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Seriously; Series, do we really need to read EVERY book? By the Stereotypical Librarian- It is time to launch the series reader’s anonymous group and this is why. Libraries can’t keep going on like this; our shelves simple won’t support this new obsession with book series. Here at our library we have series that are rapidly approaching 50 books. And I do mean rapidly, more than 2 books a
Never-ending Importance of Mothers by the Stereotypical Librarian- Two new moving memoirs explore the mother daughter dynamic. Written by daughters from very different walks of life both books demonstrate the importance of understanding and accepting their mother’s flaws and strengths in order to understand their own. Mothers being human make mistakes. “After the Eclipse” by Sarah Perry reads like a page turning mystery.
All Different In The Same Way by the Stereotypical Librarian- Reading books besides being fun can also help us examine human nature. In the books I’ve read this month the similarities of people in the stories, their actions, feelings, and thoughts regardless of the countries they are from or the time period in which they live are fascinating. Human beings all seem to want to
Surprisingly good reads for October…… by the Stereotypical Librarian- Surprise it is my turn to do the blog, and I haven’t been planning a theme for this month. Oh, dear! So here are the books I’ve been reading and the reason I’m reading them and why I’ve enjoyed them. Maybe you will too. “The Haunting of Hill House“ by Shirley Jackson – I was
Mother and Daughter Suspense by The Stereotypical Librarian- It is often thrilling when a mom and daughter get to spend time together; however, these following books take the excitement to a whole new level. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn – The mom who happens to love watching old black and white Hitchcock movies feels like she is living in one