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Blogs

Mandala for the Inspired Artist by Marisa Edghill

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 1:58pm -- JGranatino

If you enjoy creating detailed abstract images such as Zentangle drawings, you may also enjoy designing mandalas. These symmetrical circular designs, visually representing integration and wholeness, can be found in many traditional cultures – Hindu, Buddhist, and Native American/Aboriginal – and can also be seen in Christian rose windows or labyrinths such as the famous one in Chartres Cathedral.

Wonder Women: 25 innovators, inventors, and trailblazers who changed history by Sam Maggs; illustrated by Sophia Foster-Dimino

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 1:55pm -- JGranatino

Watching Gal Gadot’s performance in the recent Wonder Woman film, you may have recalled a childhood attraction to talented, strong, and empowered female heroes. Maggs’ book offers brief biographies of little-known real life “wonder women,” who made stunning contributions in the fields of science and medicine, invention, exploration –and even espionage!

The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:05am -- JGranatino

Iris and Will are a seemingly very happily married couple who are trying to start a family. After Will leaves on a business trip, Iris, a school counselor, learns that a plane has crashed and she is asked to speak with the students about this tragedy. It isn't long before she is notified that Will was on the plane leaving Iris gobsmacked as she was told by Will that he was heading to a different destination.

I Liked My Life by Abby Fabiaschi

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:02am -- JGranatino

Maddy is the perfect mother and perfect wife living the perfect life. Fabiaschi's I Liked My Life is the story of Maddy, mother to 17-year-old Eve and husband to Brady, who is seemingly living the good life in a posh Boston neighborhood until she commits suicide. Now Brady and Eve are left to pick up the pieces and make sense of this tragedy. What would make a woman, who on the surface has everything, do something like that?

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:45am -- JGranatino

It's 1940 and the small country village of Chilbury has sent their men off to war, readying themselves for a possible Nazi invasion. The vicar has disbanded the choir due to the lack of bass voices but the ladies of Chilbury, led by a young progressive music teacher called Prim, declare the women will carry on as the "Ladies' Chilbury Choir".

50 Years of Rolling Stone: the music, politics and people that shaped our culture: introduction by Jann S. Wenner, edited by Jodi Peckman and Joe Levy

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 12:37pm -- JGranatino

This oversized coffee-table book chronicles the history of Rolling Stone magazine, as it reflected and also impacted popular culture of the 1960s-2010s For music aficianados, it will revive many memories of artists influenced our tastes and even “defined our lives,” including reprints of memorable stories and interviews.

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