Do you enjoy getting library e-books and audiobooks on Overdrive? Well then get ready, because Overdrive has just released something even better! It’s a new app called Libby, and it has all the same e-books and audiobooks from Overdrive, but in a completely new and more user-friendly app! The Libby app is available for download … More New E-book and Audiobook App!
Come on by your favorite MPL location and enjoy the latest selection of books, Blu-ray’s and DVD’s recommended by our dedicated staff! March Staff Recommendations Fiction Double Dexter, by Jeffry P. Lindsay. [Lark Branch] “I enjoy these books. Dexter, the serial killer who kills other serial killers, is an interesting character and the setting in Miami is also … More March Staff Recommendations
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
I recently read Curtis Sittenfeld’s new novel Eligible (which we have at the McAllen Public Library), and I loved it. Sittenfeld has a remarkable talent- ever since her first novel, Prep, which I also loved- for making the reader identify with her protagonist and relate to the story in a personal way, and yet also appeal … More A Tale as Old as Time