We're grateful to the Tai Chi for Health students at Joyner-Green Valley Library for taking the time to submit these Love Letters.
Steal a Life, Pay with your Heart
By PimaLib_(Dusen)BerryBloggersNovember 20, 2017
On a cold winter day, a nineteen-year-old girl named Feyre kills a wolf while hunting in the forest. The next day, a magical beast shows up seeking payment for her actions. The creature, a powerful and lethal faerie named Tamlin, drags Feyre from her tiny village to the faerie realm. Despite what Feyre has been…
Half of the Story: Action, Fantasy, and Revolution
By PimaLib_(Dusen)BerryBloggersNovember 17, 2017
Gene Luen Yang is a Taiwanese American best known for his award winning graphic novel, American Born Chinese (2006), leading to Yang’s naming as both National Ambassador to Young Peoples’ Literature and a Macarthur fellow. Set amidst the Boxer Rebellion, a conflict in the turn of the 20th century China between foreigners and the native…
Nonfiction that reads like a novel
By PimaLib_RavenousReadersNovember 16, 2017
I have just finished the book Love and Ruin edited by Evan Ratliff. I loved it and I HATE non-fiction. Or I thought I did, but I enjoyed learning real facts even as I appreciated the essays for their smooth and quick fiction-like language. Where can I find more non-fiction that reads like really good…
Serendipitous Scraps: Found Quotes
By PimaLib_BlogNovember 8, 2017
I've got a collection of paper scraps. I keep them stuffed in a mug that never made it to the dishwasher.
What Do I Read Next: Reading Infrequently
By PimaLib_RavenousReadersNovember 3, 2017
I am looking for a way to see beyond my own boundaries by recovering the habit of reading frequently.
That Weird Daylight Saving Time Thing
By PimaLib_JessicaPNovember 2, 2017
Here in Arizona, we don’t have Fall Back and Spring Forward, but we have to keep track of the rest of the US, which (mostly) takes part in this American tradition. But where did it start? Why does it exist? While the earliest known proposal of the idea came from Benjamin Franklin before the American…
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