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Game of Thrones: I Still Have Questions Game of Thrones: I Still Have Questions

Winter came and went with the series finale of Game of Thrones. I tuned in, along with over 19 million others, and felt a pretty full range…
Winter came and went with the series finale of Game of Thrones. I tuned in, along with over 19 million others, and felt a pretty full range…

21 Published Authors Who Write… 21 Published Authors Who Write…

You might be surprised by the number of bestselling authors who also read (or even write) fanfiction! In no particular order, here's the...
You might be surprised by the number of bestselling authors who also read (or even write) fanfiction! In no particular order, here's the...

The Four Doorways The Four Doorways

Recently, intrepid Book Squaders Polli and Kate sprinkled some of their reader’s advisory (that’s librarian-speak for recommending stuff…
Recently, intrepid Book Squaders Polli and Kate sprinkled some of their reader’s advisory (that’s librarian-speak for recommending stuff…

Paying Attention Paying Attention

By Pkenn
Attention is the beginning of devotion. ~ Mary Oliver I’ve written before about the importance of unplugging (and the difficulties of…
Attention is the beginning of devotion. ~ Mary Oliver I’ve written before about the importance of unplugging (and the difficulties of…

Tolkien Mania Tolkien Mania

By Istepp
The way I remember it, if my seventh grade English teacher caught you chewing gum in class, she’d walk over to your desk and leisurely but…
The way I remember it, if my seventh grade English teacher caught you chewing gum in class, she’d walk over to your desk and leisurely but…

Reading Rut? Rouse Yourself With These! Reading Rut? Rouse Yourself With These!

By Klopez
I'm exhausted. In a "my bones feel like they are made of cement, perhaps I should consult Web MD" kind of way. Lately, my go-to answer...
I'm exhausted. In a "my bones feel like they are made of cement, perhaps I should consult Web MD" kind of way. Lately, my go-to answer...

Echo and The Traveling Cat Chronicles Echo and The Traveling Cat Chronicles

I recently celebrated my cat’s 20th birthday. Echo is a grey and caramel colored tabby that I’ve literally had since the day she was born.…
I recently celebrated my cat’s 20th birthday. Echo is a grey and caramel colored tabby that I’ve literally had since the day she was born.…

Finding Sanctuary with "The Bird King" Finding Sanctuary with "The Bird King"

By Ksoper
One day, not too long ago, I received in my mailbox an advanced-reader copy of G. Willow Wilson’s The Bird King. I was a bit familiar with…
One day, not too long ago, I received in my mailbox an advanced-reader copy of G. Willow Wilson’s The Bird King. I was a bit familiar with…

Slaying Vampires (& Comics) on Hoopla Slaying Vampires (& Comics) on Hoopla

(Cover image is from Audrey Mok's variant cover art for Buffy #2) If you’ve met me in the library and asked me for recommendations,…
(Cover image is from Audrey Mok's variant cover art for Buffy #2) If you’ve met me in the library and asked me for recommendations,…

Expand Your Horizon Expand Your Horizon

By Jvail
It’s already a crazy busy spring, but one of my favorite authors has just released his first book in five years. So naturally I put…
It’s already a crazy busy spring, but one of my favorite authors has just released his first book in five years. So naturally I put…

The Dirt The Dirt

Last month, three librarians and their graphic designer bestie took the trip of their lives. They spent ten glorious days in the…
Last month, three librarians and their graphic designer bestie took the trip of their lives. They spent ten glorious days in the…

Can't Miss April 2019 Reads Can't Miss April 2019 Reads

April 2019 is a busy month in the publishing world, which is great news for those of us who are gearing up for Summer Reading! Whether…
April 2019 is a busy month in the publishing world, which is great news for those of us who are gearing up for Summer Reading! Whether…

For People Who Don't Like Poetry For People Who Don't Like Poetry

April is National Poetry Month! With the birds singing and the sun shining, it’s a great time to start reading poetry - even if you’re…
April is National Poetry Month! With the birds singing and the sun shining, it’s a great time to start reading poetry - even if you’re…

Inspiration From Elizabeth Schultz,… Inspiration From Elizabeth Schultz,…

I've written to share my admiration for environmental and social justice leaders before, as well as to celebrate local authors; however,…
I've written to share my admiration for environmental and social justice leaders before, as well as to celebrate local authors; however,...

Change Your Life: Book Recs Based on… Change Your Life: Book Recs Based on…

By Ksoper
I was very worried when I heard Queer Eye was in Lawrence (as evidenced by their stop at our own 3-windowed 6th street McDonalds!). My…
I was very worried when I heard Queer Eye was in Lawrence (as evidenced by their stop at our own 3-windowed 6th street McDonalds!). My…

It's the End of the World As We Know It It's the End of the World As We Know It

A question I’ve asked myself as a devoted reader of speculative literature, and one I’ve been asked a fair amount of times as a librarian,…
A question I’ve asked myself as a devoted reader of speculative literature, and one I’ve been asked a fair amount of times as a librarian,…
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