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By Nicole McManus

These three novels stress the importance of friendship. Each book showcases strong, brave women, facing unthinkable life-changing events. These stories will transport you to a different place and/or time. These are books that you will want to read and discuss with your friends. The Sweeney Sisters, by Lian Dolan Maggie, Eliza, and Tricia have grown […]

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The Magnificent Brookgreen Gardens Story House Books teaches children of all ages about nature and how each of us can do our part. These books would be fun paired with an actual visit to Brookgreen. Planting with Nana, by Viki Richardson – Illustrated by: Millie Doud Nana and her two grandchildren take a day to […]

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I Love You More Than Coffee, by Melissa Face Sasee readers should recognize this author – Melissa Face’s essays are always hilarious while making the heart smile. Her book, I Love You More Than Coffee is the same style. In a very honest way, she shares memories of being a mom, from the very first […]

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Fred and Ted: A Day at the Beach, by Lizzie Gallo – Illustrated by Carolyn Pais The mischievous little bears, Fred and Ted, are back. This time they are headed to the beach. They get to see sand and waves and meet animals that live in the ocean. However this turns out to not be […]

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Spring is in the air, new books are coming out, and there are book tours galore! These three authors have several events planned in our area, so make sure to check with your local bookstores and libraries to see when your favorite authors will be in town. Feels Like Falling, by Kristy Woodson Harvey In […]

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Saving Meghan, by D. J. Palmer Meghan is fifteen years old, and she is tired of being sick. She used to love playing soccer and was hoping for a possible scholarship, but now, she doesn’t even want to get out of bed. She feels the switches being turned off inside her, even if the doctors […]

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Love is in the air… and who doesn’t love a fantastic book or two? Below are two remarkable love stories, perfect for this extended February. (Leap years give us all an extra day of reading!) Five Feet Apart, by Rachael Lippincott with Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis Stella Grant has been coming to the same […]

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You Were There Too, by Colleen Oakley What would you do, if you met the man of your dreams? Mia has the perfect life. She has the American Dream home, the loving husband, and they are trying to have a family. However, due to several miscarriages, children are not yet part of the picture. The […]

The holiday season is upon us, which is the perfect excuse to stock up on books for your friends and family.Below are some suggestions that everyone is sure to love. For the historical fiction fan: A Bend in the Stars, by Rachel Barenbaum This is not a typical World War I book. Rachel Barenbaum weaves […]

Children of all ages, including adults, will love the uplifting messages in these three books.All make perfect gifts anytime of the year. Three Cheers for Kid McGear!, by Sherri Dusky Rinker, Illustrated by A. G. Ford Kid McGear is a girl and very small, but that doesn’t stop her excitement when she joins the construction […]

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