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BOOK NOTES – January 2022

Local author hopes to Tangle young readers
Area native and Springfield teacher Merrill Wyatt recently released her second book aimed at pre-teens, titled “Tangled Up in Luck.” Set in her hometown of Wauseon, the book follows a pair of middle-school students who look into a long-dormant mystery about missing jewels that involves a creepy mansion. Both funny and engaging, “Tangled Up in Luck” is a fun adventure that takes more than a bit of inspiration from area landmarks. $17.99. 256p. Available at Gathering Volumes and various online retailers.

Great Maps discussed in Perrysburg
The history of cartography and a collection of maps from throughout human experience are the subject of a fascinating book that will be discussed at January’s History Explorers Book Club. “Great Maps: The World’s Masterpieces Explored and Explained” by Jerry Brotton is a compendium of examples, ranging from some of the earliest maps all the way through Google Maps. Explore the history of knowing where you are going! 7pm. Wednesday, January 26. Gathering Volumes, 196 E. South Boundary St., Perrysburg. 567-336-6188.

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