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The Book Group Formerly Known as Jane Austen Meets Monday Evening

The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries DVD CollectionJoin the Jane Austen Book Group Monday evening at 6 pm in the Carnegie McIntyre Room!

Briggs makes the NY Times Bestsellers’ List!

Jacket CoverOne of my favorite authors (she is on my buy list) has made the New York Times’ Bestsellers’ List this week with her newest book, Night Broken

Michigan Fiction, Michigan Settings

      We Michiganders can escape and benefit Michigan by vacationing in the state, spending at local businesses, and, yes, by reading Michigan fiction!  Of course, some Michigan authors are well known, such as Elmore Leonard or Steve Hamilton. If you have already read Hamilton's popular UP series, maybe your next selection could be Starvation Lake by Bryan Gruley.

Tessa’s Young Adult Book Recommendation: If I ever get out of here by Eric Gansworth

Don’t read this now!  Eric Gansworth has written a worthy debut in the new YA book If I ever get out of here. But don’t read it now—it ends with a huge, dangerous snow storm—no need to make our current weather any worse by freaking out over a book. Not that you would.

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