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Serving Allen County's need to know. We'll discuss books we're reading and recommending and the Library News.

Amongthestacks Allen County Public Library

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Serving Allen County's need to know. We'll discuss books we're reading and recommending and the Library News.

    Favorite Books We Read in 2021

    Favorite Books We Read in 2021

    Jamie and Amanda mention The Book of Magic by Alice Hoffman, The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow, A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow, The Queen’s Gambit by Walter Tevis, Quiet in Her Bones by Nalini Singh, Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell, Every Bone a Prayer by Ashley Blooms, Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, Our Sense of Place by Glen Conner, The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson and Laura Miller,  Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century by Peter Graham. 

    • 23 min
    Reading Slump

    Reading Slump

    In this episode of Among the Stacks, Chelsea and Mariah discuss library happenings and their recent reading slumps. They happen to us all, even librarians! They also discuss what they have been reading lately.
    Items discussed in this episode:
    Television show- New Girl - Sitcom 2011-2018 Zooey Deschanel
    Documentary- Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - Running Down a Dream 
    Books-
    Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered- Karen Kilgariff and Georgia HardstarkNever Saw Me Coming - Vera Kurlan A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. HarrowThe Guilt Trip by Sadie Jones.

    • 24 min
    A Cornucopia of Books for Thanksgiving

    A Cornucopia of Books for Thanksgiving

    Dee and Shelia discuss cookbooks for the upcoming holiday and books we've recently read and books on our to-be-read shelf.  Books mentioned include:

    The Complete America's Test Kitchen  TV Show Cookbook 2001-2022.
    The Southern Living Party Cookbook.
    Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian
    That Weekend by Kara Thomas
    Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
    The Last Bookshop in London by Madeline Martin
    Three Sisters by Heather Morris
    Lightning Strike by William Kent Krueger
    Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan
    Once Upon a Wardrobe by Patti Callahan
    Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarity
    The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth
    And we talked about Book Club which meets at the Allen County Public Library the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm. 

    • 21 min
    Murder and Mayhem

    Murder and Mayhem

    Mariah and Jamie discuss:

     Jack Reacher Series by Lee Child
    Spenser Series by Robert B. Parker
     Ellie Hatcher Series by Alafair Burke 
    Sookie Stackhouse Series and Aurora Teagarden Series by Sookie Stackhouse
    Never Let You Go by Chevy Stevens
     The Fever  by Megan Abbott
    The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish 

    • 23 min
    Fall Break Reading, Baking, Bigfoot Sightings in Allen County, Bat Boy, and More

    Fall Break Reading, Baking, Bigfoot Sightings in Allen County, Bat Boy, and More

    Join Ms. Mariah and Ms. Shelia as we talk about what we're reading, Big Foot sightings in Allen County, and more. Books discussed include:

    Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
    All the Light You Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
    The Homecoming of Samuel Lake by Jenny Wingfield
    The Seeds of Change by Lauraine Snelling
    The Silent Wife – Will Trent Series – Karin Slaughter

    • 21 min
    Books We Had to Put Down

    Books We Had to Put Down

    Description: In this episode, Jamie and Chelsea discuss new library services like Hoopla and new programs like the Knit-along and Fun Lab Fridays. They also discuss some books they just had to put down, because not every book will be your cup of tea. They end the episode by talking about some books that they are reading now.

    Books discussed: 
    • The Road by Cormac McCarthy
    • The Last Victim by Karen Robards
    • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
    • An Engagement in Seattle by Debbie Macomber
    • Jack Reacher Series by Lee Child
    • Will Trent Series by Karen Slaughter
    • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
    • Mindhunter by John E. Douglas
    • Killer Across the Table by John E. Douglas

    • 21 min

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