Summer Reading 2014

The Ledge

The Ledge begins with a young man, Gavin (Charlie Hunnam), walking out onto the ledge of a building.  Detective Lucetti (Terrence Howard) shows up to talk him down.  We learn that Detective Lucetti brings his own personal problems to work with him on this day.  Gavin tells the detective his story.  He still has time.  He isn’t jumping until noon.  We learn how he fell in love with Shana (Liv Tyler) who is unfortunately married to Joe (Patrick Wilson).  Their … Continue reading

Beyonce launches her Tumblr

April 28, 2012 by  

Beyonce is PEOPLE magazines Most Beautiful Woman. Check our library reference section for the special double issue. She is a new mother to Blue Ivy Carter, and just launched her own Tumblr. You could say 2012 is a big year for her, but Please. Every year is a big year for her. This girl is always working on what’s next. She has always been at the top of her game. She will never disappoint you. Click here for B’s Tumblr. … Continue reading

Cold War Kids

April 28, 2012 by  

The first time I heard Cold War Kids was on March 23, 2010. I was at The Auction House, a gritty upscale lounge in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, with my two best gals. I was at the bar wishing I had a signature drink to order when their song Hang Me Up to Dry came on. It was like being punched in the face by awesomeness. The bartender was playing their second cd Loyalty to Loyalty. I wanted to curl … Continue reading

My Adele Obsession

April 27, 2012 by  

This has been the year of Adele. For me, it was just over a year ago when I saw a video of her performing Someone Like You at the Brit Awards. Click here if you want to see it. I watched and re-watched it until I could follow word-for-word. Her voice is enrapturing. Her songs are transformative. When she sings, she takes you with her. You feel what she’s feeling, and you understand where those lyrics come from. That’s what sets … Continue reading

The Hunger Games

April 27, 2012 by  

Everyone knows about this movie. Almost everyone has read the books, and everyone who has LOVES THEM! We’re invested in them. The movie is still in theaters. If you’re waiting for the dvd, there is no official release date, but it’s expected to be in August. And you know the Boyd Co. Public Library will have several copies on pre-order. This review is spoiler heavy, so read at your own risk. First things first, what matters most is whether or … Continue reading

Fifty Shades of Grey

April 25, 2012 by  

As a librarian I try to read the “popular” books so I will know what everyone is talking about.  That’s why I started reading Fifty Shades of Grey.  I read the second one because I couldn’t wait to find out what happened to Ana Steele and Christian Grey.  There are a series of three books about these characters.  It is set mostly in Seattle, WA.  Ana meets “Fifty” when she falls through his office door.  She’s only there because she’s helping a … Continue reading

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