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Author Archives: Priscilla

The Cuckoo’s Calling

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              Working as a private investigator after losing his leg in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike takes the case of a legendary supermodel’s suspicious suicide and finds himself in a world of multi-millionaire beauties, rock star boyfriends, desperate designers, and hedonist pursuits. Read More »

The Bone Season

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In the mid-twenty-first century, major world cities are controlled by a formidable security force and clairvoyant underworld cell member Paige commits acts of psychic treason before being captured by an otherworldly race.  Today book club pick. Read More »

What We Are Reading Now. . .

Wednesday, May 22, 2013  I have been a fan of the murder mystery since, at a tender age, I first discovered Hercule Poirot and Nero Wolfe. You see, I was an voracious reader and my parents allowed me to read these classic series. To this day, I find mysteries highly entertaining. When I looked at my list of books (yes, I do keep a list of ... Read More »

The Silver Star – Jeannette Walls

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Abandoned by their artist mother at the age of twelve, Bean and her older sister, Liz, are sent to live in the decaying antebellum mansion of their widowed uncle, where they learn the truth about their parents and take odd jobs to earn extra money before an increasingly withdrawn Liz has a life-shattering experience. Read More »

Michigan Activity Pass

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Discover Michigan – Grosse Pointe Public Library users with a valid library card can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the 70+ participating cultural institutions at  http://michiganactivitypass.info. Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admission; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only. Each Michigan Activity ... Read More »

The Interestings – Meg Wolitzer

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Forging a powerful bond in the mid-1970s that lasts throughout subsequent decades, six individuals pursue challenges into their midlife years, including an aspiring actress who harbors jealousy toward friends who achieve successful creative careers. Read More »