Showing posts from January, 2018

Ellen Petry Leanse

Ellen Petry Leanse, author of The Happiness Hack
Book Talk and Signing
Francie & Finch Bookshop
130 S. 13th St.
Lincoln, NE

Thursday, February 8, 2018
6-7 p.m.

YA Books for Adults

America's First Cookbook

Harry Potter Words and Names

High Tech



Ursula Le Guin

Author Feuds

Mark Billingham

Finance Books

Steve Sieberson

Travel Author to be at Council Bluffs Library
The Daily Nonpareil

Steve Sieberson, author of The Naked Mountaineer--Misadventures of an Alpine Traveler
Council Bluffs Public Library
400 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs

Monday, January 22, 2018
6:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Top Titles at OPL

Omaha Public Library Announces Top Circulating Titles from 2017
Omaha Public Library

Books are ranked in the following categories:  Adult Fiction Titles in Print Books, Adult Nonfiction Titles in Print Books, Adult Audio Books (CD), Adult eBooks--Fiction and Nonfiction, Adult Digital Audio Books, Adult Large Print Books, Print Magazines, Digital Online Magazines, Adult DVDs, Children's Titles in Print Books, Children's Titles in eBooks, Children's Titles in Digital Audio Books, Youth/Teen Titles in Print Books, Young Adult Titles in eBooks, Young Adult Titles in Digital Audio Books, Toys, and Seeds.

A Wrinkle in Time

Appreciating Sue Grafton

Literary Trips

Omaha Picks:  Literary Trips
Omaha Public Library

Writers' Tips on Writing

Sue Grafton

Book Club--December Reads

Next of Kin by Sharon Sala Beth Venable has seen too much.  Witness to a major mob hit, she's placed in protective custody until the trial. But after her third safe house is riddled with bullets, she goes off-grid to save herself. What the FBI can't do, her kinfolk will.  The beautiful but forbidding Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky welcome Beth back, dirt roads and rustic shacks a world apart from L.A. But her homecoming even her blissful reunion with strong, silent Ryal Walker is made bittersweet by the fight she's brought to the clan's doorstep.  Hidden in a remote cabin with the man she's always wanted, Beth begins to dream of a new life: her old one.
The best movie I’ve seen this year is Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri.  Anyone else see the movie?  I laughed, and I cried.  The casting and the script seemed perfect.
I know there are some Downton Abbey fans in the group, and The Man Who Invented Christmas is, I’ve heard, also very good.  (The actor w…

Crime Books

The Best Crime Books of 2017
Literary Hub

The three categories covers are International Crime Fiction, US Crime Fiction, and True Crime.


A Journey to Independence:  The 8 Best Books to Understand Kenya

The photo accompanying the story is worth a look.

Leadership Books

Alex Kava

Friends of the Omaha Public Library Annual Meeting
Guest Alex Kava

Saturday, January 13
1-3 p.m.

University of Nebraska at Omaha
Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center
6100 Dodge St.
Rooms 230 & 231

For more information, check here.

Book to Screen 2018

Happy 2018!