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New Paperbacks for Spring Reading

Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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Spring is finally here. What better way to enjoy a sunny day than by curling up in your favorite porch chair or lying on a

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Garrett Peck’s Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.:
The Civil War and America’s Great Poet

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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In 1862, Walt Whitman left New York for Washington, D.C. where he would spend time volunteering in the army hospitals. For those who think of

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Motorcycle Passion by Michael Kockritz

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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“Passion! We meet it on the motorcycles, on a ride that’s as much about obsession as amusement…The motorcycle has always intensified our ability to live

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It Never Hurts to Dream – Where Women Are Kings

Saturday, April 11th, 2015
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Where Woman Are Kings is such a deliciously nostalgic title it is hard not to think of strong, intelligent women reigning over a beautiful land

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Elizabeth Minchilli’s Eating Rome

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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If you are planing a vacation in Rome, Elizabeth Minchilli’s Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City, should be your travel guide.

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Easter Reading

Monday, March 30th, 2015
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As we come around to that special time of year when everyone dyes eggs and anticipates jellybeans and chocolates from the Hippity Hop consider one

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Poet’s Corner: “One Sigh of a Thousand Geisha” – Robin Clark

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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He awakened her sigh; The sigh of a thousand Geisha: The sigh of worlds so old Hearts warming from a cold– If it were not

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Eric Foner’s Gateway to Freedom:
The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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I remember a scene from a television program in which a group of women toured one of the many “stations” along the underground railroad. One

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