Upcoming Books: A False Report-A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong

I received this book as an Advanced Reader Copy from Penguin Random House. I really enjoyed this book. The subject of rape and rape culture in this country is always a touchy one and most of the time leads to a wide range of emotional reactions. I truly appreciated the organization of this book. Although… Continue reading Upcoming Books: A False Report-A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong

Upcoming Books: What to Read

I received From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughty as an Advance Reading Copy from W.W. Norton. To them I am very grateful. I never in a million years would have guessed that a book about death could fascinate and intrigue me the way this book did. Caitlin Doughty, the author, traveled around the world… Continue reading Upcoming Books: What to Read

October is National Reading Group Month

    October is National Reading Group Month, and what better way to celebrate than to read book club selections?! The College, Career, and Coffee Book Club at the Iredell County Public Library decided to read titles that have been selected by other book clubs. This includes the New York Times choices, Oprah’s Book Club,… Continue reading October is National Reading Group Month

The Controversy of Challenged Books

The American Library Association released yesterday it's list of Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2015 in its annual report which can be found here. The report is released every year during National Library Week and I found it extremely enlightening. It confirms what I have been saying for years: People absolutely despise, yet thrive on, anything… Continue reading The Controversy of Challenged Books