Thommy Ford Reads

A blog by the staff of the Thomas Ford Memorial Library

“The White People” by Arthur Machen

They were saying how queer I was a year or two before, and how nurse had called my mother to come and listen to me talking all to myself, and … Continue reading

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“The Second Bullet” by Anna Katharine Green

A tea, a musicale, and an evening dance kept Violet Strange in a whirl for the remainder of the day. No brighter eye nor more contagious wit lent brilliance to … Continue reading

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Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces by Miles J. Unger

Before our trip to Florence and Rome this winter, I perused several guidebooks and magazine articles. About a week before our departure, I started Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Love is the Plan the Plan is Death” by James Tiptree, Jr.

The world is ending, all is terrible, terrible. And yet, my fireberry, even then I almost understood. Great is the Plan! I have no idea what Mogadeet is, but I’ll never … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Popular Titles Being Published in April 2015

The implementing of a new library computer system is not stopping us from adding new books! Here are titles Thomas Ford has or will be receiving this month. Place your … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

“Piper at the Gates of Dawn” by Richard Cowper

Fear slipped away from him like a dusty cloak. he began to hear each separate note of the pipe as clearly as if Tom were sitting playing at his side … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Chill by Ross Macdonald

A young man asks detective Lew Archer to find his missing wife, who bolted the day after the wedding. This is no problem at all for Archer. She’s found attending college … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · Leave a comment
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