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Book Into Film – Mrs Dalloway

Mrs. Dalloway Mrs Dalloway (published on 14 May 1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional high-society woman in post-First World War England. It is one of Woolf’s best-known ...

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Dead End in Norvelt – Kids Book Club

"Jack lives with his Mom and Dad in Norvelt, a small town big on quirky neighbors. It's the summer of 1962, and Jack's vacation is ruined when his Mom grounds him for the entire summer. Okay, it's not entirely out of the blue. Jack's been in trouble." Shmoop.com

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Grave Mercy – Teen Book Club

"Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?" Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others. (robinlafevers.com)

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Girl Genius – Steampunk Book Club

Girl Genius: Omnibus Volume 1 Agatha Awakens by Phil and Kaja Foglio What if mad scientists ran the world during the Industrial Revolution? Award winning steampunk fantasy adventure, Girl Genius, is a “story about science or magic or possibly both”. ...

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Book Into Film

Jackie Brown is a 1997 crime drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is an adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel Rum Punch, the first adaptation from Tarantino, and stars Pam Grier in the title role. The film pays ...

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Steampunk Book Club

Stormdancer Stormdancer is the first in an epic new fantasy series, introducing an unforgettable heroine and a stunningly original dystopian steampunk world with a flavor of feudal Japan. From Goodreads.com…Griffins are supposed to be extinct. So when Yukiko and her ...

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Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest

The Green Mile is a 1996 serial novel written by Stephen King. It tells the story of death row supervisor Paul Edgecombe's encounter with John Coffey, an unusual inmate who displays inexplicable healing and empathetic abilities. The serial novel was originally released in six volumes before being republished as a single volume work. Book discussion March 12 @ 4 pm.

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Book Into Film

RUM PUNCH  by Elmore Leonard    Rum Punch is a 1992 novel written by Elmore Leonard and adapted into the film Jackie Brown (1997) by director Quentin Tarantino. Set in West Palm Beach and Miami, FL, Rum Punch follows Jackie ...

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Teen Book Club

KEEPING THE CASTLE by Patrice Kindl Inspired by Austen and the regency era, this is the lighthearted and humorous tale of a teen-aged beauty in search of a husband who needs to be both rich enough to salvage her family's fortunes and marginally tolerable to live with. Check out a copy @ Fort Bragg Library then join us for our discussion, Feb 27 @ 4:30 pm.

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