A review of One More Theory About Happiness by Paul Guest

Memoir is an incredibly popular genre these days. With everybody from comedians to reality stars to world travelers telling their stories, you can find a memoir to suit almost any mood. As a reader of poetry, I was interested to learn that Paul Guest, one of my favorite poets, had written a memoir. more

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November 30, 2010 | 0 comments
A review of White Rapids by Pascal Blanchet

I'll start off by saying that I'm not a reader of graphic novels. Previously, I had tried to read graphic novels, but ended up discarding them in displeasure. That said, White Rapids by more

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November 20, 2010 | 0 comments
A review of Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

Did the success of the immensely popular send it straight toHollywood The Help "help" writer Tom Franklin get his latest book " more

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November 19, 2010 | 0 comments
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Publishers Weekly announced their top 100 books of the year last week. Here are the top ten, available from the library: more

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November 16, 2010 | 0 comments
A review Unfinished Desires by Gail Godwin

Does anybody else out there have a thing about nuns and Catholic school stories? I supposeI dobecause I went to one and experienced the pleasures and the pains - of saintly Sister Cecilia who nurtured the spark in each girl in class (and even loved the Beatles) to evil Sister Mary Michelle who wieldedthe stick she called'Susie'on our knuckles when we didn't get the answers right. Much to my delight, more

Reviewed by Lisa - Central on
November 15, 2010 | 0 comments
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The leaves are falling, but I am still working my way through the Hottest Graphic Novels of Summer 2010 list from It may take me until next summer to get through my list! And that is kinda fun. Amulet more

Reviewed by Molly - Central on
November 10, 2010 | 0 comments
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This inaugural list put together by librarians and Library Journal's regular book reviewers represents an assortment of books appropriate for a broad reading audience. You may have read or are looking forward to reading many of these titles already. This list is also a great place to start for holiday gift buying. more

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November 9, 2010 | 0 comments
A review of Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick

Barbara Demick opens her case study more

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November 8, 2010 | 0 comments
A review of Generosity: An Enhancement by Richard Powers

Is there a novel written these days that isn't multiple seemingly unconnected story threads that come together at the end? Maybe it's just what I'm drawn to. Here's another, Generosity: An Enhancement by more

Reviewed by Liz - Central Library on
November 6, 2010 | 0 comments
A review of The War on Moms: On Life in a Family-Unfriendly Nation by Sharon Lerner

If you are a mom living in the United States, you might want to avoid the Mississippi Delta. Not only is it the poorest area in the nation, but there is virtually no support for family planning, no support for children once they arrive, no childcare available if you need to work, and few jobs that pay more than minimum wage. In 2006, 26% of all mothers in Mississippi lacked health insurance. Unfortunately, the United States is full of places like the Mississippi Delta where families struggle to more

Reviewed by Molly - Central on
November 4, 2010 | 0 comments
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