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Escape Clause by John Sandford
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I just finished reading "Escape Clause" by John Sandford. It is a Virgil Flowers novel set in Minnesota. It starts with two large, rare Amur tigers being kidnapped from the Minnesota Zoo. The purpose was to kill them use their body parts in tradition ...more
Crosstalk by Connie Willis
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Finding a new book by the great Connie Willis is always cause for celebration, whether you're a fan of science fiction or not! In this excellent tale, harried Briddey, who hates the constant connectivity to her coworkers and meddlesome family, faces ...more
Mister Monkey by Francine Prose
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I read Golden Grove by Francine Prose many years ago and befitting of her surname, Prose writes beautifully and skillfully, a master of literary fiction. Despite being familiar with her other titles and adding them to my ever growing “to read” list o ...more
Wild Embrace by Nalini Singh
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I love this book! I read it initially for Kenji and Garnet's story, which has been alluded to in previous novels, but the story that blew me away was Felix and Dezi's story! This story upends the usual romance storyline, with a dominant female and su ...more
How to Weep in Public by Jacqueline Novak
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Depression-350 million people are said to suffer from it globally-so why don’t we talk about it more? Jaqueline Novak wants to talk about it. The best way to tackle a tough topic has always been to take humorous approach. So, comedian Novak leans int ...more
365 Things to Do with Lego Bricks by Simon Hugo
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There are indeed 365 activities in this book! What I like best is that there many different types of activities: single and multiplayer games, building challenges, and learning concept exploration (coined “discovery” activities). There are no instruc ...more
Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon
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This is an example of why non-fiction is so great: education doesn't have to end once you leave school! That being said, before reading this biography, I've always known of Justice Ginsburg, but if asked would have to admit I didn't know much about h ...more
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
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Colson Whitehead's novel recently won the "National Book Award" for fiction. In his conceptualization, the Underground Railroad is, quite literally, a network of tracks and tunnels underground operated by conductors. The novel's heroine is a slave na ...more
Two Days Gone by Randall Silvis
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This intriguing mystery combines a well-told tale of an author suspected of brutally killing his family and then disappearing with an interesting peek into the process of writing fiction. Complicating the search for the missing man is the friendship ...more
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I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
Jorge Luis Borges

Erin Morgenstern
“You may tell a tale that takes up residence in someone's soul, becomes their blood and self and purpose. That tale will move them and drive them and who knows that they might do because of it, because of your words. That is your role, your gift.”
Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus

“Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.”
Anne Herbert

Neil Gaiman
“Google can bring you back 100,000 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.”
Neil Gaiman

Gail Carson Levine
“A library is infinity under a roof.”
Gail Carson Levine

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