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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Spring has sprung, there's birds and bees...


which naturally brings us to romance!

What are the Top 10 LibraryReads Romance Favorites?


       




Thursday, April 21, 2016

Publisher's Weekly gives us their Staff Picks for the summer of 2016...!

Get your library cards ready to place a 
reservation for these titles.  



There's some great titles on the list but the ones featured below are the books I'm most anxious to read. 

 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Are you Muggles ready...?

There's a new trailer for J.K. Rowling's, 
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them",
starring that terrific Eddie Redmayne. 
The movie, part of a trilogy that will be in 
theaters November 2016, 
also features Ezra Miller, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell and more.


I completely admit to being a Potter fan, 
so ya know, 
I'm pretty excited about this.




Monday, April 18, 2016

New DVD for Tuesday, April 19th...

Revenant, The

The Revenant - A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. Directed by Alejandro Inarritu. Starring: Leonardo Di Caprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domnhall Gleeson.  

The Revenant received a 2016 Oscar for Best Actor (Di Caprio), Best Director and Best Cinematography. It also received many Oscar nominations including Best Supporting Actor (Hardy), Motion Picture of the Year, Film Editing, Costume Design and many others. 

Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor.

I think it's worth a look see, don't you?

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The 2016 shortlist has been revealed...!

The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award for fiction written by a woman.
Founded in 1996, the Prize was set up to celebrate excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world.
The 2016 shortlisted books are as follows:
Cynthia Bond: Ruby
Anne Enright: The Green Road
Lisa McInerney: The Glorious Heresies
Elizabeth McKenzie: The Portable Veblen
Hannah Rothschild: The Improbability of Love
Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life

2016 Shortlist

    
    

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

"It's All Relative: Family Debuts"

There's a terrific piece in the April issue of 
Library Journal written by Neal Wyatt 
about debut novels featuring 
families in all their glory and sturm und drang. 

Here are some of the titles mentioned:
  

 

While not a debut novel, 
"The Expatriates" by Janice Y.K. Lee 
is a terrific look at the lives of three American women living the expat life with their families in Hong Kong. 

Don't miss it.