Month: August 2013

Library News: Brookfield, IL

In Miami the major talks about closing 22 branch libraries, saying the age of the library is coming to an end, but here in Brookfield, IL steps are being taken towards building a bigger, better library that will meet the needs of 21st century patrons. Why haven’t I […]

End of August? Already?

How can it possibly be the last week of August? This is one fast year! Throughout all of the decluttering, donating, and painting involved in getting our house ready for sale, I’ve been reading as usual, but not blogging as much. I’m woefully behind on reviews and instead […]

Classics Club Spin #3

A Classics Club spin is where participants choose 20 books from their classics list, a moderator picks a number between 1-20, and then participants have a deadline in which to read the randomly chosen book. It’s a nice way to get a little push and some extra reading […]

Snake Ropes by Jess Richards

I read this novel after Simon and Gavin of The Readers podcast announced it as their July book club pick. It sounded like something I wouldn’t pick up on my own, but I was in the mood to step outside my comfort zone. From the publisher: Set on […]