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  • Addition by Toni Jordan

    In Toni Jordan's Addition , we meet Grace Vandenburg, who likes to count. No, Grace loves to count. She's loved to count ever since she was a little girl. On her nightstand she keeps the Cuisenaire rods from her childhood and a framed picture of her hero, Nikola Tesla, for whom she has much affection...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 08-19-2009
  • The Girl She Used To Be by David Cristofano

    A captivating and bittersweet debut novel, The Girl She Used To Be grabs ahold of your senses in its first few pages and doesn't let you go until the very last sentence. With its thrilling tug-of-war storyline and writing style this was the first book in quite some time that I simply could not put...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Guatemama@evpl on 04-14-2009
  • The Nightingale by Morgana Gallaway

    In her stunning debut, Morgana Gallaway delivers big with The Nightingale , a story of love and hope amid the horror of war torn Iraq. Simultaneously giving a glimpse into the daily lives of Iraqi citizens and shining a spotlight on the atrocities and inhumanity unleashed by Americans upon the detainees...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Guatemama@evpl on 02-28-2009
  • Thurber Prize for American Humor

    The 2008 Thurber Prize for American humor has been awarded to Larry Doyle for his first novel, I Love You, Beth Cooper. Runners up for the prize were Patricia Marx for Him, Her, Him Again, the End of Him and Simon Rich for Ant Farm: and other desperate situations. So if you are in the mood for some well...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Meditatinglibrarian@evpl on 10-07-2008
  • "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer

    In looking for the next "good" book to read I happened upon a review of this title and was quickly drawn in by... well, just about everything. It centers around an unlikely book group. It makes mention of and draws parallels with some great authors and their literary works - the Bronte sisters...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Guatemama@evpl on 08-27-2008
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