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Spring Break Reading

By TAMMY MATHES A Spy Called James skillfully depicts a slave’s espionage during the American Revolution. French General Lafayette commissioned the man, simply known as James, due to the assumption that no one would suspect a slave’s allegiance to the colonies. Well-regarded local author Anne Rockwell retells this fascinating and educational true story. She also speaks [...]

Winter Break Reading List

  Eight un-putdown-able novels to choose from to take on vacation or snuggle up with at home. By MARY MELVIN   A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles   This treasure of a novel begins in 1922 in a Bolshevik Tribunal where Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov is sentenced to house arrest at the majestic Metropol Hotel. [...]