Books & Reading

Books & Reading

New Years Resolutions

Many of us make new years resolutions.  The idea is to change some things ourselves, or about their lives. Things like:
  • Loose weight
  • Get in shape
  • Eat healthier
  • Exercise more
  • Learn how to use the computer

Many people break those resolutions by February.
Somewhere I heard that in order for something to become a habit you have to repeat it 21 times.  
So theoretically if we do some thing everyday for 3 weeks, it will be come a habit and become much easier to continue.

Moving again!

Sorry, I mispoke in my last missive.  We will be gathering on Monday nights instead - the 2nd Monday of each month.  Accomodations in the McIntyre Room were more readily available on Monday night.  We will meet on the following dates in 2008 - 1/07, 2/11, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 10/13, 11/10, 12/8.  We will meet from 6:00 to 8:00 pm during winter hours and 5:00 - 6:45 during the summer.

Jane Austen to Move!

The Jane Austen Book Club is moving to Tuesday night!  Yes, the competition for well- read, intelligent company is intense and after much discussion, we have decided to yield Wednesday night to the many delights of choral music.  Therefore, we will be meeting on the second Tuesday of every month in the McIntyre room in the Carnegie Building from 6:00 until 8:00.

Book Review- Home to Holly Springs by Jan Karon

Good news for Jan Karon fans: She has published her; first new adult book in about 2 years,

Walk on the Noir side!

Noir (pronounced ˈnwär) fiction is crime fiction featuring hard-boiled cynical characters and bleak sleazy settings, according to Merriam-Webster onlineAkashic Press is publishing noir fiction by City - getting local writers to contribute Noir fiction based based in their home town.  They started with Brooklyn Noir and have now explored the seamy sid

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