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Gardening Books

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FIND PRACTICAL AND INSPIRING ADVICE FROM OUR VAST COLLECTION OF GARDENING BOOKS.  VIEW SOME OF OUR HIGHLIGHTED BOOKS HERE, OR, VISIT DEWEY NUMBER 635 IN THE NON-FICTION SECTION OF THE LIBRARY.

Better homes and gardens gardening made simple : the complete step-by-step guide to gardening / [Kate Carter Frederick, editor] –…

 
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EMPTY MANSIONS / Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell, Jr.

Bill Dedman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, noticed a property listing for a grand estate that had been unoccupied for nearly sixty years which sent him researching a fascinating American story. This book is a compelling mix of mystery, history, and interesting characters and you’ll be racing along to find out all about Huguette Clark and her family.     Shayna 3/27/2019…

 
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THE LIFE WE BURY / Allan Eskens

Joe is a college student, struggling to make a future for himself away from his drunken mother and autistic little brother.  A college English assignment brings him into contact with Carl, an elderly ex-convict who has been released after serving 30 years in prison because he is dying.  Joe expects to complete a superficial interview and then write his paper,…

 
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THE TURNER HOUSE / Angela Flournoy

Books based on local settings are always fun. The Turner House by Angela Flournoy takes us from old east side Detroit through Greek Town, Southfield, Huntington Woods and Farmington Hills. Eldest brother, Cha-Cha, is caring for Viola, the family matriarch, who is suffering from a fall. He and his twelve siblings reflect on the loves, regrets and challenges of their lives as they struggle to reach an agreement on Viola’s care and the fate of the old Turner house….

 
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Library Reads

National Library Week is April 7-13, and we are celebrating early by reading books about Libraries, literally! ‘Check Out’ some of these great fiction & non-fiction selections:

Booked for trouble : a Lighthouse library mystery / Eva Gates – Lucy has finally found her bliss as a librarian and resident of the Bodie Island Lighthouse. She loves walking on the beach,…