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New York Times Best Sellers

New York Times Best Sellers

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTIONWHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia OwensWOLF PACK  by C.J. BoxTHE FIRST LADY by James Patterson & Brendan DuBoisTHE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A.J. FinnTOXIC GAME by Christine Feehan COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTIONBECOMING by...

Photo and a Poem: March 22, 2019

Photo and a Poem: March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019Photo by Melanie Black ProvincetownA Poem by P.J. Thier A wooden gate latched, but left unlocked,             its gray boards beckoning; A blue veined Glory             waving allegiance to the morning; A bakery, Portuguese,              spinning heads...

Photo and a Poem: March 15, 2019

Photo and a Poem: March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019Photo by Francis De Nicola In Memoriam: Mary Oliver 1935 - 2019A Poem by Eileen Kennedy I think I walked with youto this black waterin soft slippers of sandknowing we were nearingprecious water that held thesky, stars, moon and sun,and the open face of a...

Photo and a Poem: March 8, 2019

Photo and a Poem: March 8, 2019

March 8, 2019Photo by Louis Kozma Summer A Poem by Sydney Cropper The warm sun beating down on my tan skinThe cool sea breeze rushes through my blonde hairMy friends and I lay in the sand and winEndless days and endless nights with no care The smell of smoke and...

Nan’s March Book Highlights

Nan’s March Book Highlights

Juicy Memoirs!  One category in the 2019 Reading Challenge is "a juicy memoir," but how do you know which books have the juice?  Here are some guaranteed juicy books, as brainstormed by the library staff.

Photo and a Poem: March 1, 2019

Photo and a Poem: March 1, 2019

March 1, 2019Photo by Stephen Borkowski Pisces A Poem by Jack Wesdorp We like terminal places,airports, bus and train stations,hospitals and libraries,churches and cemeteries,Race Point beach is excellent,hard to reach, where next is bent,any mountain top or cliff,cop...

Photo and a Poem: February 22, 2019

Photo and a Poem: February 22, 2019

February 22, 2019Photo by Jamie Demetriou A Poem by Jamie Demetriou In the red and gold of sunsetbefore the nigh's dark curtain closepast is presenta trick of timeholding long the memorytil red and gold fade to the nights darkhue, goodnight the memorythe memory of you...

Photo and a Poem: February 15, 2019

Photo and a Poem: February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019Photo by Amy Raff She Walks in Beauty A Poem by Lord Byron (1814) She walks in beauty, like the nightOf cloudless climes and starry skies;And all that’s best of dark and brightMeet in her aspect and her eyes:Thus mellowed to that tender lightWhich...

Photo and a Poem: February 8, 2019

Photo and a Poem: February 8, 2019

February 8, 2019Photo by Melanie Black The Warmth of WinterA Poem by Hilde Oleson Which was warmer?The lone snow flake that fell upon my cheekAnd slid into a single tear?Or the one inch blanket of snow that lightly perched,Covering the trees and groundAs lightly as a...

Photo and a Poem: February 1, 2019

Photo and a Poem: February 1, 2019

February 1, 2019Photo by Louis Kozma Room of SelfA Poem by Melanie Black This is an old housethat begs to be mended. Once majestic now fallen in disrepair. The spirits come with tools and bricks and boards. For months the sound of hammering, sawing. New windows...

Photo and a Poem: January 25, 2019

Photo and a Poem: January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019Photo by Melanie Black For the Late Poet Mary OliverA Poem by Julia L. Perry Poets help us to see the world we walk through.We are so busy with our lives that without their eyes we would not see.They see the beauty, the connection, the subtleties of...

New York Times Best Sellers: January 22, 2019

New York Times Best Sellers: January 22, 2019

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTIONTURNING POINT by Danielle SteelWHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia OwensAN ANONYMOUS GIRL by Greer Hendricks and Sarah PekkanenTHE NEW IBERIA BLUES James Lee BurkePRISONER OF THE NIGHT by J.R. Ward COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK...

New York Times Best Sellers: January 14, 2019

New York Times Best Sellers: January 14, 2019

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTIONVERSES FOR THE DEAD by Douglas Preston and Lincoln ChildWHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia OwensTARGET: ALEX CROSS by James PattersonBIRD BOX by Josh MalermanA DELICATE TOUCH by Stuart Woods COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK...

Photo and a Poem: January 11, 2019

Photo and a Poem: January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019Photo by Sandra Delzotti Will you shineA Poem by Hilde Oleson Sun, when will you shine again for me?Your shadow, Moon, has done us in,Leading along a moon-lit pathUntil we lost our way.Now you leave us lost among the treesFar from the sand and...

Nan’s January Book Highlights

Nan’s January Book Highlights

Un-put-down-able!  One of the categories in the 2019 Reading Challenge is a book that has the reputation of being un-put-down-able. Library staff members chose these 12 titles as suggestions to fit the bill. (You don't have to take the reading challenge in order to...

Photo and a Poem: January 4, 2019

Photo and a Poem: January 4, 2019

January 4, 2019 Photo by Melanie Black The Year A Poem by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 - 1919) What can be said in New Year rhymes, That’s not been said a thousand times? The new years come, the old years go, We know we dream, we dream we know. We rise up laughing with...

New York Times Best Sellers:  December 31, 2018

New York Times Best Sellers: December 31, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION THE RECKONING by John Grisham EVERY BREATH by Nicholas Sparks FIRE AND BLOOD by George R.R. Martin WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING by Delia Owens TARGET: ALEX CROSS by James Patterson COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION...