Entries Tagged as 'Fiction Fridays'

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Fiction Fridays: The Time In Between

The Time In Between Abandoned and pregnant in a foreign country by her swindler lover, seamstress Sira Quiroga reinvents herself as an haute couturier in 1930s Morocco. Her clients are the wives and girlfriends of the political elite—a situation not lost on the British military secret service. Recruited by MI6, Sira undertakes the dangerous work [...]

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Fiction Friday: Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

Imagine waking up every morning not knowing who you are, where you are, or who you are with. Your body is at least 20 years older than it should be. Who is this man beside you? He says he is your husband and that you have been married for years.  You are dependent on him [...]

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Damned by Chuck Palahniuk

Poor Madison Spencer! Daughter of Hollywood legends she is now dead at 13 from marijuana overdose. Always good and upright…how could Maddy be stuck in hell with the underworld version of The Breakfast Club? Traversing a Hell containing mountains of toenail clippings, rivers of hot vomit and valleys of used disposable diapers Madison goes straight [...]

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Find a new favorite! Top 100 SF & Fantasy FLOWCHART

Last June National Public Radio asked its listeners to nominate their favorite Science Fiction and Fantasy books. You can read the list for yourself—there are 100 titles. But how to choose what to read if your science fiction tastes are very specific? Perhaps you like only books with pictures or zombies or time travel. Help [...]

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Alice Bliss by Laura Harrington

Alice Bliss Growing up is tough. Your dad getting deployed to Iraq can make it even tougher. Alice Bliss, her sister and mother must adjust to life without their father, Matt, when his Army reserve unit gets called up. Letters take a long time to arrive and telephone calls are much too short. Alice must [...]

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Page to screen cage match: Everything is Illuminated

The eternal question….BOOK or FILM? This month the Book Club will discuss BOTH. The book: Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer The film: Everything Is Illuminated starring Elijah Wood (Frodo!) Read the book, see the film, and come to the Book Club on Wednesday, October 5 @ 1:00. Meetings in the Student Activities Office [...]

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Book Club: Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

Book Club meets 3x a semester, and all of the books we read are chosen BY STUDENTS. This month the club will discuss Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin. Silas and Larry are unlikely teenage friends…and then one is suspected of murder. Part murder  mystery, part small town drama, Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter should [...]