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Hello, Summer

Are you ready for a good beach read (even if you aren’t going to the beach this summer)? Well look no further, Hello, Summer by Mary Kay Andrews fits that bill. Conley Hawkins left her small town for the big city a few years. But when her job goes up in smoke Conley finds herself […]

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Enchanted Air

Enchanted Air, Margarita Engle Written in verse, this is the memoir of a child of two cultures. Her mother is Cuban and her father is American. She was torn between the two different worlds living among those who did not understand or appreciate her Cuban side. The two countries were in hostile relations, and she […]

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The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Master Storyteller Liane Moriarty weaves a story of humor, deception, and grief. Cecilia is perfect, perfect marriage, perfect children, perfect life. Then she finds a letter from her husband, to be opened after his death, and it throws her life into disarray. Tess is married to her business partner Will, who has just confessed to […]

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Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

Evvie has lost her husband. Dean a former professional baseball player, has lost his game. When their mutual friend Andy concocts a plan for Dean to stay in Maine in an apartment behind Evvie, it seems like a great plan to push reset for Dean. The two have rules; don’t ask about Evvie’s late Husband […]

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Title Tuesday- Kansas Notables!

15 titles celebrating Kansas or written by Kansans have been selected as this year’s Kansas Notable Books. Thanks to a grant funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provision of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the State Library of Kansas, the library was able to purchase all […]

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When Breath becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

In his biography, WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR, Paul Kalanithi invites us into his journey to find meaning in career, family, in life itself. “Throughout college, my monastic, scholarly study of human meaning would conflict with my urge to forge and strengthen the human relationships that formed that meaning. If the unexamined life was not worth […]

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