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January 25, 2009 at 7:39 pm Leave a comment

No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency Book Discussion


February 12 

6 PM Mystery and Muffins Book Discussion 

“No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency” by Alexander McCall Smith

no-1-ladies-cover1Escape to hot and arid Botswana and meet the “traditionally built” Precious Ramotswe, who has sold her inheritance of cattle from her father and set up a detective agency in Gaborone.  This is the first book featuring Mme Ramotswe, we invite you to read another in the series too.  We have copies available if you are interested.  We will meet February 12th at 6 PM.  I hope you can join us then!  For more information call us at 848-3313 or email

January 25, 2009 at 7:39 pm Leave a comment

More New Titles for December


  • Pirates of the Caribbean at World’s End  (DVD)
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (DVD)
  • Finding Nemo (videotape)




  • Charlemagne Pursuit by Steve Berry
  • Cross Country by James Patterson
  • Dead Man in Barcelona by Michael Pearce
  • Divine Justice by David Baldacci
  • Gate House by Nelson Demille
  • I Shall Not Want by Julia Spencer-Fleming
  • Knit 2 by Kate Jacobs
  • Lost Temple by Tom Harper
  • Magic Bullet by Andrew Neiderman
  • Nose Down Eyes Up by Merrill Markoe
  • Testimony by Anita Shreve



  • Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
  • Hot, Flat and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman
  • Omega 3 Connection by Andrew Stoll
  • Outliers, The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell


Young Adult:

  • Inkdeath by Cornelia Funk (3rd book in the Inkheart series)

January 2, 2009 at 7:46 pm Leave a comment

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