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Jan
08

Learn how to hygge – Danish art of coziness

With the Arctic blasts outside, this is the perfect time to practice hygge. What’s that you ask? It’s a Danish concept that’s all about embracing winter by doing fun activities, creating warmth and coziness inside with friends and family. Making the best of a cold situation until the spring thaw. 3 Books to teach hygge […]

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Jan
05

Booklovers Podcast: Books 2 Movies

Books 2 movies: This episode Amy, Andrea and I talk about books that have been adapted into movies. We suggest a bit of everything, young adult, adult, mystery, science fiction, non-fiction. Questions? More suggestions? Topics you’d like to hear us cover in the future? Comment below or hit us up on Twitter – @ClermontLibrary or […]

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Jan
01

Word Nerd Day

I was the kid who would sit and read the dictionary. For fun. So began my journey of exploring words. I would make lists of words. Words that I liked because of how they sounded. Words whose definitions pleased me. I’m rather pleased to see that there are enough of us wordlovers to have a […]

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Dec
27

Dystopian books for adults

Teen dystopian books and series such as The Hunger Games, Divergent, and The Maze Runner, with their attendant popularity and movie deals, have become all the rage among readers and viewers who favor tales that are “relating to or denoting an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian […]

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Dec
22

Booklovers Podcast: Read it in a weekend

Amy, Andrea and I talk about books that you can read in a weekend. Or even a weekend! These are perfect if you have some unexpected free time or you’re trying to read more books. Did you set a reading goal for yourself and you need just another book or two to reach that goal? […]

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Dec
20

You should read these 5 fabulous debuts now

Can you believe it’s almost Christmas? I certainly can’t! 2017 has flown by which means I’ve missed some debut books that came out earlier this year.   Since 2018 is almost here, I’m starting my new To Be Read List. Each year I set a reading goal that includes the number of books as well […]

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Dec
18

What’s that Book?

People often come to the Library and ask if we can help them find a certain book or two.  Generally, we can.  If we don’t have the books you want, we can usually order them from another Ohio library, and you’ll get them in a week or two. But what if they’re forgotten books, where […]

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Dec
08

Booklovers Podcast: Snowy Books

This episode of the Booklovers Podcast, we’re discussing books with a wintery theme. Stories that make you glad to be inside with the warm drink of your choice. So join us as Andrea, Amy and I chat about our snowy suggestions. Snowy Mysteries Snowblind by Ragnar Jonasson. When a young woman is found lying half-naked […]

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