When it’s hot and humid outside, sometimes it’s nice to retreat inside to learn a new skill or start a new project. Why not focus on cooking? The Great Cook: Essential Techniques and Inspired Flavors to Make Every Dish Better by James Briscione will help you develop your cooking skills, […]

The Great Cook by James Briscione

One of my favorite collections in the library is our collection of graphic novels. Yes, we have Superman and manga, but we also have many other complex, beautiful and literary stories expressed through this medium. And one of my favorite graphic novels is the Caldecott and Printz award-winning This One […]

This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki

If you loved The Fault in Our Stars, then it’s time to pick up Althea & Oliver. The two title characters are teens who have been neighbors and best friends since early childhood. They are just beginning to fall for each other when Oliver comes down with a bizarre and […]

Althea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho

Neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks is well-known for his books Awakenings (which was made into a feature film starring Robert DeNiro and Robin Williams), The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat, Hallucinations and several others. These books took the concept of medical case studies to new heights. Dr. Sacks […]

On the Move by Oliver Sacks