• Graphic Novels
    Here is my take on graphic novels. I don’t like reading them. I find the pictures distracting. I take more enjoyment from plain text and I like to let my imagination make the pictures from what I am reading. However, I know that there are millions of graphic novel fans and the library aims to … Read more
  • Fiction review – Bonds of Brass
    Title:  Bonds of Brass Author:  Emily Skrutskie Share something about your favorite characters. Did they remind you of someone or yourself? Talk about the dynamics between the characters.  The two main characters are best friends and roommates at their military boarding academy. Their friendship is tested when it is revealed that one of them is the heir … Read more
  • Fiction series book review – Joe Ledger
    Title: Joe Ledger & Rogue Team International Author: Jonathan Maberry There are ten (ish) books in the Joe Ledger series. Patient Zero (2009) 2. The Dragon Factory (2010) 3. The King of Plagues (2011) 4. Assassin's Code (2012) 5. Extinction Machine (2013) 6. Code Zero (2014) 7. Predator One (2015) 8. Kill Switch (2016) 8.5.  Dark of Night (2016) 9. Dogs of War (2017) 10. Deep Silence (2018) Joe Ledger is G.I. Joe, John Wayne, James … Read more
  • Fiction book review: The Silent Patient
    I was hooked by the story The Silent Patient, by Alex Michaelides. It was a brilliant book with great twists. The list of suspects I had was long, and I was completely wrong on what I thought would happen multiple times. The book is about Theo Faber, a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a … Read more
  • Social Emotional Learning
    Social Emotional Learning Everyone knows that kids need to learn their ABCs and 123s but Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is just as important. According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), SEL is the process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to … Read more