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Behind the Palace Walls: Books & Buns

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Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Lynn Raye Harris
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Behind the Palace Walls

Alone and scared on the dark streets of Moscow, staid, bespectacled Paige Barnes has no choice but to comply with the handsome stranger's command....Little does Paige know she's been rescued by Alexei Voronov--a Russian prince and her boss's deadliest rival. Now he has Paige unexpectedly in his sights, Alexei is prepared to play emotional Russian roulette to keep her close and discover her true motives. But in his splendid gilded palace his game of chance spins out of control and passion takes over.
It's only when she's back home that Paige realizes she's pregnant with the prince's baby... Read more about Behind the Palace Walls: Books & Buns

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Deadly Vows: Books & Buns

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Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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0373775512
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Brenda Joyce
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Deadly Vows

On the morning of her wedding to Calder Hart, amateur sleuth Francesca Cahill is lured away to a private viewing of a portrait that could destroy her entire family: the nude Hart commissioned of her. Her desperate quest to recover the scandalous portrait leads her into a dangerous trap with no way to escape—until it's too late. And when Francesca finally arrives at the church, it's vacant. She has unintentionally jilted Hart at the altar.

When Hart tells her their estrangement is for the best, Francesca is devastated. With a blackmailer intent on destroying her reputation, Francesca turns to Rick Bragg, the city's powerful police commissioner. Together they scour the sordid streets of lower Manhattan, following a deliberately laid trail of clues in a race against the clock. And once it becomes clear that Bragg's marriage is failing, Francesca must war with her feelings for him, battle Hart's jealousy and escape a killer—all as she fights to win Hart back. But sometimes, passion just cannot be denied…. Read more about Deadly Vows: Books & Buns

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Tillman Hill Adult Book Club Holiday Party & Review

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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The Attack: Tillman Hill Adult Book Club

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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0307275701
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Yasmina Khadra
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The Attack

Dr. Amin Jaafari is an Arab-Israeli surgeon at a hospital in Tel Aviv. As an admired and respected member of his community, he has carved a space for himself and his wife, Sihem, at the crossroads of two troubled societies. Jaafari’s world is abruptly shattered when Sihem is killed in a suicide bombing. As evidence mounts that Sihem could have been responsible for the catastrophic bombing, Jaafari begins a tortured search for answers. Faced with the ultimate betrayal, he must find a way to reconcile his cherished memories of his wife with the growing realization that she may have had another life, one that was entirely removed from the comfortable, modern existence that they shared. Read more about The Attack: Tillman Hill Adult Book Club

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Basic Publisher

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Learn Microsoft's desktop publishing program and design newsletters, create greeting cards, signs, letterheads, business cards, flyers and more. You should already know: Basic PC Skills. Basic Word is helpful. Read more about Basic Publisher

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Basic Publisher

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Learn Microsoft's desktop publishing program and design newsletters, create greeting cards, signs, letterheads, business cards, flyers and more. You should already know: Basic PC Skills. Basic Word is helpful. Read more about Basic Publisher

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The Ghost Map: TIllman Hill Adult

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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1594489254
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Steven Johnson
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The Ghost Map

A thrilling historical account of the worst cholera outbreak in Victorian London-and a brilliant exploration of how Dr. John Snow's solution revolutionized the way we think about disease, cities, science, and the modern world.

The Ghost Map takes place in the summer of 1854. A devastating cholera outbreak seizes London just as it is emerging as a modern city: more than 2 million people packed into a ten-mile circumference, a hub of travel and commerce, teeming with people from all over the world, continually pushing the limits of infrastructure that's outdated as soon as it's updated. Dr. John Snow-whose ideas about contagion had been dismissed by the scientific community-is spurred to intense action when the people in his neighborhood begin dying. With enthralling suspense, Johnson chronicles Snow's day-by-day efforts, as he risks his own life to prove how the epidemic is being spread.

When he creates the map that traces the pattern of outbreak back to its source, Dr. Snow didn't just solve the most pressing medical riddle of his time. He ultimately established a precedent for the way modern city-dwellers, city planners, physicians, and public officials think about the spread of disease and the development of the modern urban environment. Read more about The Ghost Map: TIllman Hill Adult

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The Secrets of Harry Bright: Tillman Hill Adult

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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0553762877
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Joseph Wambaugh
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The Secrets of Harry Bright
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To Tame a Land: Tillman Hill Adult Book Club

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Louis L'Amour
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To Tame a Land

Rye Tyler was twelve when his father was killed in an Indian raid. Taken in by a mysterious stranger with a taste for books and an instinct for survival, Rye is schooled in the hard lessons of life in the West. But after killing a man, he is forced to leave his new home. He rides lonely mountain passes and works on dusty cattle drives until he finds a job breaking horses. Then he meets Liza Hetrick, and in her eyes he sees his future. After establishing himself as marshal of Alta, he returns, only to discover that Liza has been kidnapped. Tracking her to Robbers’ Roost, Rye is forced to face the man who taught him all he knows about books, guns, and friendship. Two old friends—one woman: Who will walk away? Read more about To Tame a Land: Tillman Hill Adult Book Club

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Captured by a Rogue Lord: Books & Buns

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Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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0061965642
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Katharine Ashe
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Captured by a Rogue Lord

Serena Carlyle dreams of a happily ever after. Firmly upon the shelf at twenty-five, instead she's determined to find the perfect match for her beautiful younger sister. What better prospect than their neighbor, the wealthy, rakishly handsome Earl of Savege? Now Serena can beg his help in halting a local band of smugglers. Then, one night, stealing away from yet another disappointing ball, Serena finds herself trapped alone with a stranger . . . Read more about Captured by a Rogue Lord: Books & Buns

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