3 Classic Books Coming to Film, a Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

Are you waiting on one of your favorite books to be adapted to film? So are we! As the days grow shorter there's nothing like spending time with a good book or good film (based on a book) on a gloomy Fall or Winter evening. Why did we pick these three books? They all have … Continue reading 3 Classic Books Coming to Film, a Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, A Reader’s Advisory

Before Stephen King, there was Shirley Jackson. Since it's October and our Halloween Display is up, I thought I'd choose a classic thriller, The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. Written in the 1950's, the novel became one of the most influential books in the horror genre. This psychological thriller will make your hair … Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, A Reader’s Advisory

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, A Reader’s Advisory

With the nights growing longer and the autumn chill slinking in, a young person’s thoughts turn to Halloween.  My thoughts, however, turn to the haunting body of work by Shirley Jackson. So my Five Star Friday recommendation includes not only her provocative short story “The Lottery” but the white-knuckle novel The Haunting of Hill House. I … Continue reading The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, A Reader’s Advisory