Benbrook Library / Books

Don’t Believe Your Eyes With Blind Date With a Book

Your eyes can get you in trouble. They tell you that the sweeeet-looking-yet-health-hampering cheesecake is worth eating. That the garbage movie with the cool trailer is worth seeing. That the really, really, ridiculously good looking hunk with whom you have nothing in common is worth dating. And, in the case of books, your eyes can … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Books

Get You a Librarian Who Can Do it All

This past week, the silly citizens of the Internet have been amusing themselves sharing and creating content for the Dolly Parton Challenge, which involves aggregating photos of the challengee that represent the LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Tinder-appropriate versions of themselves. The library is nothing if not hip and with it, so I accepted the challenge … Continue reading

Benbrook Library / Books

Fun Size Halloween Book Reviews 2019

  This is Halloween, this is Halloween, Halloween, Halloween, Halloween, Halloween…Book Reviews 2019, Fun Size:   The Institute by Stephen King Forty-six years after Carrie was published, Stephen King is still churning out best sellers like the type of possessed churning machine he might write about, except he wouldn’t, because he has a seemingly endless … Continue reading