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A review of "The Diviners" by Libba Bray

Libba Bray returns to the form she does best, the “teen historical occult thriller with romantic elements”. This latest book is basically an extended Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode set in the 1920’s, ,involving a rising demon, evil cultists, and a cyborg. But make no mistake: this isn’t a moon-eyed Mortal Instruments-esque fantasy. This is a well […]

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Everything Hitchcock!

The time has come!  The time I have been waiting for decades for!  The time I might have been waiting for from the day I was born!  It is here!  Alfred Hitchcock has come back into the realm of popular culture with a vengeance!!!!My family got their first VCR for the Bears’ January 1986 Super […]

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Learn from Home with Morningstar Tutorial Videos

Looking for a simple overview of Morningstar Investment Research Center? If you’re unable to attend a monthly live training session, Morningstar’s Tutorial Center is a great place to start. You must have a Niles Library card to access this resource. Go to www.nileslibrary.org/research. When prompted, enter your library barcode. Select Financial & Public Records. Choose […]

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Hitchcock Fest!

Recently, I flew to London to attend several days of the two-month-long The Genius of Hitchcock festival held at the British Film Institute’s Southbank campus.Starting in June and ending after London’s yearly October film festival, the BFI pulled out all of the stops to honor one of their own…a British director who became an international sensation by […]

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