| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Vernon Area Public Library District patrons wanted to get ahead of the competition in 2014. According to a wide range of borrowed-items statistics from the library, patrons were reading about, viewing and playing strategies for business, combat and the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Welcome to the 3rd annual Biblioracle Book Awards!
Is three years long enough to be considered an institution? I'd like to be an institution someday.
The first year I decided to name the nonexistent trophy after my dog Oscar, but that name was taken....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:35 AM
John Green's popular young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars" will return to middle-school library shelves in Riverside, more than two months after a school district committee voted to remove the book and reject any donated copies the schools might...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Site: Rentschler Field, East Hartford
Time: 8 p.m.
Line: Cincinnati by 9
Weather: Mostly cloudy, 60 percent chance of rain.
TV: CBS Sports Network (Dave Ryan, Corey Chavous, Lauren Gardner)
Radio: WTIC 1080-AM (Bob Joyce, Wayne Norman,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Deadpool, the wisecracking mercenary antihero, has proved just about unkillable in the pages of Marvel comics. His movie appears to be equally resilient: 20th Century Fox has announced it will release the long-gestating "X-Men" spinoff "Deadpool" on Feb....
| Oct 24, 2014
Who I am
Minna Hassaballa from Hinsdale.
One unique thing about me
According to my father, my meal times are always quadrupled because my nose is always stuck in a book. He's right — you will never find me eating without a book, no matter...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ike Barinholtz, 37
He plays daffy on "The Mindy Project," but Barinholtz is a master of multitasking. He writes and produces on "Project," recurs on HBO's "Eastbound & Down" and FX's "The League" and lends his voice on Hulu's "The...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:00 PM
There's a new young adult book club in town. The only thing is, it's not for young adults.
On the first Thursday of every month, Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse hosts "Adults Who Read YA," a book club for people who enjoy works similar to Suzanne...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Laura Dern spent this year on the big screen battling cancer -- in "The Fault in Our Stars," her teenage daughter suffers from a terminal diagnosis, and in "Wild," she's the sick mom of hiker-memoirist Cheryl Strayed. Dern spoke to Variety at the Hamptons...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The player: Ekpe Udoh
The scoop: Udoh is a 27-year-old power forward/center, whom the Clippers signed in early September. He was drafted by the Golden State Warriors as the sixth overall pick in the 2010 draft. In March 2012, he was traded with Kwame...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:02 AM
One of the most popular young adult novels of recent times has been banned in Riverside. The Riverside Unified School District has forbidden John Green's "The Fault in Our Stars" in its middle school libraries.
The Riverside Unified School District&...