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  1. Snow Island


    April 16, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    Katherine Towler´s Snow Island is named after a summer resort island off the New England coast. The main characters aren´t summer people, though; they´re the people who live there year-round,…

  2. The End of the Gods in the English Countryside


    March 15, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    During the Blitz, the German bombing of English and Irish cities during World War II, a thin child–no other name is given to her–was moved with her mother to “a…

  3. I don´t usually recommend bestsellers and I´m recommending this one because


    February 14, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    1. It´s Valentine´s Day. This book has been assigned to the Love Stories genre in our catalog, so I planted it on our Romance page a few weeks ago, and…

  4. Behind the Dream


    January 13, 2012 by Reader's Connection

    Clarence B. Jones was Martin Luther King´s attorney, and one of his strategists and confidants. Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation is Jones’s account of the historic…

  5. Augustus


    December 15, 2011 by Reader's Connection

    Why wasn´t the John Williams novel Augustus made into a miniseries? I, Claudius, by Robert Graves, was brought to life successfully on the small screen in 1977, and the more…