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
Durham County Library will celebrate the start of Summer Reading 2015 with a kickoff on Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd. The kickoff will feature dozens of performers and activities, and will take place both indoors and on the outdoor plaza between entrances 2 and […]
Durham County Library will host author Cat Warren for a reading and discussion of her book, What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.
Durham County Library has added extensive digital collections for library patrons and increased both ebook and e-audiobook checkout limits and lending periods.