Romances For the Beach

Originally posted on Saturday, 20 June 2015 at

Looking for some romance for the beach? We’ve got you covered! Check out one of these titles books today. If you like these authors, stop by the reference desk for more recommendations and check out other books by the same authors!

  • Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
  • Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway
  • Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  • The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
  • The Last Forever by Deb Caletti
  • The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler
  • My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
  • All I Need by Susane Colasanti
  • Perfect You by Elizabeth Scott
  • The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord
  • Joyride by Anna Banks
  • Both of Me by Jonathan Friesen
  • Now That You’re Here by Amy Nichols
  • Love and Other Theories by Alexis Bass
  • Like No Other by Una LaMarche


The Martian Trailer

Originally posted on Saturday, 20 June 2015 at

Did you read The Martian By Andy Weir (RO’s book review)? Did you know that they’re making a movie based on the novel? It comes out in October of this year.

Watch the trailer! Are you ready for the movie? We are! And while you’re waiting, check out some books about Mars!

The Week’s 10 Books To Read at the Beach

Originally posted on Saturday, 20 June 2015 at

Check out the original article here and then check out or request one of the titles!

  • The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud
    1. The Amulet of Samarkand
    2. The Golem’s Eye
    3. Ptolemy’s Gate
  • Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • Little Bee by Chris Cleave
  • Paris Trance by Geoff Dyer  (available from another TLN library)
  • Persuasion by Jane Austen
  • Reading Revelation Responsibly by Michael J. Gorman (available through MeL)
  • The Secret Place by Tana French
  • The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
  • Some of My Best Friends are Black by Tanner Colby (available from other TLN libraries)

7 Classic Feminist YA Books Everyone Should Read

Originally posted on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 at

Margo Rabb, author of the new YA novel Kissing in America, compiled a list of Classic Feminist YA everyone should read. Check out the original article on The Huffington Post and then check out one of the books.

  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, 1847
  • Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery, 1908
  • I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, 1948
  • Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, 1952
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, 1970
  • Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume, 1981