#WorthReading: Fantasy, Part 1

Readers, I have a confession to make: I love fantasy. Some people prefer logic and facts and other people prefer spaceships and galaxies that are far far away. I, however, like magic and mythology. I love the creativity that comes with inventing your own world, the what ifs that go along with the spells and potions, and the “dude, that’s so cool” that comes with the supernatural. It’s not just the content of the books that I love so much, though. Fantasy as a genre has such a rich history, though there are…continue reading →

#WorthReading: History for Non-History Lovers

History seems to elicit one of two responses from people. On one hand, you have the people who really enjoy it and genuinely get excited about history. They can’t get enough of it and are constantly searching for more materials to read and watch. On the other hand, there’s the people who dislike history. It just isn’t their favorite subject, and often the reason is that the material and how it’s presented is incredibly dry and boring. As a history major, I obviously was one of those people who found history fascinating. I…continue reading →

#WorthReading – A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore

Tyler Libraries have more than just academic titles. Our Books Worth Reading series highlights some digital titles for fun and lifelong learning. A Dirty Job By Christopher Moore Recommended by Suzanne Sherry   From Overdrive: Charlie Asher is a beta male, one of the countless guys who survive in the gene pool by doggie paddling in the shallow end. He doesn't take risks and he seriously hates change. But Charlie's safe life is about to take a really weird detour. On the day his daughter, Sophie, is born, his wife dies of a…continue reading →