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March 7, 2018

The Book Challenge for March is to read a book about books! We have some set aside for you to choose from if you need help finding one. When you finish let the library know and your name will be entered into the drawing for a gift certificate from a local business.

The Book Club's new selection is "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman. Copies may be picked up March 12-16 with the first discussion on March 19, 4 P.M. in the library meeting room.

The third Humanities Montana program will be March 20, 7 P.M. at the library. This program will be "Hand Raised: The Historic Barns of Montana."

Congratulations to Velva Doore who is the lucky winner of the bucket of chocolates by guessing closest to the total number. Thanks to everyone who participated in "Library Lovers Month."

New titles for this week include "White Chrysanthemum" by Mary Lynn Bracht. Based on true Korean history this novel follows the story of two sisters separated in World War II. Living her entire life under Japanese occupation on Jeju Island, Hana saves her sister from a Japanese soldier only to be captured and sent to Manchuria where she is forced to become a "comfort woman" for Japanese soldier. In Seoul in 2011 Emi has spent more than sixty years trying to forget the sacrifice Hana made for her. But to have peace she must find Hana.

Dale Brown and Jim DeFelice are the authors of "Act of Revenge." Boston is struck by a coordinated series of terrorist attacks on Easter morning. Louis Massins, aka the Puppet Master, leads his team of tech geniuses to use every cyber weapon at their disposal to defeat the fanatics and save his city.

"Perish" is written by Lisa Black. Forensic expert Maggie Gardiner discovers troubling details about homicide detective Jack Renner, who has a brutal approach to law and order.

A new thriller is "Killer Choice" by Tom Hunt. Gary Foster's pregnant wife Beth is rushed to the hospital and is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Their only hope is an expensive experimental treatment; a treatment they cannot afford. A stranger approaches Gary and offers the money on the condition he must murder someone, no questions asked.

Marissa Stapley is the author of "Things to Do When It's Raining." Mae Summers' life shatters when she wakes up to find her fiancé Peter has left her and her once flourishing business is in shambles, its investments founded on lies. Mae goes home to try and make sense of her life but finds her grandparents separated and her grandmother struggling with dementia. Also she finds Gabe, her childhood friend and her first love, haunted by a private trauma.

Using the MontanaLibrary2Go service you may download ebooks and audio books for free! Contact the library and we will help you get started.

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." -Dr. Seuss


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