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Happy 2017

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New Year's Eve

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Looking Ahead

What You'll be Reading in 2017
The New York Times

Charles Dickens

RIP, Richard Adams

The author of WatershipDown
died on Christmas Eve at age 96.Learn more at BBC News.

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Merry Christmas!

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More Best of 2016 Lists

2016 Favorite Reads, I-Z

A member of a discussion list for medical librarians requested everyone's favorite books read in 2016.  The publication date doesn't matter; the reader just must have read the book at some point during 2016.  Here is the I-Z portion of the list, in alphabetical order by book title.  Books marked ** were chosen by more than one librarian.


2016 Favorite Reads, A-I

A member of a discussion list for medical librarians requested everyone's favorite books read in 2016.  The publication date doesn't matter; the reader just must have read the book at some point during 2016.  Here is the A-H portion of the list, in alphabetical order by book title.  Books marked ** were chosen by more than one librarian.


Happy 241st Birthday, Jane Austen!

Today, December 16, marks the 241st anniversary of Jane Austen's birth.  To learn more about Austen's life, books, and impact, visit these links:

Jane Austen's House Museum

The Jane Austen Centre

Jane Austen Museum  (Includes links for reading her books online.)

JASNA:  Jane Austen Society of North America 


Jane Austen Biography
Bio

Jane Austen:  An Influential Woman
Stylist

Jane Austen's Influence Lives On
The Express Tribune

Finding Passion in Jane Austen
TIME

The Secret of the Jane Austen Industry
The Wall Street Journal

I Read Everything Jane Austen Wrote, Several Times
Slate

Book Signing--Helen M. Pugsley

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Book signing by Helen M. Pugsley, author of War and Chess

December 22

2-4 p.m.

Morrill Public Library
119 E. Webster St.
Morrill, NE

Science Fiction/Fantasy Favorites, Part 4

For the final part to the recommended science fiction/fantasy reading, I'm sharing recommended authors.  Understandably, there is some overlap between the listing of titles and the author listing.  The list is alphabetical by author's last name.  [** indicates multiple recommendations.]