The Passengers by John Marrs

The Passengers by John Marrs, New York : Berkley, 2019.In a future that seems not impossible in the next twenty to thirty years, driver-less cars have become the norm in the U.K.  Pushed through and supported by the government, roads and infrastructure have been renovated to support and make electric, driver-less cars …

The Best of Me by David Sedaris

The Best of Me by David Sedaris.  New York:  Little, Brown, 2020, 388 pages, $30

Essayist David Sedaris now physically lives in England, but his intellectual output inhabits permanent real estate at the street corner of Tragedy and Comedy in the American humorist oeuvre.  The Best of Me contains a smattering of his …

Snacking Cakes by Yossy Arefi

Snacking Cakes by Yossy Arefi. New York: Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2020. 192 pages.

Have you ever found yourself craving cake on a weeknight, but making one seems like too much effort? Snacking Cakes is here to save the day. With easy to follow recipes and sophisticated recipes, Snacking Cakes is sure to be a …

Mobile Library Patron Access Side

Join the Alamance County Public Libraries as we celebrate the kick-off of our new Mobile Library service!  Our new vehicle, with more than 1500 items on board, will visit more than 40 sites across Alamance County in a three-week rotation, including schools, retirement communities, parks, community centers, and rural and urban neighborhoods. 

Our …

Last-Mission-to-Tokyo-by-Michel-Paradis

“Last Mission to Tokyo: The Extraordinary Story of the Doolittle Raiders and Their Final Fight for Justice” by Michel Paradis; Simon & Schuster (472 pages, $28).

Published in 2020, Last Mission to Tokyo by Michel Paradis is a thrilling New York Times bestseller which reveals the dramatic aftermath of the 1942 Doolittle Raid …

All the Little Hopes by Leigh Weiss

All the Little Hopes by Leah Weiss. Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, [2021]. 352 pp.

Many of us whose families grew up in North Carolina understand well life on a farm (even if our families moved “to town” a generation or more ago). It doesn’t take long to drive from our cities to …