Three Merry Mysteries

Like mysteries with comic banter, likeable characters, and a strong sense of place? We've got three new entries in long-running series for you. Strange Tide by Christopher Fowler is meant as a stand-alone inside the Bryant & May series.  Detective Bryant is suffering from what appears to be senile dementia, leaving straight man May and the rest…
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Prama: Teen Books about Prom

Prama (noun): drama that ensues before, during or after a high school prom. I first heard the word prama early in my senior year of high school (yes, a long time ago). By winter break I had fully learned its meaning. The buildup to prom can be filled with anxiety, awkwardness and, of course, tons of…
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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Animal, Vegetable, Miracle?

Throughout the 2016-2017 season of One Book, One Chicago, we've been exploring Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. As the season draws to a close with the season finale event featuring Barbara Kingsolver on May 18 at Harold Washington Library Center, test your knowledge of this season's book with our quiz! Test your expertise with our quiz…
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