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Last week Microsoft unveiled its new version of the tablet, the Surface RT & Surface Pro. It comes with a complete Windows 8 operating system and Microsoft Office software. Like its tablet counterparts, it has a slim body, but surges ahead of any other tablet currently on the...

Perfect Example

 

Fans of "Saturday Night Live" will recognize the name Darrell Hammond as the talented actor and impressionist who amusingly captured on air the likes of Bill Clinton, Sean Connery, Donald Trump, Phil Donahue, and Dick Cheney for more than 12 years. His new book, "...

Storm Front by Jim Butcher

 

Are you a fan of the creatures of the night? Does the thought of vampires, werewolves and zombies make you want to cry "Oh, my!" with delight? You might want to check out the new Paranormal Book Group that meets at the Weber Road Branch on the first Saturday of the month at 10:00...

Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

 

In Life As We Knew It, a meteor strikes the moon changing its orbit around planet Earth and dramatically changing the life of 16-year-...

Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life by Steve Almond

 

With a title like that, you have to wonder how serious this book takes itself. Steve...

Ray Bradbury

 

The news that Ray Bradbury had passed away on June 5, 2012 saddened me.  Along with authors Andre Norton, Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein, I credit Mr. Bradbury for introducing to the realms of science fiction, horror, and fantasy more years ago than I care to remember.

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Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man by Mark Kurlansky

 

Two new biographies present the stranger-than-fiction true tales of men who changed the food industry.

In "Birdseye: The Adventures of a...

"Chasing Lincoln's Killer" by James L. Swanson

 

Introducing a new book club just for guys! The Guys Read book club will meet on the third Thursday of each month at Library HQ starting July 19 at 6:30 p.m. The club is open to males ages 11-14 and an accompanying adult (brothers, fathers, grandfathers, etc). The club's first...

Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe

 

Brat Pack member Rob Lowe has written an autobiography entitled, "Stories I Only Tell My Friends." I...

American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin

Are you suffering from "Downton Abbey" withdrawal? Spending sleepless nights worrying if Matthew and Lady Mary will overcome their past and find true love? If so,
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