Food For Fines is Back!
June 6-11th will be Food For Fines Week!
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
This lovely epistolary novel is set in the UK just after World War II. England and its citizens are deeply affected by the war and are still coming to terms with this troubling time as we meet the authoress Juliet Ashton – an author searching for inspiration for her new book. By chance she is […]
“Here’s To My Sweet Satan” by George Case
George Case’s book on the occult in pop culture from 1966 to 1980 is a must read for anyone who is a fan of scary movies, rock n roll, comic books or horror literature. This expansive nonfiction text tracks the history of occult references in popular culture in the 60s, 70s and 80s- everything from Scooby-Doo to […]
Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
Jacqueline Winspear’s mystery series “Maisie Dobbs” follows a British woman who, after her stint as a nurse in World War I, returns to Britain and must forge a new life for herself. Maisie Dobbs had grown up poor but was taken under the wing of a rich British family who employed her as a maid. […]
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
Four young persons’ – Joana, Florian, Emilia, and Alfred- paths cross during a massive refugee evacuation in WWII East Prussia. With the Russians closing in, the refugees flee towards the sea with the hopes of being able to board ships to freedom. However, once they board the Wilhem Gustloff, tragedy strikes and they must contain […]