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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

The Lottery is coming to the big screen...are you ready?

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Shirley Jackson's classic short story is about to get the big screen treatment. Jackson's son will be the executive producer and Jack Wade Wall (When a Stranger Calls; The Hitcher) is set to write the screenplay. 

The Lottery by Shirley Jackson is about the people of a village performing their annual lottery, with startling consequences.  

We'll keep you posted on this as we get more info, but click the link above to place your hold on this classic short story.

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Welcome to the party, pal...

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Yep! DIE HARD celebrates it's 30th year this week... THIRTY! has put together a terrific series of articles about the movie. The first piece compares the 1979 book, Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp to the movie. 
Read that terrific article here

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Reader's Choose the Great American Novelist...

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GoodReads asked folks on Twitter and Facebook who they thought would wear this are the results. 
Click each link to reserve your books and audiobooks!

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Try These Books to...TV Shows!

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Here they are!

Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
 - streaming on STARZ

Dear White People by Justin Simien, illustrated by Ian O'Phelan
 -  streaming on Netflix

Marriage Vacation by Pauline Brooks
 -  on TV Land

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
- on BBC. 

Dietland by Sarai Walker
- on AMC

 Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
- season 1 premieres on HBO July 8, 2018. 

Gwendy's Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar
 - season 1 premieres on Hulu July 25, 2018. 

The Sinner by Petra Hammesfahr
 - season 2 premieres on TBS August 1, 2018. 

You by Caroline Kepnes
- season 1 premieres on Lifetime September 9, 2018. 

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Wishing our Patrons a Happy & Safe Fourth of July!

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We are closed on the 4th,
 but you can still access 
Don't forget the annual hot dog eating contest will take place at Coney Island tomorrow! 
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