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Children’s Books: Three New Adventures

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead Bridge and her best friends Emily and Tab have been through a lot together, including a horrific accident that Bridge barely survived. When 7th grade begins, Bridge’s world is turned upside down. Emily has a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Welcome to a landscape of ash and gray, overlooking burnt out cities and scattered garbage, blowing in a cold wind. This is the setting for author Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, The Road, which was adapted into a film in 2009 … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pirate Latitudes, by Michael Crichton

Adventure on the high seas filled with assassins, sea monsters, treasure, and seduction await readers of Pirate Latitudes : A Novel by Michael Crichton.  This historical fiction novel, written by the author of such books as Jurassic Park and Sphere, … Continue reading

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Read It Again, And Again, And Again…..

Once people know I’m a librarian, I brace myself for the inevitable question, “What’s your favorite book?” My slightly ungrammatical answer, paraphrasing Lay’s Potato Chips—-I can’t only pick just one! I actually have several that I revisit every few years. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The President’s Shadow, by Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer’s The President’s Shadow, released on June 16, 2015, is the third book in The Culper Ring Series.  Readers have been anxiously waiting its release since the second book, The Fifth Assassin, had been published over two years ago … Continue reading

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