Another month, and another lively Rave Reviews here at Central. This month, there was a lot of fiction on tap from Sue and Jodie. Here is what we read: Sue’s picks: Naked Came the Manatee by Hiaasen, Carl et al A quirky and hilarious thriller put together by 13 of the funniest writers in the States. The book involves murder and intrigue, tied together by Booger the Manatee. Ridiculous and...Read more
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April is flying by, and soon it will be time for our next Rave Reviews session; sorry about the delay in posting this month’s gems, which were brought by Sue and Mae. Here are Mae’s picks: BURIAL RITES by Hannah Kent Iceland, 1828. A woman, Agnes Magnusdottir, convicted of murder, is sent to live in custody at a peasant farmer’s home until such time as she is to be executed. This...Read more
It was another lovely session of tea and Rave Reviews this month where I was joined by the very organized Mae who brought a lovely complement of interesting nonfiction titles for our readers to consider. I, as usual, brought mostly an eclectic collection of fiction from both the adult and YA areas and presented it in a haphazard fashion (and felt a small bit of shame after following Mae’s great presentation!) Here...Read more
It was another great Rave Reviews session, and we saw a few new faces this month. Miss Kate is away, so I got the opportunity to step into the group again…and can I just say how much fun this hour a month is, and how much I miss it (and the lovely ladies who attend and crack me up!). We were joined by Sue, our Self-Publishing Facilitator, and we brought...Read more
2016 has come and gone, but we thought we’d take a look back at our patron’s most checked out adult fiction reads of the past year. We know you read the top 10 during 2016; maybe to start off 2017 you’ll pick up one of the read-a-likes to your fave from last year. Happy New Year, and Happy Reading! 1. Cross Justice by James Patterson For more fast-paced thrillers and suspense,...Read more
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