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Volunteer of the Month: Jane Sumner

Volunteer of the Month: Jane Sumner

This month’s Volunteer Spotlight is on Jane Sumner, a longtime volunteer, world traveler, and veteran nurse who hails from New Zealand. Interview by Sarah Holtz *** How long have you been reading here? We moved down here in 1988, and I hadn’t been here more than about two weeks when I heard a call for

This Week In Books (03/20 – 03/26):

This Week In Books (03/20 – 03/26):

Best Selling Fiction  –  FATES AND FURIES by Lauren Groff and read by Allison Freeman (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction –  THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE by Ann Patchett and read by Adrien Petrosini (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM) Book Off The Shelf  –  READY PLAYER ONE by Ernst Cline and read by Candice

This Week In Books (03/13 – 03/19):

This Week In Books (03/13 – 03/19):

Best Selling Fiction  –  FATES AND FURIES by Lauren Groff and read by Allison Freeman (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction –  THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE by Ann Patchett and read by Adrien Petrosini (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM) Book Off The Shelf  –  READY PLAYER ONE by Ernst Cline and read by Candice

This Week In Books (03/06 – 03/12):

This Week In Books (03/06 – 03/12):

Best Selling Fiction (NEW!) –  FATES AND FURIES by Lauren Groff and read by Allison Freeman (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction –  THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE by Ann Patchett and read by Adrien Petrosini (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM) Book Off The Shelf  –  READY PLAYER ONE by Ernst Cline and read by

Fates and Furies

Fates and Furies

FEATURED FICTION: “Fates and Furies is a literary masterpiece that defies expectation. A dazzling examination of a marriage, it is also a portrait of creative partnership written by one of the best writers of her generation.  Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great

Ready Player One

Ready Player One

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, READY PLAYER ONE is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut—part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and flying

This Is The Story of a Happy Marriage

This Is The Story of a Happy Marriage

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “Blending literature and memoir, Ann Patchett, author of State of  Wonder, Run, and Bel Canto, examines her deepest commitments—to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband—creating a resonant portrait of a life in This is the Story of a Happy Marriage. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage takes us into the very real world of

This Week In Books (02/20 – 02/26)

This Week In Books (02/20 – 02/26)

Best Selling Fiction –  FIVES AND TWENTY-FIVES by Michael Pitre and read by Cameron Gamble(M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction (NEW!) –  BARBARIAN DAYS: A SURFING LIFE by William Finnegan and read by Ellen Hazard and, starting Tuesday, THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE by Ann Patchet and read by Adrienne Petrosini (M-F 9AM-10AM;

Fives And Twenty-Fives

FEATURED FICTION: “It’s the rule–always watch your fives and twenty-fives. When a convoy halts to investigate a possible roadside bomb, stay in the vehicle and scan five meters in every direction. A bomb inside five meters cuts through the armor, killing everyone in the truck. Once clear, get out and sweep twenty-five meters. A bomb

This Week In Books (02/13 – 02/19)

This Week In Books (02/13 – 02/19)

Best Selling Fiction (NEW!) –  FIVES AND TWENTY-FIVES by Michael Pitre and read by Cameron Gamble(M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction –  BARBARIAN DAYS: A SURFING LIFE by William Finnegan and read by Ellen Hazard (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM) Book Off The Shelf  –  HILLBILLY ELEGY: A MEMOIR OF A FAMILY AND CULTURE IN CRISIS by J.

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Fates and Furies

Fates and Furies

FEATURED FICTION: “Fates and Furies is a literary masterpiece that defies expectation. A dazzling examination of a marriage, it is also a portrait of creative partnership written by one of the best writers of her generation.  Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great

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