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  • 'The 100' by Kass Morgan
    Book review: 'The 100' by Kass Morgan
    Kass Morgan is the author of the young adult science fiction series The 100 which was made into a television series and is currently in its second season on The CW network. “The 100” is the first book in the series, “Day 21&rdquo...
  • Lillian on Life
    Long live Lillian! ‘Lillian on Life’
    “Lillian on Life,” is everything a debut novel should be: fresh, original, and unforgettable. In this short, but stylish, book Alison Jean Lester brings Lillian – a woman of a certain age – vividly to life.Think of each of...
  • Chowder the Field Mouse
    A fun children’s book based on a real story
    Books based on true stories are the best. When we are looking for a new book to read, we know that we want one with powerful messages and ideas, because only having fun with a captivating story isn’t enough. We also want to learn something....
  • 'How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied' by Jess Keating
    'How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied' by Jess Keating
    "How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied" by Jess Keating is a clever and humorous middle grade book filled with middle school angst and lots of interesting creature information.Ana (short for Anaconda) is miserable about...
  • P.D. James
    P.D. James: The crime novelist who found her true niche
    P.D. (which stands for Phyllis Dorothy) James was a prolific crime novelist who died almost two months ago at the age of 94 (August 1920 – 27 November 2014). She is best known for the popular Adam Dalgliesh mysteries (14 novels) and Cordelia...
  • Who Are the Fear Fighters?!
    A captivating book that teaches children how to fight their fears
    There are two common fears that most children experience at a certain age: the fear of the dark, and the fear of wild animals. As they grow, they learn about the world they live in and about how things work, which helps them gain a new...
  • Valentines, romance and books
    New Christian romantic fiction releases from best-selling authors
    February makes one think of love and romance; it is the month, after all, when Valentine's Day explodes in stores and on television, making it difficult to ignore. For Christian fiction readers, though, there is a difference between the...
  • 'Death Logs In'
    Book review: 'Death Logs In' by E.J. Simon (w/ event details)
    E.J. Simon will appear at the Pequot Library in Southport, CT, this Sunday, January 25th, at 4:00 p.m. for a “Meet the Author” event. Attendance is free and open to the public; copies of Death Logs In will be available for purchase and...
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #42
    Raid the Technodrome in this week's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #42"
    It may be a brand new year, but IDW's core Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic is up to its' same old trick of offering consistently great writing with terrific artwork amid displays of action. Writers Kevin Eastman (co-creator of the...
  • Supergirl
    Melissa Benoist will star in CBS' "Supergirl" TV series
    Back in September, it was announced that CBS would be dipping back into the superhero game for the first time since 1991 by developing a TV series based on "Supergirl". It was said that the network's commitment to said series would...
  • The Street or Me: A New York Story by Judith Glynn
    The Street or Me: A New York Story by Judith Glynn
    Title: The Street or Me: A New York StoryAuthor: Judith GlynnPublisher: Fox Point PressDate Published: March 2014ISBN: 978-0983459552What is your book about?Judith: My memoir is a raw, riveting, and compassionate read that proves an ordinary...
  • The Diamond Thief
    Book Review: 'The Diamond Thief' by Sharon Gosling
    Rémy Brunel is a talented sixteen-year-old thief. She performs in the circus, owned by Gustave, on the trapeze as Little Bird because taking something that is not hers is not the only thing she is good at. Her latest assignment from Gustave is to...
  • And I thought I'd be a Nun by Georgianne Landy-Kordis
    And I thought I'd be a Nun by Georgianne Landy-Kordis
    Title: And I thought I'd be a NunAuthor: Georgianne Landy-KordisPublisher: LilyHeart PublishingYear Published: 2014ISBN: 978-1499674262Tell us a little bit about your writing and educational backgroundGeorgianne: I studied screenwriting &...
  • 'Now That You're Here' by Amy K. Nichols: YA scifi romantic thriller
    'Now That You're Here' by Amy K. Nichols: YA scifi romantic thriller
    Amy K. Nichols is a debut author whose "Now That You're Here" reads like a story written by an experienced writer. The young adult story is about a teenager who jumps into his alter-twin in an alternate universe. The universe he...
  • JJ Abrams, Doug Dorst, Ship of Theseus, S
    S by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst
    One of the most unusual books you will ever encounter. Not only a book within a book, but also included is lot of ephemera. You need a decoder for this one! Written by J.J. Abrams (film maker of Lost fame) and novelist Doug Dorst, S is an...