March 16, 2018

Book Buzz: The Turtle of Oman

The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye When news headlines emphasize violence and strife, it can be comforting to engross oneself in a “gentle read,” […]
February 15, 2018

Book Buzz: The Newcomers

The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom by Helen Thorpe The refugees arrive with nothing, not even the language, having escaped violence, […]
January 24, 2018

Book Buzz: The Water Will Come

The Water will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell Flash forward to 2050. Most of Blaine and […]
January 18, 2018

Book Buzz: The Oscars, Reading vs. Viewing

Every January, buzz about the Academy Awards starts to build in anticipation of the big event in March. And every year, I make a resolution to […]
November 15, 2017

Book Buzz: Magpie Murders

Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz Now that there’s been snow in the lowlands of Whatcom County and the sun sets before 5pm, it’s time to flip […]