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#Women in Fiction

I love the fact that Twitter is lighting up with the  hashtag #womeninfiction.   Started by Preeti Chibber, manager of Harper Collins Children’s Books, Chibber started tweeting about women authors and women heroines in the world of fiction.  Check out her  … Continue reading

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Literary Award Winners 2012

A list of recent literary award winners available at the library: Man Booker Prize– is awarded every two years to a living author who has published a work of fiction in the English language.  The winner is Hilary Mantel’s Bring … Continue reading

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Book Review: Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

For a short book, The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka, packs a literal punch!  This National Book award finalist tells the tale of Japanese- American war brides from their homeland departure all the way to their interment in … Continue reading

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