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  • Books | September 08, 2013

    Kansas man tells story of his father’s life in the Navy

    If you want to know what a war was really like, ask an enlisted man, not a general or admiral. In this case, we hear from Clyde resident, Russel F. Coash (1895-1959). He enlisted in the Navy on May 2, 1917, and was honorably discharged two years

  • Books | September 08, 2013

    The rough realities of rehab life

    Being in rehab is not always a pleasant experience. Even getting into the right rehabilitation clinic can be a struggle for those who suffer an addiction of any kind. After reading Anne M. Fletcher’s “Inside Rehab: The Surprising Truth About Addiction Treatment—And How

  • Books | September 08, 2013

    One teen’s adventure to digital ‘80s OASIS

    This is a fascinating story about what our future might hold. The year is 2044, and planets across the universe are populated. Earth, however, is in trouble. Our planet has succumbed to climate change, resources are limited and people’s only escape is through technology, which

  • Books | September 08, 2013

    Newly released fall books offer exciting adult fiction

    Marcia.allen1

    What’s new for this fall’s adult fiction book releases? A riveting story that revolves around a long-hidden Mayan codex of epic proportions.  A real puzzler of a missing person for series favorite Chief Inspector Gamache.  A woman long estranged from her

  • Books | September 08, 2013

    Meandering through SoCal while finding solace in music

    Charlie Davis is a talented but disturbed middle-aged man. For the past nine years he’s lived with and been taken care of by his father due to a mental breakdown. All that changes in the book’s first few pages because Charlie’s father

  • Books | September 01, 2013

    Story of Lincoln’s dressmaker told from her perspective

    This historical novel, by the author of the Elm Creek Quilt series, is the story of Elizabeth Keckley, dressmaker to Mary Todd Lincoln during her White House years. Keckley, though not a well-known historical figure, will be familiar to many from her appearance as a

  • Books | September 01, 2013

    Re-examining everyday choices

    Mary Margaret Masters, also known as Maggs, is generally happy with her well-to-do life as a wife and mother in Mobile, Alabama, but is beginning to feel “that something was definitely missing. She thought the something might be herself.” Maggs, 52, loves caring for Stephen, her

  • Books | September 01, 2013

    Trading fur (and words) across generations

    This well-researched and finely crafted book will appeal to readers with an interest in the history of the American West, especially the years when fur trade was the major economic engine of the Northern Rockies. The book consists of three sections. The first is a

  • Books | September 01, 2013

    Book Network to host events on “Ready Player One”

    Keri.mills

    Each year the K-State Book Network (KSBN) chooses one common book for the whole university to read. The book that KSBN chose for this year is “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline. “Ready Player One” is an award-winning science fiction novel set in the dystopian

  • Books | September 01, 2013

    Seeking spiritual answers to life’s questions

    What do you do when things go seriously wrong with your life? For disease or physical suffering, you might see a traditional western physical healer. For mental, work, social, or family related problems, you might see a western trained mental healer or councilor, or take


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