I’m a bit late in reading this modern classic for the working woman. I identified with many of the inequities Sandberg identified, e.g. certain traits such as decisiveness are admired in men but considered unattractive in women, and that lack of self-confidence holds many women back. Has the workplace improved — yes; but there is […]
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I generally enjoy Lisa Gardner’s books, and this is no exception. This book is the story of a young woman who was adopted after being abandoned at a hospital at 9 years old. The family who adopted her lost a daughter to a serial killer. 20 years later all of the family members start getting […]
I read a fair amount of romantic suspense, and while I can’t say for certain this is the worst one I’ve read, it certainly wasn’t good. In fact, if this wasn’t one of my TBR books, I probably wouldn’t have finished it. The story is about a Chicago police detective who teams up with an […]
My favorite author recommended this book highly, but I couldn’t get into it. I prefer very traditional storytelling structure (especially something fairy-tale like, as in Neil Gaiman’s Stardust) but this was experimental–narrated out of sequence, with omissions and digressions and flashbacks. I could never get a good sense of what was going on, or who […]
An enjoyable tale of space travel and civilizations, struggle for resources, and machine intelligence. Not a great sci fi novel, but a good read. Not in catalog
This is a public service announcement! Please read this before starting [book:Blackout|6506307]. This book is not actually book one in a duology, it’s the first half of a single book that was published in two volumes. Have [book:All Clear|7519231] on hand before you start this. No, really, have both before you start. Blackout doesn’t wrap […]
Join us at Main Library on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for the Grand Opening of the MakerLab @ Main. Introductory comments and speakers will be at 10 a.m. followed by an Open House. Enjoy robotics, 3D printer demonstrations, a take-home craft — make a light-up card for Father’s Day or […]
Durham County Library will host radio personality and music historian, Howard Burchette, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7 at Stanford L. Warren Branch Library (1201 Fayetteville Rd.) to discuss Maurice White, Earth, Wind & Fire: The Soundtrack of a Generation.
Durham County Library will host Dr. Kennetta Perry, author and Assistant Professor in the Department of History at East Carolina University, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
Durham County Library will celebrate the Grand Opening of the MakerLab @ Main on Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.