THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Wednesday May 10 RICHARD PAUL EVANS DEBUTS NEW NOVEL WEDNESDAY, MAY 10; 7 PM RICHARD PAUL EVANS will introduce, The Broken Road, the first book in his new trilogy, a contemplative story of redemption and grace. It explores the question: What if you could start over? Coming from a...
  2. Saturday May 13 TIMOTHY SNYDER DISCUSSES "ON TYRANNY" SATURDAY, MAY 13; 7 PM TIMOTHY SNYDER, noted historian, will discuss his book, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. He offers citizens practical advice from our past, adapted for the world of today. He posted his 20 Lessons...
  3. Monday May 15 DAN YACCARINO DEBUTS NEW PICTURE BOOK MONDAY, MAY 15; 6:30 PM DAN YACCARINO will introduce his new children’s book, Morris Mole, which he wrote and illustrated. Morris Mole has always been a little different. That difference is a big help when the moles are running low...
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HOT BOOKS

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    EL PASO
    by Winston Groom

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    COOKING FOR JEFFREY
    by Ina Garten

    This is a sure-fire winner! The recipes are Ina's husband's favorites and they are immensely appealing. If you're like me, you'll want to try Ina's Tarragon Shrimp Salad, Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken, Parmesan Roasted Zucchini,Moroccan Grilled Lamb Chops, Spaghetti Squash with Garlic & Parmesan, and Chocolate Creme Brulee. With this cookbook in your kitchen, you're sure to have meals that solicit a RAVE review.
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    SMALL GREAT THINGS
    by Jodi Picoult

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    THE MAGNOLIA STORY
    by Chip and Joanna Gaines

    If you haven't met Chip and Joanna, this book will introduce them to you. This married couple is taking the TV world by storm with their show on HGTV's Fixer Upper.. Their specialty is remodeling houses and turning these fixer-uppers into stunning homes. Joanna is the lead designer and Chip handles construction. If you are in the mood to do some remodeling in your own home, you're sure to get inspiration from them.
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RICHARD PAUL EVANS DEBUTS NEW NOVEL

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10; 7 PM

RICHARD PAUL EVANS will introduce, The Broken Road, the first book in his new trilogy, a contemplative story of redemption and grace. It explores the question: What if you could start over? Coming from a childhood of poverty and pain, Charles James has now achieved everything he thought he wanted: fame, fortune, and a lavish lifestyle. Why isn’t that making him happy and contented? He starts to wonder if he’s wanted the wrong things all this time. Then a twist of fate changes everything. Charles is granted something very remarkable: a second chance. What will he do with it? SIMON & SCHUSTER

Richard Paul Evans is the #1 bestselling author of The Christmas Box. Each of his more than 30 novels has been a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 30 million copies of his books in print worldwide, translated into more than 24 languages.

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