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  1. The Testament of Mary


    March 6, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    C. S. Lewis wondered if Lazarus, who was raised from the dead by Jesus, should be considered the first Christian martyr. According to the account of the risen Lazarus given…

  2. ATouch Of Stardust


    March 3, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Emily Chandler, a review of Kate Alcott’s new novel, A Touch Of Stardust Julie Crawford left her comfortable life in Fort Wayne and headed for Hollywood, with aspirations…

  3. A book against suicide.


    February 28, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Jennifer Michael Hecht had two friends who committed suicide within a couple years of each other. Hecht was so upset that she wrote an open-letter essay for the Best American…

  4. Read Around Central: Aristotle


    February 21, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    On her tour of the authors whose names are engraved at Central Library, Librarian Sherry Utterback arrives at her second stop. She downloads an audiobook of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics.  …

  5. Happy Chinese New Year!


    February 19, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    The Year of the Ram (or Goat or Sheep, if you will) began on February 19th, and Lawrence Library’s Xiaolin Lin has once again written a book review to help…