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The Book Edge
By April Hernandez
Lincoln Library Fact: Want to expand your reading horizons? Do you enjoy discussing books with others? The Library has a book club that meets monthly January through October. Join us the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 pm. March’s Book Club title is The Lilac Girls and April’s is Louisiana’s Way Home.
StoryTime: With it being the last Tuesday before St. Patrick’s Day, we went for the green today. We included the color and read the book, Green. We also brought in the quickly approaching and welcomed season of Spring, and read the book, Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms. We read the fun books of That’s What Leprechauns Do and How to Catch a Leprechaun before making our own four-leaf clovers to hang on the wall. We finished up story time by reading about Saint Patrick. Most everyone was happy with their green chocolate mint cupcakes, but a few weren’t impressed with the green and had to have a substitute. – Doris Sorg
New on the Shelf:
Wolf Pack by C. J. Box. Joe Picket 19. 4.5 stars. Joe has his job back but the son of a wealthy, mysterious man owns a drone that is killing wildlife. This same young man is dating Joe’s daughter. The FBI and the DOJ ask Joe to stand down when he tries to lay down some rules for the drone operator. This makes Joe suspicious, while bodies start piling up, all related to the mysterious man and those around him.
Young Adult Fiction:
A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro. 4th book in the Charlotte Holmes series. 4.25 stars. Charlotte and Jamie arrive at Oxford to be drawn into a new mystery. The theater department was beset by several accidents last year ending with a woman going missing. The girl’s friends are not talking, and the case has gone cold. Charlotte and Jamie decide to join the theater group and almost immediately the accidents begin anew. Can they solve this crime before tragedy strikes?
The Giver adapted and illustrated by P. Craig Russell. 4 stars. The graphic novel adaptation of the Lois Lowry story. Brings the story of twelve-year-old Jonas and his life of conformity.
Coming Soon to the Library:
3/26/2019: Dark Tribute by Iris Johansen; The Last Second by Catherine Coulter; The Big Kahuna by Janet Evanovich; Deep Harbor by Fern Michaels; Blood Oath by Linda Fairstein
4/2/2019: The A List by J. A. Jance; Miss Julia Take the Wheel by Ann B. Ross; The Tinderbox by Beverly Lewis: Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger; The Editor by Steven Rowley
Library Happenings: Join us every Tuesday @ 10 am for StoryTime. We are reading Lilac Girls for the next BookClub on March 28.
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