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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Set in a small town called King’s Abbott, the ever-so witty and peculiar Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, is asked to investigate the murder of a wealthy man, Roger Ackroyd. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd has all the elements of a classic whodunit mystery—small town, everyone knows everyone, and all the characters have something to hide. Agatha Christie scatters clues as

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15 Books You May Have Missed

15 Books You May Have Missed

Looking for books to read? Here are the list of 15 books you may be interested in. The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the

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Star Wars Day

Star Wars Day

If you love Star Wars, check out these related titles from our collection and “May the fourth” be with you! Film: Star Wars Episodes I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, Rogue One  The Clone Wars Lego Star Wars Star Wars Rebels Graphic Novels:  Star Wars Graphic Novels: Click Here for Full List Nonfiction: Carrie Fisher’s memoirs The Princess Diarist, and Wishful Drinking

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New Books To Look For

New Books To Look For

Here are some of the new titles to look for in the library and add to your Mt. TBR (to-be-read list). The Friend by Sigrid Nunez A story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog. When a woman unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, she finds herself burdened with the unwanted

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Book Review: Stay With Me

Book Review: Stay With Me

BOOK REVIEW: STAY WITH ME Ayobami Adebayo’s debut novel Stay With Me tells the story of a couple who attempt to rise beyond the traditional attitudes of the Nigerian culture. The story is set during the political turmoil of 1980s Nigeria. Adebayo explores the fears, uncertainties, and struggles of Yejide and Akin, the couple at the heart of Stay With Me. Adebayo’s writing

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10 New Titles For You To Consider

10 New Titles For You To Consider

10 New Titles For You To Consider Promise Me, Dad by Joe Biden ‘Promise me, Dad,’ Beau had told his father. “Give me your word that no matter what happens, you’re going to be all right.” Joe Biden gave him his word. For twelve months, while Beau fought for and then lost his life, the vice president balanced the twin imperatives of living up

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Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo tells the complicated life of a Hollywood legend. Evelyn Hugo is a blond, beautiful bombshell who knows what she wants. She is a calculating, cunning, and clever woman who is willing to sacrifice everything for the few people whom she loves. Evelyn is a deeply flawed woman

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Book Review: The Sympathizer

Book Review: The Sympathizer

BOOK REVIEW: THE SYMPATHIZER Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer offers an interesting critique of the Vietnam War’s aftermath, holding both the United States and the Vietnamese people responsible. The narrator is a communist spy who has been imprisoned by the Viet Cong. He has been forced to confess to sins committed against the revolution. Through this confession, the narrator reveals that

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