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text banner in a gold background with the words goodreads choice awards 2017 announcing the best books of the year
Janice Batzdorff, December 16, 2017

Goodreads, the free online book review and recommendation site, announced the winners of the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards on December 5. This year, 3,887,950 readers cast their votes in twenty categories.


three book covers side by side for Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Twelve Days and The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter
Daryl M., December 14, 2017

Season’s Readings everyone! As 2017 draws to a close, I thought it might be interesting to look back at what I’ve read over the last twelve months and try to highlight my favorite books this year.


10 book covers of popular books
Tina Lerno, December 13, 2017

It’s the time of year for lists: Recommendations, best of’s and favorites.


December 10, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
David Kelly, December 12, 2017

Artemis by Andy Weir is the new #1 book on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List for the week of December 10, 2017, while 


Photograph of Arthur C. Clarke
Keith Chaffee, December 12, 2017

On December 16, 1917, Arthur C. Clarke was born. Clarke was a science and science fiction writer, perhaps best remembered as the co-writer of the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.


December 3, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
David Kelly, December 05, 2017

Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks is the new #1 book on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List for the week of December 3, 2017, while 


Picture of brownie
Keith Chaffee, December 05, 2017

December 8 is National Brownie Day.


read it first in big white cursive letters against a purple theater movie curtain illustration. Spotlight shining on the title as well.
Elizabeth Graney, December 01, 2017

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


November 26, 2017 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
David Kelly, November 28, 2017

Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly remains in the top spot on the Los Angeles Times Fiction Hardcover List for the week of November 26, 2017, while 


book covers for The Help, Salvage The Bones and Little Friend
Hillary St. George, November 25, 2017

Mississippi figured prominently in American popular culture in 2017 thanks to the powerful and recently lauded works of authors


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