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  • Oct 04, 2018

    The Book of Books posted by Amy

    If you enjoy learning about books as much as you enjoy reading them be sure to check out The Book of Books: Explore America’s 100 Best-Loved Novels by Jessica Allen.  This book is a companion piece to the PBS special The Great American Read.    Read More »

  • Sep 24, 2018

    The Woman Upstairs posted by Robyn

    With the popularity of titles about girls and women, The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud is not to be missed.  Its story is about Nora Eldridge, a woman of little consequence.  She is a spinster - a middle-aged elementary school teacher who is reliable, well-liked and...    Read More »

  • Sep 18, 2018

    Avon Library Book Discussion posted by Amy

    The Avon Library Book Discussion Group will meet Wednesday September 19th at 6:30 pm to discuss Heat & Light by Jennifer Haigh. Drop ins are welcome. If you have any questions please contact the Avon Library at 970-949-6797.    Read More »

  • Sep 10, 2018

    Alternate Side posted by Robyn

    Anna Quindlen’s newest book, Alternate Side focuses on Nora Nolan, a working wife and mother who has raised her family in New York City. Her twins, a son and daughter are in college.    Read More »

  • Aug 28, 2018

    An American Marriage posted by Robyn

    In An American Marriage we meet Celestial, a thirtysomething African American woman from an upper-middle-class Atlanta family who is newly married to Roy, a man with a humble background where he grew up in small-town Louisiana.  Nevertheless, Roy has made his mark in...    Read More »

  • Aug 14, 2018

    Summer Hours at the Robbers Library posted by Robyn

    Kit is a librarian at Robbers Public Library is in small town Riverton, New Hampshire.   Though the library hosts an assortment of regular library patrons, Kit has isolated herself and rarely socializes outside of working hours.  She has a past she does not want to talk about, and is content with her solitary life at home.  Things change for her when she meets Sunny, a 15-year-old homeschooled girl with off the grid parents.  Sunny is serving community service at the library for the summer...    Read More »

  • Jul 23, 2018

    Every Note Played posted by Robyn

    In Every Note Played, a concert pianist’s worst nightmare begins when he is diagnosed with ALS.  Richard is a 45-year-old divorced accomplished pianist who is world renowned.  But when his fingers and hands can no longer perform, he must cancel upcoming performances and...    Read More »

  • Jul 16, 2018

    Avon Library Book Discussion posted by Amy

    The Avon Library Book Discussion Group will meet Wednesday July 18th at 6:30 pm to discuss The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck. Drop ins are welcome. If you have any questions please contact the Avon Library at 970-949-6797.    Read More »

  • Jul 10, 2018

    The Cottingley Secret posted by Robyn

    Nine-year-old Frances Griffiths believed in fairies, and saw them in the garden of her cousin’s house in Cottingley, England in 1917.  Her teenage cousin Elsie Wright believed Frances’ account, and decided to help her prove their existence by photographing them.  Before they knew it, the girls’ photos became a national sensation, and were embraced by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself.    Read More »

  • Jun 27, 2018

    The Perfect Mother posted by Robyn

    The Perfect Mother is about a new mommy group, “The May Mothers”, whose children were all born in the same month.  They meet every week at the local park and are great support to one another.  When they decide to have a girls’ night out on the 4th of July, a mother’s...    Read More »

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