Category: Adult Services

Book Recommendation: Firekeeper’s Daughter

Book Title: Firekeeper’s Daughter Book Author: Angeline Boulley Call Number: YA FIC BOUL Recommended by: Jennifer Sullivan, Youth & Family Services Manager Jennifer’s Review: This is an own-voices book that depicts tribal life from the point of view of a teenage girl. It has a very compelling plot with a strong female protagonist. The book […]

Audiobook Recommendation: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

Audiobook Title: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love Audiobook Author: Cal Newport Audiobook Narrator: Dave Mallow Subject: Personality and Occupation, Vocational Guidance Call Number: CD 650.1 NEWP Recommended by: Monica Miller, Library Support Assistant Monica’s review: “Honestly, the narrator was pretty boring, but I […]

November Book Display: Cozy up with Family Stories

This November, the books on display are about families or about food and family. Elin Hildebrand treats us to a wedding party with the incredibly complex family of Beautiful Day and Anne Tyler takes us through the lives of three generations in a Spool of Blue Thread.  We revisit sisters in Lauren Edmondson’s Ladies of the House (Jane Austen’s Sense & […]

What is all the hoopla?

“hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We […]

Haunted Houses and Ghost Hunters

To celebrate the spooky season, I looked for titles about haunted houses and ghost hunting.  There is a documentary on Waverly Hills, Aaron Mahnke’s Lore and stories in a Foxfire collection. Many of these books dig into Kentucky’s rich heritage of haunting stories.  Please enjoy! Laurel Sisler Adult Services Librarian lsisler@andersonpubliclibrary.org The Haunted Houses and […]