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Things are Not Always What They Seem

March 18, 2017 |
When Martin Pistorius was 12 years old, he came home from school with a sore throat. Over the next two years, his mind and body shut down, until he was left a quadriplegic who could Keep Reading »

More Lorelai and Rory? Yes, please!

March 8, 2017 |
So, there’s new talk this week about even more Gilmore Girls coming to Netflix. For Gilmore Girls devotees, this is a big deal! (Excuse me while I do my happy dance.) For everyone else, Gilmores Keep Reading »
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Do you have pain?

Do you have pain, swelling and stiffness in and around your joints? Is it painful to walk or climb stairs?  If you answer yes, you probably have arthritis the leading cause of disability in America.  Keep Reading »
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

March 6, 2017 |
How does a poor, southern tobacco farmer buried in an unmarked grave sixty years ago become immortal? Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Henrietta Lacks’s cells were taken without her Keep Reading »
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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 »