Blogs: Adult Fiction

  • Banned Books Week: Ending, BeginningsBanned Book Cover

    Today is the last day of Banned Books Weeks 2017, but beginnings are on my mind today. It is the very beginning of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the very first amendment, that protects our freedom to read. We will next be observing Banned Books Week during the last week of September 2018, but we celebrate our First Amendment rights every time we begin to read a challenged book.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 4:30 PM | Comments: 0
  • 3 More Authors Writing for Children and AdultsCover image for "Hoot" by Carl Hiaasen

    After I wrote my first post about authors who write for children and adults, fellow librarian Rory Dougan very kindly recommended some more authors to me. Thank you, Rory! Check out his suggestions below. Judy Blume Prolific children's author Judy Blume has written a book for adults too! .
    Posted by: Jessica Chung on Friday, August 25, 2017 - 4:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • Staff Picks: The Best Books We Read This SummerMade for Love Book Cover

    As September quickly approaches backpacks begin to fill-up, college campuses become bustling centers of activity, and the night starts earlier and earlier. To squeeze every last drop of enjoyment out of the summer months, the library's blog team presents the best books we read this summer. We hope that you find something to keep you company over Labor Day weekend and beyond.
    Posted by: Amelia Vander Heide on Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:45 AM | Comments: 0
  • The Great American Family Drama, by Sam Shepard Sam Shepard

    This morning, we woke up to the news that Sam Shepard passed away of Lou Gehrig's disease last Thursday.
    Posted by: Sarah Kishler on Monday, July 31, 2017 - 2:30 PM | Comments: 0
  • Easy, Breezy Summer Readsimage of open book on a table at the beach

    Summer is here, and you finally have time to read for the Summer Reading Challenge. How about that socially responsible, intellectually stimulating book that everyone is talking about? C’mon, who are you fooling?
    Posted by: Teresa Brodersen on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11:59 PM | Comments: 1