent loves searching for the puzzles in her computer hacking. It’s all for the good, she rationalizes, as she finds the money trail of missing funds at a Read more...

Posted by on September 7, 2017

Gizelle’s Bucket List: My Life with a Very Large Dog by Lauren Fern Watt

Trying to find an affordable apartment in Manhattan can be a challenge, even for a resident New Yorker. For 25 year old Lauren Watt, relocating from Nashville to the Big Read more...

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Death on Nantucket by Francine Matthews

With summer not far away, it’s nice to think about selecting a few good books for your “to-read pile” that you can take the time to enjoy, especially if it Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2017

A New Way To Bake by Kitchens of Martha Stewart

With all the wonderful colors of spring outside that delight the senses, it can make us think of new things—perhaps trying a new recipe!  Martha Stewart, known for her expertise Read more...

Posted by on April 25, 2017

The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

When I found my husband at the bottom of the stairs, I tried to resuscitate him before I ever considered disposing of the body…I pretended to be weighing my options. Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2017

The 24-Hour Wine Expert by Jancis Robinson

From the title, it seems hard to believe that this slim volume can impart enough wine sense to place you as a “wine expert” in such a short time frame! Read more...

Posted by on February 14, 2017

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Ove doesn’t think he is ill-tempered, grumpy, or terse when conversing with other people, or dealing with a stray cat that thinks it should belong to him. However, when significant Read more...

Posted by on January 3, 2017

Table Manners: How To Behave In The Modern World And Why Bother by Jeremiah Tower

Have you caught yourself texting or posting a photo while attending a dinner party when the meal is underway? Or informing your host (or hostess) of meal restrictions or allergies Read more...

Posted by on December 7, 2016

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

I often like to try new authors to see how their stories come to life from the brief summary given in a book release or promotion. When I read Behind Closed Read more...

Posted by on November 1, 2016

The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller

Famed pastry chef Olivia Rawlings seems to have it all— until she accidentally sets a Manhattan restaurant on fire with her flaming dessert! Asked “to take a break” from work, Read more...

Posted by on September 22, 2016

Downton Abbey season six: ta-ta for now!

  It is hard to grasp that soon the phenomenal PBS show Downton Abbey will come to an end after season six! Luckily, the library has a program coming soon Read more...

Posted by on October 22, 2015

Sous Chef: 24 hours on the line

  Have you ever wondered what it is like to be working in the kitchen of a nice restaurant when the perfect meal is delivered to your table? Do you Read more...

Posted by on August 24, 2015

Our Souls at Night

Even at first sight, this small volume by Kent Haruf drew me in although I had four other books to consider reading on my nightstand. Why did it attract me? Read more...

Posted by on July 6, 2015