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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

    (5,735)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 21 details

  • 13 little blue envelopes

    13 little blue envelopes2006

    by Maureen Johnson

    Series: Little Blue Envelopes

    (73,670)

    Summary: When seventeen-year-old Ginny receives a packet of mysterious envelopes from her favorite aunt, she leaves New Jersey to criss-cross Europe on a sort of scavenger hunt that transforms her life.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB YA F JOHNSON

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 6 of 6 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

    (2,574)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 13 details

  • The age of miracles : a novel

    The age of miracles : a novel2013

    by Karen Thompson Walker

    (75,322)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 7 of 15 details

  • Amazing grace

    Amazing grace2005

    by Megan Shull

    (1,757)

    Summary: Tennis has a new "it" girl and her name is Grace Kincaid. The only problem is -- Grace has suddenly realized that being a teen sensation isn't all it's cracked up to be. With fame and fortune just a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB YA F SHULL

    Location: Book Club Sets, YA Fiction

    copies in: 4 of 4 details

  • Americanah : a novel
    Staff Pick

    Americanah : a novel2014

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (177,723)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 10 of 10 details

  • Americanah [large print]

    Americanah2016

    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    (177,723)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets, Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Aquarium

    Aquarium2015

    by David Vann

    (3,430)

    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 school,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F VANN

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 20 of 20 details

  • The art of fielding : a novel
    Staff Pick

    The art of fielding : a novel2012

    by Chad Harbach

    (95,296)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 13 of 13 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

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 20 of 20 details

  • At home in Mitford

    At home in Mitford1996

    by Jan Karon

    Series: Mitford Years

    (53,451)

    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: 9 of 9 details

  • Autobiography of a face
    Staff Pick

    Autobiography of a face2003

    by Lucy Grealy

    (22,092)

    Summary: At age nine, Lucy Grealy was diagnosed with a potentially terminal cancer. When she returned to school with a third of her jaw removed, she faced the cruel taunts of classmates. In this strikingly...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 155.916 GRE

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 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

    (6,248)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 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

    (6,278)

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP 025.82 HAM

    Location: Large Print Nonfiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The bean trees : a novel

    The bean trees : a novel1992

    by Barbara Kingsolver

    Series: Greer Family

    (123,830)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 11 of 11 details

  • Beautiful ruins : a novel

    Beautiful ruins : a novel2013

    by Jess Walter

    (141,020)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 17 of 17 details

  • The best Christmas pageant ever

    The best Christmas pageant ever2005

    by Barbara Robinson

    Summary: The six horrible Herdmans, the worst children in the history of the world, take over the annual Christmas pageant.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB J F ROBINSON

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 13 of 13 details

  • The book that matters most

    The book that matters most2017

    by Ann Hood

    (10,770)

    Summary: "An enthralling novel about love, loss, secrets, friendship, and the healing power of literature, by the bestselling author of The Knitting Circle. Ava's twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HOOD

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 20 details

  • Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood

    Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood2016

    by Trevor Noah

    (156,764)

    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 #: B NOAH

    Location: Adult Biographies, Book Club

    copies in: 0 of 22 details

  • Bottomland

    Bottomland2016

    by Michelle Hoover

    (921)

    Summary: At once intimate and sweeping, Bottomland-the anticipated second novel from Michelle Hoover-follows the Hess family in the years after World War I as they attempt to rid themselves of the anti-German...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HOOVER

    Location: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 21 of 21 details

  • Bound

    Bound2006

    by Donna Jo Napoli

    (5,070)

    Summary: In a novel based on Chinese Cinderella tales, fourteen-year-old stepchild Xing-Xing endures a life of neglect and servitude, as her stepmother cruelly mutilates her own child's feet so that she alone might marry well.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB YA F NAPOLI

    Location: Book Club Sets, YA Fiction

    copies in: 10 of 10 details

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

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

    by Daniel Brown

    (168,939)

    Summary: "Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times - the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 797.123 BRO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction, Adult Displays - Face-out Shelving, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 14 of 16 details

  • Brain on fire : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2018

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (130,054)

    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 »

    Note: The Lunchtime Lit Book Club is meeting to discuss this book on 12/20/18. Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 616.832 CAH

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 8 of 18 details

  • Bring up the bodies : a novel

    Bring up the bodies : a novel2013

    by Hilary Mantel

    Series: Wolf Hall Trilogy

    (56,336)

    Summary: "The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Though he battled for...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F MANTEL

