New Podcast! Collection Development

We have a special podcast today with guest Wendy Bartlett, Collection Development Manager at Cuyahoga County Public Library.  Check it out! Books we discuss: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon The Storied … Continue Reading →


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NEW! ABC Book Review Video Podcast

  • By beth
  • 13 January, 2014
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With the upcoming release of a new book in the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series, written by David Lagercrantz, we are reviewing the series again with new read alikes.


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Special Episode: Interactive Children’s Reading Apps

Special Guest Hosts: Children’s Librarian from Lisa Krok  and Chief Creative Officer of Storypanda James Chutter More and more parents and educators are using tablets with children to help them … Continue Reading →


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Read Alikes and Book Giveway! #abcbookreview

  • By beth
  • 22 November, 2013
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We apologize that it’s been so long but are two really busy librarians. We want to make it up to you by giving away to advanced copies of Carla Buckley’s … Continue Reading →


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What We’re Reading or “It’s so good but I’m so scared!”

We have a very eclectic mix of books this episode. Cari is so impressed with Emily Oster that she recommends for her to write a book about everything. We both … Continue Reading →


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The ‘e’ in Everything like eBooks or “You can get that rush at 2am when you find an ebook online!”

  • By beth
  • 12 September, 2013
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We talk about books and eBooks. We also show our age by what we consider a ‘regular’ phone. Learn what Overdrive (the library eBook vendor) did to make downloading eBooks SO … Continue Reading →


Deceived by Julie Anne Lindsey

Beth and I are so excited to interview Julie Anne Lindsey on the podcast!  Due to scheduling conflicts, we had to reschedule our podcast session this week.  But never fear, … Continue Reading →


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Interview with Susan Schorn, author of Smile at Strangers or “Learn how to say no to anyone and use coffee as a weapon”

We are so excited to share our first author interview. Smile at Strangers: and Other Lessons in the Art of Living Fearlessly is a book that will appeal on so … Continue Reading →


Killer Heat Book List!

Cari and author Hank Phillippi Ryan moderated a great session today at the Beachwood Library.  The topic was The Mystery On Your Nightstand: What’s Keeping You Up at Night?  Here’s a … Continue Reading →


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Addictive Book Series or waiting for “Thirsty 35: a Stephanie Plum Novel” by Janet Evanovich

We talk about addictive series, and about getting Beth’s husband into a addiction program for Jim Butcher readers. We talk about long-standing series that never end and short series. Also. … Continue Reading →