Category Archives: staff reads

Book Reviews: Two Great YA Reads

So many books and so little time but here are two books I read and loved in 2015. Orphan Queen by Jodi Meadows Her name is Wil and she’s an orphan of the conquered and destroyed kingdom of Aecor. She … Continue reading

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When They Weren’t Shooting, They Were Reading…..

One of the best non-fiction titles I read in 2014 illuminated for me a 20th-century U.S. governmental activity about which I had been totally unaware. Knowing about it now makes me proud yet again to belong to the “book profession”. In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skunks by Sandra Markle

My son and I recently attended an event at the library where the presenter spoke about a variety of animals including skunks.  This caught my son’s attention immediately, and he wanted to check out books about skunks.   I helped him … Continue reading

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Book Review: Smart Money, Smart Kids – Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money by Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruz

In Dave Ramsey’s new book Smart Money, Smart Kids: Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money, co-authored with his daughter Rachel Cruz, the big question is: “Why don’t we teach our children common-sense money principles?” Handling personal finances is … Continue reading

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Highland Hills Branch has started a new Staff Book Club!

Our first book was Fortunate Son by Walter Mosley Staff enjoyed reading this book; yet being torn with mixed emotions as both boys grew up facing many challenges; some very devastating. This book is a very good read; filled with … Continue reading

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