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Staff Picks: History in Fiction

Open “The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newto…” in catalog The all-true travels and adventures of Lidie Newto… Open “The dead of winter” in catalog The dead of winter Open “The ginseng hunter” in catalog The ginseng hunter Open “A hundred summers” in catalog A hundred summers Open “Mary Coin” in catalog Mary Coin Open “Sign-talker : the adventure of George Drouillard o…” in catalog Sign-talker : the adventure of George Drouillard o…
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Horror with an Attitude in Poe

Twenty-one year old Dimitri Petrov dropped out of college after his parents were killed and now works for a dying newspaper writing obituaries. On Halloween he is sent on assignment to a séance at the Aspinwall Mansion, an abandoned home with rumors of ghosts. It seems like a joke, but things quickly turn…

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Girl Rising

Want to improve the world? Educate a girl! Check out the film Girl Rising, read powerful work by world authors, and open a dialogue that can spark change.

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Zombie immersion

The library is on board with the zombie craze, with hundreds of materials centered on the living dead. Come sink your teeth into some great zombie fiction, ebooks and film.

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Somewhat Spooky

Check out your library for books and movies that will get you in a creepy mood–without giving you any nightmares.

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A Supernatural Celebration in Halloween

Every Halloween this little town has a secret ritual where everyone gathers around a scarecrow and those who have died within the last year are called. One of the recently departed will animate the scarecrow and answer questions from beyond in “We, The Fortunate Bereaved” by Brian Hodge. This short story is…

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Capers and Heists Define New Series

Dubbed “The Fox and O’Hare” novels, this new series will appeal to anyone who enjoys caper adventure crime stories. Catch up on books 1 & 2 and place your request for book 3 – The Job – coming November 2014!


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