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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...

Billboard Hot 100: August 13, 2018

Billboard Hot 100: August 13, 2018

Each week, Billboard publishes the Hot 100: The week’s most popular current songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music...

New York Times Bestsellers: August 13, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: August 13, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION ORIGIN by Dan Brown PARADOX by Catherine Coulter CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian Flynn WILD LIKE THE WIND by Kristen Ashley COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION THE RUSSIA HOAX by Gregg...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 10, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018 Photo by Sheldon Winicour People Connected by Place A Poem by Mark S. Peel Little-known and, perhaps, not much remembered until a source like the New York Times reports it are the coincidences of life’s journey that connect, even superficially, people...

Billboard Hot 100: August 6, 2018

Billboard Hot 100: August 6, 2018

Each week, Billboard publishes the Hot 100: The week’s most popular current songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music...

New York Times Bestsellers: August 6, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: August 6, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION ORIGIN by Dan Brown THE OTHER WOMAN by Daniel Silva CRAZY RICH ASIANS by Kevin Kwan SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian Flynn THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING by Bill Clinton and James Patterson COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION...

Staff Summer Reads

Staff Summer Reads

Library staff members have been chilling with these fabulous and fascinating books this summer. Augustown, by Kei Miller; chosen by Mary Alice Wells Beautifully written novel with touches of the mystical about racial and socio-economic discrimination in Jamaica....

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 3, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: August 3, 2018

August 3, 2018 Photo by Jason Brown After The Taking A Poem by Melanie Black Circle of prayers --death in a pond -- The black winged cherubim shake cat-tails until the seeds fly out. Morning dove coos plaintive in the firs while angels and dragonflies flit near the...

New York Times Bestsellers: July 30, 2018

New York Times Bestsellers: July 30, 2018

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION THE OTHER WOMAN by Daniel Silva THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING by Bill Clinton and James Patterson THE ADVENTURE ZONE: HERE THERE BE GERBLINS by Clint McElroy et al. Illustrated by Carey Pietsch SHARP OBJECTS by Gillian...

Billboard Hot 100: July 30, 2018

Billboard Hot 100: July 30, 2018

Each week, Billboard publishes the Hot 100: The week’s most popular current songs across all genres, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen BDS, sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music...

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: July 27, 2018

Provincetown Photo and a Poem: July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018 Photo by Jim Austin Jimages A Summer Night A Poem by Elizabeth Drew Stoddard I feel the breath of the summer night,             Aromatic fire: The trees, the vines, the flowers are astir             With tender desire. The white moths flutter about the...