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    DANCE ON MY MIND

         

    FIRST LINE FRIDAY

    "IN RETROSPECT, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER IF MY WIFE HAD LET ME STAY HOME TO SEE MEET THE PRESS INSTEAD OF MAKING ME SCHLEP ACROSS TOWN TO WATCH JIM WALLACE DIE.”

    If you guessed this opening line, you know that getting old can be fun and exciting. If you don’t know what we’re talking about, check out this fantastic mystery now. 

    TUESDAY TWELVE: BEST IN NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE

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    "HIS PENCIL WAVERED ABOVE THE SALES LEDGER, DIPPING TOWARD THE PAGE AS HIS STATEMENTS INCREASED IN VIGOR, THE PENCIL TIP SKIMMING THE PAD, THEN PULLING UP LIKE A STUNT PLANE, ONLY TO PLUNGE AT MOMENTS OF EMPHASIS, PRODUCING A CONSTELLATION OF INCREASED BLUNG DOTS AROUND THE LONE ENTRY FOR THE MORNING, THE SALE OF ONE USED COPY OF LAND SNAILS OF BRITAIN BY A. G. BRUNT-COPPELL (PRICE: $3.50).”

    Bibliophiles and lovers of strange, funny, and realistic fiction, here is a new book for you. Have you read it yet? If not, get it now and your weekend will be made. 

    TUESDAY TWELVE: TO CELEBRATE FRIENDS

               

    BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS

              

    MUSIC SAMPLER: LOLLAPALOOZA CHICAGO 2014

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    LAST CALL FOR GET CAUGHT READING PHOTO CONTEST

    We’ve received some great photos, but we want more!! We are extending the Get Caught Reading Photo Contest until July 6th. So over the holiday weekend get some action shots of someone reading- animals, children, even yourself. Just email pics to mgplref@gmail.com.

    FIRST LINE FRIDAY

    "THERE WERE OWLS IN THE NURSERY WHEN JAMES WAS A BOY." 

    Loved, loved, loved this new gothic, Victorian tale. Curious yet? Check it out now and escape into the fog of London past and strange. 

    FAMOUS REVIEWS: SPECIMEN DAYS

                                

    On June 26, 2005, Terrence Rafferty, in the New York Times, wrote about Michael Cunningham’s Specimen Days

    "a book that is, in the sheer obstinacy of its wrongheadedness, itself an almost suicidal act of courage." 

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