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The Revenant

Posted September 1, 2015

"The Revenant" is like a throwback to the frontier adventure novels of the 1950s, which isn't a bad thing if you like your history on the rare side, like a good steak. This book is the basis for the film due out in December. Be sure watch the movie t…

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The power of less : the fine art of limiting yourself to the essential-- in business and in life

Posted February 3, 2014

It's still early in the New Year, a time for resolutions, goals and self-improvement. In keeping with that theme, the library carries many books that can help keep that positive outlook thriving all year long. One of my favorites is "The Power of Le…

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Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact

Posted March 5, 2013

Meet Darwen Arkwright, an unusual name that suits the unlikely hero of A.J. Hartley's new series for younger teens. In "Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact," Darwen finds himself transplanted from England to his aunt's home in Georgia after his p…

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Red Tails

Posted September 6, 2012

Watching "Red Tails" is like watching one of those World War II movies that used to be on Saturday afternoon TV. This one, however, has much better special effects than "Battle of the Bulge" or "The Guns of Navarone." There are a lot of really, reall…

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Monsters of Maryland : mysterious creatures in the Old Line State

Posted July 12, 2012

Any Marylander will be intrigued by this collection of "true" sightings of strange creatures across the Old Line State in this new book by Ed Okonowicz. I remember some of the excitement about the "Snallygaster" or bigfoot sightings around Sykesville…

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