Another girl title in the same genre as those who’ve come, well, “before”. A story about an austere home with an aloof and mysterious owner whose tenants are required to adhere to strict guidelines of minimalism. Jane has just moved in and learns
The Australian Open ended yesterday, and the results are in:
MEN'S SINGLES: Roger Federer (Switzerland)
WOMEN'S SINGLES: Serena Williams (USA)
MEN'S DOUBLES: Henri Kontinen (Finland) & John Peers (Australia)
WOMEN'S DOUBLES: Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) & Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic)
MIXED: Abigail Spears (USA) & Juan Sebastián Cabal (Columbia)
“Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.” – Unknown
Westlake Porter Public Library is proud to now offer passport services and our Circulation Department is ready to help you get the document you need to be an international traveler. Offering passports is part of a larger trend towards libraries providing assistance with government services.
We have celebrated Groundhog Day since 1887. It is more of a cultural event than a holiday, but is still widely celebrated. If our furry meteorologist sees his shadow we are predicted to have 6 more weeks of winter.
Wintertime is in full swing. The kids are sledding, skiing and enjoying all types of outdoor acitivities. Children especially love to build a snoman during the winter months.
It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the loss of author William Peter Blatty, who passed away on Thursday at age 89, after a battle with cancer. His name might not be familiar to all of you, but certainly his works will be. Blatty was a prolific author in the horror genre, although he's best known for his story of a 12-year old girl possessed by a demon: The Exorcist. This chilling tale is not only Blatty's most famous work, but won him an Academy Award for Best Screenplay, and the film was the first horror movie nominated for Best Picture.
Announcing the winners of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers. Congratulations to the best books of the year!
We are a little over a day away from the New Year. I don't think there is any question 2016 has been an eventful year for everyone. Hopefully you've made some lasting memories wit your family and friends.
This story follows the aftermath of a 15 year-old rape victim who’s been given a drug that erases the assault from her memory. After a suicide attempt, it becomes apparent that, while unable to remember the attack itself, Jenny still retains an unidentifiable fear that is causing her much anguish. Can Jenny retrieve the memories of that attack and bring her rapist to justice?