12/06/18 4:30pm

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Ms. Kiaer will discuss family genealogy 101 at the next Friday Night Dialogues.

“But everyone has a story,” Karen Kiaer shot back when asked if all family histories are as fascinating as her own. 

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10/05/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO This novel is a fast-paced story about strong female characters and takes the reader through twists and turns.

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This novel is a fast-paced story about strong female characters and takes the reader through twists and turns.

The Banker’s Wife

Christina Alger

Putnam

This is a riveting, clever tale, a novel about three women whose stories — and fates — are interwoven.

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08/25/18 11:00am

Island Bookshelf

SportsWorld: An American Dreamland

Whether you love sports or simply relish some of the larger-than-life characters in the world of sports, you are sure to have enjoyed Robert Lipsyte’s brilliantly written and insightful books and articles over the years. (more…)

08/18/18 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Author Jeanne McCulloch and her book, ‘All Happy Families.’

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Author Jeanne McCulloch signing her book, ‘All Happy Families ’ for a fan.

On August 11, a large group gathered at Finley’s Fiction to congratulate Island resident and author Jeanne McCulloch on the publication of her memoir, “All Happy Families,” recently published by Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollins.

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