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  • Bringing down the duke [large print]

    Bringing down the duke2020

    by Evie Dunmore

    Series: League Of Extraordinary Women Novels - #1

    (23,575)

    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 »

    Note: The Well Red Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 08/25/2020. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F DUNMORE LP

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • This tender land : a novel

    This tender land : a novel2020

    by William Kent Krueger

    (46,810)

    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 »

    Note: The Thursday Night Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 10/08/2020.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KRUEGER

    copies in: 3 of 18 details

  • Evvie Drake starts over : a novel

    Evvie Drake starts over : a novel2020

    by Linda Holmes

    (77,776)

    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 »

    Note: The Thursday Night Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 09/10/2020. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HOLMES

    copies in: 9 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

    (15,636)

    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: 0 of 18 details

  • American spy : a novel

    American spy : a novel2020

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (15,833)

    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 ON ORDER

    copies in: 0 of 19 details

  • The henna artist [large print]

    The henna artist2020

    by Alka Joshi

    (27,994)

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F JOSHI LP

    copies in: 0 of 1 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

    (1,692)

    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

  • American spy [large print]

    American spy2019

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (15,860)

    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: 0 of 1 details

  • This tender land [large print] : a novel

    This tender land : a novel2019

    by William Kent Krueger

    (46,810)

    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 »

    Note: The Thursday Night Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 10/08/2020.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F KRUEGER LP

    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 home2019

    by Tembi Locke

    (16,211)

    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: 0 of 1 details

  • Bringing down the duke

    Bringing down the duke2019

    by Evie Dunmore

    Series: League Of Extraordinary Women Novels - #1

    (23,773)

    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 »

    Note: The Thursday Night Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 3/12/2020. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F DUNMORE

    copies in: 7 of 18 details

  • My sister, the serial killer [large print]

    My sister, the serial killer2019

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    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: 0 of 1 details

  • My sister, the serial killer : a novel

    My sister, the serial killer : a novel2019

    by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    (139,770)

    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 »

    Note: The Lunchtime Lit Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 8/20/2020. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BRAITHWAITE

    copies in: 12 of 18 details

  • Evvie Drake starts over [large print]

    Evvie Drake starts over2019

    by Linda Holmes

    (76,968)

    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: 0 of 1 details

  • The book woman of Troublesome Creek [large print]

    The book woman of Troublesome Creek2019

    by Kim Michele Richardson

    (16,175)

    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 »

    Note: The Lunchtime Lit is meeting to discuss this book on 3/19/20. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F RICHARDSON LP

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The library book [large print]

    The library book2019

    by Susan Orlean

    (75,574)

    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

    The daughter of Sherlock Holmes2019

    by Leonard S. Goldberg

    Summary: The year is 1914. Joanna Blalock is a highly-skilled nurse. But when she and her ten-year-old son witness a man fall to his death, apparently by suicide, they are visited by the elderly Dr. John...  more »

    Note: The Well Red Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 10/27/2020. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F GOLDBERG LP

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • When we believed in mermaids

    When we believed in mermaids2019

    by Barbara O'Neal

    (93,087)

    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: 8 of 19 details

  • The book woman of Troublesome Creek

    The book woman of Troublesome Creek2019

    by Kim Michele Richardson

    (62,134)

    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 #: BK CLUB F RICHARDSON

    Locations: Book Club Sets, New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 19 details

  • The great alone

    The great alone2019

    by Kristin Hannah

    (360,288)

    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 »

    Note: The Silent Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on September. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HANNAH

    copies in: 13 of 15 details

  • The friend

    The friend2019

    by Sigrid Nunez

    (24,122)

    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

  • Heart berries : a memoir

    Heart berries : a memoir2019

    by Terese Marie Mailhot

    (16,351)

    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

    (104,271)

    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: 0 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

    (143,212)

    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: 15 of 15 details

  • Every note played : a novel

    Every note played : a novel2019

    by Lisa Genova

    (34,969)

    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: 14 of 15 details

  • The handmaid's tale
    Staff Pick

    The handmaid's tale2019

    by Margaret Atwood

    (10,257)

    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

  • Paris in the present tense

    Paris in the present tense2018

    by Mark Helprin

    (3,405)

    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: 0 of 18 details

  • Manhattan Beach : a novel

    Manhattan Beach : a novel2018

    by Jennifer Egan

    (71,792)

    Summary: "The long-awaited, daring, and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad. Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F EGAN

    copies in: 0 of 18 details

  • Brain on fire : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2018

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (159,277)

    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: 0 of 18 details

  • Less : a novel

    Less : a novel2018

    by Andrew Sean Greer

    (118,743)

    Summary: Receiving an invitation to his ex-boyfriend's wedding, Arthur, a failed novelist on the eve of his fiftieth birthday, embarks on an international journey that finds him falling in love, risking his...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F GREER

    copies in: 17 of 17 details

  • The library book
    Staff Pick

    The library book2018

    by Susan Orlean

    (73,811)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: 027.4 ORL

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 2 of 21 details

  • Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI
    Staff Pick

    Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI2018

    by David Grann

    (121,607)

    Summary: In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 364.1523 GRA

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • The daughter of Sherlock Holmes

    The daughter of Sherlock Holmes2018

    by Leonard S. Goldberg

    Series: Daughter Of Sherlock Holmes Mysteries - #1

    (3,639)

    Summary: From USA Today and internationally bestselling author Leonard Goldberg comes a new thrilling tale of Sherlock Holmes' daughter and her companion Dr. John Watson, Jr. as they investigate a murder at...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GOLDBERG

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 19 details

  • Seven days of us

    Seven days of us2018

    by Francesca Hornak

    (11,065)

    Summary: "A warm, wry, sharply observed debut novel about what happens when a family is forced to spend a week together in quarantine over the holidays ... It's Christmas, and for the first time in years the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HORNAK

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • There there [large print]

    There there2018

    by Tommy Orange

    (107,589)

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F ORANGE

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 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

    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

  • Then she was gone : a novel

    Then she was gone : a novel2018

    by Lisa Jewell

    (190,810)

    Summary: "Ten years after her teenage daughter disappears, a woman crosses paths with a charming single father whose young child feels eerily familiar, in this evocative, suspenseful drama from New York Times...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F JEWELL

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Small great things : a novel

    Small great things : a novel2018

    by Jodi Picoult

    (222,126)

    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: 0 of 15 details

  • The strange case of the alchemist's daughter

    The strange case of the alchemist's daughter2018

    by Theodora Goss

    (13,932)

    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 #: BK CLUB F GOSS

    copies in: 19 of 19 details

  • Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine [large print]

    Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine2018

    by Gail Honeyman

    (485,447)

    Summary: "Meet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. That, combined with her unusual appearance (scarred cheek, tendency to wear the same...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F HONEYMAN LP

    copies in: 0 of 3 details