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A time traveling gene runs in Gwen’s family, pulling the gene carrier uncontrollably into the past sometime during their sixteenth year. Everyone expects Gwen’s cousin Charlotte to become the time traveler, so Gwen is shocked when she is the one that feels the warning symptoms of time travelling at age sixteen instead of her cousin.
Are you looking for a light, quick read for the summer? You might want to try First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones.
Wichita author Clare Vanderpool won the 2011 John Newbery Medal for children’s literature for her first book, Moon Over Manifest. The Newbery is awarded annually by the American Library Association to the author who has made the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Vanderpool will share stories about the joy of writing and [...]
A retired British Major and a Pakistani shopkeeper are brought together by chance, but the circumstances of their friendship cause trouble in villiage society. If you like British fiction and a nice gentle romance plot, this book is for you!
An accident in Friday’s spin class has left Alice with more than a nasty bump because now she is ten years younger- at least in her mind. Alice believes that she is 29 again, madly in love with her husband and expecting their first child with the last ten years forgotten.
Author Patricia Wood will be letting us pick her brain about her book Lottery at the next meeting of the “So Many Books, So Little Time” book discussion group. She will join us via Skype from her home in Hawaii. The meeting is on Sunday June 26th from 3-4:30 PM.
Life has not gone smoothly for Otto, Lucia, and Max Hardscrabble. Their mother mysteriously disappeared five years ago and the gossipy people in their small town viciously blame the kids and their father.
Water for Elephants isn’t the only movie based on a book that will be opening in the next couple of months. Read on to see what else to put on your reading list so that you can be prepared the next time you go to the theater. This list is gleaned from information gathered from [...]
For all of Ginny’s life she has lived with her parents and never had a job, but suddenly tragedy strikes when Ginny’s parents die.
Charles Dickens published Hard Times in 1854 by serializing it in his magazine Household Words from April to August of that year. He doubled the circulation to his magazine, but the novel is sometimes criticized for the choppy chapters that resulted from writing it in installments. The novel is also only about half the length [...]