Date: October 2016

The roots of man from Tom Wolfe

October 31, 2016 |
Years ago, Tom Wolfe began his writing career as a journalist before going on to become a bestselling author of fiction. In this slim volume, Wolfe returns to his roots with a fast-paced, paradigm-shifting argument that Keep Reading »

Book vs. Movie

October 27, 2016 |
  What do you do when your favorite director makes a movie based on a book that you didn’t like? For me, the love of the director outweighed my dislike for the book, so I Keep Reading »

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”

October 24, 2016 |
Reading biographies is like standing on the shoulders of giants (thank you Sir Isaac Newton for the quote). There are lessons to learn, insights to be had and, sometimes, friends you wish you’d had the Keep Reading »

LEGO at the Library

October 24, 2016 |
Looking for inspiration LEGO fans?  Look no further than the LEGO Awesome Ideas Book.  The new book contains creative model ideas with visual tips and techniques.  It is divided into five categories:  Outer Space, Modern Keep Reading »

Five Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate

October 21, 2016 |
October is the month for pumpkins, monsters and best of all Halloween! Check out these great books to read to your baby or toddler today!   By lifting the flaps, readers can help Baby as Keep Reading »

Stuart’s Cape

October 18, 2016 |
If you know a child who is struggling with confidence (or if you’re in need of a giggle), consider sharing the book “Stuart’s Cape” by Sara Pennypacker. (Also, if you’re a fan of toast, you’ll Keep Reading »

Christmas is Coming to Town!

October 17, 2016 |
Some people cringe to see Christmas stuff this early, but some of us love it! (You may have guessed I’m in the latter group.) For those of us who really like to indulge in the Keep Reading »

The End of Your Life Book Club

October 13, 2016 |
Love a book that leads you to other books? Me too! A book to try is “The End of Your Life Book Club” by Will Schwalbe. The book pays tribute to the author’s journey through his Keep Reading »

The Flower Chef by Carly Cylinder

October 13, 2016 |
This modern, comprehensive guide to floral design caters to flower lovers at any skill level. Beginners Decorators Party Planners Photographers Professionals This essential guide has everything you need to know about flower  arranging, including tips Keep Reading »

Lessons of Value

October 11, 2016 |
  In the thick of raising children it is easy to forget that every moment is a teachable moment. From the moment they wake up till their head hits the pillow children are observing and Keep Reading »