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Podcasts: What are They and Why Should I Care?

Posted about 1 year ago by Allison Fiscus

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with audiobooks, current issues, eMedia, folklore, listen, National Public Radio, nonfiction, NPR, podcasts, sports, true crime and true stories

What’s a podcast and why do my friends keep talking about them? Read on to find out how to jump onto the most informative bandwagon around.

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Aging Gracefully

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Nature and Travel | Tagged with aging, aging gracefully, documentaries, elderly, exercise, happiness, longevity, mental health, nonfiction, old age, older people - social conditions, relationships, relaxation, senior citizens, seniors, wellness and Yoga

“Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty” – Coco Chanel

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Great Early Fall Reads

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics, Mysteries and Thrillers and Science Fiction and Fantasy | Tagged with adventure fiction, biographies, cold cases, fairy tales, family, FBI agents, Historical Fiction, Literary fiction, neighbors, nonfiction, pirates fiction, sea stories, serial killers, social life and customs, United States History, unsolved murders and women sleuths

A short list of fiction and nonfiction fall reads.

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Great New Nonfiction - Fall 2017

Posted about 1 year ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, History and Politics, New Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with air, atmosphere, baseball, baseball history, baseball players, baseball records, baseball statistics, cookbooks, cooking, curious - history, desserts, fishing, nonfiction, shark fishing, sports and true adventure stories

There are so many wonderful nonfiction titles just waiting for a cozy reading nook and a curious reader.

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Mission Accomplished: True Stories of Great Spies and Spycraft

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Mysteries and Thrillers | Tagged with code breakers, Cold War, cryptography, espionage, nonfiction, spies, spy stories, World War I and World War II

With any spy story, there’s something compellingly magical about people sneaking around and getting away with it, but the best spy stories are the ones that really happened.

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Fascinating Stories: Science and Nature

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, New Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with animals, astronomy, cosmology, documentary, earth, environmentalism, genetics, humans-history, inventors, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, naturalists, nature conservation, nonfiction, physics, science-history, scientists, solar system, space, universe and wildlife conservation

There are so many amazing stories about the natural world around us. Prepare for fascination!

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