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Braving It by James Campbell

It's not easy finding good adventure stories anymore, so I was delighted to find this true story about a father taking his fifteen year old daughter into the Alaskan wilderness. They not only had one adventure but went back to Alaska two more times. Braving Alaska means not only dealing with the climate but also the terrain, the wildlife, and its remoteness. And it helps to have friends in the right place at the right time. I recommend this book!

LibraryReads List November 2017

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Announcing the
November 2017

LibraryReads list!
You voted, we counted, and 
November's LibraryReads Favorite is: Artemis
A Novel
by Andy Weir
(Crown) “Weir’s second book does not disappoint! The setting is Artemis, a city on the moon where a young woman named Jazz is a smuggler and a courier trying to eke out a living. Adventure unfolds as Jazz is asked to do a different sort of job by her millionaire employer. He asks her to sabotage the mining operation that provides the city's entire oxygen requirements. She works out a plan, but several calamities befall and all is not what it seems. A fast paced adventure from start to nail-biting finish!” Cynde Suite, Bartow County Library, Cartersville, GA 

World Chase Me Down by Andrew Hilleman

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This novel, based on a true story of the life of Patrick Crowe, is a first rate western. The setting is Omaha, Nebraska in the early 1900's. Crowe's life was anything but easy growing up. As an adult his life was even harder, but he never forgot where he came from and was always ready to help the downtrodden when he could. Credited with getting away with collecting a ransom for kidnapping the son of a meatpacking tycoon and then returning the son unharmed, his story was the talk of the nation back in the day. I recommend this book.

LibraryReads list October 2017

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Announcing the
October 2017

LibraryReads list!
You voted, we counted, and 
October's LibraryReads Favorite is: Seven Days of Us
A Novel
by Francesca Hornak
(Berkley) “The Birch family will be spending the Christmas holiday in quarantine,
thanks to eldest daughter Olivia’s recent relief work in a disease-infested
Liberia. She has returned to England but must be in quarantine for seven
days. This family has not ever spent this much time in each other’s company.
Each person has secrets that are slowly revealed over the course of the seven
days. It is particularly interesting to watch them become the family they
should have been all along: supportive and loving. An enjoyable read.”