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  • May 13, 2019

    The Mother-in-Law posted by Robyn

    The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth is a page-turning story that begins with the death of its title character.  Lucy is a young woman without a mother, and over the years she has tried to be in good standing with her mother-in-law Diana.  Their relationship is complicated,...    Read More »

  • Apr 23, 2019

    That Kind of Mother posted by Robyn

    In That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam, new mom Rebecca Stone is at wit's end and feels she has no clue about motherhood.  At the hospital, La Leche league coach Priscilla Johnson becomes both friend and comfort to the bewildered new mother.  Rebecca and her husband...    Read More »

  • Apr 16, 2019

    Avon Library Book Discussion posted by Amy

    The Avon Library Book Discussion Group will meet Wednesday April 17th at 6:30 pm to discuss The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin. Drop-ins are welcome. If you have any questions please contact the Avon Library at 970-949-6797.    Read More »

  • Apr 05, 2019

    The Library Book posted by Robyn

    The Library Book by Susan Orlean is a fascinating and page-turning account of the massive burning of Los Angeles Public Library in April of 1986, the largest library fire in American history.  The library was open at the time, and the staff and patrons who were in it were...    Read More »

  • Mar 25, 2019

    The Last Romantics posted by Robyn

    The Last Romantics is a family story about four siblings in Connecticut who lose their father unexpectedly in 1981.  Their mother secludes herself to the bedroom, and what becomes known as “The Pause” begins.  Eldest sister Renee is 11 years old, and takes on the everyday...    Read More »

  • Mar 19, 2019

    Avon Library Book Discussion posted by Amy

    The Avon Library Book Discussion Group will meet Wednesday March 20th at 6:30 pm to discuss Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue. Drop-ins are welcome. If you have any questions please contact the Avon Library at 970-949-6797.    Read More »

  • Mar 11, 2019

    Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore posted by Robyn

    Lydia Smith is a clerk at the Bright Ideas Bookstore.  She is a popular bookseller with a loyal fan base of book shop regulars, nicknamed the BookFrogs.  One of her biggest fans is a troubled young man named Joey Molina.  Life takes a turn for Lydia one night before closing the store.  After hearing mysterious noises upstairs, she comes across her friend, dangling from a ceiling beam in an apparent suicide.    Read More »

  • Feb 26, 2019

    The Blue Hour posted by Robyn

    The Blue Hour is a true love story to the mountains and the people who live in them.  It is a quiet collection of interweaving short stories which result in a beautifully written novel.  Each chapter focuses on a resident in the small community of fictional Blue Moon Mountain, Colorado.  The first...    Read More »

  • Feb 19, 2019

    Avon Library Book Discussion posted by Amy

    The Avon Library Book Discussion Group will meet Wednesday February 20th at 6:30 pm to discuss The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith. Drop ins are welcome. If you have any questions please contact the Avon Library at 970-949-6797.    Read More »

  • Feb 06, 2019

    The Underground Railroad posted by Robyn

    The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead is a unique blend of history and a bit of fantasy as it takes the historical underground railroad literally, with underground tunnels providing trains for runaway slaves.  Young Cora is the story’s protagonist, as...    Read More »

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