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]
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 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]
Decorah Public Library is launching a new discussion group focused on short form media that will meet over the lunch hour. This group will discuss short stories, essays, poetry, and audio/visual materials from 12:15-1 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. “Quick Bites is designed to be as accessible as possible,” says Zach … [Read More]
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 email@example.com to be … [Read More]
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?
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]
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]
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.
Decorah Public Library staff are hosting six book discussions in March, including a new Speculative Fiction Novella Group. 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 … [Read More]