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Mmmm cupcakes…

15 May

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Check out a book on cupcakes or cooking! Got really hungry looking at all these books…

Some recommendations:

Cake pops : tips, tricks, and recipes for more than 40 irresistible mini treats / by Angie Dudley

Cupcakes, cookies, and pie, oh my! / Karen Tack & Alan Richardson

The sweet little book of cupcakes / by Nicholas Peruzzi, with Courtney Forrester

Alive in the Killing Fields

28 Jun

This is a book about a boy who survived the Khmer Rouge genocide. It is an adult book and is a heartbreaking story that I believe all should read.

“The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood” by James Gleick

28 Jun

I highly recommend James Gleick’s new book “The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood”.  It chronicles how information has become our modern era’s defining quality.  Below you can watch an interview with the author, in which he discusses one of the ideas explored in the book: Are we drowning in information?

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Just arrived! Take a look at some new YA books

7 Apr

Fist, stick, knife,gun: a personal history of violence by Geoffrey Canada; adapted by Jamar Nicholas.

A powerful and important graphic novel based on Geoffrey Canada’s 1995 memoir of growing up among the violence in the South Bronx.  As 6-year-olds his older brothers learned to fight to reclaim a stolen jacket, Canada learned to fight himself by age 12 and by college he was packing a gun to make himself feel invinsible and safe.  Despite these struggles Canada earned degrees from Bowdoin and Harvard.  Today he is the president and ceo of the Harlem Children’s Zone, a nonprofit designed to help urban areas with high crime and low student academic achievement.  His organization was deemed “one of the most ambitious social experiments of our time” by the N.Y. Times Magazine.   Strong violence and language.  Good for tweens through adult.

YA Books for Giving!

13 Jan

Take a look at this list of new YA books perfect for giving…Just click on the link below:

YA Holiday Books

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