Blogs: Adult Fiction

  • Adam West: A Brief FilmographyCover image for "The Misadventures of Adam West Omnibus"

    Adam West passed away on June 9, 2017. Perhaps best known for his role as "Batman" in the television series of the 1960s, West also had an extensive career in film and voiceover work that can be seen on his official website and on Here are a few items from the San Jose Public Library's catalog that feature the actor as well.
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Friday, June 23, 2017 - 4:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight: June is LGBT Month!A rainbow Pride flag waves in the breeze against a blue sky. Attribution: Benson Kua via Wikimedia Commons

    Celebrate LGBT Pride! June is national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. We celebrate every June to commemorate the historic Stonewall riots (a key point in the Gay Liberation Movement in the U.S.), celebrate our LGBT communities, and honor the contributions that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people have made to our world. LGBT eResources Here are some excellent LGBT eResources for teens to check out:
    Posted by: Jacqueline Danziger on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight Extra - The Big Library Read is Back! Big Library Read You don't have to be a genius to fall in love with this book!

    Join us June 12th through June 26th for another Big Library Read!  This time, the book is The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict.  Get your eCopy at OverDrive, or place a hold on a paper copy!
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:15 AM | Comments: 0
  • Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read in May The Small Hand book cover

    Although winter appears to be selfishly hanging on into summer, the staff of the San Jose Public Library is busily reading full steam ahead.  This month find our picks, which include heartfelt family reads, atmospheric ghost stories, and YA books with strong female leads.  Let us know what you've been reading in the comments below.
    Posted by: Amelia Vander Heide on Friday, June 9, 2017 - 10:02 AM | Comments: 2
  • May 2017: Top 10 Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction CheckoutsBook Cover For The Undoing Project

    It's that time again for the monthly check on what the community's reading! Here's a selection from the top titles for March. Here are the previous lists for March and April. Enjoy!
    Posted by: John Muller on Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 2:23 PM | Comments: 2