Book Review All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, a Boise-based author, focuses on two main characters in the 1930s and 1940s. Marie Laure lives in Paris with her father who works at a museum. At a young age she goes blind and her father builds a model of their neighborhood and teaches her how to move about in a world without sight. Werner, along with his sister Jutta, is raised as an orphan in Germany. Werner has one g
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt was short listed for the Man Booker Prize in 2011 BUT that is not why I put it on my reading wish list. It was the striking cover designed by Portland artist Dan Stiles. Of course I pick books by their covers, don’t we all?
The Sisters Brothers has been dubbed “cowboy noir” by its reading audience. It favors a Coen brothers’ or Quentin Tarantino movie – stark and violent with a dash of humor. Charley and Eli Sisters are the two most fe
This year’s summer reading program begins on June 1st! The themes for children is “Every Hero has a Story,” the theme for teens is “Unmask!” and the theme for adults is “Escape the Ordinary.” As with each year’s program look for fun filled programming, for all ages, throughout the months of June and July. All age groups will be able to earn or win exciting prizes!