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Suggested One Read: The Homecoming of Samuel Lake

An area reader nominated Jenny Wingfield’s “The Homecoming of Samuel Lake,” a work of character-driven domestic fiction set in the 1950s and centered around a small-town preacher. Lake’s rigid moral codes are called into question when his twelve-year-old daughter and … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Little Bee

During the month of December we are highlighting books nominated to be next year’s One Read selection. “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave was the 2011 choice for Seattle Reads, and a local reader thinks this would be a good choice … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: The Reading Promise

An area reader suggests that Alice Ozma’s “The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared” would make a good One Read for 2012. In fact, the nominator argues that this book “begs to be a community read.” Ozma’s … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Cemetery Bird

During the nomination process for One Read 2012, many of you voiced your support for “Cemetery Bird” by local author Bridget Bufford. Here are just a few of the comments from area readers about this novel. “This is a compelling … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Nothing to Envy

The Daniel Boone Regional Library is accepting nominations for the 2012 One Read book through November 30. Perhaps partially due to the success of last year’s selection, many readers are nominating nonfiction titles. Among these books is Barbara Demick’s “Nothing … Continue reading

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