2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced Monday, April 15. Check out the winners below. Descriptions are from Pulitzer.org. Fiction  The Overstory by Richard Powers: "An ingeniously structured narrative that branches and canopies like the trees at the core of the story whose wonder and connectivity echo those of the humans living amongst them." Drama Fairview…
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5 Hot New Titles for May 2019

Check out these five popular adult titles that hit the shelves in May. To see more titles, including new titles in popular series, check out the booklist New May '19 Books You'll Want to Read and our new titles page. From the critically acclaimed author of The Kiss Quotient comes a romantic novel about love that crosses international borders and all the boundaries of…
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Winter Reading’s Top 10

Our second annual Adult Winter Reading Challenge (January 1-March 31) was a huge success. Here's what happened: 1455 readers 6817 books logged 1129 missions completed 2057 badges earned 906 mugs earned 435 Facebook group members And, don't forget the awesome mug shots! Of those nearly 5,000 books logged, which titles were the most popular? Check…
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If you like After

After by Anna Todd: Tessa has direction, ambition, and has barely moved in her freshmen college dorm when she meets Hardin. With his cocky British accent and tattoos, he's much different from what she's used to. But he's also rude to the point of cruelty. In fact, Tessa should hate him - and she does until she…
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Shakespeare for Beginners

When you first approach reading Shakespeare, it can be a daunting experience. Even though I grew up reading books with similar language, I still found Shakespeare difficult unless I had a teacher holding my hand every step of the way. I could just about understand the basic plot line and even some of the language…
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Book Corner: Tales show what can happen when you follow your passion

In March, to celebrate Women’s History month, I’ve taken some time to focus on children’s books written about creative women who followed their passions. These women’s combinations of skill, artistry, and drive led them all to achieve personal goals as well as to make significant contributions to their creative fields. Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of…
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