Lit+Fix is a dedicated team of Waukee Public Library staffers ready to help you discover your next great read—no matter your genre or format of choice.
We read, watch, and listen to A LOT of books, graphic novels, movies, audiobooks, (you name it!), and we’re passionate about what our library has to offer.
Our online Lit+Fix reviews are our way of sharing books, audiobooks, and even movies available or coming soon to the library that we’re excited about and think you might be excited about too.
I think we can all agree that 2021 was another rough year—to say the least. And while we're more than happy to say goodbye to 2021 in hopes of a brighter new year, it was a good year for books. To celebrate the year's end and the great reads of...Read More
After reading Detransition, Baby and Memorial back-to-back in May, I figured I should keep reading recent LGBTQ+ books and write some reviews for Pride Month. (We should pay attention to LGBTQ+ voices all year, of course, but the timing happily w...Read More
At the beginning of Fredrik Backman’s Anxious People, he writes: “This story is about a lot of things, but mostly about idiots. So it needs saying from the outset that it’s always very easy to declare that other people are idiots, but only if yo...Read More
Over the last few years, authors have created new and atypical stories that make me want to read more about World War II. Here are a few of my favorite stories that show different perspectives of the war—the correspondence between a Japanese boy a...Read More
It’s January. Time for resolutions and new beginnings. While leading a healthier lifestyle or finally sticking to a budget might be on your mind right now, I’m not going to give you a list of diet cookbooks or financial self-help selections. Inste...Read More