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Book Review: A Cook's Tour by Anthony Bourdain

Title: A Cook’s Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisine

Author: Anthony Bourdain

Genre: Nonfiction, Food & Drink, Food, Autobiography, Memoir, Biography, Cooking… 741 more words

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4 Characteristics of Mentally Tough People (1 min read)

1. Confidence

Do you believe in yourself and your abilities? Can you effectively navigate conflict and challenges? Do you have well-developed social skills? 232 more words


Celebrating conservation: new exhibit on preservation of library books

A new exhibit entitled “Use or AbUse: The Library's Books Are in Your Hands” showcases the kinds of issues and repairs library books need to be in … 6 more words

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When the GM Plant closed, havoc followed in Paul Ryan's Wisconsin hometown

Janesville: An American Story
By Amy Goldstein
Simon & Schuster
368 pp; $36

Over the course of his career, Paul D. Ryan, the House speaker, has been described as a policy nerd, a lightweight, a canny tactician, a dreadful tactician, a man of principle and a man whose vertebrae have mysteriously gone missing. 812 more words


[Book Review] Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

Title: Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice

Series: Yes, The Austen Project, #4

Author: Curtis Sittenfeld

Publisher: Random House

Published Date: April 19, 2016… 483 more words

Novel Review: The Alpha Plague 5 by Michael Robertson

The Alpha Plague 5 by Michael Robertson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Alpha Plague is a British rage-style zombie pandemic. The zombies aren’t dead, merely afflicted, and they aren’t dying off due to their hunting prowess and willingness to eat any animal they can get their hands on. 360 more words

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Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it.

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