Staff Picks

Explore the History of Magic

The Occult, Witchcraft & Magic: An Illustrated History by Christopher Dell, 2016. From first glance of the cover adorned with symbols of the arcane and by thumbing through the rich art, this book is sure to put a spell on you. This gorgeously illustrated book paints a picture in time ...Read More

How to fit in?

This Journal Belongs to Ratchet by Nancy J. Cavanaugh Ratchet is not your typical eleven-year-old. Raised and homeschooled by a mechanic father who has made it his mission to save a local park from becoming a strip mall, Ratchet longs for everything she doesn’t have: a “normal” dad, memories of ...Read More

Soulful and Romantic

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon She’s a science geek and he’s a poet.  She doesn’t believe in love at first sight. He believes love is more than a theory.  She is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. He is avoiding an interview with the ...Read More

The Boss

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen, 2016 Like Springsteen’s lyrics, this autobiography is eloquent and layered. The easy use of language and the relatable history of the times makes this tome feel very personal and honest, like a late night visit with an old high school buddy. From his caterwauling ...Read More