Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger

On page 369, Ridley says, "We don't have control, we have choices," and on page 371, she says, "In life there are only good and bad choices. And sometimes even choices can only be judged by their consequences. And sometimes not even then."

Is it really as simple as a matter of choice? How would any of the characters agree or disagree with these ideas?

For more information about the author, check out:

Monday, June 21, 2010

Water Your Mind Read

We invite you to join the 2010 Adult Summer Reading Program Fun!
Summer Reading begins, Monday June 21, 2010 - No registration required.

All Wayne residents age 18 and up may read a book or listen to an audio book, write a brief review, and place the review in the Entry Form Fish Pond at the Reference Department's "Book Beach;" or blog about it below!

The more you enter, the more chances you have to win the Grand Prize of a $40* Barnes and Noble gift card goody package! (Winner chosen at random) Water Your Mind entry forms will be available at Book Beach. Also available at the Preakness Branch Library or can be printed off our website.

Here's What you need to do to blog about your book online!

1) Find a great book to read!

2) Read it!

3) Write a review or summary and tell us if you thought it Watered Your Mind! or Caused a Drought!

4)Scroll down just a bit.

5) Click on "Comments"

6) Type in your Name, Library Card # and Phone number, book information and book summary.
7) Type in the Word Verification

8) Select Anonymous

9) Then Publish

10) Your review will not actually get published until it is reviewed/approved by our librarian. She will then print out your entry and place it in the Entry Form Fish Pond, and then remove your name, card number and phone number and publish it on our Book Discussion Blog. The more books you read and review or blog about, the closer you are to winning. Remember one winner will be chosen at random and winner will be notified on August 16, 2010!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Nightlife by Thomas Perry

Tanya Starling seems to kill for two reasons - for the thrill of it, but also to avoid being caught. Is she more dangerous than other serial killers since she is a woman and doesn't look like a killer? Or perhaps because she doesn't have an established modus operandi?
For more information about the author, check out:
For an interview with Thomas Perry by Robert Birnbaum, check out: