Every January in the Literature & Fiction department, we put up a display with the theme This Year I Will…. The display features a variety of books on aspirational topics, such as acting technique, how to write poetry, careers in journalism, brushing up your grammar skills, and so on.
Season’s Readings everyone. 2019 has been quite a year in terms of fiction and non-fiction titles. I’ve had the opportunity to read some truly remarkable books over this past year. So many that, for the first time, I had a challenging time narrowing the list down to something manageable or almost!
Jenn Bailey has won blue ribbons for pie baking, roamed Australia as the still photographer for Continuum, and made it to the Top 40 in the Lego Master Builder competition. Bailey has her MFA in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts.
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Here in L.A. we had a wet Thanksgiving and we probably won’t have a white Christmas, but we can still take part in that old tradition—big-budget holiday movies. December looks like a pretty mixed bag in terms of movies based on books—there are a few possible sugarplums and some likely lumps of coal.
“The great thing about architecture is that it’s everywhere,” my father would assert with enthusiasm. He, himself, was a Los Angeles-based architect and it felt nothing short of magical to see his hand-drawn sketches transform over time into three-dimensional spaces.
At Check These Out!, each month you will find a few recently published or upcoming titles that are worth “checking out” from the library.