THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Saturday Apr 25 BIG READ FINALE AT SINCLAIR COLLEGE SATURDAY, APRIL 25; 1 PM AT SINCLAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE Come join us at Sinclair Community College , Building 12; Rooms 120 & 127 where we’ll have a SKYPE BROADCAST with GRAEME SIMSION, author of The Rosie Project, the Big Read...
  2. Monday Apr 27 MONDAY, APRIL 27; 7 PM LIESL SHURTLIFF will introduce her children's book, JACK: The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk. She cleverly takes the much loved Jack and the Beanstalk story and gives it a new interpretation. Jack’s father has disappeared and Jack and...
  3. Tuesday Apr 28 PAUL DAUGHERTY DISCUSSES HIS BOOK TUESDAY, APRIL 28; 7 PM PAUL DAUGHERTY will discuss An Uncomplicated Life: A Father’s Memoir of His Exceptional Daughter. Paul and his wife had not expected that their newborn daughter would have Down Syndrome. But when they left the hospital...
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HOT BOOKS


  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster

    The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams, featuring an 8-page color photo insert of thrilling images from the hit movie. Set years after Return of the Jedi, "this stunning new action-packed adventure rockets us back into the world of Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Luke Skywalker, while introducing a host of exciting new characters. So return to that galaxy far, far away, and prepare yourself for what happens when the Force awakens. . . .

  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up : The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo and Cathy Hirano

    This #1"New York Times" best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
  • See Me by Nicholas Sparks

    See Me is a story of obsession, reinvention and a love that defies every expectation, reminding us that destiny often rests in our own hands-even in matters of the heart. Colin is giving his second chance his best shot. As for Maria, the hardworking lawyer and daughter of Mexican immigrants, Colin will challenge every notion she's ever had about herself and her future, making her question what truly makes her happy.

  • The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

    A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant reader--"I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."
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BIG READ FINALE AT SINCLAIR COLLEGE

SATURDAY, APRIL 25; 1 PM AT SINCLAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Come join us at Sinclair Community College , Building 12; Rooms 120 & 127 where we’ll have a SKYPE BROADCAST with GRAEME SIMSION, author of The Rosie Project, the Big Read Selection for 2015.

Plan to arrive by 12:45 pm so you have time to be seated and write down any questions you’d like the author to answer. At 1 pm people will be invited to share stories of how they met their special someone….. in one minute or less! Stories will be judged by applause for the most romantic, most humorous, most unusual and most disastrous. Prizes will be awarded to the winners in each category.

Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project, will be speaking to us from New Zealand at 1:30 pm. This promises to be great fun! By the way, you don’t need to have read the book already to attend.