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Cupid's Café: Eloisa James

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Eloisa James

New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James writes historical romances for HarperCollins Publishers. Her novels have been published to great acclaim. A reviewer from USA Today wrote of Eloisa's very first book that she "found herself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar"; later People Magazine raved that "romance writing does not get much better than this." Her novels have repeatedly received starred reviews from Publishers' Weekly and Library Journal and regularly appear on the best-seller lists. After being a finalist for a RITA—the top award in the genre of romance fiction awarded by the Romance Writers of America—over ten times, she won in 2013. Read more about Cupid's Café: Eloisa James

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YA Book Club at Madison

Madison's YA Book Group will be meeting this Thursday, March 20th, 2014, at 5:00 in the YA room at the Madison Library. Read more about YA Book Club at Madison

Cupid's Café: Donna Kauffman

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Donna Kauffman

USA Today bestselling author of the Cupcake Club Romance series (and brand new Bachelors of Blueberry Cove series!), DONNA KAUFFMAN has seen her books reviewed in venues ranging from Kirkus Reviews and Library Journal to Entertainment Weekly and Cosmopolitan. She lives just outside of DC in the lovely Virginia countryside. Read more about Cupid's Café: Donna Kauffman

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Madison Murder, Ink: Devil in the White City

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Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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9780375725609
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Erik Larson
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Devil in the White City

~~An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.
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Madison Murder, Ink: Penance

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Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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9781909223134
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Dan O'Shea
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Penance

~~"Born and raised in Chicago, Detective John Lynch might just be about to die there too. A pious old woman steps out of the Sacred Heart confessional and is shot through the heart by a sniper with what at first appears to be a miraculous and impossible shot. Colonel Tech Weaver dispatches a team from Langley to put the shooter - and anyone else who gets in the way - in a body bag before a half-century of national secrets are revealed. But soon the sniper strikes again. And Detective Lynch, the son of a murdered Chicago cop, finds himself cast into an underworld of political corruption, as he tries to discover the truth about what's really going - before another innocent citizen gets killed Read more about Madison Murder, Ink: Penance

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Knit 1, Read Too!: Time and Again

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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Jack Finney
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Time and Again

~~When advertising artist Si Morley is recruited to join a covert government operation exploring the possibility of time travel, he jumps at the chance to leave his twentieth-century existence and step into New York City in January 1882. Aside from his thirst for experience, he has good reason to return to the past—his friend Kate has a curious, half-burned letter dated from that year, and he wants to trace the mystery.

But when Si begins to fall in love with a woman he meets in the past, he will be forced to choose between two worlds—forever. Read more about Knit 1, Read Too!: Time and Again

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Knit 1, Read Too!: The Husband's Secret

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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Liane Moriarty
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The Husband's Secret

Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband's death, Cecelia, a successful family woman, is unable to resist reading the letter and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women. By the author of What Alice Forgot. Read more about Knit 1, Read Too!: The Husband's Secret

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Knit 1, Read Too!: And the Mountains Echoed

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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Khaled Hosseini
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And the Mountains Echoed

~~Presents a story inspired by human love, how people take care of one another, and how choices resonate through subsequent generations. Afghanistan, 1952. Abdullah and his sister Pari live with their father and step-mother in the small village of Shadbagh. Their father, Saboor, is constantly in search of work and they struggle together through poverty and brutal winters. To Adbullah, Pari, as beautiful and sweet-natured as the fairy for which she was named, is everything; there is an unparalleled bond between these two motherless sibings. What happens to them, and the large and small manners in which it echos through the lives of so many other people is example of the moral complexity of life. In this multigenerational novel revolving around parents and children, brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, the author explores the many ways in which family members love, wound, betray, honor, and scarifice for one another. Read more about Knit 1, Read Too!: And the Mountains Echoed

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Knit 1, Read Too!: In the Garden of Beasts

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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Erik Larson
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In the Garden of Beasts

~~In 1933, President Roosevelt personally selected William E. Dodd to be the United States ambassador to Nazi Germany. Dodd took his family with him, including his daughter Martha. Initially enamored with the Nazi party and its passion, Martha supported the Third Reich. However, when Hitler's violent policies became apparent, Martha changed her opinion and watched in horror. Here, author Erik Larson offers a chilling first-person account of Germany's transformation under Hitler's rule. Read more about Knit 1, Read Too!: In the Garden of Beasts

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Literary Giants: Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Monday, March 31, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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George Orwell
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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Portrays a terrifying vision of life in the future when a totalitarian government, considered a "Negative Utopia," watches over all citizens and directs all activities, becoming more powerful as time goes by.. Read more about Literary Giants: Nineteen Eighty-Four

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