Review of The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M. J. Rose This book is fantasy fiction with elements of historical fiction and romance. It is the story of Sandrine Solomon who leaves her abusive husband in New York and goes to Paris to stay with her grandmother. Her grandmother is a courtesan, something Sandrine had […]
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This year, our annual Oscars Pick the Winners contest had a record-setting 183 entries. It was a tough year, with a surprise in the Supporting Actor category (Bridge of Spies’ Mark Rylance upset favorite Creed‘s Sylvester Stallone) and with Spotlight edging out The Reverant to take home the Best Picture trophy. Thanks to all who […]
What will win on Sunday night, February 28th? What should instead? Here are my picks for the winners, along with my picks on who/what SHOULD win, but most likely will not. Best Picture: The Revenant has the odds in its favor, but I would like to see Spotlight take home the prize, which I felt […]
I was very lucky to be part of the the American Library Association’s Notable Videos for Adults committee for 2016. Each year, the national committee, part of ALA’s Video Round Table group, selects a list of 15 outstanding documentaries released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults. For […]