Category: Books/Movies

Book Talks

Looking for a book recommendation? We are sharing short book reviews by our Mason County District Library staff. Check back regularly for new book talks!

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Great Michigan Read

Mason County District Library Partners with Michigan Humanities for 2019-20 Great Michigan Read Michigan Invited to Read Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha’s Book, ‘What the Eyes Don’t See’ Local residents are invited to join in reading...

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2019 Michigan Notable Books

LANSING – Hockey, music, and mermaids are some of the themes in the list of Michigan Notable Books for 2019, released by the Library of Michigan. This year’s list of 20 titles are [sic]...

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Author Ed McBain

Here are some interesting facts about Ed McBain (aka Evan Hunter): He was born Salvatore Albert Lombino on October 15, 1926, in New York City, son of Italian immigrant parents. He lived in East...

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Author Nicholas Sparks

Here are some interesting facts about Nicholas Sparks: Nicholas Sparks was born on December 31, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska. His dad would eventually be a professor of business at California State University, Sacramento. His...


Author Alistair MacLean

Here are some interesting facts about Alistair MacLean: He was born on April 21, 1922, in Glasgow, Scotland. MacLean was descended from the Clan Maclean. He was the third son of a Church of...