Books, Movies & Music

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Staff Picks: Bestsellers You May Have Missed

Open “Lonesome Dove” in catalog Lonesome Dove Open “Major Pettigrew's last stand : a novel” in catalog Major Pettigrew's last stand : a novel Open “Mudbound” in catalog Mudbound Open “Someone knows my name” in catalog Someone knows my name Open “Stones from the river” in catalog Stones from the river Open “The story of Edgar Sawtelle” in catalog The story of Edgar Sawtelle
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The Murder Squad Returns in The Devil’s Workshop

Train cars crash into HM Prison Bridewell causing a wall to collapse and releasing some of London’s deadliest killers. Inspector Walter Day and Sargent Nevil Hammersmith are sent to investigate the accident and discover that the facts are not adding up and that the train crash might not be an accident but a planned escape.

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Bean There, Read That: Gone Girl

Pick up a copy of Gone Girl by Gillian Glynn for the Tuesday September 23, 2014 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick’s wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy’s friends reveal that she was […]

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Stay in (movies) or go out (music)

A new employee at the library discovers that free movies and music can cure the doldrums of a heat wave and supply the soundtrack to the cooler breezes of the approaching fall.

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HUSH Library Podcast #62 – Kansas Notable Books

In this episode, Miranda Ericsson recommends outstanding titles by Kansas authors and notable recent books about Kansas.


Revenge and Betrayal in Half a King

Prince Yarvi might be the son of a warrior king but he is anything but a warrior, instead he was trained to be a minister and was never meant to be on the throne. Things changed for Yarvi when his father and brother were killed in an ambush and suddenly Yarvi was destined for the kingship.

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Sonny Kenner’s Red Guitar by Kevin Rabas

Kevin Rabas’s third collection of poetry is a new addition to our library’s shelves. Read on to find out more, and check out our original interview with the award-winning Kansas poet.


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