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Posted by BHanley on Mon, Nov 01
Tea & Book Chat was held on Monday, November 1. There were 7 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles. The Council of Animals by Nick McDonell The Guncle by Steven Rowley Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray by Rosalind Rosenberg The King of Infinite Space by Lyndsay Faye The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue The Song of Achilles by Madeline...
Posted by BHanley on Wed, Oct 06
Tea & Book Chat was held on Monday, October 4. There were 6 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles. Me (Moth) by Amber McBride The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The Paris Wife by Paula McLain People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy by Nathaniel Philbrick The Warmth of Other Suns: The...
Posted by BHanley on Tue, Sep 14
Tea & Book Chat was held on Monday, September 13. There were 6 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles. The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel The Swallowed Man by Edward Carey The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris ...
Posted by BHanley on Thu, Aug 05
Outdoor Adult Book Chat  was held on Monday, August 2. There were 10 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles. The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington An Ambush of Widows by Jeff Abbott The Engineer's Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood Facing the Mountain: A True Story of...
Posted by BHanley on Sat, Jul 24
The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together is a wide-ranging and unpolished portrait of how racism costs everyone - rich and poor, white and black, young and old. Heather McGhee reviews American history with the lens of the zero-sum concept: where one person's gain would be another's loss. In this sense, White people's gain and Black people's loss. However, McGhee systematically unpacks our shared history of policies, laws, and daily lives to find...
Posted by BHanley on Tue, Jul 13
Outdoor Adult Book Chat  was held on Monday, July 12. There were 8 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles. The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age by Sanjay Gupta Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester...
Posted by BHanley on Fri, Jul 09
“Be careful what you wish for” is the perfect adage to remember when reading Jennifer McMahon’s latest supernatural thriller, The Drowning Kind. Social worker Jax receives nine missed calls from her estranged sister Lexie. The sisters have not spoken to each other in over a year due to their grandmother’s will leaving her estate to only Lexie. Recognizing Lexie’s erratic behavior (she has bipolar disorder or some form of mania) and obsessive personality, Jax chooses not to answer. But...
Posted by SEgan on Fri, Jun 18
Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride month with your next great read. From engaging novels to thought-provoking essays all the way to compelling memoirs, you will find the perfect book to celebrate Pride month. Interested in more book recommendations? Check out our Staff Curated Book Lists  One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston Find a copy in the catalog Find the ebook in eZone Find the audiobook in the eZone   For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to...
Posted by SEgan on Fri, May 14
Everyone loves a good love story. From enemies to lovers to thrown-together romantic whirlwinds, these contemporary romances are sure to sweep you off your feet! Interested in more book recommendations? Check out our Staff Curated Book Lists  Simmer Down by Sarah Smith Find a copy in the catalog Find the ebook in eZone    Nikki DiMarco knew life wouldn’t be all sunshine and coconuts when she quit her dream job to help her mom serve up mouthwatering Filipino dishes to...
Posted by BHanley on Mon, May 03
Tea & Book Chat: Virtual Book Discussion was held on Monday, May 3. There were 8 titles recommended by readers. Go to the catalog or visit eZone to find a copy of available titles. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré I Cannot Tell...

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