Reading List

Library Chicken :: Suzanne and Amy’s Favorite Reads in February

Library Chicken :: Suzanne and Amy’s Favorite Reads in February

Suzanne and Amy pick their favorite reads of February, including a couple of short story collections, an unexpected dose of chick lit, a cozy British family story, and more.

Library Chicken Update :: 2.21.18

Library Chicken Update :: 2.21.18

Even the flu can't keep Suzanne from short stories, bookish memoirs, surprisingly intense popular fiction, and a little Vonnegut.

Book Nerd: Delightfully Doleful Books for Dark and Dreary Winter Days

Book Nerd: Delightfully Doleful Books for Dark and Dreary Winter Days

When the weather outside is frightful, Suzanne embraces the dark side with a gloomy, Gothic reading list that makes a bleak winter day seem positively cheerful by comparison.

Library Chicken :: Suzanne and Amy’s Favorite Reads in January

Library Chicken :: Suzanne and Amy’s Favorite Reads in January

What made our library-loving hearts happy this month: historical fiction set in East Berlin, Virginia Woolf fan fiction, magic plus Jane Austen plus plucky heroine, a dystopian vision of a world at war, a school for kids who've visited imaginary worlds, and more.

Library Chicken Update :: 1.31.18

Library Chicken Update :: 1.31.18

On a particularly good Library Chicken week, Suzanne's reading short stories, British detectives, a little Virginia Woolf fan fiction, a charming novel totally worth the library hold list, and more.

Library Chicken Update :: Top 10 Fiction Books Read in 2017

Library Chicken Update :: Top 10 Fiction Books Read in 2017

Suzanne's best fiction reads of last year include more than one addictive series, plus haunted houses, Sherlock homages, classic Hollywood in space, and more.

This Week in Library Chicken :: 1.17.18

This Week in Library Chicken :: 1.17.18

Suzanne kicks off a new year of library chicken with mysteries, biographies, short stories, and some decidedly weird fiction.

Library Chicken Update: Top Nonfiction Books Read in 2017

Library Chicken Update: Top Nonfiction Books Read in 2017

Suzanne's favorite nonfiction reads of 2017 grappled with race in America, considered communities forged by disaster, illuminated under-appreciated women in history, and more.

Some of Our Favorite Books of 2017

Some of Our Favorite Books of 2017

It's time for our favorite books of 2017 roundup! From picture books with swagger to hard-hitting investigative journalism, from feminist dystopias (not what you think!) to Victorian mysteries, these are our picks for best homeschool reads of the year.