November 27, 2018

Staff Picks

Amee: This month was a good reading month for me. I read Charlaine Harris’ new book An Easy Death
It is a news series, part western, part fantasy, and set in the world very different from our own.

I also read Michael Connelly’s new book, Dark Sacred Night....

October 26, 2018

Amee: My staff pick this month is a debut novel by Christina Dalcher, titled Vox. The US government has been taken over by a ultraconservative movement. The government now limits women to speaking a 100 words in a day. The whole dynamic of the US changes with the subve...

September 27, 2018

Amee: I just finished the fourth installment in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith. In Lethal  White, Private detective Cormoran Strike and his partner Robin Ellacott, are hired to solve a blackmailing scheme turned murder case. All the books in the series...

August 28, 2018

Amee: Father and son writing team, Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman, introduced a new suspense series in 2017 with the book Crime Scene. The  main character is Clay Edison, a former star basketball player turned deputy coroner. Clay’s job is to establish if a death scene i...

July 30, 2018

Amee: I just finished Dorothy Must Die, a young adult fiction book by Danielle Paige.  In the book, we meet Amy who has been transported to Oz via a tornado. The Oz in this story is very different  from the iconic movie version of the Wizard of Oz. The cast of characte...

June 30, 2018

Amee: I just finished Us Against You, the sequel to Fredrik Backman’s Beartown. It continues the story of the residents of Beartown  introduced in the first book. Both books offer diverse characters whose decisions cause consequences for each other. You must begin with...

May 31, 2018

Karen: The Very Worst Missionary : a memoir or whatever by Jamie Wright.  She blogs at Jamie the Very Worst Missionary, and  travels widely to speak in support of groups working against human trafficking. She lives with her husband, their teenage sons, and their celebr...

April 30, 2018

Karen: Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy by Andrew Morton.

Mary: Busy looking at assorted quilt books.

Megan:  The new Kasie West book, Love, Life & the List.  Movie picks: Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, Busy World....

March 24, 2018

Karen: Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover.  Young woman leaves her Mormon “Cult” to pursue an education in the outside world.   The Darkest Hours DVD.

Mary:   The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen, As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner, Sally’s Cookie Addiction by S...

February 23, 2018

Staff Picks

Karen: Blade Runner 2049


Mary: The Pearl Sister by Lucinda Riley, book 4 of the Seven Sisters. 

Megan: The Gift by Margaret Mallory, Lily's well-honed sense for trouble tells her no healer is safe in London while gangs roam the city looking for witches to bur...

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