Book Review | “The Cuckoo’s Calling” & “The Silkworm”

Review By Francene DePrez I love audio books and keep one or two in my car all the time. Jefferson Carnegie Library has a great selection and always seems to have newer ones that I have not heard before. “The Cuckoo’s Calling” is the first crime novel written by Robert Galbraith. Cormoran Strike lost half… Read More Book Review | “The Cuckoo’s Calling” & “The Silkworm”

Book Review | “Fearless … A Girl Born Without the Fear Gene”

Review By Francene DePrez I was drawn to the title, “Fearless … A Girl Born Without the Fear Gene” by Francine Pascal, and I wasn’t disappointed. This is the first book in a series for young adults. The book is a double edition with the first book from this author and the 25th book in… Read More Book Review | “Fearless … A Girl Born Without the Fear Gene”

Book Review | “100 Things to Do in Texas Before You Die”

Review by Leah Cooper Last June Jefferson Carnegie Library began sponsoring the weekly book review and accompanying Word Search puzzle. One of the first books we reviewed was Texas Far and Wide by E. R. Bills, a collection of unusual tales of Texas. It was quite a surprise a few months later to receive an… Read More Book Review | “100 Things to Do in Texas Before You Die”