Booklovers Episode 8: Fairytales Retold

When you say “fairy tale,” most of us think of the Brothers Grimm or even Charles Perrault. They captured stories that had long oral traditions reaching back hundreds, even thousands of years. Recent research has scientists believing those traditions might stretch all the way back to the Bronze Age! Read more about the research. During […]


Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gifts for the book lovers on your holiday list? We have  suggestions! Here are some of our favorite books from 2016. Adult Fiction Adult Non Fiction Cookbooks (for your favorite chef) Picture Books School Age Children Teens Some websites that have non-book ideas for book lovers: Hello Giggles Uncommon Goods Huffington […]


Flash Forward: Writing Short Fiction

Fall is in the air, the leaves are picturesque, and it is officially time to get back to work on writing. Summer vacations are over and it is the season of the Clermont County Public Library short story contest. Read about it here. Who has time to write a story? Anyone, especially if they write […]


7 Humorous Fiction on Audio Book

Get ready for your next road trip with a humorous audio book! The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion – The Wife Project is complete, and Don and Rosie are happily married and living in New York. But they’re about to face a new challenge because–surprise–Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming […]


Book of the Month: The Daring Ladies of Lowell

Each month, we’re going to choose a book to recommend. One that we really enjoyed and we hope you will too! The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott You don’t have to look far to find TV shows and books set in Victorian times and early 1900s with young men and women testing time-honored […]


Book Challenge 2015: 5 Novels that Take Place at Colleges

This week’s reading challenge is to read a book that’s partly set in a college or university. Enjoy one of these, or let us know about others. Actually, if your children are planning to go to college, you might not want to read one of the novels below, as they all feature students who seem […]