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How to Cook Everything

  I checked Mark Bittman’s new book, How to Cook Everything: the Basics, out of the library to see if it   would make a suitable gift for a recent college graduate. I was so impressed with this cookbook that I bought  two copies: one for the graduate and one for me. How to Cook […]

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An Oldie but still a Goodie….

It has been my experience that people do not go back and re-read a book. And in this never ending  world of having to have the next best thing or staying up on the most current trend, people are disinclined to go back and do something over.   At the library many of the comments are: […]

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Hellions

The Hellions of Hallstead Hall………. Hellion: A mischievous, troublesome, or unruly person.  That is the definition of a Hellion as defined by the American Dictionary.  With a series titled The Hellions of Hallstead Hall, how could I possibly resist the temptation?! Well, I couldn’t, especially not after reading Sabrina Jeffries’s “School for Heiresses” series that […]

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The Last Sister Captures the Culprit!

The Last Cynster Standing….. So I have had the last Cynster book, The Capture of the Earl of Glencrae, sitting in my “To-Be-Read” pile for a couple of months now, and things have finally slowed down enough that I can now get back to my favorite pastime…reading!  Now I have been super excited to read […]

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Comtemporary Japanese Culture Books

The Central Branch of the Ohio Township Public Library System was recently awarded 86 books about contemporary Japanese culture from the Nippon Foundation as part of the foundation’s “100 Books for Understanding Contemporary Japan” program. These books, written in English, cover five categories: Politics & International Relations, Economy & Business, Society & Culture, Literature & […]

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