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Book sale recap

Despite cloudy skies and occasional drizzle, lots of folks dropped by to browse our wares and take home treasures. This and our sale on July 4th combined to raised a little over $500 for the library, all by donations. Credit … Continue reading

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Book Sale in On!!

Day 2 of the Nichols Summer is not daunted by drizzle! Sale is going on inside the library! Here til 1pm!

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Pressing matter

From the book jacket; “from FOX News star, and radio host Mark R. Levin comes Unfreedom of the Press, a groundbreaking and enlightening book that shows how the great tradition of the American free press has degenerated into a standardless … Continue reading

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Power Failure

Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham is a “masterful nonfiction thriller” that delivers a blow-by-blow account of worst nuclear disaster of the nuclear era. He also takes us through the causes and consequences. A worthy substitute for those who cant see … Continue reading

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Conundrums

The Rationing by Charles Wheelan is a satire about a  puzzling pathogen becomes a crisis when the antidote becomes a subject scheming suppliers and political football. It’s kind of like “Outbreak meets Wag the Dog (Kirkus Reviews).”  The Tenth Muse … Continue reading

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Good Deeds Gone Wrong

The consequences of misguided good dominate this week’s thrillers. In A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais, Joe Pike tries to rescue a kidnapped woman named Izzy, a deed that him in the middle of a twisted feud (take a load … Continue reading

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Get the popcorn ready!

New DVDs include The Souvenir (Tilda Swinton), a drama about a student who begins a relationship with a charismatic but dangerous man. Tolkein digs into the early life of the LOTR orpaned author, who found companionship, love and inspiration among … Continue reading

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