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  • Lions of Fifth Avenue : a novel

    Lions of Fifth Avenue : a novel2021

    by Fiona Davis

    (32,898)

    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: 1 of 18 details

  • Hamnet : a novel of the plague

    Hamnet : a novel of the plague2021

    by Maggie O'Farrell

    (95,472)

    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 Thursday night book club will be meeting to discuss this book on 10/14/21. Please ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F O'FARRELL

    copies in: 8 of 18 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

    (699,313)

    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

  • Rules for visiting : a novel

    Rules for visiting : a novel2020

    by Jessica Francis Kane

    (8,125)

    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 #: F KANE

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 14 details

  • The ballad of songbirds and snakes [CD book]

    The ballad of songbirds and snakes2020

    by Suzanne Collins

    (249,734)

    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

  • From scratch : a memoir of love, Sicily, and finding home

    From scratch : a memoir of love, Sicily, and finding home2020

    by Tembi Locke

    (20,761)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB B LOCKE

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • American spy : a novel

    American spy : a novel2020

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (23,016)

    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: 17 of 18 details

  • The buried : an archaeology of the Egyptian revolution

    The buried : an archaeology of the Egyptian revolution2020

    by Peter Hessler

    (1,708)

    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

    (8,442)

    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

    (143,398)

    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

    (4,847)

    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

  • Conviction

    Conviction2020

    by Denise Mina

    (36,543)

    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

  • American spy [large print]

    American spy2019

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (23,016)

    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

    (20,994)

    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

  • Inside out & back again [large print]

    Inside out & back again2019

    by Thanhha Lai

    (52,310)

    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

  • Every note played [large print]

    Every note played2019

    by Lisa Genova

    (38,184)

    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

  • The handmaid's tale
    Staff Pick

    The handmaid's tale2019

    by Margaret Atwood

    (13,984)

    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 Displays - Near New Arrivals, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 15 of 16 details

  • Heart berries : a memoir

    Heart berries : a memoir2019

    by Terese Marie Mailhot

    (20,018)

    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

    (137,188)

    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: 18 of 18 details

  • I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer

    I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer2019

    by Michelle McNamara

    (193,743)

    Summary: A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer-- the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade-- from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 364.1532 MCN

    copies in: 14 of 15 details

  • Every note played : a novel

    Every note played : a novel2019

    by Lisa Genova

    (38,079)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F GENOVA

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Sophia, princess among beasts [CD book]

    Sophia, princess among beasts2019

    by James Patterson

    (2,163)

    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

    (170,553)

    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: 1 of 19 details

  • The friend

    The friend2019

    by Sigrid Nunez

    (30,257)

    Summary: A moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog. When a woman unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, she finds herself burdened...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F NUNEZ

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • Bringing down the duke
    Staff Pick

    Bringing down the duke2019

    by Evie Dunmore

    Series: League Of Extraordinary Women Novels - #1

    (43,850)

    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: 8 of 17 details

  • My sister, the serial killer [large print]

    My sister, the serial killer2019

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    (203,392)

    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

    (199,570)

    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

  • Evvie Drake starts over [large print]

    Evvie Drake starts over2019

    by Linda Holmes

    (101,833)

    Summary: In a small town in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth "Evvie" Drake rarely leaves her house. Everyone in town, including her best friend, Andy, thinks grief keeps her locked inside, and she doesn't...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F HOLMES LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Small great things : a novel

    Small great things : a novel2018

    by Jodi Picoult

    (295,424)

    Summary: "This stunning new novel is Jodi Picoult at her finest--complete with unflinching insights, richly layered characters, and a page-turning plot with a gripping moral dilemma at its heart. Ruth...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F PICOULT

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • The strange case of the alchemist's daughter

    The strange case of the alchemist's daughter2018

    by Theodora Goss

    (17,649)

    Summary: Mary Jekyll, alone and penniless following her parents' death, is curious about the secrets of her father's mysterious past. One clue in particular hints that Edward Hyde, her father's former friend...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GOSS

    copies in: 7 of 19 details

  • There there [large print]

    There there2018

    by Tommy Orange

    (137,718)

    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

    (355,101)

    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: 4 of 15 details

  • Dear Evan Hansen [CD book] : the novel

    Dear Evan Hansen : the novel2018

    by Val Emmich

    (42,328)

    Summary: When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family's grief over the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong. He just...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F EMMICH

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lu [CD book]

    Lu2018

    by Jason Reynolds

    Series: Track (Jason Reynolds) - #4

    (4,776)

    Summary: "Lu knows he can lead Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and the team to victory at the championships, but it might not be as easy as it seems. Suddenly, there are hurdles in Lu's way--literally and...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F REYNOLDS

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bridge of Clay [CD book]

    Bridge of Clay2018

    by Markus Zusak

    (32,628)

    Summary: Upon their father's return, the five Dunbar boys, who have raised themselves since their mother's death, begin to learn family secrets, including that of fourth brother Clay, who will build a bridge for complex reasons, including his own redemption.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F ZUSAK

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dry [CD book]

    Dry2018

    by Neal Shusterman

    (28,438)

    Summary: A lengthy California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, turning Alyssa's quiet suburban street into a warzone, and she is forced to make impossible choices if she and her brother are to...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F SHUSTERMAN

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Queen of air and darkness [CD book]

    Queen of air and darkness2018

    by Cassandra Clare

    Series: Dark Artifices - #3

    (82,405)

    Summary: While the Clave teeters on the brink of civil war, Julian and Emma take desperate measures to put their forbidden love aside and focus on saving the world of Shadowhunters before the parabatai curse destroys everyone.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F CLARE

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Paris in the present tense

    Paris in the present tense2018

    by Mark Helprin

    (3,891)

    Summary: Seventy-four-year-old Jules Lacour--a maitre at Paris-Sorbonne, cellist, widower, veteran of the war in Algeria, and child of the Holocaust--must find a balance between his strong obligations to the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HELPRIN

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • The friend [large print]

    The friend2018

    by Sigrid Nunez

    (29,993)

    Summary: A moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog. When a woman unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, she finds herself burdened...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F NUNEZ LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 2 of 2 details