Let’s Celebrate Our Veterans
Special Occasions / 2015-05-25

Today, we would like to a break from the book reviews and pay homage to our fallen heroes.  Our job is to thank them and make sure they have the resources available when they return to live productive lives, help our veterans find jobs, and give our veterans the assistance they need to adjust back to everyday life. Memorial Day is today and we must take the time to thank those that have give their lives for us to be free. We must also salute those veterans that are alive today that have also given so much to maintain our freedom. So we wanted to show our support for our current and fallen veterans and say thank you for all you have done for us to ensure we have the chance to live free.  Veterans are a group that deserves our respect and assistance whenever we can help.  As a country we have not always given our veterans the support they needed when they got home, but I hope this tide is changing as we need to support the ones that have helped make our lives safe. Memorial Day is not just an American holiday but a day where we…

The Top 10 Most Popular Books of 2015
Top Books of 2015 / 2015-05-04

The Top 10 Most Popular Books of 2015 After the dystopian dynasty we had going on in 2014, Americans have been branching out this year, with some older books still going strong as newer ones pop up and gain a following. We’ve seen more popular female authors this year than we usually do, which is refreshing, and readers seem to be reaching for darker themes and unreliable narrators as the year goes on. eBooks have continued to gain popularity at a pretty steady pace, warring with their print counterparts without completely knocking them aside. As we grow nearer to the summer months (and everyone who was munching popcorn through last year’s thrillers begins to panic), diet and weight loss books experience a surge in popularity. Two of the top selling books so far are diet-related! Expected summer reading correlates with recent and anticipated movie adaptations, with John Green’s ‘Paper Towns’ and Veronica Roth’s ‘Insurgent’ climbing. With so many books about to hit the big screen, and so many writing book reviews for them, readers are definitely feeling the pressure to try to read the book before the movie premiere. Here are the top ten most-read books of 2015! 1) ‘The…