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12 Best Ancient Historical Novels to Read

Ancient civilizations hold enough intrigue on their own, but when combined with a strong historical fiction narrative, the ancient worlds come to life. Here, we present 12 of the best historical novels with a focus on Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome that capture the true essence of these periods. Wh...

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International Thrillers by Women

Female authors are increasingly making their mark on the thriller genre, but that's not only true in the United States. This month we're highlighting international thrillers by women. Be sure to check out the display near the adult services desk for more titles! The Good Son by You-Jeong Jeong (S...

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July 2021 - New Books

The housing market is booming right now, but here are some properties to avoid and some July thrillers to read! Sixteen Horses by Greg Buchanon:  Police detective Alec Nichols discovers 16 horses' heads on a farm, each buried with a single eye facing the low winter sun. After Veterinary F...

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July 2021 - New Movies & TV Releases

Recently, I was running errands and passed by the AMC DINE-IN Theater in East Northport, previously our local Sears.  If you recall, the cinema was scheduled to open in early 2020, just as COVID forced the shutdown of all public venues.  To my surprise, the parking lot was comfortably full...

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2021 Primary Elections

This year's Primaries feature local elections, including races for Huntington Town Council seats. Remember, you must belong to a political party holding a primary in order to vote in these elections. You can cast your ballot as follows: Vote Early As in previous elections, any voter registered...

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June 2021 - New Movies & TV Releases

It is a time of great flux and change in the film industry as news sources report Amazon has offered $8.45 billion to purchase the legendary studio MGM.  If consummated, the deal would not only give the Prime video library an enormous content boost, it would also give Amazon a 50 percent stake ...

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June 2021 - New Books

This June we feature some rising stars in the thriller genre, with some great psychological and suspenseful books that will keep you guessing. In Edgar-nominated author Kimberly McCreight’s Friends Like These, a bachelor party in the Catskills is a cover for a staged intervention to help one of t...

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Introduction to Space Operas

If the science in science fiction strikes you as detached, or your interest runs more toward epic adventure, dynastic drama, and political machinations, space operas may be a sub-genre that will appeal to you.  While "space opera" may sound too musical, fear not: the "opera" part of the term...

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May 2021 - New Books

This month we start with three titles that test the limits of human exploration on our world and beyond. The first book is Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead. The year is 1914 and we meet Marian, an intrepid young Montana woman whose love of flight culminates with her attempt to circumnavigate the glo...