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Top Picks for the First Week of February!

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Get Started with the Libby App (Overdrive)

Overdrive has been the way to check out (e)books, (e)audiobooks, and (e)magazines for years now. Libby is the new go to app/website that grants you access to NH Downloadable Books/Overdrive in a sleek and easy to use new interface. Overdrive … Continue reading

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Characters from real life

The central characters in these novels are based on the lives of real people.  “The Courtesan” by Alexandra Gambrill Curry is based on the life and times of Sai Jinhua (1872–1936), a  courtesan during the reign of China’s last emperor. this book … Continue reading

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New Historical Fiction

Wolf  Hall by Hillary Mantel examines power, influence & intrigue in the life  of Thomas Cromwell, advisor to Henry VIII and confidant to Anne Boylean.  New York by Edward Rutherfurd tells the Big Apple’s Story.  The patriotic epics No Less … Continue reading

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Hot Ticket!

Folks are queuing up to read The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown, his follow up to The Da Vinci Code.  Masons and mysteries, oh my!

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