The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man” by W. Bruce Cameron

Ruddy McCann’s life is going downhill — not that it was so great before. He was once the hero of his high school football team, but a tragic mistake in his youth set him on the path of disgraced obsolescence.  He had resigned himself to a quiet life of being a repo man while trying […]

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Langley-Adams (Groveland) Decertification and What It Means For You

An Important Notice to Groveland Cardholders and HPL Patrons The Langley-Adams Library (Groveland) has lost its certification by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners because of a failure to meet certain materials standards. Virtually all libraries within our consortium (MVLC) will be denying borrowing privileges to residents of Groveland, including HPL. The system of interlibrary […]

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“Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl” by Carrie Brownstein

Carrie Brownstein was known first for being part of the Portland, OR band Sleater Kinney in the ’90’s.  More recently you might know her from the sketch comedy show “Portlandia.”  She’s back on the scene again with her memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.  Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl starts when she is a young girl being raised by […]

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“If the Oceans Were Ink…” by Carla Power

 In “If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran”, Carla Power, an American journalist who describes herself as a secular feminist, tells about her studies of the Quran with Sheikh Mohammed Akram Nadwi, a scholar of Islam, “extremist quietist”, Oxford teacher, and longtime friend. Some of […]

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Rachel’s Top Picks of 2015

Can you believe 2015 is almost over?! I read a TON of books this year (over 100!) and wanted to share with you some of my faves! I’ve split them into novel and graphic novel and they’re listed in no particular order. Novels   The Martian by Andy Weir I LOVED this book and also the […]

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