Decorah Public Library staff are hosting four book discussions in September. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at 382-3717 to learn more or to reserve a book. Zoom links are available on the Library’s website or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org to be … [Read More]
It's #YAFriday and today we're sharing read alikes for fans of the 2021 Peabody Winning series The Owl House.
Wondering if you should be reading more poetry? Here are 8 collections to spend time exploring. Here's the list in the catalog - https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=27005 The Rain in Portugal - Billy Collins The Rain in Portugal—a title that admits he’s not much of a rhymer—sheds Collins’s ironic light on such subjects as travel and art, … [Read More]
Movie Selections Text only version: Mark Whelan’s Motion Pictures of the 21st Century Selection Adaptation (2002) dir. Spike Jones The Barbarian Invasions (2003) dir. Denys Arcand Black Hawk Down (2001) dir. Ridley Scott Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013) dir. Abdellatif Kechiche Children Of Men (2006) dir. Alfonso Cuaron City Of God (2003) dir. Fernando … [Read More]
It's YAFriday and we have more Zodiac inspired booklists! This week we have recommendations for Sagittarius and Capricorn.
Summer is ending and school is starting, so here are 8 novels set on college campuses. Not sure where to start? We recommend The Secret History. Here's a link to this list in the catalog - https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=26873 Wonder Boys - Michael Chabon A wildly successful first novel made Grady Tripp a young star, and seven years … [Read More]
Time Magazine just came out with their list of the 100 Best YA Books of All Time (https://time.com/collection/100-best-ya-books/) and we're celebrating with a display.
Call them magical realism, call them fairytale-esque, call them gothic body horror, call them speculative fiction, call them whatever you want - these weird, off-kilter short story collections defy expectations and conventions and take you in directions you won't expect. You can't go wrong with any of them, but your list maker's personal favorites are: All … [Read More]
The Pariah By Anthony Ryan I received an ARC of The Pariah from Orbit Books in exchange for an honest review. I am a relative newcomer to Ryan’s work, prior to The Pariah having only read (and mostly disliked) his Seven Swords novellas, although I have purchased many of his other books given … [Read More]
This week, we've got a list of books to help you make sense of your world! Check out these books about historical maps, making your own maps, maps of imaginary places, and the ways maps have shaped the world as we know it. Here's a link to these books in the library's catalog - https://decorah.biblionix.com/?booklist=26803 The … [Read More]