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A Fall of Marigolds

A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner Named to Booklist’s Top Ten Women’s Fiction for 2014. I, like many of you, am part of a book club. Many times we enjoy reading new selections, well-reviewed books fresh from the pages of Booklist or The New York Times. Working at the library, however, I am surrounded by rows and rows of beautifully written, interesting and awe-inspiring books. They may not be...

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The Travelling Cat Chronicles

The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa Translated into English by Philip Gabriel This is going to be the shortest book blog I’ve ever written, simply because I find myself at a loss for the right words to express how much I love this book. The elegant simplicity of the writer’s style left me in awe. That being said, read this beautiful, insightful, touching, grounding, intelligent piece of...

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An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good

An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good by Helene Tursten Translated into English by Marlaine Delargy Recently, a patron enthusiastically shared a fun, easy-read book suggestion with me. She had read “An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good” with her book club group and was delighted to share that all members of the group, older, younger, male and female had enjoyed this collection of short stories by Swedish...

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