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Let’s TALK About ‘A Little Princess’

This week the Lansing Community Library Adult book discussion group meets for the second in a three-part series on reading “Children’s Classics,” a Talk About Literature in Kansas (TALK) program sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council (KHC).  KHC furnishes the … Continue reading

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Eclectic Adventures in Adult Group Reading

The Lansing Community Library Adult Book Group recently celebrated their first anniversary.  Since last year’s banned book celebration in September 2015, we’ve read a variety of fiction and non-fiction, classics, essays, award-winning fiction, graphic novels and touched most genres. This … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Martian Chronicles by Bradbury (2.5 Stars)

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury 2.5 out of 5 stars Recommended by the GoodReads SciFi/Fantasy Book Club August 2009 Selection Read in August, 2009 Synopsis (courtesy Wikipedia): The Martian Chronicles is a 1950 science fiction short story collection by … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Highly Unlikely Scenario by Cantor (3 Stars)

A Highly Unlikely Scenario or, a Neetsa Pizza Employee’s Guide to Saving the World by Rachel Cantor 3 out of 5 stars Read in February 2014 Suggested reading for the Kansas City Public Library Adult Winter Reading Program “Stop Me If … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Walk in the Woods by Bryson (3 Stars)

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson 3 out of 5 stars Read in August 2013 for the Stranger than Fiction book club sponsored by the Kansas City Public Library Brief Summary:  Stretching from Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian … Continue reading

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Book Review: Undaunted Courage by Ambrose (4 Stars)

Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose 4 out of 5 stars Read in July 2013 Large, thick books do not scare me.  If you’ve delved into my blog here at … Continue reading

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Turn the Page on Time

At the Fantasy Book Club Series group on GoodReads, we are approaching the end of time, or rather the Wheel of Time series.  We will start reading the final book in that series in May.  On the first day of … Continue reading

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