New on the Shelves

Great food and great reading – should be a great combination! Blue Rare by Daniel Anderson: Blue Rare is the tale of celebrity chef, Mary Carver: rough around the edges and with a penchant for self-destruction that has her on the verge of financial collapse.It’s also the story of a Texan father and son who hunt more than just big game… a… Read more

First Words

“Somewhere in la Mancha, in a place whose name I do not care to remember, a gentleman lived not long ago, one of those who has a lance and ancient shield on a shelf and keeps a skinny nag and a greyhound for racing.” Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes Read more

New on the Shelves

Looking forward to reading this one, especially considering today’s political climate: In the Company by Grace Bonney “I want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long.” —Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers Over 100 exceptional and influential women… Read more

New on the Shelves: Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

Heard about this one on NPR and couldn’t resist: Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero SUMMER 1977. The Blyton Summer Detective Club (of Blyton Hills, a small mining town in Oregon’s Zoinx River Valley) solved their final mystery and unmasked the elusive Sleepy Lake monster—another low-life fortune hunter trying to get his dirty hands on the legendary riches hidden in Deboën Mansion.… Read more

New on the Shelves

Wow, was I excited to get this one!   Urban Enemies: Villains have all the fun—everyone knows that—and this anthology takes you on a wild ride through the dark side! The top villains from seventeen urban fantasy series get their own stories—including the baddies of New York Times bestselling authors Jim Butcher, Kevin Hearne, Kelley Armstrong, Seanan McGuire, and Jonathan Maberry. For… Read more