Monthly Archives: September 2016

Eagerly Anticipated Movie Out Soon: The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins has consistently been a popular book, whether for individual readers or for book groups. Many of us who enjoyed the book have been waiting (and waiting and waiting) for the movie adaptation … Continue reading

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This Week’s #Q&Ink

Tattoos have unique meaning to each individual. A person chooses their ink based on a personal connection. Throughout the month of September, SLPL would like to provide patrons with inspiring readings related to their art. Send a photo of your … Continue reading

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80 Years in the Making: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s I’d Die for You

Gang, it’s Banned Books Week! Come on down to the library and pick yourself up a few banned/challenged titles and a “Stand Up for Your Right to Read” bookmark… Or, if you can’t make it in, add a Twibbon to your … Continue reading

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Staff Pick: Looking for Mr. Goodbar

Today’s staff pick comes from Dennis, who wrote about Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner: On New Years Day 1973, schoolteacher Roseann Quinn was stabbed to death in her New York City apartment by John Wayne Wilson, an unbalanced drifter … Continue reading

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When an Adaptation Is — Gasp! — Better Than the Book

I saw this article on Book Riot recently, and it made me think of instances where I really feel the movie is better than the book. I know . . . blasphemy, right?  But, the article makes some good points, … Continue reading

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Let’s read up on literary scandals!

The literary sphere isn’t all smiles and handshakes. Read up on Flavorwire’s Top 5 literary scandals (A Million Little Pieces, believe it or not, isn’t the first or last!), and get your hands on the wave-making titles mentioned, below: 1. Daniel Clowes’ … Continue reading

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The October LibraryReads list is up!

The October list of books is up on LibraryReads! Every month, LibraryReads spotlights the top 10 books that are getting love from librarians across the country. If you click on that link, you’ll see the whole page of selections and … Continue reading

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This Week’s #Q&Ink

Tattoos have unique meaning to each individual. A person chooses their ink based on a personal connection. Throughout the month of September, SLPL would like to provide patrons with inspiring readings related to their art. Send a photo of your … Continue reading

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More #Q&Ink

Tattoos have unique meaning to each individual. A person chooses their ink based on a personal connection. Throughout the month of September, SLPL would like to provide patrons with inspiring readings related to their art. Send a photo of your … Continue reading

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Conflict in Fiction: Try All Three Tasty Flavors!

http://incidentalcomics.tumblr.com/post/86501257213/conflict-in-literature Some more or less recent iterations, for your reading pleasure: CLASSICAL Man vs. Nature: Annie Proulx’s Barkskins Man vs. Man: Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories Man vs. God(/Fate): Alan Dean Foster’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens MODERN Man vs. … Continue reading

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