The Warrior’s Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold While actually the second book published in Lois McMaster Bujold’s epic Vorkosigan saga, The Warrior’s Apprentice makes an excellent place to start the […]

Reading to the Rhythm with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

This Saturday, July 18, at the Linda Vista Branch Library, the West Pasadena Book Discussion group has taken on a different approach to this month’s meeting. In other words, instead […]

The Gospel of Loki by Joanne Harris Let’s face it, there is a big literary upsurge in stories about “bad boy” characters. Well, Loki’s been the archetype for that for […]

Read to the Rhythm with Books About Music

  Celebrate this year’s Read to the Rhythm Adult Summer Reading Challenge by reading about your favorite composers, artists, and genres.  Also, if you haven’t signed up yet, you can […]

Kick Off the Summer With a Good Book

Now that summer has finally arrived, it’s time to go on an adventure! Whether it’s traveling abroad, or a fantastic stay-cation, these books will take you on an adventure from […]

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Are you, like many of us, devastated that there will be no more episodes of Mad Men? Are you questioning what could possibly fill that void in your heart? Well, […]

Glorious War: The Civil War Adventures of George Armstrong Custer by Thom Hatch This book is a detailed study of the Civil War career of Custer. During that period, his […]

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May the Force be with you on this May fourth–Star Wars Day! While we’re not yet up to the level of space travel and exploration that is shown in the […]

Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear This book is impossible to contain within a single genre of fiction. You will find it in our collection under “Mystery,” but it also contains […]

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April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate this literary art form here’s a list of all the winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry from the 2010s with links to the […]