Movie 411: Hidden Figures

Directed by: Theodore Melfi (Saint Vincent) Screenplay by: Allison Schroeder (Mean Girls) and Theodore Melfi Rated:  PG Release Date:  December 2016 Genre:  History, Drama The Hook: NASA! And “based on actual events.”   Three strong women of color are employed at the prestigious NASA during the Space Race of the Cold War. Having the brains […]

Random 411: What to do at 3 in the morning

Well, insomnia isn’t much of a surprise to me and I’ll probably pay for it dearly come tomorrow, but for now … killing time. So, what can you do at 3 in the morning that will allow you to stay under the covers (because it’s finally feeling like autumn) yet pass the time until the […]

Movie 411: Woman In Gold

Directed by: Simon Curtis (David Cooperfield – 1999) Screenplay by: Alexi Kaye Campbell (first credit as a writer) Rated: PG-13 Released: April 10th, 2015 The Hook: Art and World War II I admit, this movie was never on my radar until a patron returned it to the Circulation Desk letting us know it froze in the middle of the movie (ICYMI, […]

Book Junkie 411: Britain at War, 1939 to 1945 by James Lingard

 Author: James Lingard Release Date: November 4th, 2008 Published by: Authorhouse Read: March 31, 2015 The Hook: Britain during the WWII I received a copy of this book from the author, through LibraryThing, in exchange for an honest review. As as student of European History, you can see why this appealed to me. And I […]

Biblio 411: Britain at War, 1939 to 1945 by James Lingard

 Author: James Lingard Release Date: November 4th, 2008 Published by: Authorhouse Read: March 31, 2015 The Hook: Britain during the WWII I received a copy of this book from the author, through LibraryThing, in exchange for an honest review. As as student of European History, you can see why this appealed to me. And I […]

Book Junkie 411: An Early Wake (County Cork, #3), Sheila Connolly

Genres: mystery Author: Sheila Connolly Release Date: February 3rd, 2015 Publisher: Berkely Read: February 5th, 2015 The Hook: Irish music, Maura + Sean possibilities, wondering what the Sullivan’s crew and the entire Cork County has been up to, Ireland, and mystery! I just finished it (as of Feb 5th) and I’m bummed, as always, that I have to wait a […]