Staff Reads

Looking for ideas? Here are the books we are reading and listening to -- and recommending. A little something for everyone. Featured Review I listened to Neil Gaiman’s new book, NORSE MYTHOLOGY (FAN, Audiobook, Ebook, Audio ebook), and then read the first two books in the new Rick Riordan MAGNUS … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

Looking for suggestions? Here are the books we've been enjoying. A little something for everyone. ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES by Jennifer Niven (YAFIC, Audiobook, Ebook) AS THE CROW FLIES by Craig Johnson (MYS) AT HOME: A SHORT HISTORY OF PRIVATE LIFE by Bill Bryson (643.1 B916, Audiobook, Ebook, … [Read more...]

Staff Favorites: Books We Enjoyed in 2016

What is the best book you read (or listened to) in 2016? When we asked our staff members, did they ever respond! To keep the list manageable, we pared it down to books that have been published in the last few years. Enjoy! AYOTZINAPA, HORAS ETERNAS by Paula Mónaco Felipe (Spanish 364.154 M734 ) BEING … [Read more...]

Staff Summer Reading – Ratings & Reviews (part 1)

The Main Library staff had an in-house Summer Reading program this year! Employees rated and/or reviewed the books they read or listened to in audiobook form. Everyone who participated was entered in a drawing for prizes donated by co-workers. There were so many books reviewed that we are breaking them into … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

Here's what we have been reading. How about you? THE AFTER-ROOM by Maile Meloy (JFIC) ALIEN IN CHIEF by Gini Koch (PSF) ALIEN SEPARATION by Gini Koch (PSF) ANNE OF WINDY POPLARS by L.M. Montgomery (YA Classics, YAFIC, JFIC, FIC, Ebook) THE APPRENTICES by Malie Meloy (JFIC, Audio ebook) … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

Looking for ideas for your Summer Reading?  Check out what EPL staff members are reading and listening to. ALIEN COLLECTIVE by Gini Koch (PSF) BECOMING GRANDMA: THE JOYS AND SCIENCE OF THE NEW GRANDPARENTING by Lesley Stahl (306.8745 S781, Audiobook) BOOK OF IVY by Amy Engel (YAPF) BOOKED … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

Happy spring! Isn't it great to be able to read outdoors again? Here are the books we have been reading and listening to. ANNE OF WINDY POPLARS by L.M. Montgomery (FIC, JFIC, YAFIC) AWKWARD by Svetlana Chmakova (YAGN) BECOMING GRANDMA: THE JOYS AND SCIENCE OF THE NEW GRANDPARENTING by Leslie Stahl … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

As promised, the rest of our February titles, along with those we have been reading and listening to this month. AN ABUNDANCE OF KATHERINES by John Green (YA FIC, Audiobook, Ebook, Spanish Language) ARTEMIS FOWL by Eoin Colfer (JFIC, YPF, Audiobook) AUTUMN LIGHT by Dan Walsh (IF) THE BRASS … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

The response to our most recent call for Staff Reads was delightfully overwhelming, so we saved quite a few for next month. Here are some of the titles we have recently read and listened to. Watch for more in March. Enjoy! BEFORE I GO by Colleen Oakley (FIC, Audiobook, eBook) THE BOYS IN … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

Soon the holiday season will wind down and there will be time, once again, to relax with a good book. Here are some possibilities for your January reading list. BUBBLES ALL THE WAY by Sarah Strohmeyer (PMYS, Large Print) BUBBLES BETROTHED by Sarah Strohmeyer (MYS) CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell … [Read more...]

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