Book Review: Artemis

Review by Maxine Swanson First off, let me say I’m not a science fiction/fantasy fan by any means. I just picked up Artemis by Andy Weir because I’d read his The Martian and thoroughly enjoyed it. Also, I like the author’s own story. (I’ll let you discover that on your own!) Oh, and one more thing…the book has maps. And I’m a sucker for books with maps. I especially enjoy books that are character-driven…and Artemis most definitely is. Jazz, the main character, reminded me of Lisabet Salander, the brilliant but very troubled star of Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson…both of them edgy, naughty (to put it mildly), sassy, brave …and on the side of justice even though it might no

Great American Reads

For the month of June, a choice in the reading challenge is to read a book from the Great American Reads list. Check the list out below! For more in depth descriptions check here: http://www.pbs.org/the-great-american-read/books/#/

April Reading Challenge Reviews 2018

The Reading Challenge is in full swing once again: but with new prizes- a Madison Public Library Hoodie!!! The winner of the April Reading Challenge is.. Janice Rsamussen! She read The O'Malley of Texas by Dusty Richards and reviewed it as: There were 28 people who participated in the April reading challenge. Some of the reviews are down below! Thanks to all for participating! Kim H. read The Long Mars by Pratchett + Baxter: "Hard to stick with but got better as I read it more." Brenda G. read Dead Man Pass by Peter Dawson: "Didn't think I would enjoy it but it was a very good read!" Diane B. read They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky by Deng: "Great book- really makes you think and be gratefu

May Newsletter

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