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Favorite Halloween Reads!

Hi everyone!

October is here again, it’s cooling down after an overheated summer, and we get approximately two good days of coveted “fall weather” before everything turns to ice.  808 more words


Labor and Lumber

To help commemorate the centennial of the Everett Massacre, we’ve pulled together this list of historical fiction titles. Only Sawdust Empire, by J.D. Howard, deals directly with the bloody events on Everett’s waterfront 100 years ago, but all of these books look at the timber industry and laborers from the 1890s to the present day (with many of them emphasizing the labor struggles of the 1930s). 229 more words


What's New?

Check out these new titles in the Teen Corner at the Moline Public Library. Click on the title to go to the catalog to find the book or place a hold. 333 more words


The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum – Heinrich Boll (Le Monde’s 100 Books of the Century #64)

This is part of a series of occasional posts where I look at works from Le Monde’s 100 Books of the Century.  Please see the separate page (link at the top) for the full list of books and an explanation of why I would do such a thing. 523 more words


Nine Classic Stories for Halloween

We are about a week away from Halloween, so I thought I’d share with you some great classic books that fit all of the requirements for a good October read. 649 more words


10 Books Worth Reading

This list is in no particular order. These are books I’ve enjoyed reading this past year and are worth the read. Descriptions taken from goodreads.com: 1,260 more words

Book Lists

5 Facts About A.A. Milne: The Man Behind ‘Winnie The Pooh’

Few woods, both fictional and non-fictional, come close to creating the magic surrounding The Hundred Acre Woods in The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh… 534 more words