Author Archives: Kimberly P.

Biblical Fiction

by Kimberly P.  For those of you used to my posts, you’ll remember that I’m very into all things dark. Serial killers, horror, dark fantasy, urban fantasy. Give me death and a mystery and I’m yours. I recently dipped my toe into some of the lighter books and movies that we have to offer here […]

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2018 Sno-Isle Staff Favorites

by Kimberly P.  It’s that time again, folks! The end of the year doth fast approach, and with it, end of the year lists! Last year, we compiled a list of staff favorites for 2017, and we’re continuing the tradition this year with categories in fiction, nonfiction, audiobooks, teen, juvenile, children’s, music, and movies. Whew! […]

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In Pursuit of Happiness

by Kimberly P.  It was recently brought to my attention that I obsess over death and destruction. I enjoy horror and dark fantasy (including grimdark fantasy which, for the record, sometimes gets a little too gruesome for my tastes), and spent the previous October reading all things serial killer. To be fair, my coworker was […]

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Breaking News: Circulation Changes

by Kimberly P.  Extra, Extra, Read All About It! So if you’re anything like me, you’re constantly checking out DVDs, CDs and online materials from Overdrive.  Also, if you’re anything like me, you’d know having a limit of ten each can be even more restricting than your britches after a huge Thanksgiving feast. Well, we […]

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Beyond Bestsellers: Short & Sweet

by Kimberly P. Alas, nothing gold can stay and as we’ve bid farewell to summer, so we’ve come to the end of this month’s Beyond Bestsellers: Short Stories theme. While this reading challenge may be on its final paragraph, it’s not too late to try our quiz and see what might be a good fit for […]

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Beyond Bestsellers: Short Stories

by Kimberly P. Welcome to another round of Beyond Bestsellers! This month we’ll be tackling short stories (Yes, I know short stories are more a “format” than a “genre” but bear with me.) Short stories are probably one of my favorite formats to read, especially with the weather starting to cool down. What’s better than sitting with […]

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To Write, or Not to Write

by Kimberly P. I have a confession to make. I call myself a writer, but have been unable to write for months now. Oh, it isn’t due to writer’s block, or failing to find time, or even the crippling weight of existential dread that constantly hangs over my head. It’s simply that I despise every […]

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Beyond Bestsellers: Anime/Manga Film Adaptations

by Kimberly P. For this month, we’re diving back into Beyond Bestsellers, and our theme is Film Adaptations. I thought to myself, Self why not talk about film adaptations of some of my favorite manga? I’ve written a few posts before about my love of manga and anime, and so I’ll try to avoid repeating titles […]

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Portraits of the Artist

by Kimberly P.  “Somebody famous had a birthday today. . .” –Prince, “June” After two years, it still feels as if I’ve only just learned of his passing. Prince: an enigma, a mystery, but most of all, a musical artist with few equals. One of the comforting things to emerge after his death are the […]

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Urban Fantasy Spotlight: Supernatural

by Kimberly P.  Big City Life with a Side of the Supernatural. Have you ever been curious about urban fantasy? Exactly what is it? In general, urban fantasy novels are set in contemporary times, and contain supernatural elements. One Friday out of each month, I’ll highlight an urban fantasy book for the interested. Welcome back to […]

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