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Record stores, Moleskine notebooks, and photography on Italian film have
made a resurgence despite the fact that digital files are more efficient.
Preference for the tactile is not just for old fogies—millennials are embracing
it. Note: I started to read this on my phone but have now switched to the print
copy. Sarah Souther George Mason Library
Who is Hattie Hoffman? This book is disturbing but not because of any graphic violence. It is just that many of us have come across nice high school girls who are struggling to figure out who they are, just like Hattie.
Lorri Culhane, Richard Byrd Library
Lose yourself in Colonial South Africa, in the throes of diamond mining, suppression of a smallpox epidemic, arranged marriages, abuse and deceit, and the final emergence of true love and self-realization –A beach, bench, Barka-Lounger bonanza! Lois Glick Great Falls Library
A rare Egyptian scarab is taken and must be stolen back. Enter a cast of hilarious characters, relationships and events in the first of the Blandings Castle saga.
James Cullen, Great Falls Library
Whitehead plays with time and magical realism in this critically
acclaimed and heart-wrenching novel. Follow Cora as she escapes the plantation
and desperately tries to evade capture.
Kings Park Library
for intelligent beach reading about Washington insiders? The Hopefuls by
Jennifer Close is an insightful and very readable look at two couples who come
to D.C. hoping to make a difference in politics. These couples team up with
unexpected results. A fun read.