Author Archives: A. J. Kinnaman

New in popular fiction

Popular authors John Lescroart and Pam Jenof have new stories out.  In Lescroarts “Rule of Law”, Dismas Hardy defends a longtime assistant who has been charged as an accessory to murder.  Jenoff’s “Lost Girls of Paris” is an intense tale … Continue reading

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Library is open.

Schools were delayed but the the library is open for Wednesday business as usual.

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Breakout fiction

“The Only Woman in the Room’ by Marie Benedict novelizes of the life of Hedy Lamar, who, before Hollywood fame, was a spy. It may be this year’s first breakout hit. “The Lake on Fire” a story by Rosellen Brown … Continue reading

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Women in the news

“Becoming” is Michelle Obama’s account her journey to the White House and the years of living history that followed, told with “characteristic candor and dry wit” (Kirkus Reviews). “The Truths We Hold” by Kamala Harris details her raise to prominence … Continue reading

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Open, but slippery

The library is open today and we would be glad to see you, but if you do venture out, be forewarned, the footing is slippery.

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Another anniversary

2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the passing of Thomas Merton (monk, poet, essayist, activist, and emissary between Eastern and Western spirituality. . On Thomas Merton by Mary Gordon profiles this man who, as a Trappist monk, was sworn to … Continue reading

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We’re back! Today!

We finished our comptuer upgrades one day early and will be open for our regular schedule on Friday and Saturday (we will be closed Monday in observance of MLK Jr Day). Drop by, take out a book or DVD for … Continue reading

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