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Pat and Kiera's MUOM selections



Pat's Picks

The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian (release date July 17th) Pat met the author this week at Book Expo America and was very impressed. She also highly recommends two of his other novels:

The Double Bind...
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New York Times Bestsellers: Non-Fiction



Top Ten Hardcover Bestsellers from the New York Times for the week of  August 3rd.

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NPR Bestsellers: Non-Fiction



NPR Nonfiction Bestsellers for the week of July 31st.

 


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Jeanne and Abby's MUOMS Selections



Jeanne's Picks

Wife 22 by Melanie Gideon is a very funny novel about a woman in a midlife crisis who agrees to anonymously participate in a survey about marital happiness. Between her obsessive connections to Facebook, Google...
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Montessori Books List




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A Team Effort



Two years ago, in June of 2010, Sports Illustrated published an article titled "The Magical Season of the Macon Ironmen." The article told the story of the 1971 high school baseball season in Macon, Illinois, a small town struggling against drought, the backdrop of the Vietnam War, and other upheavals of the time. The Ironmen had an unlikely coach and "Hoosiers"-...
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You Are What You Read!!!



This week we have more Zombies,a staff favorite,  a child star, clandestine intrigues, no heir and no spare can equal no head, Jackie O!, Paris (of course) and a ballerina.

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The Citizen Asha is up to her usual shenanigans. “I just finished reading Dust...
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Amanda and Sally's MUOMS Picks



Amanda's Picks

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey.  All is not well in 1920's Alaska as a couple lives in near isolation together as they struggle to carve a life out of the forbidden landscape. Then one afternoon they share a playful moment and build a snowchild out of the fresh snow. In the morning, the snowchild is...
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Upcoming Films for May!



Here's a list of films that we will be getting this May! Feel free to call us at 203-669-5239 or email us at circ@darienlibrary.org to place a hold on any of the titles.


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John and Claire's MUOM Picks



John's Picks:

 The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson

One of the most riveting novels I've ever read.  This book sets you down behind the iron curtain of North Korea and immerses you in the insanity and naked brutality of the "Dear Leader" Kim Jong Il's regime.  Following a plot that is so bizarre...
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