New Books 1/30/17

Barren Cove by Ariel Winter Retiring to a beach house at Barren Cove, a stately Victorian manor even older than he is, Sapien, searching for meaning in a world where his outdated allegiances to a time long past have left him isolated and hopeless, becomes fascinated with the family whose lives are entwined with the… Continue Reading New Books 1/30/17

New Books 1/23/16

At Rope’s End by Edward Kay A forensic psychology expert with an antagonistic relationship with the police teams up with a detective who thinks the lead on a murder case is bent on putting away an innocent man to close the case and raise his esteem. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden A… Continue Reading New Books 1/23/16

New Books 1/16/17

Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge Younge tells the stories of the lives lost on November 23, 2013, profiling ten victims whose deaths exemplify the statistic that on an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. Below the Belt by Stuart Woods New… Continue Reading New Books 1/16/17

Need Help Preparing Your Taxes?

MyFreeTaxes info The MyFreeTaxes free income tax preparation program has been available since 2009.  It is an online collaboration with United Way Worldwide using H&R Block software.  Taxpayers prepare their own returns from the comfort and convenience of their home or office. Program Requirements A free federal and up to 3 state returns can be… Continue Reading Need Help Preparing Your Taxes?

2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal of Excellence : the Shortlists

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, established in 2012, recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year and serve as a guide to help adults select quality reading material. They are the first single-book awards for adult books given by the… Continue Reading 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal of Excellence : the Shortlists

New Books 1/9/17

Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell Details the author’s visits to holy sites in Jerusalem, Rome, India, and other world regions to explore the paradoxical lives, legacies, and evolving identities of the twelve Apostles. Books for Living by Will Schwalbe The best-selling author of The End of Your Life Book… Continue Reading New Books 1/9/17

High School Equivalency in Oklahoma

  Oklahoma accepts two High School Equivalency tests: the GED and the HiSET. The two tests are similar in a lot of ways and ultimately the result is the same, a certificate of recognition for completing a high school equivalency exam. GED: General Educational Development Subject Areas: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Science, Mathematical Reasoning, and… Continue Reading High School Equivalency in Oklahoma

New Books 12/26/16

All the Gallant Men by Donald Stratton A memoir by a USS Arizona survivor describes his experience of the attacks that left him with burns over more than sixty-five percent of his body, his resolve to reenter service after a grueling recovery, and his contributions to some of the Pacific’s most violent battles. America’s War… Continue Reading New Books 12/26/16

New Books 12/19/16

Bear: The Life and Times of Augustus Owsley Stanley III by Robert Greenfield Greenfield traces the life of the Grateful Dead benefactor and LSD chemist who played an indelible role in 1960s counterculture, describing how he helped finance and record the band’s early works. Blood Vow by J. R. Ward Isolated from his fellow Black… Continue Reading New Books 12/19/16

New Books 12/12/16

100 Days of Real Food: Fast & Fabulous by Lisa Leake Leake provides family-friendly recipes, featuring natural foods, and offers advice on meal-planning with seasonal sample menus and shopping lists. Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson Jackson chronicles the life of the Native American healer and holy man, known for… Continue Reading New Books 12/12/16