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One Hundred and four Horses: A Memoir of Farm and Family, Africa and Exile

One Hundred and Four Horses

In 1992, Mandy and Pat Retzlaff  began  living on River Ranch and  the farmhouse, Crofton, their  farm in Zimbabwe.

What's on your holiday table?

How to Cook a Turkey

This year, for the first time, I have committed myself to only preparing Thanksgiving dishes that have come from library cookbooks.

Music Highlights

Tove Lo makes use of interesting rhythms in her music. In fact the vibe of her single Habits could easily get her pegged as a Lorde wannabe. But don’t be fooled.

Calling All Film Buffs! Be on the Lookout for Criterion Collection Movies!

Are you a film hound, always looking for an undiscovered gem? One way to ensure cinematic excellence is simply to search for the Criterion Collection.

American Spring by Walter R. Borneman

American history buffs who especially like reading about the American Revolution and what led up to it will surely appreciate American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution.

Suggestions After Gone Girl

Gone Girl

Ok, I’ll admit it. I haven’t read Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. Librarian Fail? Not really.

E-reader Roundup

When patrons ask me to recommend e-readers for borrowing or purchase, my first question for them is: “What do you want your e-reader to do?”

Hoopla—A Lifesaver

The Mangle Street Murders

A couple of weeks ago, I finished the audiobook (on CD) of Louise Penny’s Long Way Home (which is great, by the way.

How are you at receiving honest feedback?

We relish hearing a compliment but may cringe upon hearing honest feedback.

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