Category Archives: Television-Inspired

FLOTUS’ Advisory

A quick little precursor to the impending release of new Gilmore Girls episodes on Netflix: Just a couple of girls talking about books… (đź‘»: michelleobama)https://t.co/CS48LB9fk7 — Gilmore Girls (@GilmoreGirls) June 25, 2016 Rory’s got some real readers’ advisory enthusiasm — … Continue reading

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A Quick Suggestion . . .

Get ready for our second annual SLPL Comic Con with some quality reading/viewing material: http://classicpenguin.tumblr.com/post/146214223999/superheroes-come-from-all-creeds-and-cultures-if Lucky for you, we have both. See you next month for fun activities, stellar vendors, and a social media cosplay contest! Get all the details … Continue reading

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Louis C.K. in the Rye

Book Riot writer Minh Le noticed something kind of amazing during his last read-through of J.D. Salinger’s classic Catcher in the Rye — Holden Caulfield’s voice sounded an awful lot like comedian Louis C.K.’s. Judge for yourself (and look back … Continue reading

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Louis C.K. loves Austen. How ’bout YOU?

Remember our February discussion for our online book group, On the Same Page? You’re still welcome to pick up some Austen and give us your opinion. As for this month’s topic, check out this article from The Booklist Reader on … Continue reading

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Literature for the X-Files Lover

Agents Mulder and Scully have graced our TV screens anew. Yes, the rumors are true—last month, The X-Files awoke from its 14-year slumber, and Lawrence Public Library (Kansas) has a few reading suggestions to keep spirits high: http://lawrencepubliclibrary.tumblr.com/post/138047203147/i-want-to-believe-books-for-fans-of-the-x-files Here’s what we have available … Continue reading

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Steadying yourself for the end of Downton?

Now that Downton is in its final season, perhaps you’re steadying yourself for that final episode? Readying your bottle of wine and box of tissues? And then, what next? If you’ve been enjoying Downton Abbey, we have a few book suggestions, … Continue reading

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Who’s ready for more Broad City?

I am! Comedy Central is not. Catch seasons one and two on DVD, then imagine you’re reading along with Abbi and Ilana while you wait: Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler … Continue reading

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