A Reading Life

It’s National Poetry Month, so here’s a poetry double-dare

It’s National Poetry Month, so here’s a poetry double-dare

If you aren’t into verse, here are three books that might change your mind.

It’s National Poetry Month, so here’s a poetry double-dare
From the science of lightning to the mythology it inspired

From the science of lightning to the mythology it inspired

Here are some books that connect those dots …

From the science of lightning to the mythology it inspired
’The Great Alone’: A dysfunctional family surrounded by beauty

’The Great Alone’: A dysfunctional family surrounded by beauty

Kristin Hannah’s challenging new novel is in great demand.

’The Great Alone’: A dysfunctional family surrounded by beauty
It’s time for you to give poetry another chance

It’s time for you to give poetry another chance

Here are some contemporary writers whose works might resonate with you.

It’s time for you to give poetry another chance
Two characters in different YA books have a lot in common

Two characters in different YA books have a lot in common

“The Poet X” and “Devils Within” explore the yearning to break free from parents and the past.

Two characters in different YA books have a lot in common
Here’s what you should read this month

Here’s what you should read this month

Some of the top new releases in April 2018, selected by the Everett Public Library staff.

Here’s what you should read this month
Of men and possums and opossums (different animals)

Of men and possums and opossums (different animals)

Everett Public Library recommends some reading about the marsupials and tricks to ‘play possum.’

Of men and possums and opossums (different animals)
Examining taste, fandom, ‘cult’ hits, and furries through books

Examining taste, fandom, ‘cult’ hits, and furries through books

Several books look at the relationship we have with pop culture and what that means.

Examining taste, fandom, ‘cult’ hits, and furries through books
Great music finds from ‘United States of Tara’ and ‘Weeds’

Great music finds from ‘United States of Tara’ and ‘Weeds’

Everett Public Library takes a beat to examine the interplay of good music and great television.

Great music finds from ‘United States of Tara’ and ‘Weeds’
Women, they got things done in Snohomish County

Women, they got things done in Snohomish County

Everett Public Library’s Northwest Room examines the local historical record of women’s suffrage.

Women, they got things done in Snohomish County
March is a time for memoirs

March is a time for memoirs

Everett Public Library suggests reading these powerful stories as part of #everettreads challenge.

March is a time for memoirs
All women, with or without a spotlight, are part of history

All women, with or without a spotlight, are part of history

Take the life and story of Eva Jones Davis, an Everett pioneer, as an entry to Women’s History Month.

All women, with or without a spotlight, are part of history
A sampling of the power behind reading diverse books

A sampling of the power behind reading diverse books

Everett Public Library offers a starter pack of stories about experiences outside the “norm.”

A sampling of the power behind reading diverse books
Time to get your finances and diet in order with these books

Time to get your finances and diet in order with these books

Everett Public Library has a host of options about salaries, budgeting, and salad.

Time to get your finances and diet in order with these books
Coming-of-age story has virgin birth, miracles, and identity

Coming-of-age story has virgin birth, miracles, and identity

‘The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza’ is packed with meaning that unfurls naturally.

Coming-of-age story has virgin birth, miracles, and identity
Due reverence for Harvey Danger’s masterful lyrics

Due reverence for Harvey Danger’s masterful lyrics

An Everett Public Library staffer argues that good lyrics do exist, but it can be a hunt.

Due reverence for Harvey Danger’s masterful lyrics
Here’s what you should read this month

Here’s what you should read this month

Some of the top new releases in March 2018, as selected by Everett Public Library staff.

Here’s what you should read this month
Everett Public Library’s underrated gems worth reading ASAP

Everett Public Library’s underrated gems worth reading ASAP

Find stories about identity, gospel searching, historical fiction, sci-fi and more.

Everett Public Library’s underrated gems worth reading ASAP
Who was Madame Luella Boyer, a pioneering African American?

Who was Madame Luella Boyer, a pioneering African American?

Everett Public Library takes looks at what we know, and what we wish we knew about her life.

Who was Madame Luella Boyer, a pioneering African American?
Stephen King’s ‘Revival’ focuses on faith, lost and found

Stephen King’s ‘Revival’ focuses on faith, lost and found

There are also the side effects of using electricity in experiments on people and summoning demons.

Stephen King’s ‘Revival’ focuses on faith, lost and found
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