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Jane Austen Book Group

04/08/2013 6:00 pm
04/08/2013 7:30 pm

Please join us in the Carnegie Branch's  McIntyre Room on the second Monday of each month for the Jane Austen Book Group. We meet at 6 pm for discussion, sometimes films, and refreshments. Contact the reference department for the current book. April is Wuthering Heights.Jane Austen Silhouette

Tessa's Local Interest Book Review: Noble Savages by Napoleon A. Chagnon

While flipping through Noble savages: my life among two dangerous tribes--the Yanomamo and the anthropologists, I discovered that there were a lot of pages that dealt with New Tribes Mission missionaries.  For those unfamiliar with Jackson, one of the two campuses for New Tribes Institute is here in Jackson. Many people may be interested in what these missionaries' lives are like, and this book can really bring them to life.

Tessa's Christian Book Review: The Reluctant Prophet by Nancy Rue

While The Reluctant Prophet by Nancy Rue does not qualify as great literature, this is one of the best Christian books I've read. Allison Chamberlain has been a Christian for a few years and the feeling has been getting strong in her that she needs to do something.  What, she doesn’t know. Yet.

Review of "The Tragedy Paper" by Elizabeth Laban

Jumping between viewpoints of the love-struck Tim and Duncan, a current senior about to uncover the truth of Tim and Vanessa, The Tragedy Paper is a compelling tale of forbidden love and the lengths people will go to keep their secrets.

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