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"Holiday"

"Holiday" featuring Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn takes place during both Christmas and New Years, but...

"The Dead Celebrity Cookbook" by Frank Decaro

If you love Christmas movies and Hollywood trivia, check out Frank Decaro's "The Dead Celebrity Cookbook presents Christmas in Tinseltown: Celebrity Recipes and Hollywood Memories from Six Feet under the Mistletoe."

The tone of the book can be deduced from the title. It is...

"NEpenthe" by Julianna Barwick

New music can be frustrating or joyous. Even artists who released a favorite CD the year before can change styles and their next outing may not be to your taste. One of the great benefits of the library is a chance to listen to the entire album. It's an opportunity to decide whether the CD...

News of the death of former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela may inspire some to learn more about this remarkable statesman.

The 2010 book "...

"The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride

Since 1950, the National Book Awards have celebrated the best in American literature. The winners for 2013 were announced November 20 at the annual National Book Award Ceremony and Gala in New York City.

James McBride won in the fiction category for his novel "...

Dexter's Final Cut by Jeff Lindsay

Following the end of the TV show, Dexter Morgan, the serial killer that fans love to root for, makes one final appearance in the book series that started everything. Ironically, Dexter's last appearance in the books involves him being cast as a forensic analyst as an extra on a TV show. As he...

My Story by Elizabeth Smart

"My Story" by Elizabeth Smart with Chris Stewart describes the kidnapping and 9-month...

American Kid by Patti Griffin

Patti Griffin's ability to pen a great tune isn't in question as so many other artists record her songs.  She's a fine singer in her own right, great for subtle nuances and heart aching laments. Her faster rocking tunes maybe a tad beyond her range, though on her release "...

When the trees start looking bare, the landscape can seem dreary. But there is still plenty of natural beauty to enjoy. Autumn is a great time to try ...

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