Classic Romance from Beyond the Grave

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Romeo and Juliet Romance lovers, eat your heart out --literally. Celebrate Valentine’s day with one of these classic love stories; or explore the darker side of “undying love” with each classic’s grisly counterpart. Romeo and Juliet -William Shakespeare Romeo & Juliet & Vampires -Claudia Gabel Pride and Prejudice -Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice and Zombies -Seth Grahame-Smith Wuthering Heights -Emily Bronte Wuthering Bites -Sarah Gray Jane Eyre -Charlotte . . . more »

Classic Romance from Beyond the Grave

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Romeo and Juliet Romance lovers, eat your heart out --literally. Celebrate Valentine’s day with one of these classic love stories; or explore the darker side of “undying love” with each classic’s grisly counterpart. Romeo and Juliet -William Shakespeare Romeo & Juliet & Vampires -Claudia Gabel Pride and Prejudice -Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice and Zombies -Seth Grahame-Smith Wuthering Heights -Emily Bronte Wuthering Bites -Sarah Gray Jane Eyre -Charlotte . . . more »

Grimm Tales

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Annotated Brothers Grimm This month will see the release of Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, yet another film in a string of recent movie adaptations and television series that transform the lives and tales of The Brothers Grimm into crime-fighters and detectives. Along with movies like The Brothers Grimm and television series like Grimm and Once Upon a Time, books have also been getting into the fairy-tale fighting . . . more »

Grimm Tales

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Annotated Brothers Grimm This month will see the release of Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, yet another film in a string of recent movie adaptations and television series that transform the lives and tales of The Brothers Grimm into crime-fighters and detectives. Along with movies like The Brothers Grimm and television series like Grimm and Once Upon a Time, books have also been getting into the fairy-tale fighting . . . more »

Cozy Reads for a Cold Day

Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Wuthering Heights Certain books just beg to be read on a cold rainy day with a warm cup of cocoa. Now that the weather is finally starting to feel like winter, it’s the perfect time to wrap up in a blanket and curl up with a good book. Here is a list of some of my favorite cold-weather reads Wuthering Heights -Emily Bronte The romance of Catherine . . . more »

Doctor Who Returns

Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Doctor Who Today is the day all sci-fi geeks have been waiting for: Doctor Who returns!! While this blog is normally dedicated to books, I cannot resist sharing the good news with everyone. To celebrate the new season of Doctor Who, here is a list of books that will appeal to Who fans. Doctor Who -The Visual Dictionary- The Doctor Who Visual Dictionary is a colorful guide . . . more »

Doctor Who Returns

Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Doctor Who Today is the day all sci-fi geeks have been waiting for: Doctor Who returns!! While this blog is normally dedicated to books, I cannot resist sharing the good news with everyone. To celebrate the new season of Doctor Who, here is a list of books that will appeal to Who fans. Doctor Who -The Visual Dictionary- The Doctor Who Visual Dictionary is a colorful guide . . . more »

Celebrate Ray Bradbury

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Bradbury Chronicles On August 22nd, 1920, one of the greatest names in science fiction writing was born. Ray Bradbury spent his early childhood in the small town of Waukegan, Illinois and moved to Los Angeles, California when he turned fourteen. Life in Los Angeles led to a fascination with television and radio, and he would later write and perform in sci-fi shows such as “The Twilight Zone” . . . more »

Celebrate Ray Bradbury

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Bradbury Chronicles On August 22nd, 1920, one of the greatest names in science fiction writing was born. Ray Bradbury spent his early childhood in the small town of Waukegan, Illinois and moved to Los Angeles, California when he turned fourteen. Life in Los Angeles led to a fascination with television and radio, and he would later write and perform in sci-fi shows such as “The Twilight Zone” . . . more »

Genealogy and Novels

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

One Hundred Years of Solitude Genealogical Research has become a popular hobby these days, due in part to newer technologies and services that make researching your family history easy and accessible for everyone. SCCL is hosting an ongoing series of programs at each of our branches to introduce you to genealogical research. Our website also provides tons of genealogical resources to help you get started. Why is it so important . . . more »

Genealogy and Novels

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm