Category Archives: Books

Seabrookers Are Reading

If you’re reading this, it’s safe to guess you’re fond of books, reading, and being transported to different times, places, experiences, and viewpoints. We invite you to check out what others are reading and share your recommendations of favorite titles with … Continue reading

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Seabrookers Are Reading

If you’re reading this, it’s safe to guess you’re fond of books, reading, and being transported to different times, places, experiences, and viewpoints. We invite you to check out what others are reading and share your recommendations of favorite titles with … Continue reading

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2021 National Book Award Winner Announced

In 1950, the National Book Awards were established to celebrate the best writing in America. Since 1989, they have been overseen by the National Book Foundation (NBF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is “to celebrate the best literature in America, … Continue reading

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Seabrookers Are Reading

If you’re reading this, it’s safe to guess you’re fond of books, reading, and being transported to different times, places, experiences, and viewpoints. We invite you to check out what others are reading and share your recommendations of favorite titles with … Continue reading

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2021 National Book Award Shortlist Announced

Seabrookers are readers and it is likely many of you have read or at least heard of the books that made this year’s National Book Award shortlist. You can check the list below to see if any of your 2021 … Continue reading

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Charleston Literary Festival Schedule and Tickets Announced

Explore the whole program and schedule and get tickets here. – Tidelines Editors

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Anthony Doerr’s Latest Book Released Sep 28

Linda Malcom of Indigo Books in Freshfields Village shares her thoughts on it below. Cloud Cuckoo Land:  noun Cloud Cuckoo Land is a state of absurdly, over-optimistic fantasy or an unrealistically idealistic state where everything is perfect.  Anthony Doerr’s new novel (after the … Continue reading

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Seabrookers Are Reading

If you’re reading this, it’s safe to guess you’re fond of books, reading, and being transported to different times, places, experiences, and viewpoints. We invite you to check out what others are reading and share your recommendations of favorite titles with … Continue reading

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Cross Country to the Zoo

West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge A cross-country road trip in 1938 was of itself an adventure. Add two West African giraffes, an eighteen-year-old from the Dust Bowl Panhandle, ‘Old Man’ who has a way with animals and a secretive … Continue reading

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Seabrookers Are Reading

When reflecting on reading, author Stephen King once said “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” Why do you read? To escape to a different time and place? To experience someone else’s imagination? To acquire knowledge? To know that you are … Continue reading

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CLS Speaker Series: Martin Walker

August 4, 2021 at 12:30 pm The Charleston Library Society and Buxton Books are virtually hosting best-selling author Martin Walker to celebrate The Coldest Case, the latest release in his hit detective series, Bruno, Chief of Police. Walker will be zooming … Continue reading

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Donate Your Gently Used Books

The library at The Lake House is one of the wonderful conveniences that SIPOA provides. It was sorely missed during the pandemic, when many of us had to purchase books. But it is open again! Cindy Willis, librarian extraordinaire, has … Continue reading

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