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June weddings are a great tradition, and weddings have been at the heart of some wonderful movies over the years.  Weddings always seem to generate an emotional response, whether it be laughter, tears, or even heartbreak -- and movie weddings ar...

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For adults who are interested in reading some great Young Adult books, I have put together a list of some of the best books by the best authors writing YA. I know that some people’s favorite books and authors may not be on this list, but I had to dra...
Recently, Slate columnist Ruth Graham suggested that we adults who read young adult literature ought to be embarrassed for doing so. She shamed us grown-ups who enjoyed John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars for stooping to read this simplistic, immatur...

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Last week marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the massive Allied invasion of Normandy during WWII, which liberated France and helped turn the tide of the war against Germany.  The human toll resulting from the largest sea-borne invasion in his...
If you want to know about some of the best new books that librarians love, check out LibraryReads. Once a month librarians across the country vote for their favorite books, and only 10 make the list. The July list has just been announced, and we are...