Blogs: Adult Fiction

  • 13 Mysteries to get in the Halloween MoodHallowe'en Party

    It can sometimes be hard to get in the Halloween Spirit these days, what with busy schedules, long commutes, and other more pressing commitments.  A spooky mystery is just the thing to get you in the mood, and the San Jose Public Library is your one-stop shop for all things Halloween!  
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Friday, October 23, 2015 - 1:37 PM | Comments: 1
  • A Recipe for a Great Halloween Cover image for "A Halloween How-To" book

    As Halloween draws near, you may be thinking of throwing a party to celebrate the occasion. If you are looking to serve something besides candy, then try these books with Halloween food and drink recipes in them. You may also get ideas for do-it-yourself decorations and costumes or even learn about the history behind this occasion.
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • 5 Ways to Find Time to Readwatch

    Friends and acquaintances constantly tell me how lucky I am to work in a library because I get to read so much. Although I agree it's wonderful working in a library, I don't actually get to read at work, contrary to popular belief. (If you know of somewhere I can get paid to read all day, tell me where to sign up!) Like anyone else, library staff members also have to prioritize reading and find time in their day to enjoy a good book. That being said, it doesn't have to be impossible to find time to read! Here are five easy ways to fit reading into your day.
    Posted by: Megan Tristao on Monday, October 19, 2015 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 2
  • The Cinematic Life: PsychoSymbolic Images of Film

    Welcome to my blog The Cinematic Life. I don't just love movies, I wallow in them obsessively. I'm that geek that watches the movie, then re-watches it to listen to the commentary track. If there's more than one commentary track, my whole day is gleefully shot. I have strong, visceral, eye-twitching reactions to such trivial movie news as Ben Affleck will be the next Batman.
    Posted by: sherry baham on Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 4
  • 5 Adult Novels by YA AuthorsRoyal Wedding by Meg Cabot

    Ten years ago, I was a teen who sometimes read adult books. Now, I'm an adult who sometimes reads teen books. For anyone else looking to bridge the gap between "adult" and "young adult" fiction, check out one of these five authors who have successfully made the transition from YA to adult literature.
    Posted by: Megan Tristao on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0