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And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle

This is technically a biography on Abraham Lincoln, but shines a light on his more “human” struggles and how they made him a great leader.

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A History of What Comes Next

A sci-fi thriller about the rocket race between America and Nazi Germany that mixes what we know about the space race with edge-of-your-seat science fiction.

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Viking in Love

Read about Stig’s funny attempts at wooing and find out if he ever overcomes his fear of the sea!


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In Every Generation

The author has taken on a universe in “Buffy” and fans need to seek it out. I really enjoyed it!


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Participate in MLN's Tiny Art Show

Participate in MLN's Tiny Art Show

News & Updates Participate in the Metro Library Network's Tiny Art Show! The Metro Library Network – Cedar Rapids Public…

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