This historical fiction novel provides a compelling look into the multiple true stories of women lighthouse keepers during a span of 200 years, along with interesting facts about lighthouses.
A must read for bibliophiles. The author uses the unsolved LA Central Library fire of 1986 to examine the role of books and libraries on her life and their role in the larger society.
This special one-night-only celebration of the Blues features incredible live appearances from the likes of Keb’ Mo’, Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, India.Arie, Macy Gray, John Fogerty, Bonnie Raitt, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry, the Neville Brothers, Robert Cray, Alison Krauss, B.B. King, and others—all interwoven with behind-the-scenes moments, historic video clips, and reminiscences. There are so many standout moments, but both musical perfomances from Angélique Kidjo—“Zélie,” a traditional African chant, and Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child”—were downright jaw-dropping.
Nicholas Cage and his cohorts use The Declaration of Independence and other important artifacts from the Revolutionary War to hunt for a magnificent treasure. This movie is fun and exciting for the whole family.
This movie shows some of the hardships women have faced. One woman braved the old west, and showed the world what she was made of.
A lonely boy has a wonderful dream about an adventure.
Another twisty, suspenseful story by Megan Abbott!! Combines science and psychology and draws you in on the first page!
A good story to share with children about the importance of standing up for themselves and others. This book also provides a great promise for all children to make at school concerning how to address the issue of bullying.
Where reality and fantasy walk too close to know which is which, Legendary will keep you guessing. Who is Legend and why has he created this game? You’ll soon find out!
Very cute book with expressive pictures.
A wonderful story about body image, friends, acceptance, and shenanigans. Oh, and Dolly Parton.
With positive advice and funny stories, Hollis provides women with ways to overcome personal struggles that impact all of us at some point in our lives.
A thoughtful story filled with cute pictures that children will enjoy. Parents can use this book to discuss and provide ways to help children recognize and deal with their anger.
Feelings are hard to understand. This book helps give words to what are sometimes complicated emotions.
An architectural forerunner of it’s time, The Dakota Building, slowly slipped from its beginnings in the 1800’s to present day, 1985. The family who now stands to inherit The Dakota learn all about the deep dark secrets of the building and its former residents. So much history, twists and turns, I loved this book.
This book was a page-turner and very entertaining. I wanted to keep reading to find out how a person gets out of such a sticky situation that affects so many.
I love psychological thrillers and this debut novel did not disappoint. Just when I thought I knew what was happening, the ending really shocked me. The suspense was really intense!
It happens every day yet horrifying to even imagine. Young girl kidnapped , abused in so many ways while kept hostage. Her only saviors being a few special people who became friends along her way, always looking to be saved by her mother.
Llama likes to knit for her friends, and soon the whole forest is busy crafting gifts for each other, all except beaver. Beaver doesn’t want to do anything that’s not useful. Soon, Beaver and Llama discover just how useful creating can be.
The wonderful story of Mary Poppins is told in this beautifully illustrated picture book just in time for the new movie to come out!
Kesha’s struggles to release this album have been well-documented; the music her fans have waited so long for does not disappoint. It is powerful, and the themes of letting go of the past and finding strength within yourself have resonated strongly with me.
Well written story of an angry 12 year old girl who must go into foster care where she meets a wonderful lady who helps her overcome some of her issues. The story is about family, love, friendship, and devotion.
This film will keep you at the edge of your seat, and the quietness of the film just adds to the intensity.
This is easily the best horror movie that I have seen in years.
This movie makes you think about issues in a way that you ordinarily would not. It is engrossing, while at the same time made in such a way that some may perceive to be slow moving. I enjoyed the contrasts.
This is a well-written and well-illustrated book about children and their dogs.