Do you ever want something different to read but don’t know where to look or how to find it? Of course, you can always come to the Ask a Librarian desk and talk to one of us for suggestions. But if you’d like to just browse and see what’s generating buzz in the book world, here are a few resources to check out.
The Sunday Book Review– The New York Times – a classic source of reviews, covering fiction, non-fiction, children’s books along with bestseller lists in print and eBooks. Many of the reviews are written by other well-know authors and subject experts. This can found in the newspaper section.
Bookmarks – located with the other magazines, Bookmarks provides in-depth reviews, reading lists and book club profiles. You can find some unheralded gems in here as well as the occasional flashback to bestsellers of the past.
Were you at our Books, Beer, Barbeque and a Band event last Friday? Did you play the “First Page” game? If not, you still have a chance to play! The board is on top of adult audiobooks bookshelf near the Compass Rose on the first floor of the library. And…here are the answers!
- 50 Shades of Grey, E. L. Grey
- The Help, Kathryn Stockett
- Marley and Me, John Grogan
- Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, Helen Simonson
- My Sister’s Keeper, Jodi Picoult
- Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
- The DaVinci Code, Dan Brown
- Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen
- Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett
- Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
- Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie
- One for the Money, Janet Evanovich