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Friday, April 27, 2018

Geralyn B., Tech Services is reading...Anywhere That Is Wild: John Muir's First Walk to Yosemite

Educated: A Memoir

by Tara Westover
Friday, April 27, 2018

Geralyn B., Tech Services is currently reading...Educated: A Memoir

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Geralyn B., Tech Services is currently reading...Trooper: The Bobcat Who Came in from the Wild

 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

This book came up as available on Libby, by OverDrive, when I was looking for something to listen to, and since you can never go wrong with Jodi Picoult, I checked it out. I’m glad I did. Kennedy is a white public defender who steps up to help Ruth Jefferson when she’s being arraigned on a murder charge, then continues on her case. Ruth, an African-American nurse with decades of exemplary service and experience, was told not to care for the infant son of white supremacists, but then ends up being alone in the room with the boy when he becomes distressed, and ultimately he dies while she’s performing CPR. Through the backstories of the...

Friday, March 16, 2018

If you’re a fan of the PBS Masterpiece Mysteries series Grantchester you might want to check out this wonderful book that started it all. Set in the 1950’s in England, and capturing all the innocence and nostalgia of the era, James Runcie’s main character Sidney Chambers is not only a product of his time, but a wonderfully complex character. He fought in WWII, has a theology degree from Cambridge and is a vicar of the small, quaint parish of Grantchester. And although he’s a devout young man in this early thirties, he’s also very human. He loves scotch, cricket, warm beer, hot jazz, and has a particular fondness for a young...

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