Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier Twenty-five years ago, Canadian serial killer Karla Homolka struck a plea deal with prosecutors in return for her testimony that her husband, Paul Bernardo, raped and murdered at least three minors in a series of grisly deaths that began with Homolka’s younger sister Tammy. Convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to … Read moreBook Buzz: Jar of Hearts
Events begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Cross the border (twice!) and head on over to the grand opening of the new Point Roberts Library this Saturday, August 11. Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) invites everyone to join in the celebration at 1431 Gulf Road, starting with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., … Read moreGrand Opening of New Point Roberts Library – Saturday, August 11!
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai Rebecca Makkai’s The Great Believers is a spot-on portrayal of the devastation and heartbreak of the AIDS crisis and the lasting legacy of those who survived it. In it, Makkai deftly weaves together two stories told in alternating chapters; one focusing on a group of friends in Chicago’s Boystown in the 1980s, … Read moreBook Buzz: The Great Believers