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New Nonfiction and Fiction Titles

I hope you’re all having a very Happy Holiday Season and are finding time to relax and read!  Our latest boxes of new books contained some very interesting nonfiction, about many fascinating people or events. To go along with our family history theme that I’ve been doing on our “Tea Talk with a Librarian” series, […]

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Hoopla – Our New Service

Hello!  We are getting a lot of new books in this week, and my next post in a few days will be all about those. I wanted to use this forum to make sure you all know about our new digital service, Hoopla.  Hoopla is a streaming service not only for movies, television shows, and […]

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Hot Titles by High-Demand Authors

Late October and early November are traditionally busy times in the U.S. publishing market, especially for titles by high-demand authors.  We have several new books from new authors and some of your favorites. Look at the bottom of the post for a list. We’ve got several new books in, and if espionage is an interest […]

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Halloween Reads from Classic American Authors

Happy Hallowreading!  One of our library customers asked me if I read things seasonally or certain things during the different seasons, but the only answer I could come up with is for Halloween.   Having a background in American History and Literature, a few American classic writers come to mind. My personal tradition is to read […]

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Mindfulness for Kids

Returning to school can be a stressful experience for kids, especially while wearing a mask and worrying about Covid-19. Mindfulness, a practice centered on self-awareness and focusing on the present moment, has been scientifically proven to improve kids’ ability to respond to stressors. By identifying and accepting their thoughts and emotions, children increase their well-being […]

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New Fiction and A lot of Nonfiction

I hope you’re all enjoying the  pretty weather and getting some good reading time in.  We have a few new fiction titles, not by high-demand authors, but really good nonetheless.  The Queen of Tuesday by Darin Strauss offers a glimpse of mid-century American culture and establishes Lucille Ball as the main influencer of her time.  […]

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So Many Great Books!

Hello!  Early October is traditionally a hot time in Amercan publishing, and this year is no different.  Many of your favorite authors have books that were either released yesterday (October 6th) or will be next week (October 13th).  Some of them include 1st Case by James Patterson, a murder mystery that involves college students and […]

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Historical Fiction, More Thrillers, and Science Fiction/Fantasy

Picking up from yesterday’s post…. For our suspense/crime/thriller readers, here are a few new authors to try:  Joe Ide has written a fascinating murder story, Hi Five, that involves arms dealers and a witness, also a suspect, with multiple personalities.  This one will keep the reader on their toes.  Lucy Foley’s second book, The Hunting […]

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New Non Fiction and Thrillers

Hello! The blog is back, and so are new books! We have so many new ones, that I’m going to break this post up over the next three days, discussing new books by subject/genre and give very little commentary on each title. In nonfiction, we have some new titles that cover natural phenomena, current events, […]

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We’re Back!

Hello everyone!  It’s been a while, but this blog is back, with new posts forthcoming each week.  We are so glad to be open for you to come in and choose your books.  If you’re busy and can’t get in to the library (which I hope you’ll always make time for the library!), then let […]