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You may have noticed this week that we are trying to breathe some life back into our library blog. The first entry in our library blog was posted on April 25, 2008, when we had just moved into our newly renovated library. “We’re not in Kansas anymore!” was our first sentence, which was a comment made by a patron when…

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The Point Picks for 2011

Today on The Point with Mindy Todd we talked about the books we most loved in 2011, and the books we looked forward to reading in 2012.

Listener Picks

The Summer of the Bear by Bella Pollen

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A Twitter Book Club???

A Twitter Book Club??? Yes, I know this sounds a bit crazy, trying to discuss a book in 140 characters, but I’m here to tell you that it can be done! This idea actually is new to What’s Falmouth Reading?, but not new to twitter. A fellow named Jeff Howe came up with…

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Beach Reads, Part Two, on The Point

We were lucky enough to have a special guest start on this morning’s edition of The Point with Mindy Todd. The topic was summer reads, and who better to talk about summer reads than David Ulin, editor of the recently released Cape Cod Noir. If you missed it, it will be…

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Scary Books on The Point

Scary books was today’s topic on The Point with Mindy Todd on WCAI. Remember if you missed it, you can hear it tonight at 7:30 or listen to the podcast online.


“Horror is not a genre, like the mystery or science fiction or the western. It is not a kind of…

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Epistolary Novels

This week the FPL Book Club discussed We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver. This is one of our series of epistolary novels. What’s an epistolary novel? It is described in Benet’s Reader’s Encyclopedia as “A novel presented in the form of letters written by one or more characters. The form was made popular in…

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100 Must-Read …

For those of you who enjoyed the 100 Must-Read books on the Reference Desk this summer, this is to let you know that we now have a set that you can check out! The 100 Must-Read books are tiny books packed full of great suggestions for reading. The 100 Must-Read volumes include:

Crime Novels

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Man Booker Prize 2010 Shortlist Announced!

Every year I eagerly await the announcement of the Man Booker Prize shortlist, as there are sure to be several titles I’ve never read, but might like to read. The six books, selected from the 2010 Man Booker Prize longlist of 13 are:

Peter Carey

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