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  • 2 a.m. at The Cat's Pajamas : a novel

    2 a.m. at The Cat's Pajamas : a novel2015

    by Marie-Helene Bertino

    (6,914)

    Summary: On the streets of Philadelphia, on the night before Christmas Eve, three people will discover the potential for their hopes and happiness.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BERTINO

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 7 of 21 details

  • 29 gifts : how a month of giving can change your life

    29 gifts : how a month of giving can change your life2010

    by Cami Walker

    (3,152)

    Summary: At age thirty-five, Cami Walker was burdened by an intensified struggle with multiple sclerosis, a chronic neurological disease that left her debilitated and depressed. Then she received an uncommon...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 155.232 WAL

    copies in: 5 of 15 details

  • After the wreck, I picked myself up, spread my wings, and flew away [Playaway]

    After the wreck, I picked myself up, spread my wings, and flew away2006

    by Joyce Carol Oates

    Summary: At 15 years old, Jenna pops a CD in the car stereo as her mother drives across the Tappan Zee Bridge. Moments before the accident, Jenna can't imagine that her life is about to fly apart -- or that...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F OATES YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The age of miracles : a novel

    The age of miracles : a novel2013

    by Karen Thompson Walker

    (93,033)

    Summary: "Spellbinding, haunting, The Age of Miracles is a beautiful novel of catastrophe and survival, growth and change, the story of Julia and her family as they struggle to live in an extraordinary time....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F WALKER

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Airborn [Playaway]

    Airborn2007

    by Kenneth Oppel

    Series: Airborn Adventures - #1

    (24,100)

    Summary: Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city. It is the life Matt's always wanted -- convinced...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F OPPEL YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Al Capone does my shirts [Playaway]

    Al Capone does my shirts2006

    by Gennifer Choldenko

    Series: Al Capone At Alcatraz - #1

    (42,911)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Moose Flanagan moves to Alcatraz Island with his family when his father accepts a higher paying job as a prison guard. Moose leaves behind his friends in San Francisco so that his...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F CHOLDENKO YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The alchemist

    The alchemist2014

    by Paulo Coelho

    (13)

    Summary: Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy, yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different -- and far more satisfying -- than he ever imagined. Santiago's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F COELHO

    copies in: 10 of 19 details

  • The alchemist [large print]

    The alchemist2014

    by Paulo Coelho

    (2,395,604)

    Summary: Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy, yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different -- and far more satisfying -- than he ever imagined. Santiago's...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F COELHO LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Americanah : a novel

    Americanah : a novel2014

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (313,083)

    Summary: "Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F ADICHIE

    copies in: 16 of 16 details

  • Americanah [large print]

    Americanah2016

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (312,614)

    Summary: Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F ADICHIE LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Aquarium

    Aquarium2015

    by David Vann

    (4,257)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Caitlin lives alone with her mother -- a docker at the local container port -- in subsidized housing next to an airport in Seattle. Each day, while she waits to be picked up after...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F VANN

    copies in: 20 of 20 details

  • The art of fielding : a novel

    The art of fielding : a novel2012

    by Chad Harbach

    (114,300)

    Summary: "At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big-league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HARBACH

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • The art of fielding [large print] : a novel

    The art of fielding : a novel2011

    by Chad Harbach

    (114,340)

    Summary: At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F HARBACH LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The art of racing in the rain : a novel

    The art of racing in the rain : a novel2009

    by Garth Stein

    Summary: Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosopher's soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three year custody battle between daughter Zoe's maternal grandparents and her father Denny, a race car driver.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F STEIN

    copies in: 20 of 20 details

  • At home in Mitford
    Staff Pick

    At home in Mitford1996

    by Jan Karon

    Series: Mitford Series - #1

    (61,056)

    Summary: A portrait of the mysteries and miracles of everyday life introduces the small North Carolina town of Mitford and its colorful inhabitants, including Tim, a bachelor rector, who is falling in love with his neighbor.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KARON

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts

    The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts2016

    by Joshua Hammer

    (9,439)

    Summary: In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government library, Abdel Kader Haidara, journeyed across the Sahara Desert and along the Niger River, tracking down and salvaging tens of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 025.82 HAM

    copies in: 20 of 20 details

  • The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu [large print] : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts

    The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts2016

    by Joshua Hammer

    (9,459)

    Summary: To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean's Eleven. In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB 025.82 HAM LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • The bean trees : a novel

