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Real Murders (An Aurora Teagarden Mystery #1)
3.65
I enjoyed this first installment in the Aurora Teagarden series. Although I've read other mysteries where the protagonist is a librarian, I appreciate...more
Jan 19, 2009
Jan 18, 2009
 
Straight from the Stacks
3.48
This book provides a nice overview of various segments of the library field. I enjoyed reading the spotlights of professionals in the different fields...more
May 24, 2009
May 21, 2009
 
Book, Line and Sinker (Library Lover's Mystery, #3)
3.92
I enjoyed this latest installment in the series! Lindsey, the main character, is the director of a library in a small town in Maine. She's kinda snoop...more
Jan 24, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
 
Library Mouse (Library Mouse #1)
4.08
This is a very clever story! Sam the library mouse enjoys his home in the public library so much, that eventually he starts writing little books of hi...more
Jun 27, 2009
Jun 27, 2009
 
Free For All: Oddballs, Geeks, and Gangstas in the Public Library
3.48
Although I work in an academic library, I use the public library religiously, and since I'm hoping to attend library science school next fall, I had h...more
Jan 02, 2011
May 20, 2009
 
A Bone to Pick (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #2)
3.69
This second installment was a pretty quick read, and I enjoyed seeing how threads from the first book of this Aurora Teagarden series showed up in the...more
Jan 26, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
 
Due or Die (Library Lover's Mystery, #2)
3.94
I enjoyed Due or Die even more than Books Can Be Deceiving! Love the little library and the overall setting, would love even more description of the t...more
May 08, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
 
Witch Way to Murder (Ophelia & Abby, #1)
3.71
The main thing I liked about this book was the character development. I enjoyed seeing Ophelia, Abby, Darci, and Rick develop throughout the story. I...more
Jan 18, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
 
The Inside-Outside Book of Libraries
3.79
This is a surprisingly interesting book about different libraries, some of which would fall under the category of "special libraries." Some of the lib...more
Jul 11, 2009
Jul 11, 2009
 
Miss Brooks Loves Books! (And I Don't)
4.18
This is a story about a reluctant reader and a librarian who opens up the world of books to him! The librarian (dressed in funky, cool outfits) and th...more
Oct 16, 2010
Oct 16, 2010
 
Stella Louella's Runaway Book
3.72
This is the story of Stella-Louella's search for her missing library book. She's awefully worried about being banned from borrowing books again if she...more
Jun 21, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
Last Scene Alive (Aurora Teagarden Mystery, #7)
3.79
Pretty light book to read in bed to relax during these busy times. It took me a little while to warm up to the Robin Crusoe character because of the c...more
Nov 24, 2013
Nov 20, 2013
 
Here Lies the Librarian
3.67
This story was one of the most charming I've "read" in a while! Loved it! It blows the old sterotypes of librarians out of the water, in a 1914 sort o...more
Apr 08, 2011
Apr 05, 2011
 
The Boy Who Was Raised by Librarians
4.10
This is a fun story about a little boy who spends a lot of time in the library because he wants to! I like that the boy is portrayed as well-rounded a...more
Jul 25, 2009
Jul 25, 2009
 
Miss Smith and the Haunted Library
3.87
Eh, not my favorite children's library story...but not too bad. I liked how the book characters became less scary when they came out of the storybook...more
Sep 18, 2009
Sep 18, 2009
 
Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq
3.78
After reading and enjoying The Librarian of Basra, I was interested in reading this version of the story as well. The illustrations in this book seem...more
Jul 11, 2009
Jul 11, 2009
 
The Library
4.30
All in all, I thought this was a nice story! It showed Elizabeth Brown's passion for books and reading, and I really enjoyed the illustrations. On the...more
Jul 31, 2009
Jul 31, 2009
 
My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World
4.04
This is an interesting book about how books are delivered to children (and adults too) in different places throughout the world. In addition to the ca...more
Jun 21, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
The Shelf Elf
3.80
This is a book about good library manners for children. It seems like a good read-aloud book, though in the back of the book it provides a list of thi...more
Jul 25, 2009
Jul 25, 2009
 
Library Lion
4.32
Charming alert! This is a very sweet story about a lion who wanders into a library and becomes part of the fabric of the library. He starts out as str...more
Jul 27, 2009
Jul 27, 2009
 
The Library of Congress
4.00
This is one of the better children's books I've seen about the Library of Congress. This book mentions the history, as well as various collections (in...more
Jun 29, 2009
Jun 29, 2009
 
On These Walls: Inscriptions & Quotations in the Library of Congress
4.09
I was enthralled by this book! I loved looking at the large photographs of all kinds of artwork in the Library of Congress, much of it on the walls an...more
Jun 10, 2009
Jun 04, 2009
 
Curious George Visits the Library
4.23
Cute! Part of this story hit home with me! When I'm on a children's book kick (like now!), I go through the children's section picking an armload of b...more
Jul 26, 2009
Jul 26, 2009
 
The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq
4.14
Wow, what an interesting story! I'm very impressed by this librarian's dedication and resourcefulness in saving the collection of the library in Basra...more
Jun 21, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)
3.98
Whew, I'm glad this one's done! Big book! I was intrigued by the witches and tbe book connection. I nearly gave up on this book over the vampire conne...more
Aug 24, 2012
Jan 22, 2012
 
I.Q. Goes to the Library
3.60
This book about a mouse who enjoys library week with his elementary school classmates is pretty cute, but it's not my favorite library-related childre...more
Jun 28, 2009
Jun 28, 2009
 
That Book Woman
4.17
I'd never heard of pack horse librarians, so I found this story charming! Part of this story's delight is how the boy changes his mind about books and...more
Jun 20, 2009
Jun 20, 2009
 
Bats at the Library
4.17
Okay, this one's even cuter than Bats at the Beach! Would give it 4.5 stars if I could! Love the detail of the illustrations, eventhough they're very...more
May 21, 2009
May 21, 2009
 
Beverly Billingsly Borrows a Book
3.51
In some ways this is an odd little story, with overblown fears of the consequences of an overdue library book. The end is nice, though, because Beverl...more
Jun 23, 2009
Jun 23, 2009
 
Tomas and the Library Lady
4.02
This is a pretty interesting story, partly because it's true. I enjoyed reading about this budding little storyteller, who gets lots of encouragement...more
Jun 22, 2009
Jun 22, 2009
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