“Age of Ash” by Daniel Abraham

Age of Ash By Daniel Abraham I received an ARC of Age of Ash from Orbit Books in exchange for an honest review. As co-author of The Expanse, Daniel Abraham’s star has risen considerably over the past decade; now, hot on the heels of Leviathan Falls, comes his first entry in the Kithamar series. Age … [Read More]

YA Friday

Are you watching the second season of Bridgerton this weekend?  Do you want more historical romance in your reading life?  From the Spanish Civil War to 1950s Chinatown to 1920s Shanghai these YA historical romances tell stories of life, love, war, and peace.

“Goliath” by Tochi Onyebuchi

Goliath By Tochi Onyebuchi I received an ARC of Goliath from Macmillan-Tor/Forge in exchange for an honest review. I seem to have bad luck with books called Goliath. Scott Westerfeld’s Goliath left me disappointed a decade ago, and now I’ve had the same experience with Tochi Onyebuchi—but with a key difference: Onyebuchi’s Goliath is much … [Read More]

April Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting seven book discussions in April. 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 ktorresdal@decorahlibrary.org to be … [Read More]

YA Friday

It's (the end of ) Pisces season but we couldn't let it slip by without a zodiac booklist. What books would you recommend for the Pisces in your life?

YA Friday

It's #YAFriday and today we have a booklist for fans of the Marvel series WandaVision.  From witchy reads to shifting timelines to haunted pasts to real people living lives on television this booklist has a range YA and adult fiction for a variety of Wanda fans. The year is 1998: Titanic just won six Oscars, … [Read More]

YA Friday

This YA Friday we're highlighting YA books, middle grade books, and graphic novels for fans of the Disney film Encanto.  From magical realism to magical gifts, saving others to saving yourself, this booklist has something for a wide range of readers. Leonora Logroño’s family owns the most beloved bakery in Rose Hill, Texas, spending their … [Read More]

YA Friday

It's YAFriday and today we created a readalike list for fans of the HBO drama Euphoria.  For this list we looked for YA novels that deal with relationships, identity, addiction, trauma, friendship, friend groups, and finding your place in a complicated world.

March Children’s Activities

1-Take-and-Make Tuesday: Paper Doiley Snowflake Art 5-Absolute Science Bigger Bang Bubbles 7-Musical Storytime 8- Take-and-Make Tuesday: STEM Index Card Stacking 8-Winter Forest Yoga (rescheduled) 8-Dog Tales 9-Build It: Keva Planks 14-Cozy Storytime 15-Take-and-Make Tuesday: Spring Equinox Solar Print 16-Build it: Keva Planks 17-Crafternoon: Rainbow Mobile 21-Spring Storytime 22-Spring Equinox Yoga 22-Dog Tales 23-Preschool Party: Art … [Read More]