Deborah Collins

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Book Pulse December 11, 2017

By Neal Wyatt: Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse Welcome to Book Pulse, a daily update designed to help collection development and readers’ advisory librarians navigate the never-ending wave of new books and book news. Here you will find highlights of titles moving in the marketplace and …

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America’s first black astronaut, Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr. December 11, 2017

By Marcia Dunn First black astronaut honored on 50th anniversary of death CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America’s first black astronaut, Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr., finally got full honors Friday on the 50th anniversary of his death. Several hundred people gathered at Kennedy Space Center to commemorate Lawrence, who almost certainly would have …

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Kindle December 11, 2017

$2.99 The Venom Business: A Novel by Michael Crichton Charles Raynaud feels at home in the jungle. A snake trapper, he makes a tidy profit selling poisonous creatures to the zoos of Europe, but it isn’t just the snake trade that pays his bills. Raynaud is the finest artifact smuggler the world has ever known, …

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Quotes December 11, 2017

Even stones have a love, a love that seeks the ground. Meister Eckhart         Honor is self-esteem made visible in action. Ayn Rand, writer         “There is no right or wrong path. There is only the path that you choose. Whatever you choose, there will be many opportunities for …

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FYI December 11, 2017

1602 – A surprise attack by forces under the command of Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy, and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain, is repelled by the citizens of Geneva. (Commemorated annually by the Fête de l’Escalade.) L’Escalade, or Fête de l’Escalade (from escalade, the act of scaling defensive walls), is an annual festival …

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907 Updates December 11, 2017

By Leroy Polk: Weekend homicide suspect arrested after Anchorage police deploys SWAT         By Liz Raines: Harassment in Alaska’s capitol building: HR perspective         One Alaska Update A Note From Gov. Walker… Coming This Week: Walker-Mallott Budget for FY 2019 This week, the Walker-Mallott Administration will unveil the budget …

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Music December 11, 2017

Indie Christmas 2017 🎄 – A Festive Folk/Pop Playlist    

49 Writers Blog: Mareth Griffith

Spotlight on Alaska Books | Court of Twilight by Mareth Griffith The cold was back with a vengeance; she almost expected to see her breath hanging in the air like a frosted cloud. Very carefully, Ivy looked around the room, peering into the corners and shadows. She only saw her various twinned shadows twitching as …

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Craig Medred: Dog Rescue

By Craig Medred: Dog rescue The August Foundation for Alaska’s Racing Dogs, an organization dedicated to finding homes for retired Alaska huskies, is calling on the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to do more to ensure the event’s true athletes get a chance to enjoy life after competition. The request comes at a time when …

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ALBTALBS Presents: Were-Spoof Stories 2.3! Night of the Were-Hare by N.R. Lines

        ALBTALBS Presents: Were-Spoof Stories 2.3! Night of the Were-Hare by N.R. Lines Hi friends! Sorry for the delay. Totally my fault :X If you’re totally new to A Little Bit Tart, A Little Bit Sweet (ALBTALBS), you’ve been missing out on spoof were-animal stories! More recently we’ve had a specific sort, …

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