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I’m not sure why, but most major book awards are announced either in the spring or fall. The last big award of this season, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize), was announced Wednesday. Here is a roundup of all the spri...

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  With China Dolls, Lisa See has written a highly engaging novel looking into the popular "Oriental'' nightclub scene before World War II in San Francisco.   Three young women from different backgrounds form a rocky friendship when trying...

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Actress Angelina Jolie turns 39 this week!  After a fairly quiet year in which she dealt with a major health issue, the popular star is back with two high-profile projects in 2014.  She gets a chance to show off her dark side through her st...
We welcome three debut novelists this summer as well as two New York Times bestselling authors to the library. We start out the summer fun by throwing a book launch party with special guest author Jen Lancaster for Your Perfect Life, a debut novel b...

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Natchez Burning by Greg Iles Penn Cage, former prosecutor and now mayor of Natchez, Mississippi is drawn into 40-year-old secrets when his beloved physician father is accused of murder.  As Penn fights to clear him, his father refuses to answer...