The long awaited death certificates are here. Be sure to come and get the ones you need!
By Renee Schmutz-Sowards, BCPL circulation specialist By odd coincidence, last fall I spent more days than not in some form of historical dress. Whether it was for Downton Abby tea parties, steampunk balls, art shows, or Tudor and Elizabethan reenactments, each fantastic gown went the requisite historically accurate undergarments – including corsets. Later, while recovering from a hectic season and enjoying being back in my “civilian” dress, I often found myself considering corsets as I dressed each morning. I had … Continue reading
Reviewed by Amy Colegrove, BCPL youth services specialist The Maze Runner series by James Dashner is so popular right now, and as a fan of the book series, I decided that it was time to discover other books written by the author. To my surprise, I found that Dashner has written other series in addition to The Maze Runner: The Jimmy Fincher Saga and The 13th Reality series, as well as a contributor to The Infinity Ring series. I’m such … Continue reading
Reviewed by Amy Colegrove, BCPL youth services specialist Like most readers, there are a couple of things that have to catch my interest before I decide to read a particular book. First, I have to find the cover appealing, and secondly, the description on the back of the book has to leave me intrigued. I can tell you from just the cover alone that Whisper Falls by Elizabeth Langston did not disappoint! Reading the plot description I learned right off … Continue reading
Reviewed by Barb Biggs, BCPL branch manager Let me preface this by saying that my mother has been hounding me to read this book for years. So, like all strong-willed daughters, I kept putting it off. I mean, really, Mom? Time traveling romance, do you even know me? But, with a long trip ahead of me and the audiobook available for checkout, I gave it a try. Let me just say this: Mom really does know best. The book begins … Continue reading
Reviewed by Jamie Bayne, Information Specialist The long awaited 12th installment of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J. R. Ward was definitely not a disappointment. The King represents the best of Ward: tough men with hearts of gold; rough language; steamy, intimate scenes; and the continuation of the Vampires’ history. In The King, Ward comes full circle and returns to the story of Wrath, son of Wrath, the Blind King. The first novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, Dark … Continue reading