Search

 
1 - 40 of 483 results
  • Lions of Fifth Avenue : a novel

    Lions of Fifth Avenue : a novel2021

    by Fiona Davis

    (35,415)

    Summary: It's 1913, and on the surface, Laura Lyons couldn't ask for more out of life -- her husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, allowing their family to live in an apartment within...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F DAVIS

    copies in: 16 of 18 details

  • Hamnet : a novel of the plague

    Hamnet : a novel of the plague2021

    by Maggie O'Farrell

    (111,081)

    Summary: A short, piercing, deeply moving novel about the death of Shakespeare's 11 year old son Hamnet -- a name interchangeable with Hamlet in 15th century Britain -- and the years leading up to the...  more »

    Note: The Lunchtime Lit Book Club will be meeting to dsiscuss this title on 12/23/21. Please ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F O'FARRELL

    copies in: 8 of 18 details

  • Amber & clay [Playaway]

    Amber & clay2021

    by Laura Amy Schlitz

    Summary: Rhaskos works in the stables. Worth less than a donkey, much less than a horse. But Rhaskos is clever and talented, and beloved of his mother -- who has been forced away from her son but is willing...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F SCHLITZ YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Race to the bottom of the Earth [Playaway]

    Race to the bottom of the Earth2021

    by Rebecca Barone

    Summary: In 1910, Captain Robert Scott prepared his crew for a trip that no one had ever completed: a journey to the South Pole. He vowed to get there any way he could, even if it meant looking death in the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY 919.8 BAR YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Firekeeper's daughter [CD book]

    Firekeeper's daughter2021

    by Angeline Boulley

    (35,382)

    Summary: Daunis, who is part Ojibwe, defers attending the University of Michigan to care for her mother and reluctantly becomes involved in the investigation of a series of drug-related deaths.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F BOULLEY

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Clap when you land [CD book]

    Clap when you land2020

    by Elizabeth Acevedo

    Summary: Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed to land, Camino arrives at the airport to see crowds of...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F ACEVEDO

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Great expectations

    Great expectations2020

    by Charles Dickens

    (705,126)

    Summary: In what may be Dickens's best novel, humble, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman -- and one day, under sudden and enigmatic...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F DICKENS

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The lions of Fifth Avenue [large print] : a novel

    The lions of Fifth Avenue : a novel2020

    by Fiona Davis

    Summary: It's 1913, and on the surface, Laura Lyons couldn't ask for more out of life -- her husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, allowing their family to live in an apartment within...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F DAVIS LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Will my cat eat my eyeballs? : and other questions about dead bodies

    Will my cat eat my eyeballs? : and other questions about dead bodies2020

    by Caitlin Doughty

    (28,401)

    Summary: Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. What would happen to an astronaut's body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die?...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 338.4 DOU

    copies in: 14 of 15 details

  • The ballad of songbirds and snakes [CD book]

    The ballad of songbirds and snakes2020

    by Suzanne Collins

    (256,643)

    Summary: It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games....  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F COLLINS

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • White fang [Playaway]

    White fang2020

    by Jack London

    Summary: A heartfelt examination of the harsh realities of nature and the damage humans can cause, but also of the will to survive that is common between humans and wild animals alike. The story follows White...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F LONDON YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The buried : an archaeology of the Egyptian revolution

    The buried : an archaeology of the Egyptian revolution2020

    by Peter Hessler

    (1,739)

    Summary: Drawn by an abiding fascination with Egypt's rich history and civilization, Peter Hessler moved with his wife and twin daughters to Cairo to explore a place that had a powerful hold over his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 962 HES

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Before the ever after [CD book]

    Before the ever after2020

    by Jacqueline Woodson

    (9,115)

    Summary: For as long as ZJ can remember, his dad has been everyone's hero. As a charming, talented pro football star, he's as beloved to the neighborhood kids as he is to his millions of adoring sports fans....  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F WOODSON

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Midnight sun [CD book]

    Midnight sun2020

    by Stephenie Meyer

    Series: Twilight Saga - #5

    (155,882)

    Summary: The story of Bella and Edward from "Twilight" told from Edward's point of view takes on a new and decidedly dark twist. Meeting Bella is both the most unnerving and intriguing event he has...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F MEYER

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Echo Mountain [CD book]

    Echo Mountain2020

    by Lauren Wolk

    (5,083)

    Summary: After the financial crash, Ellie and her family have lost nearly everything, including their home in town. Forced to start over, Ellie has found a welcome freedom, and a love of the natural world....  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F WOLK

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • American spy : a novel

    American spy : a novel2020

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (23,835)

    Summary: What if your sense of duty required you to betray the man you love? It's 1986, the heart of the Cold War, and Marie Mitchell is an intelligence officer with the FBI. She's brilliant and talented, but...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F WILKINSON

    copies in: 11 of 18 details

  • Conviction

    Conviction2020

    by Denise Mina

    (37,202)

    Summary: A breathtaking thriller about a wealthy housewife who successfully conceals her dark past until a true-crime podcast and a photo posted on social media send her running across Europe, with a faded...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F MINA

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • Bringing down the duke [large print]

    Bringing down the duke2020

    by Evie Dunmore

    Series: League Of Extraordinary Women Novels - # 1

    (45,964)

    Summary: England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female students at the renowned University of Oxford. In...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F DUNMORE LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Rules for visiting : a novel

    Rules for visiting : a novel2020

    by Jessica Francis Kane

    (8,315)

