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A Week of Light Reading

Our library was closed for several days for asbestos abatement. Now that everything is back to normal I’d like to share with you what I’ve read!

JacketBride of New France by Suzanne Desrochers

Recommended for lovers of historical fiction, this book follows the life of Laure Beasejour, a young, French orphan who is transported to the Canadian colony as part of a program sponsored by King Louis XIV that sent eight hundred young women abroad to marry settlers.

Jacket (1)Off the Record (Record Book 1) by K.A. Linde

Liz Dougherty’s a college newspaper reporter finds herself covering a state senator’s impromptu press conference. Although his politics rubs Liz the wrong way, their relationship turns into a secret, high-stakes romance that could destroy the careers they each hold dear. Recommended for fans of erotic novels, new adult books and contemporary romance.

dfgOn the Record (Record Book 2) by K.A. Linde

For Liz Dougherty, election day is a day of looking toward the future and saying goodbye to the past. But feelings for her former flame still linger. Find out how the romance drama ensues in the second book in the series.

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The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party

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The author M.T. Anderson sets out to describe the indescribable. In Revolutionary-era  Boston, Octavian’s role in the household is slowly revealed through diaries, letters, and other manuscripts . It is a moving but horrific tale that discusses slavery, freedom, intellectual life & human nature. Written for grades 9 & up – Adults will find this is a fascinating story told in an original voice. Highly recommended.