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Cool Dog Day!

Cool Dog Day!

Across the tracks from the bookstore - this cool guy wanted to stop by the bookstore yesterday, but his chauffeur said they were late for a gig somewhere. The big green machine below came by a few minutes later. Love the train and big dogs!

Cash For Books on the JCHS Summer Reading List!

Cash For Books on the JCHS Summer Reading List!

Cash for Books!! Just received the summer reading list & need your help. Lots of books on this year's list were on the list last year. That means many of you still have those books from last year sitting around waiting for you to find them a new home. Please look at the list below, see if you have them on your shelf, and bring them to the bookstore for cash. We can pay about $.50 to $2.00 for each book & you'll be helping lots of kids get the book they need! Thank you!

Double Helix by Werlin

Ender's Game by Card

Epic by Kostick

Fellowship of the Ring by Tolkien

Demon In My View by Atwater-Rhodes

Prey by Crichton

The Glass Castle by Walls

Kindred by Butler

Ophelia by Klein

The Chosen by Potok

Crime & Punishment by Dostoyevsky

The Joy Luck Club by Tan

Oliver Twist by Dickens

Othello by Shakespeare

American Born Chinese by Yang

Re-Gifters by Carey

Georgia College Announces New Radio Station, Airs in Five Counties

George College and State University’s new public radio station, WRGC-FM, 88.3 on the FM dial, came on the air this week.

Through an agreement with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB), the station will air public radio programs to 62,000 listeners in Baldwin, Putnam, Morgan, Jones, Wilkinson and parts of Jasper County.

Broadcasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week, WRGC initially will carry the complete GPB programming package. Gradually, it will add up to 15 hours of local programming, including news items, calendar information, musical entertainment and public affairs shows.

“WRGC will fill a void in middle Georgia,” said operations manager Mike Wooten, an award-winning broadcast journalist with 13 years of radio experience. “This is the first time that many area listeners will have a great signal for GPB and National Public Radio (NPR).”

That's according to a Georgia College news release.

Simply Centsible

For those of you who are on a budget, there are many places to find a bargain. 

Check out these events happening around this weekend. 

* Jack and Jills Consignment Sale, Jones County Government Center
    April 1st   9-6 pm
    April 2nd  9-2 pm   1/2 off sale this day

* Garage Sales
   - Central Baptist Church, Gray Hwy at Graham Rd. 
      April 2nd  7am - 4pm

   - Haddock, Ga, set up beside Trish Ann's Antiques 
     April 2nd  8am - until

   - Piedmont Community Bank, Proceeds benefit Relay For Life
     April 2nd  7am - until

   - Jones Co. Lions Club
     April 2nd  8am - 12pm

 

National Poetry Month Starts Friday, April 1st!

National Poetry Month Starts Friday, April 1st!

Today starts Poetry Month! Friday, April 1st, Poetry Readings at the bookstore 10:30-11:30. Bring original poems or your favorites to read. Stop by to listen & enjoy the readings. Refreshments & free gifts! The celebration continues the week of April 4-9. Bring in one or more original poems for others to read & receive a unique certificate honoring the writer. More special events coming!

Miscellaneous Auction

An auction will take place April 1 from 7 until 11 p.m.

This is a family-friendly event.

For more information, call Nancy at 478-986-4416.

The event will take place at 1035 Monticello Hwy.

Chimera by Rob Thurman

Chimera by Rob Thurman

CHIMERA

By Rob Thurman 

I love series, so when I happened to pick up Rob Thurman’s Nightlife, first in the Cal Leandros series, I hit the jackpot. Cal’s series was fantastic (more about it next week), but as usual it came to an end (until the next one gets published).

Looking for another Rob Thurman book, I decided to try Chimera, first of a new series. Don't really understand why this one was in the Sci-Fi section- should be over hanging out with Dean Koontz or Wilson's Repairman Jack. Rob Thurman's Cal series is usually found in Sci-Fi, though, so maybe someone thought all Rob's books are Sci-Fi! It reminded me so much of several books by Dean Koontz - two of his, especially - From the Corner of His Eye & One Door Away From Heaven.