The Zero Marginal Cost Society: the Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism

Jeremy Rifkin
Wow! If you are pessimistic about the state of the world read this book. Author Jeremy Rifkin makes a powerful case for the Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons and the Economy of Abundance. I, myself hadn't a clue what a Zero Margin Cost Society was but I was draw in by the inner book jacket's overview of the book. I had...

Review by Christopher S. »

Latenighttales: Bonobo

Bonobo (Musician)
This compilation of famed electronic music artist Bonobo is nothing short of beguiling. It’s the kind of album designed to chill-out with, even that premiss seems unimportant. ...

Review by Aaron O. »

The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters
I find the aesthetic of post WWI England alluring. Change was evident in every facet of society. Relief was written all over the faces of London’s citizens emphasized by the relaxed fashions of the day because the burden of war had been lifted… at least for a little while. The era seems to have been populated by a majority steeped...

Review by Brice B. »

A Visit to Dr. Duck

Rosemary Wells
This is a perfect story to read to a child who might be having jitters about seeing a Doctor, or a child who is curious what will happen during a visit. Felix wakes up feeling poorly after a late night binge of chocolate. Mom tries all the home remedies before going off with Felix to the Doctor. Dr. Duck checks Felix over and gives...

Review by Michele R. »

Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

Rick Riordan
Another most excellent book by Rick Riordan about....Greek Gods. Who would have thought! It's big, it has beautiful illustrations. You will love it. ...

Review by Christopher S. »

A Tough Nut to Kill

Elizabeth Lee
Have you read local author Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli? Dead Dancing Women, Dead Floating Lovers, etc? Fabulous books. I absolutely love her humor. ...

Review by Betsy M. »

Family Tree

Barbara Delinsky
Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky is such an easy read. Her works have great flow to them. I know this title is older but it is a wonderful story. ...

Review by Betsy M. »

The Manning Grooms

Debbie Macomber
This is a 2 for 1 title. I read the Overdrive eBook verision of the first title in this collection, Bride on the Loose. ...

Review by Katheryn C. »

Let's Get Lost

Bruce Weber
The enigma of tortured talent is fully studied in this Oscar-Nominated documentary on the life of jazz titan Chet Baker (1929-1988). One of the most disarming qualities of Chet’s early persona was his James Dean like good looks, he was incredibly photogenic. Coupled with his legendary perfect pitch and effortless aptitudes for music. ...

Review by Aaron O. »

Stubby the War Dog: the True Story of World War I's Bravest Dog

Ann Bausum
We are approaching the 100th anniversary of WWI and with it comes a a wonderful book about a small dog who spent time with his soldier friend in Europe. Stubby was not a military dog (those came later) but rather began his time in service as a pet. Quickly, his incredible talents and abilities set him apart from other dogs. He not...

Review by Michele R. »