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Mar
22

5 chilling tales to cozy up with

It’s always the perfect time to stay in bed under the blankets and snuggle up with a good book, no matter the season. For some, that means reading books that create warm, fuzzy feelings. But for others, like me, cozying up with a book filled with horror and suspense is more like it. And if [...]
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Jan
14

Deadly diseases

During this time of coughs, sneezes, sniffles, and snot, I thought I’d take this opportunity to remind you that this marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the Spanish influenza pandemic.  Coming at the end of World War I, it took more lives than that catastrophe.  An estimated twenty to fifty million people lost their lives while […]

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Feb
16

Booklovers Podcast: Top Picks for Romantic Books

This episode, Andrea and I talk about romance books. We also share what’s making us happy – coffee and The Alienist for those of you who can’t wait to listen to find out. What’s making you happy? Questions? More suggestions? Topics you’d like to hear us cover in the future? Comment below or hit us […]

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Jan
19

Need books? Enjoy One of Our Favorites from 2017

During this episode of Booklovers, Andrea, Amy, and I talk about some of our book favorites from 2017. Questions? More suggestions? Topics you’d like to hear us cover in the future? Comment below or hit us up on Twitter – @ClermontLibrary or on Facebook. Favorites Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty is a sf/murder mystery that […]

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Dec
22

Booklovers Podcast: Read it in a weekend

Amy, Andrea and I talk about books that you can read in a weekend. Or even a weekend! These are perfect if you have some unexpected free time or you’re trying to read more books. Did you set a reading goal for yourself and you need just another book or two to reach that goal? […]

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Dec
01

Booklovers Podcast: It’s Elementary

Welcome to the latest episode of the Booklovers Podcast. This time, Andrea, Meghann, Mary and I talk about Sherlock Holmes inspired mysteries. What’s your favorite Sherlock Holmes inspired book? Sherlock Suggestions   The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin. The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover […]

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Nov
17

Booklovers Podcast: Holiday Reading

Welcome to another episode of the Booklovers Podcast. Join us as Andrea, Amy and I talk about holiday books. Along with some shout outs to old favorites, we cover a variety of holiday books from essays to picture books. What’s your favorite holiday book? Holiday Books   Holidays on Ice. This is a collection of […]

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Nov
10

Booklovers Podcast: 9 Delicious Reads

Listen in as Mary and Andrea join me to talk about some tasty reads this episode. We prove that books are delicious as we cover fiction and nonfiction treats. Mysteries, memoirs and cupcakes – we discuss it all. If you’d like to use one of the library’s meeting rooms, check out the guidelines. Our Picks […]

By Laura | books
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