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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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The Chronicles of St. Mary's

If you are looking for something a little different, and if you like history, time travel, England, scruffy characters who manage to stumble their way to success, and can tolerate a little "edgy" language and suspicious circumstances . . . this book series by Jodi Taylor is for you! I just finished the first book in the series and have grabbed up the second (there are 10 books and counting, as well as a number...

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The Portable Veblen

The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzie Admittedly, the first thing that drew me to “The Portable Veblen” was the squirrel on the cover. He’s adorable, holding a speech bubble informing us that this book is “a novel”. If you indeed CAN judge a book by it’s cover, I liked what I was about to read. I turned to the back of the book and read: "A clever morality tale set against the verdant...

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