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Thursday, 13 August 2009
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Bookcover: All But My LifeHere is another reading pick from the Logan Library Staff.


Book: All But My Life by Gerda Weissman Klein
Recommended by: Barbara, Library Technical Assistant
All But My Life is the biography of Gerda Weissmann Klein and is the basis for the moving HBO Academy Award winning documentary, "One Survivor Remembers". The book tells of Gerda's experiences during WWII as she loses her family and friends, suffers the deprivations of concentration camps, and embarks on long winter marches through Europe.


Though her story tells of horrors, it also mentions friendships and the goodness of people who helped her. This summer I visited a Jewish Synagogue in Poland. Because not one Jewish person returned to this town, the Synagogue now sits empty as a memorial to those who lost their lives. As I visited, I couldn't help but think of Gerta and how amazing it was that a young girl could survive what she did and still see the goodness in people.



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Posted By Logan Library at 11:13 AM
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Wednesday, 22 July 2009
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Bookcover: Candy and Me (a love story)Here is another reading pick from the Logan Library Staff.


Book: Candy and Me (A Love Story) by Hilary Liftin
Recommended by: Kara, Librarian
I love candy, and I love this book. Hilary Liftin crafts a memoir using her love for all things sugar coated as a lens to examine her life. Liftin is so honest and so entertainingly self-effacing that you can't help but like her. This book will make you nostalgic for candy you haven't had since you were a child and grateful for the sweetness that already exists in your life. Perfect for the reader with a sweet tooth.


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Posted By Logan Library at 4:37 PM
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Monday, 6 July 2009
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Bookcover: The EnemyHere is another reading pick from the Logan Library Staff.


Book: The Enemy by Lee Child
Recommended by: Lois, Associate Librarian
If you haven't met the loner and ex-military cop Jack Reacher, you are in for a treat. In a series of stand-alone suspense thrillers, Reacher strolls into town, sets thing right with lots of violence, then quietly hits the road again. The Enemy is the series prequel and my first Reacher novel. I was hooked.


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Posted By Logan Library at 10:30 AM
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