Date: May 2017

These books are Dino-Mite!

We are the dinosaurs marching, marching. We are the dinosaurs what do you think of that? Laurie Berkner’s chart-topping, beloved hit “We Are the Dinosaurs” is now a picture book! We Are the Dinosaurs transports Keep Reading »

Shackles From the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy by Michael H. Cottman

Kirkus Reviews 2016 November #2 A Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American journalist recounts how his passion for scuba diving led to an emotional connection to a shipwrecked slave vessel.The story of the discovery of the wreckage of Keep Reading »

Still Jonesing for True Blood? Meet Midnight, Texas.

May 22, 2017 |
Still jonesing after Sookie Stackhouse since the book series ended in 2013 and the TV tie-in ended in 2014? Well, Charlaine Harris is back with with a new series featuring Francois Arnaud in the starring role as Keep Reading »

Heroes & Villains

Do you enjoy adventure books, fantasy, historical fiction, or comics?  Not sure?  Discover your favorite genre or author in the latest installment from Jon Scieszka’s Guys Read Library.  Heroes & Villains features ten stories from acclaimed writers including Keep Reading »

On Sandwiches and Dungeons

May 18, 2017 |
White bread is the classic bread. Almost all of us have had it at some point and for a lot of people it’s the go to bread for sandwich making. But then one day, we Keep Reading »

A little boy changes everything

A country couple, John and Marta, wake up one morning and find a sleeping boy on their front porch . They tiptoe around him, fearful waking him will frighten him, and they watch him slumber. Keep Reading »

Supreme Thrills for the Outsider

May 15, 2017 |
Drowning in debt after graduating from a 4th-tier law school, Grayson Hernandez takes the only job he can find as a messenger for the Supreme Court. His name says it all; Hispanic in a preppie Keep Reading »

And I thought Prince Charles was boring

A child of the 1980s, I grew up admiring the beauty of Princess Diana. I wasn’t a fan per se, but I admired her ease and fashion sense. (I was a child, afterall.) But, frankly Keep Reading »

Fermented veggies, anyone?

May 9, 2017 |
Fermented vegetables are “superfoods!”  Fermenting preserves vegetables raw and without heat.  Natural fermentation of foods has been shown to preserve nutrients in food and break the food down to a more digestible form. This, along Keep Reading »

How Old-Fashioned Values Drive a Twenty-First-Century Corporation

May 9, 2017 |
Spark: How Old-Fashioned Values Drive a Twenty-First-Century Corporation by Frank Koller While factories across the Midwest shutter their doors, Lincoln Electric has thrived for more than a century. In addition to being profitable and technologically Keep Reading »