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New York Times Best Sellers: November 12, 2018

New York Times Best Sellers: November 12, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION DARK SACRED NIGHT by Michael Connelly ELEVATION by Stephen King THE RECKONING by John Grisham EVERY BREATH by Nicholas Sparks ARCHANGEL'S PROPHECY by Nali Singh COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION BEASTIE BOYS...

Nan’s November Book Highlights

Nan’s November Book Highlights

Where would you like to go this November? Paris, Provence, Dublin, New York City? I’m partial to Paris myself, as you can see from these selections. But a book can take you anywhere…. The Collector’s Apprentice , by B. A. Shapiro In the summer of 1922, Belgian Paulien...

New York Times Best Sellers: November 5, 2018

New York Times Best Sellers: November 5, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION THE RECKONING by John Grisham EVERY BREATH by Nicholas Sparks THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING by Bill Clinton and James Patterson NOT QUITE OVER YOU by Susan Mallery THE NEXT PERSON YOU MEET IN HEAVEN by Mitch Albom...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: November 2, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 Photo by Sue Clark Fathers and Daughters A Poem by Mark S. Peel After the cold time passes from too many hours of silence, of profound feelings unacknowledged, no one can wipe away a tear of the father’s making.   Imperfect practitioners in an...

New York Times Best Sellers: October 29, 2018

New York Times Best Sellers: October 29, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION EVERY BREATH by Nicholas Sparks UNSHELTERED by Barbara Kingsolver HOLY GHOST by John Sanford THE NEXT PERSON YOU MEET IN HEAVEN by Mitch Albom DESPERATE MEASURES by Stuart Woods COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: October 26, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 Photo by Stephen Borkowski Hallowe'en A Poem by Joel Benton (1919) Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite All are on their rounds to-night,— In the wan moon’s silver ray Thrives their helter-skelter play. Fond of cellar, barn, or stack True unto the almanac,...

New York Times Best Sellers: October 22, 2018

New York Times Best Sellers: October 22, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION HOLY GHOST by John Sandford AMBUSH by James Patterson and James O. Born THE NEXT PERSON YOU MEET IN HEAVEN by Mitch Albom THE WITCH ELM by Tana French THE CLOCKMAKER'S DAUGHTER by Kate Morton COMBINED PRINT &...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: October 19, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 Photo by Melanie Black Remembering A Poem by Hilde Oleson I do remember happiness. I remember when they placed my new-born son Into my waiting arms. I remember looking into those dark eyes, and thinking - He looks like my husband. But now the thought...

New York Times Bestsellers:  October 15, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: October 15, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION A SPARK OF LIGHT by Jodi Picoult VINCE FLYNN: RED WAR by Kyle Mills ALASKAN HOLIDAY by Debbie Macomber CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: October 12, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 Photo by Sandra Delzotti Fall Driving A Poem by Mark S. Peel In the Fall I get nervous driving. When the first leaves hit the ground and skip across the road with each random gust of wind, I become distracted with troubling anticipation. I see the...

New York Times Bestsellers:  October 8, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: October 8, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION VINCE FLYNN: RED WAR by Kyle Mills AN ABSOLUTELY REMARKABLE THING by Hank Green TRANSCRIPTION by Kate Atkinson CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan LETHAL WHITE by Robert Galbraith COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION...

New York Times Bestsellers:  October 1, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: October 1, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION LETHAL WHITE by Robert Galbraith TIME'S CONVERT by Deborah Harkness ORIGIN by Dan Brown JUROR #3 by James Patterson and Nancy Allen CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION FEAR by Bob...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: September 28, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 Photo by Corinne Diana Sunset, September 13, 2018 A Poem by Jan Kelly With grey skies, dry clouds surrounding Only in the west at its near Autumnal equinox location Shone under the heaviness Of the shrouded sky The few mini cumulous clouds Crowning...

Nan’s October Book Highlights

Nan’s October Book Highlights

Scary, spooky, shadowy and supernatural – just in time for the season! Dracul, by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil, armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a...

New York Times Bestsellers:  September 24, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: September 24, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION JUROR #3 by James Patterson and Nancy Allen SHADOW TYRANTS by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan THE FORBIDDEN DOOR by Dean Koontz LEVERAGE IN DEATH by J.D. Robb COMBINED PRINT &...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: September 21, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 Photo by Barbara Klipper Celebrations 2018 A Poem by Hilde Oleson I tell you every year how lucky we are To live in this place of raw beauty. How we are the fortunate ones who are close to nature, Walk near, or even in the water. Sometimes we feel...

New York Times Bestsellers:  September 17, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: September 17, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION LEVERAGE IN DEATH by J.D. Robb CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan IN HIS FATHER'S FOOTSTEPS by Danielle Steel DARK SENTINEL by Christine Feehan DEPTH OF WINTER by Craig Johnson COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: September 14, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018 Photo by Stephen Borkowski A Line-storm Song A Poem by Robert Frost The line-storm clouds fly tattered and swift, The road is forlorn all day, Where a myriad snowy quartz stones lift, And the hoof-prints vanish away. The roadside flowers, too wet...

New York Times Bestsellers:  September 10, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: September 10, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan MAGIC TRIUMPHS by Ilona Andrews CHINA RICH GIRLFRIEND by Kevin Kwan SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian Flynn TEXAS RANGER by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK...