This month our pick for Meet the Staff needs no introduction. Traci has been at the library for a decade and has brightened the lives of patrons and co-workers alike. Next time you see her, congratulate her on her work anniversary! Traci Wow! This month marks my 10 year work anniversary with the library. This … Continue reading Meet the Staff – Traci S.
Instead of focusing on just one book this week, I thought I'd look at several of the new additions to our collection for New Title Tuesday. We have such a wide variety of authors, topics, settings, and genres that I couldn't choose which way to go. That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam deals with … Continue reading Five New Fiction Novels – New Title Tuesday
This week's New Title Tuesday recommendation, The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn, is a compelling read that kept me guessing until the end. Its buzz is so strong that the movie rights were bought before the book was published. This attention is deserved. Publisher’s Summary: Anna Fox lives alone—a recluse in her New York … Continue reading The Woman in the Window – New Title Tuesday
http://search.illinoisheartland.org/search/title.aspx?ctx=263.1033.0.0.3&cn=3542490 . The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld I chose The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld for the New Title Tuesday recommendation because not only is it a suspenseful mystery with a female private detective, but because the author handles the the horrific subject matter in a respectful and never gratuitous manner. This is not surprising … Continue reading The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld – New Title Tuesday
Today’s New Title Tuesday is a classic mystery Heartbreak Hotel by the prolific author, Jonathan Kellerman. Normally, my introduction to a series would not be the 32nd, but Booklist was correct by saying it’s “Easy to dive into for mystery fans unfamiliar with the series, and a welcome treat for readers who have been with … Continue reading Heartbreak Hotel by Jonathan Kellerman
Fourth in the Jeremy Logan series, The Forgotten Room is a thrilling mystery about a murder, a brilliant scientist, and what causes the mind to break. Here's what one of our patrons had to say about this read, which she read as part of our Summer Reading Challenge: "This fast-paced novel kept me turning pages … Continue reading The Forgotten Room by Lincoln Child