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  • The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf

    It's every parent's worst nightmare.... you wake up early one morning to find that the child that you tucked into bed the night before is gone -- not playing in another room or downstairs watching TV, but truly, hopelessly, nowhere to be found. Missing! The terror, the panic, the overwhelming...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Guatemama@evpl on 08-18-2009
  • The Night of the Roundtable

    I looked at my daughter's soccer schedule, and said, "Oh, great! You don't have practice on Aug 25 th . That's the night of the Roundtable." My son looked at me quizzically, and said, "the Knight of the Round Table?" It took me a minute, but then I realized what was going...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 08-14-2009
  • The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder

    Okay, all you fans of The Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood listen up. Whether you read the book or just watched the movie , you won't want to miss out on this one... the latest foray into good ol' Louisiana family drama by author Rebecca Wells. Calla Lily Ponder is the youngest child and...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Guatemama@evpl on 07-29-2009
  • I *Heart* The Spellmans!

    Back in January, I wrote a little bit about Lisa Lutz 's Spellman series. Last night I finished the third installment, Revenge of the Spellmans . It is EXCELLENT! This has become my new favorite series, since I've begun to grow tired of Janet Evanovich 's Plum series. Private investigator...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 04-09-2009
  • Animal Dreams -- Books for Lunch at Red Bank Branch

    On Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at noon we will be discussing Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver at Red Bank Branch Library . I could hardly put Animal Dreams down while I was reading it and I hope you'll enjoy it too. Codi, her father and the other characters are wonderful and the small town of Grace...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 04-01-2009
  • E Can Write More Than Songs

    Mark Oliver Everett is probably better known simply as E, the lead singer and creative force behind the Eels, but a few months ago he published a memoir under his full name called Things the Grandchildren Should Know . He might be a little younger than most people who've decided to write memoirs...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 03-24-2009
  • The Longest Trip Home

    After reading several mixed reviews on John Grogan's newest book , I took the plunge and decided I'd see for myself. I really didn't think there was any way I could like the book as much as the bestselling " Marley and Me ", but I didn't think it would be as bad as some of the...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 02-04-2009
  • Lisa Lutz's Izzy Spellman Novels

    I read The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz during our 2008 summer reading program, how about you? It was good enough, I read Curse of the Spellmans right afterwards. What a quirky family! The books focus on a wild private investigator named Izzy Spellman, but her whole family (mother, father, older brother...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 01-14-2009
  • The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb

    Many fans of the Oprah book club will remember author, Wally Lamb, from his previous books, She's Come Undone and I Know This Much is True . After a lapse of many years, Lamb is back with this new epic which is rather heavy both in subject matter and in physical size (740 pages.) Though these factors...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Guatemama@evpl on 01-09-2009
  • The Spirit of the Beehive

    Thanks to a recommendation by my friend, I watched a stunning film this weekend. Set in a Castilian village somewhere in early 1940's rural Spain, this movie has won international acclaim as a masterpiece - labeled one of the greatest Spanish films of the 1970's. On the surface, it is a coming...
    Posted to Movies Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 12-30-2008
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