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Library Reads: 10 top picks for September 2017

Extra celebrating this month with the Library Reads Top Ten list — because two local authors are shining bright on this selection of books that librarians across the U.S. 1,164 more words

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Top 5 Wednesday: Book Covers You'd Live In

We all love a good cover but what are some covers you’d like to be transported into? 

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"Love And Other Consolation Prizes" by Jamie Ford

Genre:         Historical Fiction

Publishers:  Random House

Pub.             Date: September 12, 20017

Mini Review

This sweeping historical novel revolves around two World’s Fairs that take place in Seattle, fifty years apart. 753 more words

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Strictly No Elephants: Recommended Viewing

By golly I can’t believe half a year has gone by so fast! Times continues to pass along and yet progress in getting the freak show in my country’s office out of there continues to happen at a snail’s pace. 510 more words

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One From the Archive: 'Songs of Willow Frost' by Jamie Ford ****

Songs of Willow Frost has been incredibly well reviewed; Helen Simonson, author of the marvellously entertaining Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, very much enjoyed it, and other critics have deemed it ‘dazzling’, ‘spellbinding’, ‘enchanting’ and ‘unforgettable’. 576 more words

Historical fiction. . .the best of both worlds!

Facts intertwined with fiction. What could be better?

The actual events told in this type of genre lead us to a place of recognition, a type of déjà vu, of places and people in history. 167 more words

Classless Students Interrupt Best-Selling Author

On February 23, 2017, best-selling author Jamie Ford was in Highland Park to speak at the town’s literary festival. Earlier that day, he spoke to an assembly of freshman and sophomore students at High Park High School. 453 more words

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