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The Secret Zoo

When Megan Nowicki follows a hunch that something special is happing at the Clarksville City Zoo, she takes off to investigate. Spying a group of monkeys that looked like they’d escaped she rushes back to get her brother, Noah, but by the time they return to where she’d seen them, they were gone. Megan can’t […]

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Fiction Friends Versus Fictional Friends

We all have friends. This precious circle my include someone from work, your community, your volunteer groups, neighborhood and even a family member. You don’t need me to tell you about who makes up your friend group or why they are important. But true, blue friends are sometimes hard to find. If you’re looking to […]

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Milady

“One for all, and all for one woman.” With its intriguing premise, this is a book I immediately snatched off the shelves. Who would have thought it would be a woman who would best the musketeers and become the most revered and feared woman in all of France? Lady Clarice’s story begins in 1615, growing […]

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The Fixer

Herein lies the mystery of Leonard Hoffman. Who was this small time Boston lawyer now living out his final years in a care facility due to a stroke and what secrets are left unspoken? These are the questions his son, Rick Hoffman, tries to answer in this suspense-filled mystery by Joseph Finder. From the very […]

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True Believer

This story by Jack Carr unfolds with SEAL team leader James Reece sailing off to an uncertain destiny, fighting the wicked storms at sea, a terminal diagnosis due to the military issued exterminate drugs, and the guilt and grief plaguing his sleepless state. When the CIA accused him of taking out their prized asset, Reece […]

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True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership

“When you are aligned with who you are, you find coherence between your life and your leadership.” This arresting book by Bill George and Peter Sims questions why so many with the capacity for great leadership are not fully realizing their potential. One governing conclusion they present is that many don’t understand what really constitutes […]

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Heart on a String 

High school junior Marissa McDonald is out running one day when she stumbles upon a heart-shaped balloon stuck in a tree. Attached to the balloon is a note from a young boy to the brother he recently lost; but seeing how it never reached its heavenly destination, Marissa decides to take matters into her own […]

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The Secret Journey of a Library Book

“Many people don’t realize that in order to make room for new books libraries have to get rid of old ones,” explains Catherine Savage, Head of Communications for the Vernon Area Public Library (VAPL) in Lincolnshire, Illinois. This is one of the novel (pun intended) behind the scenes facts that most of us don’t know […]

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