A Reading Life

Book (and comic) series worth diving into at Everett library

Themes of otherness, power, and cruelty permeate this librarian’s current winter reading.

Eilen Jewell proves she’s the Queen of the ‘Down Hearted Blues’

She borrows songs from some of blues’ greatest artists while making the tunes her own.

Brutally true ‘Montauk’ parallels author’s conflicted real life

The short autofictional novel centers on a weekend tryst the narrator has with a much younger woman.

Getting a glimpse of what’s coming as we age

Everett Public Library reading to help you understand the changes ahead in your elder years.

Warm up with hot-and-handy cookbooks at Everett libraries

Check out new kitchen guides about cooking I.Q., make-ahead meals, Instant Pots and more.

New titles worth checking out in December at Everett library

Everett Public Library staff’s best fiction reads for December 2017.

Everett Public Library staff’s best 2017 music and movie picks

Everything from “Captain Underpants” to The Stooges is covered in this year’s best of list.

Everett Public Library’s best children’s books of 2017

Stories about being different, growing up, being quiet and finding friends abound in these reads.

Everett Public Library’s best books for young adults of 2017

Romance, action, adventure, maturation and more in this year’s best YA reading.

Everett Public Library’s best books for adults in 2017

Stories about terror, grief, growth, body acceptance and more highlight some of the year’s top reads.

There’s no good or bad, just human in King’s ‘Sleeping Beauties’

Written by Stephen King and his son, the story is especially poignant for American women now.

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with reads, listens

Pay tribute to the contributions of indigenous people to national history and culture.

Did you know? Bats edition

Worthwhile Everett library reading and viewing about bats of the animal, sport and hero varieties.

‘The Hate U Give’ shows the burden of being black in America

Angie Thomas’ story of a teen girl covers the challenging experience of African Americans.

Modern atlases are about everything from fake places to beer

Gone are the stodgy tomes of old. In their place are lively, creative and wondrous works.

Worthwhile new music to listen to at Everett Public Library

Tyler, the Creator, Nine Inch Nails, funk, jazz, poetry, and more are all available this month.

Surrender to power pop with these listening recommendations

The Romantics, Raspberries and Cheap Trick used crunchy guitars, power chords and high energy.

Everett librarian’s to-be-read list is basically Christmas

The stories are about the experience of being a woman, are by women, and speak to the blogger.

Haunted history abounds in Everett

Delve into frightful past with podcasts, digital archives, old stories and more at Everett library.

November releases to check out from Everett Public Library

By Everett Public Library staff These titles – from established, new, and emerging authors – are some of the most anticipated new releases of the… Continue reading