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February New Releases

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In need of a cure for the winter blahs? I know I am. A pile of lovely new releases are coming our way in February. There’s so much to choose from, I don’t know where to start.   She’s Still Here: Paranormal Investigator Series Book One by Caitlin Alexander When the dead speak, Kate listens. Kate is new in town. Jane has been there for what seems like forever. Can Kate find out the truth? The one that is keeping Jane tethered to Ravendale Middle School? Find out in book one of the Kate Sablowsky Paranormal Investigator Series … And Know...

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"Yesterday’s Tides" by Roseanna M. White

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About the BookIn two world wars, intelligence and counterintelligence, prejudice, and self-sacrifice collide across two generationsIn 1942, Evie Farrow is used to life on Ocracoke Island, where every day is the same--until the German U-boats haunting their waters begin to wreak havoc. And when special agent Sterling Bertrand is washed ashore at Evie's inn, her life is turned upside down. While Sterling's injuries keep him inn-bound for weeks, making him even more anxious about the SS officer he's tracking, he becomes increasingly intrigued by Evie, who seems to be hiding secrets of her own.Decades earlier, in 1914, Englishman Remington Culbreth...

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Saanich’s Google science wonder kid is now a modern Renaissance woman

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Accomplished inventor, artist, writer, student and self-proclaimed film nerd all appropriately describe Ann Makosinski. At 15, she was the lone Canadian at Google’s annual science mega-competition, winning her category with her invention – a battery-free, ever-ready flashlight powered by the heat of human hands. Makosinski catapulted into international headlines. The St. Michaels University School grad, now 25, made international headlines then and the accolades continued, such as positions on TIME and Forbes magazines’ 30-under-30 lists, and appearances with Jimmy Fallon. The Google win inspired the Saanich resident. Makosinski remembers thinking: “If this is possible, I can do anything.” She filled...

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Things To Do This Weekend In London: 4-5 February 2023

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All weekend Orchids returns to Kew ©RBG Kew NUTELLERIA: Nutella nutters, this one's for you! Pizza Pilgrims opens a Nutella pizza kiosk outside its Carnaby store from Monday. Pick from a choice of chocolate bars to fill your dough rings, stop by for a coffee in the morning, or swing by later in the day for cocktails — including Ferrero Rocher espresso martinis. From 30 January KEW ORCHIDS FESTIVAL: You know spring is on its way when the Orchid Festival returns to Kew Gardens, and this year's it's Cameroon's turn in the spotlight. Cameroon is home to some of the...

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What does Tara Westover’s family say about ‘Educated’? It’s complicated

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Michelle Budge / Alex Cochran, Deseret News Editor’s note: The following article discusses allegations of child abuse. Those seeking resources or help concerning child abuse or neglect can contact the Division of Child and Family Services, including through an intake hotline at 1-855-323-3237.The first the Westover family saw of the book that would rip apart their lives was a copy of the manuscript, left anonymously one night on the seat of a family truck.The Westovers had heard talk, enough to dread what was written about them — horrific stories of abuse, sibling-on-sibling violence, primitive homeopathic remedies for life-threatening accidents, scathing harangues...

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