Saturday, July 21, 2007

Mystery Fans! Reminder about Just Desserts for July/August

Interested in discussing mystery fiction with like-minded fans? Don't forget to attend the July and August meetings of our Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group.

On Thursday, July 26th, 7:00-8:00 p.m., the group will be discussing Tony Hillerman's The Blessing Way.

On Thursday, August 30th, 7:00-8:00 p.m., we'll be tackling the Dashiell Hammett classic, The Maltese Falcon.

Meetings are always on the final Thursday of the month, at 7:00 p.m., in the 4th floor meeting rooms at the Bennett Martin Public Library downtown, 14th & "N" St.

For questions, post 'em here in reply to this blog entry, or you can call the Reference Desk at 402-441-8530.


Harry's Here...and We Want to See Your Opinions!

The wait is over!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final volume in the Harry Potter series, became available to book buyers and library patrons alike at 12:01 a.m. this morning.

Did you go to a Harry Potter release party? Have you got your copy already? Have you finished your copy already?

We want to hear from you -- what have you thought of the book? Please feel free to leave comments below!

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

New Book Talk Booklist at BookGuide

This is a list of books used during a past Book Talk at one of the libraries
Jessica H., of the Walt Branch Library, joined readers at the downtown Bennett Martin Public Library for our Tuesday afternoon Courtyard Book Chat on July 10th, to give a presentation on High Fashion and High Society Fiction.

You can see the complete list of the books she talked about by visiting the booktalk page (link above), or here's a sampling of her titles:

Bergdorf Blondes by Plum Sykes
The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
Gucci, Gucci Coo by Sue Margolis
Wolves in Chic Clothing by Carrie Karasyov and Jill Kargan
A Model Summer by Paulina Porizkova
and Secrets of the Model Dorm by Amanda Kerlin