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Suggested One Read: Give Us the Ballot

The Daniel Boone Regional Library will be accepting nominations for the 2016 One Read book for just one more day! Make your suggestion at any of our branches, on the bookmobile or online. In January, a reading panel will consider all … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: This Changes Everything

All month Daniel Boone Regional Library is taking your nominations for One Read 2016 and highlighting some of the suggestions we’ve received so far. An area reader nominated “This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs. the Climate” by Naomi Klein. In this … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Orange Is the new Black

Well-reviewed and popular when first published in 2010, Piper Kerman’s best-selling memoir “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in A Women’s Prison” gained even more attention after Netflix launched a series based on the book. The narrative follows the author’s incarceration … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: The Ghost Map

It feels strange to write “thrilling” and “cholera” in the same sentence, but “The Ghost Map” by science writer Steven Johnson is a thrilling historical account of a horrible cholera outbreak in Victorian London. The reader who nominated this title … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Farmacology

An area reader has nominated Daphne Miller’s “Farmacology: What Innovative Family Farming Can Teach Us About Health and Healing” for One Read 2014. Our nominator writes that this book “addresses concerns about sustainability and living with nature as opposed to trying to fight … Continue reading

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