Nov 202017
 
Due to planned work on our network servers, on Tuesday, November 21st, we will ONLY be able to CHECK OUT items. We will be unable to perform any other transactions with your account. We apologize for any inconvenience and will work to return our computers to full functionality as soon as possible. Use of the public internet computers will still be available.
Nov 142017
 

Booklist is a twice monthly magazine that reviews new book releases and is published by the American Library Association. Reviewers consist of contract reviewers, freelance reviewer, journalists, subject specialists and Booklist editors. The following books have earned a star rating. If you’re in a reading rut and are looking for something new, this list is a good place to start.

The House of Unexpected Sisters: No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Precious Ramotswe learns valuable lessons about first impressions and forgiveness in this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi are approached by their part-time colleague, Mr. Polopetsi, with a troubling story: a woman, accused of being rude to a valued customer, has been wrongly dismissed from her job at an office furniture store. Never one to let an act of injustice go unanswered, Mma Ramotswe begins to investigate, but soon discovers unexpected information that causes her to reluctantly change her views about the case.

The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle Continue reading »