Archive for the ‘Adult Readers Advisory’ Category

Half Baked Harvest

January 7, 2020



Tieghan Gerard’s newest cookbook Half Baked Harvest Super Simple: More than 125 Recipes for Instant, Overnight, Meal-Prepped, and Easy Comfort Foods might be one of my new favorites! I always appreciate recipes that don’t have a ton of obscure ingredients…or just a ton of ingredients in general! If you like simple food and healthier alternatives then check this out!


P.S. the Caesar Broccoli with Eggy Fried Toast on page 159…it is a winner!

Book Love

January 4, 2020


Are you a bookworm? Do you feel like others simply do not understand your book-obsessed ways? Book Love by Debbie Tung is a cute graphic novel that you will fully relate to! Book Love is a gift book of comics tailor-made for tea-sipping, spine-sniffing, book-hoarding bibliophiles. Debbie Tung’s comics are humorous and instantly recognizable—making readers laugh while precisely conveying the thoughts and habits of book nerds. Book Love is the ideal read to let a book lover know they’re understood and appreciated.

For all of us who never succeed in buying only ONE book…

For all those lovely books that are currently resting on a TBR shelf, trying to lure us. On a daily basis…

For all the times we have embarrassed ourselves, torturing our necks, trying to take a peek of the book someone’s reading while commuting…


New Hunger Games this May

January 2, 2020

   Things to look forward to in 2020 include a new Hunger Games book with a May release date.  Collins new novel is a prequel set before the start of The Hunger Games and will fill in some history of what happened before during The Dark Days. Happy New Year!

A Cruel Deception

December 29, 2019

index.jpgThe mother and son team writing under the pseudonym Charles Todd have launched their 11th mystery in the Bess Crawford series, about a young English nurse during and after WWI. This latest offering has Bess tracking the son of the Head of the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps. [The Corps was established in 1902 when Queen Alexandra was named to preside over it.] Lieutenant Lawrence Minton was posted in Paris during the peace talks when he disappears from the meetings. Bess finds him in rough shape, addicted to opium, and attempts to improve his health. But when a murder attempt is made on both her life and his, she needs to step up her efforts. A good read…

Favorite graphic novels of 2019

December 28, 2019

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Two columnists from the NY Times Book Review have written a column this week on their favorite graphic novels of this year. Two of the titles reviewed are for young readers: Guts and White Bird. Guts is an autobiographical memoir about dealing with anxiety, written by Raina Telgemeier and is a wildly popular read for children. The other, White Bird is penned by R.J. Palacio, author of Wonder, and is her first graphic novel. It concerns a Jewish girl in France in hiding during the Holocaust. Check them out for a good read…

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