During our November meeting we started discussing we will be discussing the second half of the Echo In the Bone in the continuing saga of Jamie and Clare Fraser, which will bring us up to date until Diana Gabaldon finishes her next book. We will meet on Monday, December 19 at 6:00 pm in the McIntyre Room. It will be our annual Holiday party as well so bring goodies and drinks. If you are a fan of Clare and Jamie's, join us. If you are an ardent Jane Austen fan, join us as well.
There’s a huge hole in the Sci/fi Universe because Anne McCaffrey died on Monday, Nov. 21 2011 of a massive stroke at her home in Ireland (Dragonhold-Underhill.) She wrote over 100 books, including thirteen series, but was most famous for the Dragons of Pern.
For some reason, short story collections don’t do well here at the library, but I love them. It’s great just to dip in and read one story before bedtime or sit and read them all. So when the book Christmas at the Mysterious Bookshop came across my desk I had to check it out. Otto Penzler, owner of the Mysterious Bookshop in Manhattan, founder of the Mysterious Press and the creator of Otto Penzler Books was the editor as he has been of many other books. For years Otto commissioned a mystery from one of the many famous authors featured in his st
There once was a wonderful swashbuckling tale of a daring Englishman who would sneak off to France at the height of the Revolution and steal French aristocrats from under the shadow of La Guillotine. The book was called The Scarlet Pimpernel and was made into to a movie at least three different times. If you haven’t heard of it please do yourself the favor and get the book from the library. Picking up where the Baroness Orczy left off her tale
Paul is the name of the latest movie by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost - the comedic dead-pan team of Brits who brought you Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. Those were two hilarious movies that spoofed Zombie movies and buddy-cop films. If you haven't seen them, run, don't walk, to rent them. In Paul, Pegg and Frost play fanboys, Graeme and Clive, who attend ComicCon in Las Vegas and decide to rent an RV and go on a road trip visiting a