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Read to the Rhythm with a twist! If we reach our collective Library goal of 1,000 books read, Barrington Bank & Trust has pledged to donate $1,000 to Barrington Township Food Pantry and Cuba Township Food Pantry ($500 each).

Read 5 books and be entered to win a personal MakerLab session. After you complete your first book, you're eligible for Ravinia tickets!
Reviews
Title
Truth or Die
Author
James Patterson
Review
How does he get so many books written! Good, a lot of names, relationships to remember and the good guys win, most of the time. Quick read.
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Title
A Spool of Blue Thread
Author
Anne Tyler
Review
A very typical Anne Tyler book in many ways, with the setting being Baltimore and the subject being a mildly dysfunctional family. They are ordinary on the surface, but there are secrets, rivalries and jealousies bubbling below. I didn't particularly like the structure of the book, with the more contemporary part of the story coming first and then an abrupt switch back a generation half way through. Not one of my favorites by this accomplished writer, but a worthwhile read.
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