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The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton

When I was at Book Expo last year, I remember Deb Futter, Editor in Chief of Grand Central Publishing, talking about The Secret Wisdom of the Earth and how much she loved the manuscript and  wanted everyone to share in … Continue reading

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Book Talk Cafe: Part II Sharing Our Favorite Current Reads

The librarians recently held  another book talk cafe where we shared our most recent favorite titles with a lovely group of Newburgh readers.    For those who missed it, here is Part II of the list of books.  Try them and … Continue reading

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Book Talk Cafe Part 1: A Review of our Current Favorite Reads

The librarians recently held  another book talk cafe where we shared our most recent favorite titles with a lovely group of Newburgh readers.    For those who missed it, here is the list of books.  Try them and let us know … Continue reading

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The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls: A Novel

Do you love books that sweep you away into another place and time?  Look no further than Anton DiSclafani’s book, The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls.  Mentioned on several best of summer picks, including The Wall Street Journal and NPR, … Continue reading

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Everything Was Goodbye by Gurjinder Basran

Everything was Goodbye by Gurjinder Basran was a wonderful fiction novel about the immigrant experience.  Young Meena is a teenage Punjabi-Canadian  trying to find her place,  in her traditional family and in modern Canadian society in the early ’80s.  Loosely … Continue reading

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