Worth investing the time to read. Maureen O’Donnell wakes up one morning to discover her lover in her living room with his throat cut. Their relationship was at the breakup point. His mother is an MEP and head of an international commission. He was a psychologist. Maureen is an incest victim whose mother and sisters […]
A memorial to young women in late 60’s and early 70’s from the prospective of a small town, “gifted” young woman. Friendship undergoing social pressure and self-determinaion. Another book to recommend to any Young Adult Readers. When social status depended on family position, church attendance, how well you did in school or how much money […]
Hamilton’s writing is crisp and refreshing and her love and respect for the food she cooks is evident. The book is strongest when it is focused on Hamilton’s work with food. On the subjects of family and marriage, she is brittle, defensive, and cranky, and the book loses some of its grace. Find in catalog
Another simply fantastic read! Ann Brashares brings to life so much that is hard for us to speak into words and works through it in ways that even some therapists can’t do. :’) I recommend sitting down to read this book as there are quite a few jaw-dropping moments in this beautiful conclusion. If you […]
I really wanted to love this book. I started it once when I was very young and the illustrations and visual language caught my imagination. Perhaps I really should have finished it then and not tried to catch up with it later in life. As an adult and grandmother, I was caught by Alice’s willingness […]
I enjoy reading WWII fiction but realized most of the of the books I read were set in Europe, so I looked for some set in the Pacific theatre. Thief of Glory is about Dutch and American citizens interned in a Japanese prison camp in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia). Ten-year-old Jeremiah Prins’ father […]
Durham County Library will host From Trinity to Trinity: Book Discussion with Eiko Otake at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library is excited to announce the launch of Miss Humblebee’s Academy, an educational program that assists Durham’s youngest learners in building foundational literacy skills. DCL card holders can access the fun and interactive learning program through the DCL website. Designed for children ages 3 to 6 and employing friendly cartoon characters to guide […]
Durham County Library will host the annual Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros (Day of the Children/Day of the Books) Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. A range of events are planned at Main Library, East Regional, North Regional, South Regional and Stanford L. Warren Branch, including crafts, storytimes, […]
Durham County Library will host the annual Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros (Day of the Children/Day of the Books) Celebration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. A range of events are planned at five library locations, including crafts, storytimes, musical performances, visits with community organizations and more.