Thursday, Sep 7, 2017
Rated by Traci M.
Why must movie trailers be so misleading? There have been many a movie where the finished product seems completely different from what the trailer hyped it to be. Like a comedy that is not that funny because the trailer gave away the only two humorous parts of the entire film.
Thursday, Jul 6, 2017
What if God were a teenage boy?
In the beginning, Bob created the heavens and the earth and the beasts of the field and the creatures of the sea, and twenty-five million other species (including lots of cute girls). But mostly he prefers eating junk food and leaving his dirty clothes in a heap at the side of his bed.
Every time he falls in love, Earth erupts in natural disasters, and it's usually Bob's beleaguered assistant, Mr. B., who is left cleaning up the mess. So humankind is going to be very sorry indeed that Bob ever ran into a beautiful, completely irresistible girl...
Friday, Sep 30, 2016
Rated by Helen H.
Lindy West’s Shrill is cataloged in the humor section of the library and three of its five subject headings use the word “humor.” So it’s no surprise that while reading chapter 1 I scared my own dog. He looked at me sideways while West describes the role models who looked like her young self: Lady Kluck, Baloo dressed as a sexy fortune teller, and Miss Piggy to name a few.
Friday, May 6, 2016
Rated by Melody M.K.
Furiously Happy is a second memoir by Jenny Lawson, and she's just as outspoken, insightful and full of profanity as in the hysterically funny Let's Pretend This Never Happened (a Mostly True Memoir).
Sunday, Aug 23, 2015
Rated by Katie S.
Yes Please gives readers insight into the crazy, hilarious, sweet and caring mind and life of Amy Poehler. She discusses everything from the day she was born, to the first time she realized she wanted to be an actress, to learning improv in Chicago.
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
Rated by Brian B.
Redshirts is a thoroughly engaging read, with interesting characters, snappy dialogue, and a plot that transports from comedic to thought-provoking at will. The story follows the adventures of a group of "Redshirts" as they fight for survival and try to unravel the mystery of a curse that plagues their ship.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
When Beca’s father drops her off at Barden University, she already knows that she hates it. She doesn’t want to waste her time studying when she could be getting her foot in the door in the music industry in Los Angeles. After she starts skipping classes to mix music in her room instead, her father makes her a deal: if she gets involved in the college by joining a group and still wants to leave after the year ends, then he’ll personally pay for her to move to Californ
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
What a fun, fun movie! I missed Pitch Perfect when it came out in the theaters, but I'm so glad I caught it on DVD!
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013
Let’s talk about germs! Whether you think about them or not, they’re everywhere! But what if you could see them with your naked eye? Tadayasu Sawaki has had the ability ever since he was little to see microorganisms as small playful creatures that talk and interact with him. The son of a family of koji mold growers, an art that provides starters for fermented foods such as sake and miso, Sawaki is now a freshman entering university in Tokyo.
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012
The world will end in thirty-one days, and only Jack the Ripper can save it.
No, really. Jack and his loyal dog Snuff are the last guards against the Elder Gods’ incursion into our world. They have a month to prepare against attempts to open the way for the eldritch monsters, as well as keep control of the various Things they guard in their home.