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Whistling in the Dark

Jul 14, 2015

Category: Adult Fiction

Being a kid in the 1960s, I couldn’t wait for summer:  Lounging in the soft summer grass. Pedaling my bike ‘til I couldn’t catch my breath.  Countless games of “red light, green l…
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Many people are familiar with the literary classics Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë and Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë.  But there is a third, perhaps lesser known Brontë sister,…
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Dorothy Gilman is one of my friends that I enjoy spending time with. Or at least, Mrs. Pollifax, Madame Karitska, and Sister John are old friends. Dorothy Gilman is mostly known f…
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For as long as I can remember I have loved reading mysteries. When I was younger, I knew exactly where the Nancy Drew and Bobbsey Twins books were located in the children’s librar…
For as long as I can remember I have loved reading mysteries. When I was younger, I knew exactly where the Nancy Drew and Bobbsey Twins books were located in the children’s library. As I grew older, I developed an interest in chemistry and science. One s… http://www.nchcpl.org/books-music-media/readers-advice/chimney-sweepers-come-dust-alan-bradley/


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When I found out that Nancy Horan had written another novel, I couldn’t wait to read it. Her first, Loving Frank, is one of my favorites. Her latest, Under the Wide and Starry Sky…
Under the Wide and Starry Sky focuses on the relationship between renowned Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) and his American wife, Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne. http://www.nchcpl.org/books-music-media/readers-advice/under-wide-and-starry-sky-nancy-horan/


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The Days of Anna Madrigal by author Armistead Maupin is a very enjoyable addition to the series.  This is the latest volume of the Tales of the City series.  The series started…
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PLANET OF THE APES

Mar 25, 2014

Category: Adult Fiction

A vast, desolate landscape. Under a blazing hot sun, 3 figures in white trek across the treacherous terrain. What will they find? In Planet of the Apes, 3 astronauts crash-land to…
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KINGS OF SUMMER

Mar 07, 2014

Category: Adult Fiction

KINGS OF SUMMER is a “coming of age tale” of boys becoming men.  IMDB.com summarizes the film this way, “Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spen…
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He won't hesitate to put his life on the line…but will he ever risk his heart? Falling for Justice Garrett was a high point in Patience McGraw's otherwise awkward adolescence. Ev…
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Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! is the funny, serious, and compelling new novel by Fannie Flagg, author of the beloved Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (and prize-wi…
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Give yourself a getaway… by reading! Adults can pick up a winter reading passport at the main desk and read your way to winning this winter. There are two ways to win: 1. Get 5…
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This is the fifth book in the Mama series, yet it could be enjoyed without reading the rest of the series first. It is a light mystery without a lot of blood and gore. It also has…
This is the fifth book in the Mama series, yet it could be enjoyed without reading the rest of the series first. It is a light mystery without a lot of blood and gore... http://www.nchcpl.org/books-music-media/readers-advice/mama-gets-trashed-deborah-sharp/


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