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Lost Lake

Lost Lake Sarah Addison Allen Very uplifting book –Same high quality in plot, characters, theme setting as previous books. When Eby announced she was selling Lost Lake—my heart stopped for a moment. Because Kate had just awaken from her mourning and needed Lost Lake – But you can trust Sarah Addison Allen to tell the […]

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Divergent

Loved this young adult book! It’s certainly easy to compare it to Hunger Games, but I found the characters much more engaging. Four is so dreamy;) Looking forward to reading the rest of the books in this trilogy. Find in Catalog

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The Marriage App

I read this book with my husband, and we both really enjoyed the book. I thought it was a good high-level overview of Biblical marriage. There were great anecdotal stories as well as practical Biblical application. I didn’t find any of the information in the book new, but it was a fresh take on the […]

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Little World on Display at Main Library

Durham County Library will present the exhibit Little World, a set of animated, miniature displays, through Saturday, September 20, on the second floor of the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. The exhibit is part of the Durham County Library art program, which highlights both temporary and permanent art at the library. Created by Tim […]

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Durham County Departments Win National Awards

Two Durham County departments have received National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards. Sensory Storytimes for Adults with Special Needs, a program developed by Durham County Library, won in the Libraries category, and the ChallengeWave fitness program, sponsored by the Durham County Department of Health and Durham County Library, won in the Health category. Sensory […]

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Slumdog Millionaire

I really enjoyed this book. I’ve never said this before about a book but I wish I had come up with the idea for it. So brilliant how everything tied together, and then 2 great plot twists at the end… Excellent! It was a little slow in a couple places but overall I really enjoyed […]

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The Moviegoer

Walker Percy has few rivals in his ability to capture the poignancy of those freeze frame moments in life that inspire the deepest of nostalgia. Percy’s backdrop is the beautiful American South, and his writing of it profoundly rattled my soul. The Moviegoer’s Binx Bolling seeks to create a reality comprising of these moments of […]

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