This book reminded me of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe–almost rivaling it as my favorite of the Narnia series. It features Eustace and Jill in the land of Narnia. It has all the wonderful features of Narnia and includes more scenes with Aslan than other books in the series, which is something that […]
Is it even possible not to like this poetry anthology? It makes me laugh and think and wish I were young again. It’s a quick read for an adult, but I like to read a few of the short poems before going to sleep in order to end the day on a high note. It’s […]
This book landed on my TBR list because somewhere on a blog I saw the author quoted as saying this was a paranormal romance that even people who didn’t like paranormal romance would enjoy. Having finally read it, I can agree. I’ve never found the usual themes or settings of paranormal romance compelling, but this […]
The last book I reviewed for this Challenge reminded me that good fiction communicates truth better than any non-fiction. Heinlein’s classic sci fi novel Stranger in a Strange Land let me know that good fiction (sci fi or otherwise) allows us to grok the world better than any non-fiction. This tale of a human born […]
I read this book fairly soon after reading “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah, so I was a little burnt out on WWII at the time. It took me MANY tries to get into “All The Light…” I ended up listening to the first half on audio book, but then that loan expired, and I had […]
Durham County Library is excited to be an exhibitor at the 2016 Burlington Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Holly Hill Mall and Business Center (309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington, NC 27215). We will have our Watercolor Bot set up and ready to paint anything you […]
Durham County Library will host The Great War: From Single Political Event to Global War at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host the inaugural Teen Lit Fest on Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Rd.
Durham County Library will host Let’s Talk About It: Jazz Series at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.
Durham County Library will host Art With the Experts: American Art from the Nasher Museum at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.