    Summary: A beautifully observed and deeply funny novel of May Attaway, a university gardener who sets out on an odyssey to reconnect with four old friends over the course of a year. At forty, May Attaway is...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KANE

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 7 of 19 details

  • To night owl from dogfish [Playaway]

    To night owl from dogfish2019

    by Holly Goldberg Sloan

    (6,833)

    Summary: Unhappy about being sent to the same summer camp after their fathers start dating, Bett and Avery, eleven, eventually begin scheming to get the couple back together after a break-up. Told entirely through letters, emails and text messages.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F SLOAN YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Each tiny spark [Playaway]

    Each tiny spark2019

    by Pablo Cartaya

    (700)

    Summary: Emilia Torres has a wandering mind. It's hard for her to follow along at school, and sometimes she forgets to do what her mom or abuela asks. But she remembers what matters: a time when her family...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F CARTAYA YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bringing down the duke
    Staff Pick

    Bringing down the duke2019

    by Evie Dunmore

    Series: League Of Extraordinary Women Novels - #1

    (46,162)

    Summary: England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female students at the renowned University of Oxford. In...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F DUNMORE

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 17 of 17 details

  • My sister, the serial killer [large print]

    My sister, the serial killer2019

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    (207,674)

    Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F BRAITHWAITE LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • My sister, the serial killer : a novel

    My sister, the serial killer : a novel2019

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    (209,019)

    Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BRAITHWAITE

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • The book woman of Troublesome Creek [large print]

    The book woman of Troublesome Creek2019

    by Kim Michele Richardson

    (123,336)

    Summary: "Cussy Mary Carter is the last of her kind, her skin the color of a blue damselfly in these dusty hills. But that doesn't mean she's got nothing to offer. As a member of the Pack Horse Library...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F RICHARDSON LP

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • A tale of magic [Playaway]

    A tale of magic2019

    by Chris Colfer

    Summary: "When Brystal stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: She is a fairy capable of magic!...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F COLFER YA

    Location: YA Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sophia, princess among beasts [CD book]

    Sophia, princess among beasts2019

    by James Patterson

    (2,276)

    Summary: A princess who has lost her mother and father finds herself in a terrifying world that urgently needs a queen. She is smart, beautiful, and accomplished, a beloved princess devoted to the people and...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F PATTERSON

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • When we believed in mermaids

    When we believed in mermaids2019

    by Barbara O'Neal

    (174,277)

    Summary: From the author of The Art of Inheriting Secrets comes an emotional new tale of two sisters, an ocean of lies, and a search for the truth. Her sister has been dead for fifteen years when she sees her...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F O'NEAL

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 16 of 19 details

  • American spy [large print]

    American spy2019

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (23,835)

    Summary: What if your sense of duty required you to betray the man you love? It's 1986, the heart of the Cold War, and Marie Mitchell is an intelligence officer with the FBI. She's brilliant and talented, but...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F WILKINSON LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • From scratch [large print] : a memoir of love, Sicily, and finding home

    From scratch : a memoir of love, Sicily, and finding home2019

    by Tembi Locke

    (21,342)

    Summary: A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian countryside, where one woman discovers the healing powers of food and family in her darkest hour....  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB B LOCKE LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Will my cat eat my eyeballs? [large print] : big questions from tiny mortals about death

    Will my cat eat my eyeballs? : big questions from tiny mortals about death2019

    by Caitlin Doughty

    (28,401)

    Summary: Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. What would happen to an astronaut's body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die?...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB 338.4 DOU LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Every note played [large print]

    Every note played2019

    by Lisa Genova

    (38,597)

    Summary: A once accomplished concert pianist, Richard now has ALS. As he becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, Karina becomes his reluctant caretaker. As Richard's muscles,...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F GENOVA LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse [Playaway]

    Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse2019

    by Steve Behling

    (23)

    Summary: Brooklyn teen Miles Morales juggles his normal high school life with the infinite possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F MARVEL YA

    Location: YA Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The handmaid's tale
    Staff Pick

    The handmaid's tale2019

    by Margaret Atwood

    (14,307)

    Summary: Margaret Atwood's best-loved novel has taken the world by storm again. Riding high on bestseller lists for months and the basis for Hulu's Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning smash hit series, The...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 741.59 ATW

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 16 of 16 details

  • Heart berries : a memoir

    Heart berries : a memoir2019

    by Terese Marie Mailhot

    (20,592)

    Summary: Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest. Having survived a profoundly dysfunctional upbringing only to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 362.196 MAI

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • There there

    There there2019

    by Tommy Orange

    (139,518)

    Summary: Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxedrene is...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F ORANGE

    copies in: 10 of 18 details

  • Inside out & back again [large print]

    Inside out & back again2019

    by Thanhha Lai

    (53,355)

    Summary: For all the ten years of her life, H̉ has only known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, and the warmth of her friends close by. But now the Vietnam War has reached her...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB YA F LAI LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • There there [large print]

    There there2018

    by Tommy Orange

    (139,935)

    Summary: A multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. It tells the story of twelve characters, each...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F ORANGE LP

    Locations: Large Print Fiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 2 of 3 details

  • Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

    Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis2018

    by J. D. Vance

    (359,367)

    Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 305.562 VAN

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • 9 from the Nine Worlds [CD book]

    9 from the Nine Worlds2018

    by Rick Riordan

    Series: Magnus Chase And The Gods Of Asgard

    (8,403)

    Summary: The Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy may have concluded, but we haven't heard the last of our favorite peeps from the Nine Worlds. Join Hearthstone, Blitzen, Samirah, Alex, Jack, T.J.,...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F RIORDAN

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details