Book Reviews

Mac B. Kid Spy by Mac Barnett and The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert

Sometimes you just want to read a good mystery. In fact, I would…

The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States by Walter Johnson

History runs through St. Louis like a current. It’s downtown…

The Annotated American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Recently, an item appeared on my cataloging shelves that I needed…

The Sum of the People: How the Census has Shaped Nations, from the Ancient World to the Modern Age by Andrew Whitby

Even before the events that have changed our lives over the last…

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Before reading “BECOMING,” I knew little about MICHELLE OBAMA. I…

Resources for Teen Drivers and Their Parents--2020 Update

The Driving Book: Everything New Drivers Need to Know but Don't…

"You Matter" by Christian Robinson and "Everyone's Awake" by Colin Meloy

I am bursting with picture book recommendations! The last few…

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godrfey-Smith

You and I stand on one of evolution’s most privileged branches.…

The Big Finish by Brooke Fossey

Eighty-eight-year old Duffy Sinclair is a little bit of a crank,…

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

You know that feeling, when you have been putting off reading…

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

Meet Dannie Kohan. Numbers are important to her. Here are…

Gardening At Any Age

              The…

The Penguin Book of Mermaids, edited by Christina Bacchilega and Marie Alohalni Brown

The beginning of summer is an exciting time here at the library,…

Priya Dreams of Marigolds and Masala by Meenal Patel

Did you know that May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month?…

The Moon: A History for the Future by Oliver Morton

On March 9th I was headed east around 9:00pm and saw a spectacular…