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Monthly Archives: July 2012
Of all the fairy tales, does it seem like “Sleeping Beauty” is often the one just out of the spotlight? The story is still one of the better known tales thanks to Disney’s continued pilfering of folklore and fairy tales … Continue reading
The Journal of Best Practices is a very funny, articulate read on David Finch’s life as an adult with Asperger’s. He paints a painful picture of the social morés that he either can’t adhere to or simply doesn’t recognize. Finch … Continue reading
Have you considered upgrading your skills to improve your chances of employment in this tough job market? Or perhaps you’ve always wanted to learn a little something about Physics or Philosophy? Or maybe you just want to train your aging … Continue reading
There’s no escaping E.L. James’ fan-fiction-to-self-published-bestselling series Fifty Shades. The cat-and-mouse game between innocent, clumsy Ana and billionaire philanthropist Christian Grey has captured the world’s attention and whether you love it or hate it, it looks like it’s here to … Continue reading
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Available formats: Hardcover | Audio Book Gone Girl is a fascinating look at the marriage of Amy and Nick Dunne that begins with Amy’s mysterious disappearance. While that sounds like a pretty stale statement, just … Continue reading
Books and food…seems they go hand-in-hand, no? Both are necessary for our survival (at least we think so). Both also incite passionate debates – butter or margarine? Pancakes or waffles? Carbs or low fat? Hunger Games or Twilight? Edward or … Continue reading
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker Available Formats: Hardcover | Audio Book The Age of Miracles is speculative fiction at it’s finest (think Margaret Atwood). It isn’t in-your-face science fiction, but simply a quiet coming-of-age story about eleven-year-old Julia. … Continue reading
If you’re a NoveList user, you might have noticed a few changes this week. Thanks to the Arizona State Library‘s collaboration with EBSCOhost, we now have access to NoveList Plus! What does this mean for you? This means instead of … Continue reading