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Every One of Us Has a Story

Starting a Book Club? How to Do It Right – and Make It Last

January 17, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
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A good book is something to be shared. Many people enjoy passing along used paperbacks to friends, but if you truly want to share your reading experience, there is no better way than through a book club. Can’t find a book club to suit your style or schedule? Form your own with a little help [...]

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Poet Pat Butler at Peachtree City Library

January 4, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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You are cordially invited to visit the Peachtree City Library on Sunday, January 15, 2012 when Pat Butler will sign copies of her book, “Poems from the Boatyard.” The library opens at 1:00 PM on Sunday afternoon; Pat will sign from 1:30 PM until 4:00 PM. The Peachtree City Library is located at 201 Willow [...]

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What do women have to do with what Americans eat? Everything.

March 17, 2010 by Fayette Woman  
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Proving that we all can have an impact Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat (Gibbs Smith, $15.99, PB w/flaps, ISBN: 978-1-4236-0562-1, May 2010) by Temra Costa, will change the way you view your relationship with food. Farmer Jane is a compelling work about the decision-making power women have with what their families eat, [...]

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November 22, 1963

November 11, 2009 by Jill Prouty  
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This month my book club at Peachtree City Library is reading a novel called November 22, 1963 by Adam Braver.  Most Americans remember this day – the day that President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. While the book is considered fiction, Braver blends it with fact and the result is a moving portrait of the tragedy as [...]

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Everyone has a story, so write yours

October 10, 2009 by Fayette Woman  
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Everyone has a story to tell, whether about family, friends, or their own relationship with life. There is no better time to get started writing your story than November, which is National Life Writing Month. Author Sharon Lippincott wants everyone to record their life stories.

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Keeping calm in a chaotic world

September 20, 2009 by Fayette Woman  
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Living with stress can limit your ability to take joy in life, not to mention hurt your health. According to the Mayo Clinic, stress can cause headaches, insomnia, high blood pressure and decreased immunity, among other problems. But completely removing stress just isn’t possible, especially in today’s slow economy. An American Psychological Association poll from [...]

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