I was intimidated by this book at first — the paperback version that I have is 617 pages long and the type is small. It didn’t take long for me to get hooked by the rich story line and detail that John Irving weaves together to culminate in a pretty satisfying ending to the mystery […]
Catch a “real life” Pokemon at Southwest Regional Library Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22! While “Pokemon Go” is all the rage (and, yes, the library is a great place to catch virtual Pokemon), why settle for the virtual when you can catch, and maybe get a hug from the Pokemon Jigglypuff? Jigglypuff will […]
Spong investigates and discusses Biblical texts that have been and are used by many Christians to discriminate, oppress and even murder, distorting the truth of Christianity and the love of God. Spong surveys great conflicts in Western history through the lens of Biblical texts and highlights the history of the construction of the Bible. A […]
Noooooooooo!!!!!!!! I know this is one book in a series; I didn’t know this would end on a cliffhanger! *inarticulate shouts of frustration* Clearly, I will be listening to the next book just as soon as I can get my grubby little hands on it 🙂 This is an excellent middle-grade adventure series, with enough […]
Join Durham County Library at the Barnes & Noble at Southpoint Mall on Friday, July 15 at 6 p.m. for a bookfair featuring a book release party with Robert Beatty, author of the new book Serafina and the Twisted Staff. Adults and children are invited join New York Times bestselling author Robert Beatty to celebrate […]
Durham County Library will celebrate the halfway point of Summer Reading 2016 with the Midpoint Rally on Saturday, July 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St.
Durham County Library will host author Bridgette A. Lacy on Saturday, July 16 at 3:00 p.m. at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
I usually give a book 50 pages to see if it can “hook” me. I was definitely well hooked all the way to the end. It is Maya Angelou’s autobiography of her early life up to the age of 16 when she became a mother. I liked the way each chapter dealt with a different […]
You know how it goes, a relative recommends a book or gives you a book that you aren’t all that interested in… and it sits. That’s what happened in this case. My sister instigated this. I was even more reluctant when I found out it was first in a series. But, thanks to this challenge, […]
A non-fiction tale of those who do not evacuate during occupation by the Taliban. The Taliban do not permit women to work, seek employment, or own a business. Of course, many fathers, husbands, brothers, and older sons have fled either for their lives or to seek employment out of the country. The women left behind […]