January Staff Recommendations

Come on by your favorite MPL location and enjoy the latest selection of books, CD’s and DVD’s recommended by our dedicated staff! January Staff Recommendations Fiction The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck. [Palm View Branch] “Beautiful story of marriage, loyalty and betrayal.” ~Marianela A Dog’s Purpose, by W. Bruce Cameron. [Main Library] “A dog searching for his purpose … More January Staff Recommendations

Crazy Rich Asians: Why we can all relate even if we’re not multi-billionaires

A few years ago, I ordered the first “Crazy Rich Asians” book for the library’s e-book collection. When the next two volumes came out, I ordered those too. They were fairly popular, but not among the top circulating e-books. I read them and loved them, though, so I recommended them to my family. Eventually, my … More Crazy Rich Asians: Why we can all relate even if we’re not multi-billionaires

A Future Dystopia

Future dystopian fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, in which the setting is a future society under some sort of oppressive, authoritarian regime.  This subgenre has been around for decades and has always had a loyal fan base, but ever since the mega-hit Hunger Games trilogy several years ago, the future dystopian subgenre has … More A Future Dystopia