May 2014

Comfort Reading

Cover image of "Something Borrowed" by Emily Giffin

We all — well, most of us — have a go-to comfort food. Mine is macaroni and cheese. But what about comfort reading? For me, comfort reading is being able to sit down with a particular book that makes me feel good.

It's OK to Like Gilligan's Island (and Other Gimmicky Sixties Sitcoms)

Here is the DVD cover for season one of Gilligan's Island.

The decade of the sixties was a golden age for sitcoms. There were plenty of standard, family-oriented comedies, but many of the most popular were those with a gimmick. From Gilligan's Island to Hogan's Heroes to The Beverly Hillbillies, here's a look at a few notable titles.

Blurbs from the Backlist

Cover image of "Attachments" by Rainbow Rowell

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

Beth and Jennifer, coworkers at an Omaha newspaper, know that their office email is being monitored. But that doesn't stop them from messaging each other regularly about personal issues and gossiping about their coworkers. They tell each other almost everything.