Durham County Library will host Howard Lee for a talk and reading from his book, The Courage to Lead: One Man’s Journey to Public Service, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, at the Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.
Durham County Library will host a screening of the film, The Loving Story, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, at the Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.
Beautiful and captivating fictional rendition of the Biblical story of Hosea. Rivers paints quite a picture of God’s love for His people and the way he pursues them and loves them in spite of their sin and their turning from Him. Find in Catalog
A convent is closing down in France and Sister Bernard is placed in an assisted living facility at age 93. Intermittent flashbacks to the 1940s in occupied France depict Sr. Bernard’s relationship with a German soldier. Although it’s not explicitly stated, we get the idea that Sr. Bernard is developmentally delayed, perhaps Down’s Syndrome. She […]
Such a quality compilation of North Carolina writers! No matter where in NC someone is from, or has ties to, they will enjoy the entire collection. Find in Catalog
Different take on a coming-of-age novel. Keeps you engrossed without being predictable. Find in Catalog
Similar themes to Green’s other works. Interesting and entertaining. Find in Catalog
I started reading the Inspector Gamache series midway through, so was delighted to go back and pick up the initial installment. “Still Life” did not disappoint. While the mystery part was great, I most enjoyed seeing how Penny introduced the villagers of Three Pines for the first time. Her writing exceeds what one typically finds […]
Interesting retelling of the stories of five famous women of the Bible, all who were in the family line leading up to the birth of Jesus. From Tamar to Rahab to Ruth to Bathsheba to Mary the mother of Jesus, these women demonstrated their faith in what was to come. Rivers tells these stories in […]
The story details the journey of a wealthy self-made man and a homeless man to become friends. Religion is a major character. A United Methodist Women 2011 reading program book in the category of Nurture for Community. Find in Catalog