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Posted Aug 26, 2014 at 8:00 AM

HEALDTON -- The community is invited to the library to meet local author Cleo LeVally. LeVally, who wrote "The Spiritual Stepping Stones of Cleo LeVally" will be at the Healdton Community Library at 2 p.m. on Sept. 6.  She will meet, greet and sign books for individuals in the  meeting room.Moving to Healdton in 1954, LeVally never dreamed that it would be her home for over 59 years. She has served her community well, including writing for the...

Updated Aug 25, 2014 at 2:33 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“What We See When We Read: A Phenomenology with Illustrations,” by Peter Mendelsund. Vintage Books, New York, 2014. 419 pages, paperback. $16.95.

Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 9:05 AM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future,” by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. Columbia University Press, New York, 2014. 104 pages. $9.95 paperback. Also available as an e-book.

Updated Aug 11, 2014 at 3:11 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“Problems with People Stories” by David Guterson. Knopf, New York, 2014. 163 pages. $25.95.

Updated Aug 11, 2014 at 2:34 PM

“California” By Edan Lepucki. Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2014. 400 pages. $26.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 11:46 AM

It’s no surprise that Lois Lowry is such a prolific writer. The longtime Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident recalls spending her childhood as a voracious reader of all kinds of books, especially adult books that had young protagonists. She read and...

Posted Aug 4, 2014 at 1:01 AM

“’Til Dirt Do Us Part” By Edith Maxwell. Kensington Books, New York, 2014. 303 pages. $24.

Posted Jul 28, 2014 at 8:00 AM

In an effort to keep up with the technology-driven public, the Ardmore Public Library is expanding its services to those that enjoy their creature comforts.The library offers e-Books and audio books through Overdrive and it has...

Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Since it was written by a colleague — Matthew Phillion, a fellow GateHouse Media journalist — I would have likely picked up “The Indestructibles” just as a show of support. But I challenge anyone to resist this plot description, whether you know...

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 3:18 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“The Empathy Exams” By Leslie Jamison. Graywolf Press, 2014. 226 pages. Paperback. $15.

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Emma Gatewood popularized, among other things, minimalist extreme hiking. To hike all 2,050 miles of the rough and immature Appalachian Trail in 1955, she hand-sewed a yard of denim to form a drawstring sack and filled it with Band-Aids, bouillon...

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