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Quotables

“Don’t join the book burners. Don’t think you’re going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don’t be afraid to go in your library and read every book…” ? Dwight D. Eisenhower Read more

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New on the Shelves

This is getting some great blurbs from some of my favorite authors – Dark Matter by Blake Crouch: “Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason’s never met smiles… Read more

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New on the Shelves

I found a cookbook in a box of books that I didn’t even know I had! It looks like it might have some great recipes – From the Ground Up by James Villas: A world tour of beloved ground meat recipes from award-winning author James Villas Ground meats are easily affordable and amazingly versatile—and common in almost every cuisine. Ground beef, pork,… Read more

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New on the Shelves…

I always love seeing a package from Harper Collins in the mailbox! This is going to be another great read – Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro: In Depression-era Boston, a city divided by privilege and poverty, two unlikely friends are bound by a dangerous secret in this mesmerizing work of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfume… Read more

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New on the Shelves…

This is one that should be really interesting – Delta Lady: A Memoir by Rita Coolidge The two-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter bares her heart and soul in this intimate memoir, a story of music, stardom, love, family, heritage, and resilience. She inspired songs—Leon Russell wrote “A Song for You” and “Delta Lady” for her, Stephen Stills wrote “Cherokee.” She co-wrote… Read more

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Quotables

“Motherfuckers will read a book that’s one third Elvish, but put two sentences in Spanish and they [white people] think we’re taking over.” Junot Diaz, Dominican-American writer, creative writing professor, and fiction editor at Boston Review Read more