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Heroes, artists and a little girl

The Hiding Game by Gwen Strauss, illustration by Herb Leonhard

The main heroes are two men: Varian Fry (sometimes called the American Schindler) and Danny Bénédite (the author’s great uncle). 158 more words

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Paperback Thrills: 16 Best Thrillers of the Last 100 Years

by Keith Rice, appearing first on Signature Reads

The perfect thriller is a difficult beast – a complex mix of pacing, plotting, and tension all doing a high-wire act to keep readers on the edge of their seats and glued to the page. 113 more words

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That went quickly.

Just in case you missed them this summer, here is a list of 20 popular, debut novels from that hit the shelves this summer.

by Cybil, first appearing in… 118 more words
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Finding the Perfect Book

I’ve noticed that I’m stuck in bit of a collection development brain cloud right now. Don’t get me wrong. I know the importance of having a solid expertise in all the tech toys, but here’s the truth. 682 more words

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ICYMI - Library News & Notes, Sept. 13, 2017

This week the ever-busy Youth Services Manager, Teri Rankin, provides some great titles to start off the school year as well as announcing upcoming events.  Thanks to the  487 more words

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Post-Binge Reads

By Keith Rice and first appearing on  Signature Reads

The words “peak TV” get thrown around a lot, but the fact is we are in a period where television is daring, complex, and quite possibly at a creative zenith. 107 more words

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The ones that really stick with you...

By: Adam Sockel, co-host of the Professional Book Nerds podcast, and first appearing on OverDrive Blogs 

Books, as a whole, have the ability to shape our childhoods and help establish our literary preferences but sometimes a book scene becomes so ingrained in our minds that it becomes part of who we are. 19 more words

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