Blogs: Adult Fiction

  • From Gringotts to Muggles: The Joy of Revisiting Harry Potterharry potter books

    It has been almost eighteen years since the first book of the Harry Potter series was published. In that time span, Harry Potter had become one of the best selling series of all time. Beloved by both young and old, Harry Potter entered the English literary canon with a bang that continues to reverberate.
    Posted by: Amelia Vander Heide on Friday, January 30, 2015 - 10:00 AM | Comments: 2
  • Game of Thrones is Coming (But Not Soon Enough!)Cover of "The World of Ice & Fire," the Targaryen 3-headed dragon sigil

    Winter is here Hodor, but the new season of Game of Thrones isn't! While previous seasons have premiered in February or March, this year we have to wait until April 12... that's too long! Whatever will we do until then?! Here are some suggestions to tide you over.
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 7:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Classic CelebrationsDon Quixote painting

    2015 marks milestone anniversaries for a number of literary works that continue to have enormous cultural influence all these years after they were first published. A significant anniversary is a great excuse to either revisit or pick up one of these classics for the first time.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 5:23 AM | Comments: 0
  • Werecats, Chimeras, and Necromancers?!Stray cover

    Stray by Rachel Vincent
    Posted by: Enna Penglin on Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 12:34 PM | Comments: 0
  • The Best Books of 2014

    The end of the year is upon us and it's time to look back at the best books of the year!  These are some of the most widely acclaimed books to come out of 2014, and they can all be found at San Jose Public Library.  Click on the link to see each book's location and availability. Euphoria: A Novel by Lily King
    Posted by: Olin Laster on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 5:00 PM | Comments: 0