bookreviews

The Handmaid’s Tale comes to Enid

Join the Enid Public Library for a special “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” program celebrating the PBS series, “The Great American Read”. The selected book is The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, a cautionary novel set in the near future. On Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m., NWOSU scholar Dr. Roxie James will discuss the…

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Eat Your Words Cookbook Club

A book club for food lovers. Participants will check out a cookbook to coincide with the monthly theme and prepare a dish from the book to bring to the next book club. Books will be reviewed and dishes sampled. Yum! Don’t cook but still want to participate? No worries, we will find an easy no-cook…

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It’s a DEAL! (Drop Everything and Listen)

DROP EVERYTHING and LISTEN (DEAL) is our new elementary book club.  We will come together and share chapter books.  We will explore new chapter books, different genres, do author studies, and just enjoy literature.    This book club is geared for children who are chapter book readers or want to become chapter book readers.  Come …

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2nd Tuesday Book Club: The Lake of Dreams

Join us September 11, 2018, for a discussion of Kim Edward’s The Lake of Dreams, a powerful family drama and unforgettable story of love lost and found. Books may be checked out at the circulation desk. 

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Great American Bestseller Book Club

The Enid Public Library launched a book club in September called the Great American Bestseller Book Club. This book club explores the relationship between popularity and quality in American fiction and how books have captivated and shaped America. Each week will feature a 30-minute presentation by Professor Peter Conn (Great Courses), followed by group discussion. Most…

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Book Lovers’ Biblio Picnic

Join us for a Biblio Picnic at noon on June 6. What is a biblio picnic you ask? It’s a chance for book lovers to enjoy a picnic lunch on the library lawn and talk books. You bring lunch and we’ll provide drinks and desserts. There will be door prizes! This activity is geared for…

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Series Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses

I ugly cried all over this book, and I don’t even care. When someone comes in looking for a YA recommendation, the series that comes to mind is Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Thorns and Roses. I became addicted to this series not long after I started working at this beautiful library, and I…

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Book Review: An Extraordinary Union

Cover of An Extraordinary Union

Favorite Quote: She was no simpering miss. She was Ellen Burns, and she was going to help destroy the confederacy. We need this book in today’s world. An Extraordinary Union is majestic in its character, it’s blunt in the face of anger and injustice and pain, it’s brutal in its truths. It’s not just a…

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