June Book Discussions

Decorah Public Library staff are hosting nine book discussions in June. 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]

“The Hacienda” by Isabel Cañas

The Hacienda By Isabel Cañas I received an ARC of The Hacienda from Berkley Publishing Group in exchange for an honest review. Isabel Cañas’ debut novel is an anti-colonialist take on the haunted house genre set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence. It follows two characters: Beatriz, who has recently married a … [Read More]

“Elektra” by Jennifer Saint

Elektra By Jennifer Saint I received an ARC of Elektra from Flatiron Books in exchange for an honest review. Jennifer Saint’s follow-up to Ariadne is called Elektra, but that is somewhat misleading—the titular character shares this story, which encompasses events prior to and during Homer’s Iliad and Aeschylus’ Agamemnon, with Clytemnestra (her mother) and Cassandra … [Read More]