    The bean trees : a novel1992

    by Barbara Kingsolver

    (140,233)

    Summary: "Clear-eyed and spirited, Taylor Greer grew up poor in rural Kentucky with the goals of avoiding pregnancy and getting away. But when she heads west with high hopes and a barely functional car, she...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KINGSOLVER

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Beautiful ruins : a novel

    Beautiful ruins : a novel2013

    by Jess Walter

    (167,433)

    Summary: A novel that spans fifty years. The Italian housekeeper and his long-lost American starlet; the producer who once brought them together, and his assistant. A glittering world filled with unforgettable characters.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F WALTER

    copies in: 17 of 17 details

  • Becoming Kareem [Playaway] : growing up on and off the court

    Becoming Kareem : growing up on and off the court2017

    by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    (1,262)

    Summary: At one time, Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pleasing a strict father, and with overcoming shyness that made him...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY B ABDUL YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The book of dust [Playaway]. Volume one, La belle sauvage

    The book of dust . Volume one, La belle sauvage2017

    by Philip Pullman (read by Michael Sheen )

    Series: Book Of Dust - #1

    (91,336)

    Summary: When Malcolm finds a secret message inquiring about a dangerous substance called Dust, he finds himself embroiled in a tale of intrigue featuring enforcement agents from the Magisterium, a woman with...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F PULLMAN YA

    Location: YA Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 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

  • Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood
    Staff Pick

    Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood2016

    by Trevor Noah

    (504,017)

    Summary: "The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed." -- Amazon.com.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB B NOAH

    Locations: Adult Biographies, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 5 of 22 details

  • The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
    Staff Pick

    The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics2014

    by Daniel Brown

    (253,641)

    Summary: The University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the nine boys, in the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 797.123 BRO

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 16 details

  • Brain on fire [large print] : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2013

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (189,118)

    Summary: When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she|d gotten there. Days earlier, she had been...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB 616.832 CAH LP

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Brain on fire : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2018

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (188,868)

    Summary: One day in 2009, twenty-four-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a "flight risk,"...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 616.832 CAH

    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

    (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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The camel bookmobile

    The camel bookmobile2007

    by Masha Hamilton

    (2,260)

    Summary: "Evocative, seamless, and haunting, The Camel Bookmobile is a powerful saga that challenges our fears of the unknown. It is a story that captures the riddles and calamities that often occur when two...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HAMILTON

    copies in: 1 of 16 details

  • Carnegie's maid : a novel

    Carnegie's maid : a novel2018

    by Marie Benedict

    (31,931)

    Summary: Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BENEDICT

    copies in: 5 of 20 details

  • Children of blood and bone [Playaway]

    Children of blood and bone2018

    by Tomi Adeyemi (read by Bahni Turpin )

    Series: Legacy Of Orisha - #1

    (196,227)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Zelie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY F ADEYEMI YA

    Location: YA Playaways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Christmas train

    The Christmas train2014

    by David Baldacci

    (23,756)

    Summary: Tom Langdon, a weary and cash-strapped journalist, is banned from flying when a particularly thorough airport security search causes him to lose his cool. Now, he must take the train if he has any...  more »

    Note: The Well Red book club will be meeting to discuss this book on 12/28/21. Please ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BALDACCI

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Cinnamon and gunpowder

    Cinnamon and gunpowder2014

    by Eli Brown

    (6,707)

    Summary: The year is 1819, and the renowned chef Owen Wedgwood has been kidnapped by the ruthless pirate Mad Hannah Mabbot. He will be spared, she tells him, as long as he puts exquisite food in front of her...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BROWN

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • The circle [large print]

    The circle2015

    by Dave Eggers

    (194,692)

    Summary: When Mae is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful Internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Run out of a sprawling California campus, the Circle...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F EGGERS LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • A constellation of vital phenomena : a novel

    A constellation of vital phenomena : a novel2014

    by Anthony Marra

    (54,468)

    Summary: In a snow-covered village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches as her father is abducted by Russian soldiers. Their neighbor Akhmed finds Havaa and takes her to the one person who might be able...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F MARRA

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • A constellation of vital phenomena [large print]

    A constellation of vital phenomena2013

    by Anthony Marra

    (54,468)

    Summary: In a snow-covered village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches as her father is abducted by Russian soldiers. Their neighbor Akhmed finds Havaa and takes her to the one person who might be able...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F MARRA LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details