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Gemini by Carol Cassella

If you like fiction with a medical twist  along the line of Lisa Genova and JoJo Moyes, then you should  give Gemini by Carol Cassella a try.   Along with being the author of Gemini, Cassella is a practicing anesthesiologist so … 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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Sick of the Snow: Read These Books to Keep You Warm

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Book Review: A Cold and Lonely Place by Sara Henry

It’s nice to see the blue skies today after all the snow we’ve been having here in Newburgh, but there’s still a chill in the air.    All of this freezing weather reminds me of a book I read last … Continue reading

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2013’s Gone Girl – Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Author Kimberly McCreight has certainly written a gripping page turner in her debut novel, Reconstructing Amelia.  The book starts off with Kate, a single mom and hardworking law partner, getting a call from the administrator of her daughter’s fancy prep … Continue reading

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Staff Review: Anne Kennedy: A Small Death in a Great Glen by A.D. Scott

The first in a series (A Double Death on the Black Isle, 2011; Beneath the Abbey Wall, 2012), A. D. Scott’s debut novel places 21st century issues in a mid-twentieth century context. Post-World War II British – or in this … Continue reading

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Book Review: In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer Flemming

If you love mysteries and haven’t yet been introduced to the series, Rev. Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne mysteries, by Julia Spencer-Fleming, it would be my pleasure to introduce you to this wonderful author.  The first book in theseries is called   … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Prophet by Michael Kortya

If you are looking for a page turner that will keep you up long into the night, look no further than the mystery/thriller, The Prophet by Michael Kortya.  Two brothers who had not spoken to each other in years are … Continue reading

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