The Pisces by Melissa Broder

The Pisces doesn’t sink, but it certainly doesn’t swim. Song Pairing: “Don’t Let Me Down” by Sabrina Claudio Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Melissa Broder, author of So Sad Today and all of my favorite sardonic, self-critical tweets, joins the literary fiction category with this shipwreck of a novel.  It’s wave after wave of […]

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South America Story Time

Travel Series Story Time My travel series of story times were developed as a seven week course spanning the June & July summer months. It kept our weekly story time routines interesting; the travel theme provided a more unique summer-programming experience for those of us who can’t travel around the world for vacation, while maintaining […]

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IDK Query: Is there a Pepsi company in Tokyo?

Q. Is there a Pepsi company in Tokyo, Japan? This query comes from a collector of world-wide Pepsi products. When asked if he also collects Coca Cola memorabilia, he was quick to say “No freaking way. They’re nothing alike.” A. Yes, yes there is. PepsiCo is an international brand, capitalizing on (almost) every continent. Japan’s […]

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Australia Story Time

Travel Series Story Time I’d like to think the best part about being a children’s librarian is the level of rock star fame you achieve with three year olds—it does wonders for the ego—but really, the best part is witnessing a child’s curiosity be stoked by how cool and weird and awesome the world is. […]

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