Category: Adult



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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

February 27, 2017 |
 The New York Times-bestselling author of How We Got to Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern World (and host of the PBS show by the same name) returns to explore how we made world-changing innovations Keep Reading »
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Think Beaches and Sunshine…

February 26, 2017 |
If you’re like me, in the middle of winter you dream of walking on a beach in the warm sunshine. Maybe the next best thing is looking for books at the library about exciting beach treasures. Keep Reading »
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The Kingkiller Chronicle

February 16, 2017 |
This is the story in three parts. In the first part, The Name of the Wind, we meet Kvothe and he’s that guy. He can do it all. Whether it be song, magic, or even Keep Reading »
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How to Hygge Like You Mean It

February 13, 2017 |
Hygge is a warm, cozy corner for your soul. Pronounced hue-gah, hygge is a Danish way of life that includes enjoying ordinary, everyday moments and making the simple special and beautiful. Whether it’s making a Keep Reading »

Let’s celebrate! (But in a sugar-free kind of way)

February 8, 2017 |
Thankfully I stumbled upon Danielle Walker’s “Against All Grain” cookbooks early in my transition to paleo eating. Paleo means eating whole, unprocessed foods — loads of veggies, some fruit, lean meats and seafood. (What I didn’t Keep Reading »
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The March Trilogy

February 2, 2017 |
With the third book in the series receiving a National Book Award in November and February being African American History Month, it is a great time to read the complete March trilogy. Read these deeply Keep Reading »
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Conquer Those New Year’s Resolutions!

January 31, 2017 |
Are you haunted by those resolutions already? We have lots of new titles to aid you as you conquer those challenges and win this battle! Eat Healthy The Brain Warrior’s Way Cookbook by Tana Amen Keep Reading »
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Did You Know?

January 31, 2017 |
Did you know that the NAACP was founded in 1909 on February 12th what would have been Abraham Lincoln’s 100th birthday?  In the following decades, Negro History Week was celebrated in mid-February in many cities, coinciding Keep Reading »
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Magic Around Us: The Hidden Life of Trees

January 1, 2017 |
Meet Peter Wohllenben, the German forest ranger and scientist who wants us  to know what’s happening all around us, beneath our feet and over miles of unseen connections between trees.   The Hidden Life of Keep Reading »
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Jane and the Waterloo Map

December 28, 2016 |
On a visit to her ailing brother in London, Jane Austen crosses paths with the chaplain to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, who invites her to tour the Prince’s fabulous home. Clarke is a Keep Reading »