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More great books to share this holiday season – Reading Eagle

With so many children’s books to choose from, make it a bit easier for yourself. Four reviewed books today and three recommended by local librarians can set you up in no time. See for yourself. Books to Borrow The following book is available at many public libraries. “The Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale” by …

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Margaret Mizushima chose puppies to help power this mystery

Margaret Mizushima Writes the award-winning and internationally published Timber Creek K-9 Mysteries. She serves as past president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America and was elected 2019 Writer of the Year by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Active in the writing community, she is also a member of Sisters in Crime, Northern …

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Between Friends: Letters of Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby review – a strange sisterhood | Autobiography and memory

If female friendship can be highly intense, it’s also deeply mysterious, its ineffability almost always better described in novels than in nonfiction. For this reason, perhaps, I hadn’t expected to find certain of its extremities quite so effectively mapped in a new collection of letters by Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby, writers who are relatively …

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DeSantis and Pence lead Republican wave – of presidential campaign books | Books

In one of the clearest signs is that the 2024 Republican presidential primary will feature rivals to Donald Trump, a host of likely candidates have released or will soon release books purporting to outline their political visions. Such books often sell poorly, but that is rarely their point. They are markers of ambition. To judge …

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Demand for books on China keeps growing in Iraq-Xinhua

An Iraqi student reads a book on the Belt and Road Initiative, at a bookstore in Baghdad, Iraq, Nov. 21, 2022. (Xinhua/Khalil Dawood) China’s development, achievements and visions on promoting mutual benefit and common prosperity have generated a desire among Iraqi readers to learn more about the country, said the scholar. BAGHDAD, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) …

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Kyle Petty’s new book details decision to trade in race car for guitar – Salisbury Post

Kyle Petty’s new book details decision to trade in race car for guitar Published 12:00 a.m. Sunday, December 4, 2022 Kyle Petty is seen during a performance with the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra at Pops at the Post. (file photo) SALISBURY — NASCAR driver Kyle Petty was born into the world of stock car racing. Son …

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A Book of Days is a photographic journey of artiste Patti Smith’s life: The Tribune India

Beginning with a shot of herself, Patti Smith then shares a picture of her palm. From here begins a medley of shots — ‘three hundred and sixty-six ways of saying hello,’ the author says. These are views of the world from her beloved Polaroid, some from her archive and also from the cellphone. Snapshots from …

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In “Unpublished Alaska,” a glimpse of Bering Sea communities during a period of historic change

“Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska – Photographs & Personal Journal,” by Coleen Graybill “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska-Photographs & Personal Journal” By Coleen Graybill; Vedere Press; 308 pages; $129.95 “Navigation here opens in July and closes at the end of August,” the photographer Edward S. Curtis wrote in his diary on Sept. 10, 1927, as …

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Donate books to MEO Head Start families at Barnes & Noble holiday drive: Maui Now

Children at Maui Economic Opportunity’s Head Start will benefit from the Barnes & Noble Holiday Book Drive, which is ongoing through Dec. 9. The public can buy a book for a Head Start preschool child. Kristy Ruelos, Senior Book Seller, poses with the sign for the book drive (left). Jen Neale, Barnes & Noble Assistant …

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10 tips for discussion at your book club, especially if you didn’t like the book

Laurie Hertzel Star Tribune Even for Twitter, this was shocking. An author was invited to a book club to talk about her new novel. At the meeting, one of the members spoke up to note how vehemently she had disliked the book. “When invited to a book club, I don’t expect only positive feedback,” the …

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