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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Chinese Sci-Fi trilogy may hit the Amazon screen...

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is the first book in the 
Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy. 
For this initial title, Liu Cixin became the first Chinese author to ever be awarded 
the Hugo Award for best novel.

Place your holds here for each book:

Worth a look. There's a reason this trilogy
 has millions of fans across 
China and the globe. 
Yes, even here in Merrick. 
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

I'll Be Gone in the Dark docu-series picked up by HBO...

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Michelle McNamara's 
stunning and chilling true-crime thriller 
will get the documentary series treatment 
via HBO. 
McNamara's book follows the awful and unsolved Golden State Killer case. 
Gillian Flynn penned the introduction to the book. 
Patton Oswalt wrote the afterword and 
will produce the series. 
McNamara (who was married to Oswalt) died before she could finish the book, 
but her lead researcher was one of the two people who were able to complete the project.

Monday, April 16, 2018

2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners are....

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DAMN. [Explicit] 
 These are the 2018 Winners!
Click here to see every Fiction winner of the Pulitzer Prize!

JK Rowling has finished the next Cormoran Strike novel!

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Lethal White is the fourth Cormoran Strike novel to be written under Rowling's pseudonym, Robert Galbraith.
See Rowling's twitter announcement here!
The first three books have already been adapted by the BBC so we have that to look forward to in June. 
Here are the three previous titles--
get your library cards ready!
Below is the cast of the BBC production starring Holliday Grainer and Tom Burke. CB Strike will be aired on Cinemax in June 2018. 

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Our next book discussion will include an author Skype!

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Join us Wednesday, May 2nd at 2:30 
as we discuss, 
"Lucky Boy" by Shanthi Sekaran.
Shanthi will Skype in to the discussion 
and we are so grateful!
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See you then!

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

What to read next?

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My suggestion is 

It's the story of an undocumented Mexican single mom and Indian-American chef who are bound together by one lucky boy. 
This is a gripping and timely tale that you 
won't want to miss.
The Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion is thrilled to have author Shanthi Sekaran Skype in for our discussion on Wednesday, May 2nd at 2:30. You won't want to miss this one.
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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Novels that offer a new perspective of our world...

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Our friends at Off the Shelf have compiled this great list of historical fiction titles that offer new perspectives of our world. See the article here.
Place your holds here!
Here's a sample:
These are worth considering as well:
The Second Mrs. Hockaday: A Novel  News of the World 
 Order them here...!