Staff Picks: May 2018

Bubble Gum Brain

Bubble Gum Brain Book Cover

I wanted to share how much my daughter Olivia and I enjoyed this book. We read it recently and she thought it was really funny! I am going to reference her using her bubble gum brain and trying new things (I too will try to remember that I need a Bubble Gum Brain!). No more Brick Brain's for us!!

Mastering the art of Japanese home cooking

Mastering the art of Japanese home cooking Book Cover

If you have ever visited Japan, or plan to, this cookbook will give you a glimpse into the culinary tastes of Japanese cooking. The recipes and techniques are paired with pictures of the delicious foods. My personal favorite is Yaki Onigiri. Yaki Onigiri is simply grilled rice balls. They are delicious!

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Book Cover

"A tidy house is a tidy mind" - I couldn't agree with this more! As a mother of two young children, my life is often chaotic and messy, leaving me feeling out of control and mentally unorganized. Thanks to this book, I have a sustainable lifestyle free of excess clutter. I try my best to only keep items that spark joy or are useful, including kitchen items, my wardrobe, books, art supplies...everything! This book has taught me to be a more conscious consumer and allows me to come home at the end of a long day to a peaceful and inviting home. I truly believe living by the principles in this book can change your life!

One of Us Is Lying

One of Us Is Lying Book Cover

If you are looking for a pure, easy to read, light and entertaining teen mystery, look no further. I liked this book and couldn't put it down. It was fun to try to figure out who the killer was. I was wrong! Such a fun easy read. This book is a #1 Best Seller for Teen & Young Adult Mysteries & Detective Stories.