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Summer of books — 06/30/22

Going on vacation? Not going on vacation but need some escape? Angie Sykeny asked area librarians and booksellers for their recommendations for books to keep you busy reading this season whatever your summer plans.

Also on the cover: Katelyn Sahagian lays out your Fourth of July options for fireworks and other holiday fun (page 18). Matt Ingersoll explains what’s on tap at the Keep New Hampshire Brewing Festival (page 26). And, speaking of beer, we say a fond farewell to the regular beer columns of Jeff Mucciarone, our longtime go-to beer guy, with some recommendations for what to drink with your celebratory hot dog (page 29) and a look at fishing for “smallies,” smallmouth bass (page 19).

My flight from San Francisco to Boston was full and, as I learned, many of the passengers were on their ...
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Covid-19 update Last weekThis weekTotal cases statewide 330,116 (as of June 20) 331,496 (as of June 27)Total current infections statewide ...
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Franco-American Centre names Franco-American of the Year Meet Timothy Beaulieu, the winner of the Franco-American Centre’s 2022 Franco-American of the ...
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Many things have collected dust while we’ve been following the Celtics playoff run. It’s time to dust them off, with ...
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Free women’s hygiene products A free women’s hygiene cabinet, organized by United Way of Greater Nashua and Girls Inc., has ...
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Big Events June 30, 2022 and beyond Thursday, June 30 Bedford’s Family Concerts in the Park starts today at 6 ...
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Put action, fantasy, science fiction and more on your summer reading list Need some books to take on vacation or ...
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Sergei Novikov comes to New Hampshire By Delaney Beaudoin Having been in the United States for only four months, pianist ...
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The latest from NH’s theater, arts and literary communities • Book Signing: Local author and second-grade teacher, Kari Allen will ...
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Events happening in New Hampshire on and around the Fourth of July By Katelyn Sahagian ksahagian@hippopress.com Independence Day is a ...
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Smallmouth bass provide an angling experience like no other “Make him go where he doesn’t want to go,” fishing guide ...
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Weeding the garden is only the beginning With the advent of summer, it is time to buckle down and get ...
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Dear Donna, We have an assortment of these refrigerator leftover saving dishes. I inherited them through my family. We never ...
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Family fun for the weekend Shows galore • O’neil Cinemas’ Summer Kids Series starts on Monday, July 4, with a ...
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Upholstery repairman Andrew Budrick is the owner of Budrick’s Mobile Upholstery Repair, an automobile interior and furniture upholstery repair service ...
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News from the local food scene • Get your Greek eats: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (68 N. State St., ...
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Craft brews and good times at annual Keep NH Brewing Festival After a two-year hiatus, the state’s largest collection of ...
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Summer is here! With it come hot weather, outdoor gatherings and many barbecues. Whether you are heading to a cookout ...
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Tony Elias is the owner of The Spot To-Go (thespottogofoodtruck@gmail.com, and on Facebook and Instagram), a food truck specializing in ...
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All-American craft beer There was always something about cracking a Budweiser on the Fourth of July. Don’t deny it, it ...
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Ghostkeeper, Multidimensional Culture (Victory Pool Records) One usually doesn’t think of indigenous people as dancing jigs and playing fiddles, but ...
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James Patterson, The Stories of My Life, by James Patterson (Little, Brown and Co., 360 pages) There’s a rumor out ...
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Elvis (PG-13) Elvis Aaron Presley gets the biopic treatment — sorta — in Elvis, the bonkers and exhausting movie from ...
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Local music news & events • British roots: As punk rock was rising up across England in 1977, Steel Pulse ...
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Dakota Smart holds release show for debut LP Like many performers, Dakota Smart used the pandemic’s forced down time to ...
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