Picture Book Reviews with Emily and Shannon

Welcome to our new feature: Picture Book Reviews with Emily and Shannon. I am Shannon, a grown-up, and Emily is my five-year-old daughter. I ask Emily questions about the new books we read from the library then present her point of view and mine.

10 Fun Family Read-Alouds

10 books that can be enjoyed by the whole family!

Children’s Book Review: You Matter by Christian Robinson

In his second solo picture book, Christian Robinson mixes paint and collage to produce his expressive illustrations.

Best New Books: Week of 2/2/2021

Kristin Hannah, Walter Mosley, Ibram X. Kendi & Keisha N. Blain, Jane Harper, John Hart, Brandon Hobson, Erika Johansen, and more.

New Streaming Movies: February 2021

A guide to some of the best movies you can now stream at home for free using your library card!

Who Says I’m Too Old for Picture Books?

A dozen picture books for those of us over age 10.

New DVDs: February 2021

A look at some of the biggest new movies and TV shows arriving on Blu-ray and DVD during this month.

Best New Books: Week of 1/26/2021

Joan Didion, Cicely Tyson, Helen Fisher, Samantha Shannon, Eliza Jane Brazier, Rachel Lynn Solomon, and more.

Book Review: “Is This Anything?” by Jerry Seinfeld

As tastes change, so too of course must comedy, a fact that is amply demonstrated both within and by this book.

Best New Books: Week of 1/19/2021

Lisa Gardner, Jessica Fellowes, Nnedi Okorafor, Ellie Eaton, Kate Mosse, Simon Winchester, and more.