Libertyville During World War I

This past November, LHS senior Anna Burns delivered a presentation regarding Libertyville during WWI as part of the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society’s History Matters series. Anna spent numerous volunteer hours over the last year scanning through the local paper on microfilm looking for articles giving a glimpse at what life was like here in Libertyville and…

The Top Reviewed Fiction of 2017

What was the top reviewed fiction of the year? To find out, I looked at the best lists from Publishers Weekly, the Library Journal and School Library Journal, the American Library Association, Kirkus, The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Times, Booklist, BookPage, NPR, Amazon and Barnes&Noble. I included titles that made at…

The Top Reviewed Nonfiction of 2017

What was the top reviewed nonfiction of the year? To find out, I looked at the lists from Publishers Weekly, the Library Journal, the American Library Association, Kirkus, The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Times, Booklist, BookPage, NPR, Amazon and Barnes&Noble. I included books that were listed at least three times. The…