I admit, I avoided reading this book when it came out because I didn’t really believe it. I thought it was probably someone trying to cash in on a cute kid. After seeing the movie I became curious and wanted to hear the non-Hollywood version. I was not disappointed. Miraculously I had an entire evening […]
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Gone Girl reads like watching a thriller whodunnit movie, or a particularly messed up episode of 48 hours. The thing is, if I wanted to see a film or watch a true crime show, I would do that. The writing, while fine, was nothing that gave me pause. As a side note, I probably would […]
This was the perfect summer read. The story pulls you in and keeps you interested. It makes you laugh and cry, both in good measure. There is a sequel to this novel, Lowcountry Summer, which I have had as an audiobook for more than a year. I am now inspired to listen to the next […]
Durham County Library will host Dr. Michelle Robinson for a talk on the history of drag at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. A performance will follow featuring local drag entertainers Vivica C. Coxx, Spray J., Jazmine Brooks and Vivian Vaughn.
Durham County Library will host author Jennifer Lohmann for a reading from her latest novel, Weekends in Carolina, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd. A book signing will follow the reading.
Durham County Library will host a program on Durham’s first Sister City, Durham, England, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library, in conjunction with Northgate Mall and Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, will host a celebration in honor of National Summer Learning Day from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Discovery Nook in the Children’s Alleyway at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd.
Durham County Library will host Breakfast @ Your Library and Lunchtime Adventures every Monday through Friday, June 16 – August 8. Breakfast @ Your Library will be from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Lunchtime Adventures will be from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Both meals will be served in the auditorium of the Main Library […]
Durham County Library will host R&B artist NAKIYASOUL for Songs in the Key of Love and Life at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
The Durham County Library North Carolina Collection will host a reception in honor of local historian and civil rights activist Mr. R. Kelly Bryant, Jr. at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro Street. City Councilman Eddie Davis will serve as emcee for the festivities and special guests, including […]