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Main Street Book Club: Room

Oops! No pictures tonight! I really enjoyed hearing all the different perspectives on Room.  Our awesome Adult Services Librarian, Meg, had taped off an 11×11 area to help us *really* understand how small Jack’s entire world was before the great escape. The discussion was intense and varied, but most present seemed to think that the book […]

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review: Room by Emma Donoghue

~  Room by Emma Donoghue Back Bay Books; Fiction Release Date:  September 13, 2010 To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It’s where he was born, it’s where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant […]

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review: Room by Emma Donoghue

Room has been described as many things-  true crime, thriller, horror, and’ ripped from the headlines’ are just a few. I would not call Room any of these. I’m not sure what I would call it, but it wouldn’t be any of these. The book is in two halves. In the first half, Room is […]

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