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The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

This book was so different from what I’ve been reading lately. There aren’t a lot of contemporary novels about life in Africa. Even though some of the subplots were a little dark and twisty (African witchcraft, need I say more?) the overall feeling was light-hearted and enjoyable. I like Mma. Ramotswe enough, but I don’t […]

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Cross My Heart

This is the latest in the Alex Cross series. I have been reading these since “Along Came a Spider” and am a huge fan. I was happy to see that Patterson had gotten away from the more gruesome descriptions and instead is making this series more about the characters and the plot like it was […]

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Learn a New Language with Pronunciator

Durham County Library is excited to announce the launch of Pronunciator, an online language learning program free of charge to DCL card holders. With 80 languages to choose from and ESL courses in 50 languages, Pronunciator is focused on quickly building conversational skills through a combination of interactive online drills, scored quizzes, and downloadable audio […]

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