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  • Jan 10, 2022

    West with Giraffes posted by Robyn

    Woodrow Wilson Nickel is 105 years old in the year 2025.  He lives in a nursing home and is writing about his life – going back to 1938 when he was a 17-year-old orphan.  He was the only survivor in his family after a dust storm in the Texas panhandle.  He moved to the east coast to find his cousin, but outlived him too.  An Atlantic hurricane crashes a ship with two giraffes who have miraculously survived, though one of them is injured and fragile.  Young Woody is fascinated by the creatures,...    Read More »

  • Dec 27, 2021

    It's Not All Downhill from Here posted by Robyn

    Loretha Curry is getting ready to celebrate her 68th birthday on New Year’s Eve.  She is not particularly close to her twin half-sister Odessa, who was born soon after her on New Year’s Day.  Despite this, Loretha is happily married to husband #3, is a career woman who is financially secure with a beauty supply business, and has a strong network of girlfriends she has known since childhood.   When tragedy strikes, Loretha finds herself relying on her friends and family, at the same time...    Read More »

  • Dec 13, 2021

    Bridgerton Novels posted by Robyn

    The Duke & I is the first book in the Bridgerton romance series by Julia Quinn.  This title inspired the popular Netflix adaptation, where book one is played out in the first season.  Simon Bassett is the Duke of Hastings – he is an only child whose father disowned him due to his childhood stutter.    Read More »

  • Nov 27, 2021

    The Night Always Comes posted by Robyn

    The Night Always Comes by Willy Vlautin is a quiet yet powerful story about Lynette, a young woman who is living with her single aging mother, while also looking out for her older disabled brother Kenny.  Lynette has seen her share of heartbreak and is trying to turn...    Read More »

  • Nov 08, 2021

    Olympus, Texas posted by Robyn

    Olympus, Texas by Stacey Swann is a family saga – the Briscoe family in this small east Texas community are the talk of the town.  Patriarch Peter Briscoe has six adult children by three different women.  Long suffering wife June finds herself playing the matriarch role to the offspring who are not her own...    Read More »

  • Oct 28, 2021

    Something Wicked This Way Comes posted by Robyn

    Something Wicked This Way Comes  is a chilling classic of two teen boys approaching their birthdays.  Will Halloway will be 14 right before midnight on Halloween.  His best friend and next door neighbor Jim Nightshade will be 14 a few minutes after midnight. ...    Read More »

  • Oct 12, 2021

    Confessions on the 7:45 posted by Robyn

    Selena Murphy is a working mom who suspects her deadbeat husband is having an affair with the nanny of their two young sons.  She moves the nanny cam and views it from her desk at work to have her worst fears confirmed.  Shaken and upset, Selena leaves work late and then finds herself stuck on the commuter train home when it stalls on the tracks.  She and another woman strike up a conversation.  The woman introduces herself as Martha, and confesses to Selena that she is having an affair with...    Read More »

  • Sep 26, 2021

    When the Stars go Dark posted by Robyn

    Award winning author Paula McLain steps out of her historical fiction genre to write When the Stars go Dark, a crime/thriller novel.  Protagonist Anna Hart has had more than her share of hardships – she was a foster child who lost her mother and two half siblings at an early age.  As an adult, she has...    Read More »

  • Aug 30, 2021

    Authors in Autumn posted by Robyn

    Join the Eagle Library for talks by Colorado authors Kathy Heicher, Gojan Nikolich, and Heather Sappenfield from 1 – 5 pm on Saturday, Sept. 25th.  This is a free event with author presentations, books sales/signings, and refreshments.    Read More »

  • Aug 24, 2021

    The Drowning Kind posted by Robyn

    In The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon, sisters Jackie and Lexie grew up spending their summers splashing in the mysterious and bottomless pool at their grandmother’s estate home in Vermont.  They were haunted by the stories of the aunt they never met, who drowned in this...    Read More »

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