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Agnes / Book Club Books / BookLite

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

When young unassuming Rose Edelstein celebrates her ninth birthday her life forever changes in ways she could not have imagined. When Rose takes a bite of her mom’s lemon cake she is able to taste her mother’s emotions: which taste like despair and emptiness. To her horror, she discovers she has a “gift” to taste … Continue reading

Award Winning / Fiction / Henry / mythology

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

“Norse Mythology” is Neil Gaiman’s interpretation of the traditional Norse myths.  This is my first experience reading a book by Neil Gaiman, and he does not disappoint!  Fans of the recent Marvel movies will revel in this “behind the scenes” look at the true stories of the gods and goddesses of Asgard, the relationship between … Continue reading

John / Nonfiction

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

This past baseball season several players, including the Milwaukee Brewers star reliever and Cubs nemesis Josh Hader, had racist and homophobic Tweets they had posted in high school resurface on the internet. The players delivered their apologies to fans, but many of the Tweets left people wondering why these players ever thought these Tweets were … Continue reading

Graphic Novel / Leah / Science Fiction / Young Adult

Captain Marvel Vol. 1: Rise of Alpha Flight by Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters, Kris Anka (Illustrator), Felipe Smith (Illustrator)

Captain Marvel is back and has a new position as the leader of the newly formed Alpha Flight space program! Captain Marvel Volume 1: Rise of Alpha Flight (Captain Marvel 1-5) by Michaele Fazekas and Tara Butters, opens with Captain Marvel AKA Carol Danvers is headed to space to orbit the Earth as head of … Continue reading