What I’ve Been Reading

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Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure By Samira Kawash You stop at a convenience store to fuel up and grab a drink for the road. While you‘re waiting in line you find yourself… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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“Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” Everything I Never Told You is a haunting story about what happens to a family after the unexpected death of its favorite daughter: 16… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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    Brilliant! Blending a true unsolved mystery with fiction, author Ariel Lawhon creates an unforgettable story with a satisfying and brilliant ending. In The Wife, the Maid and the Mistress, Lawhon sets… Continue reading

What I’m Reading

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It’s not often that a book will bring so many tears to my eyes that I have difficulty reading the pages, but the real life story of two enemies and a heroic act… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Watching

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With the resurgence of action hero Jack Bauer in the new release of 24: Live Another Day, I’ve decided to give the television show “24” a shot (pun intended!). The original show ran… Continue reading

Young Adult Series

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Who doesn’t love a good YA novel? I find that my favorite page turners are always from this section of the library. Even though I am over the intended age group for these… Continue reading

Cotton Candy Reads: Deliciously Fun, Super Sweet, and Lighter than Air

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  I have been a “seasonal” reader for as long as I can remember.  Horror in the autumn; epic, doorstop-sized fantasies and bildungsroman carry me through the long winter; followed by short stories… Continue reading

Summer at Tiffany

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  The summer is a special time often filled with adventure, discovery, romance and new possibilities. This is particularly true during our youth when summers represent total freedom from school work and the… Continue reading

Music is the Language of Memory

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The author Jodi Picoult said, “For better or for worse, music is the language of memory” and after conversing with friends the other day about live music concerts we had seen, I couldn’t… Continue reading

My Dear Watson

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One of the first series I remember reading was the Sherlock Holmes stories. By the time I was 11, I had read everything in the children’s section at my local library (remember that the publishing… Continue reading

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