Our Favorite Books of 2018

Jo is back on the podcast to help us review the year 2018 in books. She shares highlights from our annual Favorite Fiction/Nonfiction booklets now available online and at the Reference Desk. We talk about the titles that topped the national best-of lists along with the unique reads our staff couldn’t stop raving about. This…

Bookies Recommend: Fall Reads

What better way to spend a chilly, blustery day than with a good read (and maybe a warm drink)? Andrea stops by to share five titles that she recommends for this fall. Titles mentioned: Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg November Road by Lou Berney (read Jo’s review here) Washington Black by…

Great American Reads: Brooke reads Ghost

Aspen Drive Library Manager Brooke Bahnsen talks about reading Jason Reynolds’ award-winning youth fiction novel Ghost as part of PBS’s The Great American Read. We talk about why this contemporary book series written for junior high readers deserves to be recognized, the enjoyment of reading youth literature as an adult, and the benefits of reading diverse perspectives…