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • The camel bookmobile

    The camel bookmobile2007

    by Masha Hamilton

    (2,071)

    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 #: BK CLUB F HAMILTON

    Location: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 10 details

  • The cider house rules

    The cider house rules1993

    by John Irving

    (143,582)

    Summary: Wilbur Larch, a physician, philosopher, obstetrician, and abortionist at St. Cloud's orphanage struggles through his relationship with his apprentice and surrogate son, Homer Wells.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F IRVING

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 10 of 10 details

  • Cinnamon and gunpowder

    Cinnamon and gunpowder2014

    by Eli Brown

    (5,099)

    Summary: In 1819, kidnapped chef Owen Wedgwood transforms meager shipboard supplies into sumptuous meals at the behest of his kidnapper, pirate queen Mad Hannah Mabbot, while she pushes her exhausted crew to track down a deadly privateer.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BROWN

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 14 details

  • The circle : a novel

    The circle : a novel2014

    by Dave Eggers

    (158,603)

    Summary: When Mae Holland 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. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F EGGERS

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 5 of 20 details

  • A confederacy of dunces

    A confederacy of dunces2002

    by John Kennedy Toole

    (203,348)

    Summary: "Meet Ignatius J. Reilly, the hero of John Kennedy Toole's tragicomic tale, A Confederacy of Dunces. This 30-year-old medievalist lives at home with his mother in New Orleans, pens his magnum opus on...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F TOOLE

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 7 of 7 details

  • A constellation of vital phenomena : a novel

    A constellation of vital phenomena : a novel2014

    by Anthony Marra

    (40,469)

    Summary: In a rural village in December 2004 Chechnya, a failed doctor Akhmed harbors the traumatized 8-year-old daughter of a father abducted by Russian forces and treats a series of wounded rebels and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F MARRA

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • The country of the pointed firs

    The country of the pointed firs2008

    by Sarah Orne Jewett

    (2,443)

    Summary: "This collection of stories is based on the personal experiences of Sarah Jewett as she grew up in rural Maine and traveled with her doctor father. The closely-knit sketches of a small fishing...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F JEWETT

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Crazy rich Asians

    Crazy rich Asians2014

    by Kevin Kwan

    Series: Crazy Rich Asians Series

    (167,006)

    Summary: Envisioning a summer vacation in the humble Singapore home of a boy she hopes to marry, Chinese American Rachel Chu is unexpectedly introduced to a rich and scheming clan that strongly opposes their son's relationship with an American girl.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KWAN

    Location: Book Club Sets, On Order

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • Driftless

    Driftless2009

    by David Rhodes

    (3,296)

    Summary: Words, Wisconsin, an anonymous town of only a few hundred people. But under its sleepy surface, life rages. Cora and Graham guard their dairy farm, and family, from the wicked schemes of their milk...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F RHODES

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Einstein's dreams

    Einstein's dreams2004

    by Alan P Lightman

    (26,996)

    Summary: A fictional work in which a twenty-six-year-old Albert Einstein, working in a patent office in Switzerland, imagines possible worlds in which time works differently as he formulates his theory of relativity.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F LIGHTMAN

    Location: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 15 of 16 details

  • Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

    Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine2017

    by Gail Honeyman

    (259,647)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HONEYMAN

    Location: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 22 details

  • The end of your life book club

    The end of your life book club2013

    by Will Schwalbe

    (43,679)

    Summary: During her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours siting in waiting rooms together. To pass the time, they would talk about the books they were reading. Soon, they...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 616.994 SCH

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • Euphoria : a novel

    Euphoria : a novel2014

    by Lily King

    (56,049)

    Summary: English anthropologist Andrew Bankson has been alone in the field for several years, studying the Kiona river tribe in 1930s New Guinea. Haunted by the memory of his brothers' deaths and increasingly...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KING

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 19 of 19 details

  • Everything I never told you

    Everything I never told you2015

    by Celeste Ng

    (207,187)

    Summary: "Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet. So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F NG

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 18 details

  • Find her : a novel

    Find her : a novel2017

    by Lisa Gardner

    Series: D. D. Warren Series

    (31,552)

    Summary: "Flora Dane is a victim. Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure. Flora Dane is a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F GARDNER

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 10 details

  • The five people you meet in heaven

    The five people you meet in heaven2003

    by Mitch Albom

    (504,761)

    Summary: "From the author of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, a novel that explores the unexpected connections of our lives, and the idea that heaven is more than a place;...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F ALBOM

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 10 details