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Jane Austen Book Club

As a followup to last month's discussion on "Persuasion", we will be watching the movie of the same name for the August meeting of the Jane Austen Book Club.  We will meet at 5:00 pm in the McIntyre Room, in the Carnegie building on August 10th.  Which version shall we watch?  Both the 1995 version, starring Ciaran Hinds and Amanda Root, and the 2007 versions, starring Sally Hawkins and Rubert Penry-Jones were commissioned for Masterpiece Theatre with the 1995 version debuting in theaters, a first for Masterpiece.  The 1995 version is beautifully filmed and was awarded a

Book Review: Lumby Lines by Gail Fraser

Lumby Lines bye  Gail Fraser.
While looking for books, by some of my favorite authors I I found a link to Gail Fraser’s Lumby books. 
Others reviews: 
From the publisher: 
“  What Garrison Keillor did for Lake Wobegon, Gail Fraser has done for Lumby

Cozy Library 2009

Murder-By-Month Mysteries

I just finished the Murder-By-Month Mystery Series by Jess Lourey.  So far, JDL has four - May Day, June Bug, Knee High By the Fourth of July and August Moon.  The heroine, Mira, has fled the big city of Minneapolis to find bucolic ordinaryness in Battle Lake, MN as a part-time librarian and part-time reporter.  Unfortunately, she has the unhappy bad luck to discover a murder every month since she hit town.

DVDs - Upcoming and Current Releases 6/26/09

May 6, 2009                                                            Jane M. DeBano

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