Turtleface and Beyond by Arthur Bradford, A Reader’s Advisory

Arthur Bradford's Turtleface and Beyond is one of my favorite collections of short stories, mostly because of the consistent narrative voice in our narrator, Georgie. Bradford creates for a bizarre, but believable cast of characters and the even more bizarre situations they find themselves. Most of the narrators tell their stories in such sincere ways that they … Continue reading Turtleface and Beyond by Arthur Bradford, A Reader’s Advisory

Life of Pi by Yann Martel, A Reader’s Advisory

Yann Martel's Life of Pi invokes the senses as a visually stunning, gripping and adventurous, dreamlike tale of a boy lost at sea with the strangest of companions. If you want to read a suspenseful survival story that is both harrowing and dazzling, check out Life of Pi.    Publisher's Summary: After the sinking of a cargo ship, a … Continue reading Life of Pi by Yann Martel, A Reader’s Advisory

Fourth of July 2016, Reading Lists

Just a reminder: we are closed today for the Fourth of July!  To tide you over until we're open again, (tomorrow 9am), please browse these 4th themed book lists.  Our website, ofpl.info, is open 24/7.  Feel free to request anything that you find interesting.  Have a wonderful day! For Kids: http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/30010/best-books Picture Books: http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2013/06/patriotic-books-for-4th-of-july.html For Adults: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/11411.Patriotic_Fiction_for_the_4th_of_July Cozy … Continue reading Fourth of July 2016, Reading Lists