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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...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: September 7, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: September 7, 2018

September 7, 2018 Photo by Sandra Delzotti Up the Hill A Poem by Melanie Black We climbed rabbit paths to the tiny amphitheatre surrounded by little marble gods -- Pan, Daphne, Bacchus, and Diane posed with blind eyes. The wind brought scents of pine And sea air....

New York Times Bestsellers:  September 3, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: September 3, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan PIECES OF HER by Karin Slaughter TEXAS RANGER by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle CHINA RICH GIRLFRIEND by Kevin Kwan RICH PEOPLE PROBLEMS by Kevin Kwan COMBINED PRINT &...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 31, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 31, 2018

August 31, 2018 Photo by Ken Boyar What to Read A Poem by Mark S. Peel Each time I finish a read I think of the selections that beckon. What next, where to go to meet my next best friend. A young man has all the time in the world before him to consume and enjoy what...

New York Times Bestsellers: August 27, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: August 27, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan TEXAS RANGER by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle ORIGIN by Dan Brown SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian Flynn FEARED by Lisa Scottoline COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION UNHINGED by...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 24, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018 Photo by Susan Peskin August A Poem by Helen Hunt Jackson Silence again. The glorious symphony Hath need of pause and interval of peace. Some subtle signal bids all sweet sounds cease, Save hum of insects’ aimless industry. Pathetic summer seeks by...

New York Times Bestsellers: August 20, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: August 20, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION TAILSPIN by Sandra Brown CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan ORIGIN by Dan Brown SERPENTINE by Laurell K. Hamilton SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian Flynn COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION EVERYTHING TRUMP TOUCHES DIES by...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 17, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018 Photo by Sue Clark Blue A Poem by Hilde Oleson As far as the eye can see all is blue. The sky above, the sea below Stretching from right to left. The land where we are sitting just a perch From which we can see the true blue Of our world. Against the...