Celebrated author, David Mitchell, addressed our gathering of librarians with humor, esteem, and the masterful storytelling for which we all adore him. Librarians have been “a guiding hand” throughout his life and career.  And it all began with a lost little boy finding refuge in the library and The Very Hungry Caterpillar! [youtube lxq-FEyXl5U&list=UU6aKZJ5BobqgmxQGLVBlVZw=]   […]

This Friday, we’re excited to present Remember Me Like This, a gripping debut novel filled with both nuanced characterization and the pace of a thriller. Four years have passed since Justin Campbell’s disappearance, a tragedy that rocked the small town of Southport, Texas. Did he run away? Was he kidnapped? Did he drown in the […]

This week’s #FridayReads is an exquisitely written new memoir from Pulitzer Prize winner Gail Caldwell—author of the beloved Let’s Take the Long Way Home. NEW LIFE, NO INSTRUCTIONS chronicles a dramatic turning point in Caldwell’s life, which unexpectedly opened up a world of understanding, possibility, and connection. Perfect for readers of Anne Lamott, Kelly Corrigan, […]

Royals with big personalities have always fascinated the masses.  Buckingham University historian Jane Ridley explores the life of Edward VII, known as the “Playboy Prince,” in her new book THE HEIR APPARENT.   King Edward the VII, affectionately called “Bertie”, was fifty-nine when he took the throne in 1901, upon the death of his mother […]