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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

  • Firekeeper's daughter [CD book]

    Firekeeper's daughter2021

    by Angeline Boulley

    (27,747)

    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: 0 of 1 details

  • Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive

    Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive2020

    by Stephanie Land

    (41,401)

    Summary: At 28, Stephanie Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams of attending a university and becoming a writer, were cut short when a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 305.569 LAN

    copies in: 0 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

  • 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

    (24,561)

    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: 0 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

  • The henna artist

    The henna artist2020

    by Alka Joshi

    (93,858)

    Summary: Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink city of Jaipur. There she becomes the most highly requested henna artist -- and confidante...  more »

    Note: The Well Red book club will be meeting to discuss this book on 10/26/21. Please ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F JOSHI

    copies in: 0 of 18 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: 0 of 2 details

  • Bringing down the duke [large print]

    Bringing down the duke2020

    by Evie Dunmore

    Series: League Of Extraordinary Women Novels - # 1

    (43,553)

    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: 0 of 2 details

  • This tender land : a novel

    This tender land : a novel2020

    by William Kent Krueger

    (93,546)

    Summary: Minnesota, 1932. The Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated. It is also home to an orphan named...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KRUEGER

    copies in: 0 of 18 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

  • Evvie Drake starts over : a novel

    Evvie Drake starts over : a novel2020

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HOLMES

    copies in: 0 of 18 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

  • 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

  • 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 henna artist [large print]

    The henna artist2020

    by Alka Joshi

    Series: Henna Artist

    (93,858)

    Summary: Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink city of Jaipur. There she becomes the most highly requested henna artist -- and confidante...  more »

    Note: The Well Red book club will be meeting to discuss this book on 10/26/21. Please ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F JOSHI LP

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • One day : the extraordinary story of an ordinary 24 hours in America

    One day : the extraordinary story of an ordinary 24 hours in America2020

    by Gene Weingarten

    (2,454)

    Summary: On New Year's Day 2013, author Gene Weingarten asked three strangers to, literally, pluck a day, month, and year from a hat. That day turned out to be Sunday, December 28, 1986, by any conventional...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 973.927 WEI

    copies in: 0 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

  • 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

  • This tender land [large print] : a novel

    This tender land : a novel2019

    by William Kent Krueger

    (87,532)

    Summary: Minnesota, 1932. The Lincoln School is a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated. It is also home to an orphan named...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F KRUEGER LP

    copies in: 0 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

  • The book woman of Troublesome Creek [large print]

    The book woman of Troublesome Creek2019

    by Kim Michele Richardson

    (114,477)

    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: 0 of 2 details

  • The library book [large print]

    The library book2019

    by Susan Orlean

    (88,376)

    Summary: On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB 027.4 ORL LP

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • The daughter of Sherlock Holmes [large print]

    The daughter of Sherlock Holmes2019

    by Leonard S. Goldberg

    (5,026)

    Summary: 1914. Joanna Blalock's keen mind and incredible insight lead her to become a highly-skilled nurse, one of the few professions that allow her to use her finely-tuned brain. But when she and her...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F GOLDBERG LP

    copies in: 0 of 2 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

  • 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

  • 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 book woman of Troublesome Creek

    The book woman of Troublesome Creek2019

    by Kim Michele Richardson

    (116,812)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: F RICHARDSON

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 19 details

  • The great alone

    The great alone2019

    by Kristin Hannah

    (465,359)

    Summary: Lenora Allbright is 13 when her father convinces her mother, Cora, to forgo their inauspicious existence in Seattle and move to Kaneq, AK. It's 1974, and the former Vietnam POW sees a better future...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HANNAH

    copies in: 0 of 15 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