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  • It's what I do : a photographer's life of love and war

    It's what I do : a photographer's life of love and war2015

    by Lynsey Addario , photographer

    (10,899)

    Summary: Lynsey Addario was just finding her way as a young photographer when September 11 changed the world. One of the few photojournalists with experience in Afghanistan, she gets the call to return and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B ADDARIO

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Wild game : my mother, her lover, and me

    Wild game : my mother, her lover, and me2019

    by Adrienne Brodeur

    (22,945)

    Summary: A daughter's tale of living in the thrall of her magnetic, complicated mother, and the chilling consequences of her complicity. On a hot July night on Cape Cod when Adrienne was 14, her mother,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B BRODEUR

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Broken horses : a memoir

    Broken horses : a memoir2021

    by Brandi Carlile

    (11,239)

    Summary: Brandi Carlile was born into a musically gifted, impoverished family on the outskirts of Seattle and grew up in a constant state of change, moving from house to house, trailer to trailer, fourteen...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B CARLILE

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The life we bury : a novel

    The life we bury : a novel2014

    by Allen Eskens

    Series: Max Rupert Novels - #1

    (92,970)

    Summary: "College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F ESKENS

    copies in: 2 of 16 details

  • The life we bury [large print]

    The life we bury2016

    by Allen Eskens

    Series: Max Rupert Novels

    (93,243)

    Summary: "College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F ESKENS LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Finding Freedom : a cook's story; remaking a life from scratch

    Finding Freedom : a cook's story; remaking a life from scratch2021

    by Erin French

    (4,340)

    Summary: Long before The Lost Kitchen became a world dining destination with every seating filled the day the reservation book opens each spring, Erin French was a girl roaming barefoot on a 25-acre farm, a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B FRENCH

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In the woods

    In the woods2008

    by Tana French

    Series: Dublin Murder Squad Novels - #1

    (352,893)

    Summary: As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods. When...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F FRENCH

    copies in: 4 of 15 details

  • Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy

    Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy2007

    by Jostein Gaarder

    (226,907)

    Summary: One day fourteen-year-old Sophie Amundsen comes home from school to find in her mailbox two notes, each with a question: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" From this irresistible...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F GAARDER

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • Find her : a novel

    Find her : a novel2017

    by Lisa Gardner

    Series: D. D. Warren Series - #8

    (44,248)

    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

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Find her [large print]

    Find her2016

    by Lisa Gardner

    Series: Detective D. D. Warren Novels - #8

    Summary: Seven years ago, college student Flora Danes was kidnapped while on spring break. Miraculously alive after her 472-day ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years reacquainting herself with the...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F GARDNER LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

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

    The art of fielding : a novel2011

    by Chad Harbach

    (114,372)

    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

  • Summer at Tiffany [large print]

    Summer at Tiffany2007

    by Marjorie Hart

    (8,505)

    Summary: New York City, 1945. Marjorie Jacobson (a native of Story City, Iowa) and Marty Garrett arrive fresh from the Kappa house at the University of Iowa hoping to find summer positions as shop girls....  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB 381.141 HAR LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 5 of 5 details

  • Summer at Tiffany

    Summer at Tiffany2010

    by Marjorie Hart

    (8,403)

    Summary: New York City, 1945. Marjorie Jacobson (a native of Story City, Iowa) and Marty Garrett arrive fresh from the Kappa house at the University of Iowa hoping to find summer positions as shop girls....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 381.141 HAR

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 5 of 10 details

  • Paris in the present tense

    Paris in the present tense2018

    by Mark Helprin

    (3,933)

    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

  • Paris in the present tense [large print]

    Paris in the present tense2018

    by Mark Helprin

    (3,957)

    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...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F HELPRIN LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Evvie Drake starts over : a novel

    Evvie Drake starts over : a novel2020

    by Linda Holmes

    (104,028)

    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

  • Evvie Drake starts over [large print]

    Evvie Drake starts over2019

    by Linda Holmes

    (105,448)

    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 2 details

  • Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
    Staff Pick

    Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine2017

    by Gail Honeyman

    (908,195)

    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

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 22 details

  • Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine [large print]

    Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine2018

    by Gail Honeyman

    (876,984)

    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

  • Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
    Staff Pick

    Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine2018

    by Gail Honeyman

    (910,801)

    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 #: BK CLUB F HONEYMAN

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 11 details

  • The book that matters most

    The book that matters most2017

    by Ann Hood

    (14,514)

    Summary: Ava's twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HOOD

    copies in: 0 of 20 details

  • Himself : a novel

    Himself : a novel2017

    by Jess Kidd

    (10,340)

    Summary: "Having been abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant, lovable car thief and Dublin charmer Mahony assumed all his life that his mother had simply given him up. But when he receives an...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KIDD

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • All in : an autobiography

    All in : an autobiography2021

    by Billie Jean King

    (1,039)

    Summary: Billie Jean King was only seven years old when she told her mother, I'm going to do something great with my life someday. But the world she wanted did not exist yet, so she set out to create it. In...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KING

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Orphan train
    Staff Pick

    Orphan train2013

    by Christina Baker Kline

    (402,185)

    Summary: "Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to 'aging out' out of the foster care system. A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KLINE

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 21 of 21 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 »

    Note: The Thursday Night book club will be discussing this title 1/11/22. Please ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 305.569 LAN

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

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

    Maid : hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive2019

    by Stephanie Land

    (41,629)

    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 »

    Note: The Thursday Night book club will be discussing this title on 1/11/22. Please ask for a copy at the circulation desk.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB 305.569 LAN LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Heart berries : a memoir

    Heart berries : a memoir2019

    by Terese Marie Mailhot

    (20,592)

    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

  • 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

    (199,635)

    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: 0 of 15 details

  • Runaway : stories

    Runaway : stories2005

    by Alice Munro

    (21,899)

    Summary: "In Alice Munro's new collection, we find stories about women of all ages and circumstances, their lives made palpable by the subtlety and empathy of this incomparable writer." "The runaway of the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F MUNRO

    copies in: 18 of 18 details

  • Everything I never told you

    Everything I never told you2015

    by Celeste Ng

    (415,126)

    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

    copies in: 18 of 18 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: 3 of 22 details

  • There there

    There there2019

    by Tommy Orange

    (142,094)

    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: 10 of 18 details

  • Next level basic : the definitive basic bitch handbook

    Next level basic : the definitive basic bitch handbook2019

    by Stassi Schroeder

    (8,783)

    Summary: Fans of the Bravo TV show Vanderpump Rules and podcast listeners know Stassi Schroeder not only for her no-holds-barred comments but also as a major defender of Basic Bitch rights. She knows that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B SCHROEDER

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Where'd you go, Bernadette : a novel
    Staff Pick

    Where'd you go, Bernadette : a novel2013

    by Maria Semple

    (519,929)

    Summary: When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F SEMPLE

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 16 of 16 details