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In “The World’s Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette’s, Faith, Strength, and the Power of the Family,” Josh Hanagarne does an impressive job. Hanagarne, a librarian in Salt Lake City, talks about his experiences growing up with the disorder — and tells quite a memorable story along the way. Jesse Singal, The Boston Globe   A brilliant and harrowingly honest memoir, January First is the extraordinary story of a father's fight to save his child from an extremely severe case of mental illness in the face of overwhelming adversity.                       ...
What Concordia staff members are reading now: Patty is reading a branch favorite The Moonflower Vine Karen is reading The Perfume Collector, somewhat of a role reversal, this book was recommended to Karen by two patrons Sharon is currently reading Orphan Train. Lots of books on her night stand but this is the book of the moment. Debbie has succumbed once again to her British Chick Lit addiction. Curse you Marian Keyes for starting this guilty pleasure! Currently reading Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe
Staff Children’s book: Dreaming UP by Christy Hale Amy: Threads of Grace by Kelly Long Grace was married off to an older Amish man to save her family’s farm.  Newly widowed, she is offered marriage so that she can keep her son.  Will she be able to learn to trust him after her previous loveless marriage? Kendra’s: Dangerous Lies by Anna Louise Lucia A sequel to Run Among Thorns, this British style suspense novel keeps you turning the pages. Marianne Forster meets Alan who is not what he seems to be while on holiday in Morocco and finds herself caught in a web of lies and deceit.   Shawna’s: Come To the Table By: Neta Jackson If you like the Yada Yada Prayer Group series, you will love this! Neta...