New Books 2/18/19

Check out this week’s line-up of new fiction and nonfiction, full of mystery and mayhem, comedy and romance, and information that can make your life better.   Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James Engaged to track down a mysterious boy who disappeared three years earlier, Tracker breaks his own rule of always working alone… Continue Reading New Books 2/18/19

The State of Our Health

For nearly 3 decades, America’s Health Rankings has provided an analysis of national health on a state-by-state basis by evaluating a historical and comprehensive set of health, environmental and socioeconomic data to determine national health benchmarks and state rankings.  In their 2018 Annual Report, Oklahoma is ranked 47th in the nation.  The report lists the… Continue Reading The State of Our Health

War, Not War, and Peace

Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma (LTAIO) Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma is a great way to connect with neighbors over books and ideas.  It is a reading and discussion series which consists of 4-5 sessions, each featuring a book from the chosen discussion theme. A humanities scholar opens each session telling about the author’s life,… Continue Reading War, Not War, and Peace

2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalists

Six finalists, three fiction and three nonfiction, have been selected for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The two medal winners will be announced on January 27, 2019, at the American Library Association Midwinter meeting in Seattle. FICTION This evocative novel, equally rich in character and adventure, tells the wonderfully strange… Continue Reading 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalists