Author Archive for Amanda


Saturday, Aug 1, 2020

Have you noticed that your library card has expired? Don’t fret! The library has all of our library card accounts expire every year or two, and that gives us a chance to make sure we can still contact you and that you still live in the area. Your library card number doesn’t even change!

Friday, Dec 29, 2017

ICPL BEST NON-FICTION BOOKS OF 2017   Our favorite non-fiction books this year are very eclectic! Whether you’re interested in American politics, understanding your mind better, feminism, or world history, we’ve got you covered. A lot of...

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017

ICPL BEST SCIENCE-FICTION/FANTASY BOOKS OF 2017   Science-fiction and Fantasy are both subgenres of Speculative Fiction, but they’re pretty different! Sci-fi is a much newer genre than fantasy, with some critics pointing to Mary Shelley’s...

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017

ICPL BEST MYSTERY BOOKS OF 2017   What do you call a cow murder mystery? A moo-done-it! Okay, so that’s pretty bad, but these books are great (and none of them has anything to do with a cow)! Mysteries have surged in popularity lately, and...

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017

ICPL BEST YOUNG ADULT FICTION BOOKS OF 2017   A lot of critics think that the Harry Potter series revitalized the Young Adult genre in 1997. Since then, the genre has exploded! We love the huge variety of experiences, perspectives, and...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017

What the heck is Jólabókaflóð? Literally, it means “Christmas Book Flood,” and it’s pronounced “Yo-la-bok-a-flot.” Maybe you’ve heard of it, since all things Nordic are very trendy right now (hygge, Nordic noir, Scandinavian...

About Amanda

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Amanda is a southern girl at heart who enjoys reading rock star biographies, rewatching Mad Men, and finding the best Mexican food in whatever town she's in.