While it is not my favorite banned book, one of the top 100 banned books really jumped out at me as one of the most memorable: Bridge to Terabithia. There are many reasons why Bridge to Terabithia is challenged, but one of them is that death is central to the plot. I read Bridge to… Read more »
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All this week we will be celebrating Banned Books week here at the library. There will be a special display at the library, a dedicated pinterest board (join us here) and TPL staff will share some of their favorite banned books here on the blog. Do you have a favorite banned or challenged book? Let… Read more »
Are you a senior living in Topsham? Here are some online resources that could be helpful to you. AARP www.aarp.org Aging in Place www.aginginplace.org Benefits Check Up www.benefitscheckup.org Eldercare Locator www.eldercare.gov Family Caregiver Alliance www.caregiver.org Meals on Wheels www.mowaa.org Medicare www.medicare.gov National Council on the Aging www.ncoa.org Senior Living Map www.seniorlivingmap.org SeniorNet www.seniornet.org Thanks to… Read more »
We had a great time this weekend at our annual Murder Mystery Dinner. A glamorous group from the 1920’s landed in a modern day London flat courtesy of H.G. Wells’ time machine! The only thing is, someone murdered Wells and the time machine was broken! Whodunnit? There were many suspects: Dame Agatha Christie, James Joyce,… Read more »
Definitely NOT a Cozy! By Beverly A. Martin I am hooked on Denise Mina’s writing. This, the second novel in her Garnethill trilogy, is meant to drag you, shake you, expose you, cause you thrills and anguish. Along with her Scottish wit which pokes itself through the muck and mire to greatly relieve you. This… Read more »
Here are the New York Times latest best Sellers: fiction and nonfiction.
Not sure what to read next? Here’s what the TPL staff have been reading recently! Darker Than Any Shadow by Tina Whittle: The dog days of summer have arrived, and Tai Randolph is feeling the heat. Running her uncle’s gun shop is more demanding than she ever imagined. Her best friend Rico is competing for… Read more »
Here is the latest fiction and nonfiction bestsellers.
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