Blog Posts by Ultra Violet
Ultra Violet is an artist, but not the one who hung out with Warhol at the Factory. She is also the only library staff member who was a Shakespearean research scholar and a member of the Meat Cutters' Union in the same year.
The horror of the worst of the decorating sensabilities of the 70's, combined with Lileks bitingly witty comments makes for one hilarious book. Not for the faint of heart!
Bouquets With Personality
Give yourself a colorful pick-me-up with this book brimming with lush photography of gorgeous floral designs. The best part is that this floral artist's first job was as housekeeper to Maria Von Trapp!
This is a great time of year to check out Roger Yepsen's Apples.This charming little book is overflowing with apple history, art, and growing tips. I can't wait to mail order my Knobbed Russets!
In the Stacks
The Bad Book Affair
The Interrogative Mood
Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson does a fantastic job of creating an unique and believable world with characters that are very likable. Final Empire is the first of the Mistborn trilogy.
The Tattooed Lady
The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception