Category Archives: links

And we have shown up…

on Riffle.

Alternative book site, personally I like the cleaner look as compared to Goodreads.

A different place to find out what our book groups have been reading, to find out what we are interested in reading and perhaps occasionally a book review.

 

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Monday Mix

For Odysseus lovers: an interactive map where you can follow along:
Odysseus Map

List of overlooked books for 2013.

Ian Rankin  his top 5 mysteries.

List for food/book lovers.

Best of lists:

http://apps.npr.org/best-books-2013/

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/books/review/the-10-best-books-of-2013.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1&

http://www.salon.com/2013/12/03/10_unforgettable_graphic_novels_from_2013/

http://audiobooker.booklistonline.com/2013/12/07/2014s-best-audiobooks-part-one/

 

Monday Mix

Programs:
Our newsletter for December-February will be arriving shortly. You can pick up a copy in the library, sign up for email newsletter here on our website.  An idea of what to look forward to:
Lectures on parenting.
Classes on cooking,  in yoga, crochet.
Drop in Coffee & Crochet hour every Wed. at 10:30 am.
Sunday Concerts
and much more! Come see what’s going on at your library.

Awards:World Fantasy Winners (I’ve added several of these to my TBR pile)

Links:
Interesting map of the US showing the famous books from each state.

Flavorwire has a list 50 Incredibly Tough Books for Extreme Readers.
I found the list interesting. I  agree and disagree with the list and there were a couple of authors I’ve never heard of.

Flavorwire also has a list of 40 Trashy Novels You Must Read Before You Die.
And I can say I’ve read 5, but found 3 more to add to my TBR pile!

One more Flavorwire list – the 50 Great Campus Novels.  And again, I’ve added to my TBR pile.

 

 

 

Monday Mix

On Display: Watercolors by Jennie Kallas

Programs:
Escape from Behind Enemy Lines: Operation Bonaparte, presented by Rich Feingold, November 14th at 1 pm.

Car Buying 101, presented by Victor Lotito, November 21st at 7 pm

Film Noir Club meets to discuss Citizen Kane and Mr. Arkadan, November 12th at 7 pm

Awards: CWA Awards announced.
Finalists for the National Book Award announced, winners chosen Nov. 20

Lists: James Franco, actor and now novelist has a list of his 6 favorite books. I’ve only read Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy and based on that experience I don’t think I’ll be checking out his other favorites.

Poetry Longlist from National Book Awards

Poetry Longlist

Monday Mix

This summer, the one library book group decided to tackle a classic. No easy beach reads for us this year! So we decided upon Thomas Mann’s Magic Mountain. We’ve broken it up into 4 sections (see sidebar for schedule)
Join in the discussion at Novel talk at Goodreads.

A list of books being made into movies you may want to read first before seeing.

A list of  essential books by genre that you should read over at Litreactor.

New reviews posted at Euro Crime (they’ve mentioned so many books I’ll never catch up!)

 

Monday Mix

Crime Fiction Lover has a list of top 5 books of 2012.

New Yorker has a list of Best of 2012 books.

The Man Asian Literary Award Longlist has been posted.
AFI 10 best films of the year.

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