Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, A Reader’s Advisory

The New Title Tuesday recommendation, Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, is in tribute to the birthday of our most honored 16th president.  Be forewarned, it’s so new, that as of this writing it has been ordered, but has not yet been processed at OFPL or at many other branches.  So, request early! Publisher Summary: In … Continue reading Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, A Reader’s Advisory

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, a Brief Summary

An Ember in the Ashes is a book like no other. In a page-turning, all-consuming, can’t-put-it-down novel , Sabaa Tahir creates a world that seamlessly blends together a swoon-worthy love story, a dystopian society, and even throws in a bit of the supernatural. What starts out as two storylines-one of Elias, a recently graduated martial, … Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, a Brief Summary