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Recent Blog Posts

  • October’s Friday Fiction Book Group (11/14/2018) - With these crisp fall days leading into more frigid temperatures we had several book picks at our LIVE Friday Fiction book group in October  that are long-listed and/or finalists for awards. 2018 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction and Young People’s Literature Heartland : A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest … Continue reading October’s Friday Fiction Book Group
  • Local Author Fair, November 3 (10/24/2018) - Mystery, history, nonfiction, and fantasy, meet twelve local writers and pick up some great reads for the holidays! Each author will be available to talk about their work, how they got published, and the life events that inspired them, starting at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 3.
  • BINGO Summer Reading Challenge results (9/11/2018) - Thanks to everyone who participated in the Summer Reading Bingo challenge this year! If you are looking for something new to try this Fall, check out what your neighbors suggest: How the Irish Saved Civilization, by Thomas Cahill: “This book is an excellent scholarly history book that is told in a clear fun style. Great … Continue reading BINGO Summer Reading Challenge results
  • Your summer holiday reading list! (6/19/2018) - Happy Summer! Summer is the perfect time for short stories…OK, I actually think great short stories are perfect for any time of year, but when you only have an hour on the beach or a long-ish lunch outside, short stories can provide the perfect single-sitting escape. On my list below, I’ve included two brilliant collections … Continue reading Your summer holiday reading list!