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  • Like water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies

    Like water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romances, and home remedies1995

    by Laura Esquivel

    (331,005)

    Summary: "Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit. A...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F ESQUIVEL

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Gregor the Overlander
    Staff Pick

    Gregor the Overlander2003

    by Suzanne Collins

    Series: Underland Chronicles - #1

    (98,060)

    Summary: When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB YA F COLLINS

    Locations: Book Club Sets, YA Fiction

    copies in: 16 of 16 details

  • The camel bookmobile

    The camel bookmobile2007

    by Masha Hamilton

    (2,239)

    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

  • I'll never be French (no matter what I do) : living in a small village in Brittany

    I'll never be French (no matter what I do) : living in a small village in Brittany2009

    by Mark Greenside

    (2,313)

    Summary: Author and teacher Mark Greenside recounts his struggles to fit into the life of a small Celtic village in Brittany.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 944.1 GRE

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • The murder of Roger Ackroyd : a Hercule Poirot mystery

    The murder of Roger Ackroyd : a Hercule Poirot mystery2011

    by Agatha Christie

    Series: Hercule Poirot Series

    (173,724)

    Summary: "Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F CHRISTIE

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Autobiography of a face
    Staff Pick

    Autobiography of a face2003

    by Lucy Grealy

    (25,201)

    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: 15 of 15 details

  • The art of fielding : a novel

    The art of fielding : a novel2012

    by Chad Harbach

    (111,313)

    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 widower's tale

    The widower's tale2011

    by Julia Glass

    (10,789)

    Summary: Enjoying an active but lonely rural life, seventy-year-old Percy allows a progressive preschool to move into his barn and transform his quiet home into a lively, youthful community that compels him...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F GLASS

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • Jane Eyre
    Staff Pick

    Jane Eyre2006

    by Charlotte Brontë

    Series: Jane Eyre Series

    (1,688,063)

    Summary: Jane, a plain and penniless orphan in nineteenth-century England, accepts employment as a governess at Thornfield Hall and soon finds herself in love with her melancholy employer, Mr. Edward Rochester, a man with a terrible secret.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BRONTE

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 15 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

    (240,670)

    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 #: 797.123 BRO

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 16 details

  • Cinnamon and gunpowder

    Cinnamon and gunpowder2014

    by Eli Brown

    (6,421)

    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

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

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

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

    by Marie-Helene Bertino

    (6,810)

    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: 0 of 21 details

  • The circle : a novel

    The circle : a novel2014

    by Dave Eggers

    (189,759)

    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

    copies in: 0 of 17 details

  • The past

    The past2016

    by Tessa Hadley

    (6,814)

    Summary: Over five novels and two collections of stories Tessa Hadley has earned a reputation as a fiction writer of remarkable gifts, and been compared with Elizabeth Bowen and Alice Munro. In her new novel...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HADLEY

    copies in: 0 of 20 details

  • The circle [large print]

    The circle2015

    by Dave Eggers

    (189,466)

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F EGGERS

    Locations: Large Print Fiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 2 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

    (8,948)

    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

    (8,953)

    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 #: BK CLUB 025.82 HAM LP

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Large Print Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Find her : a novel

    Find her : a novel2017

    by Lisa Gardner

    Series: D. D. Warren Series - #8

    (42,505)

    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

  • His bloody project : documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae. A historical thriller
    Staff Pick

    His bloody project : documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae. A historical thriller2017

    by Graeme Macrae Burnet

    (28,818)

    Summary: "A brutal triple murder in a remote Scottish farming community in 1869 leads to the arrest of seventeen-year-old Roderick Macrae. There is no question that Macrae committed this terrible act. What...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BURNET

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 19 details

  • Killers of the Flower Moon [large print] : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI

    Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI2017

    by David Grann

    (126,878)

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: ON ORDER

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 1 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

    (142,426)

    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

  • Isaac's storm : a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history

    Isaac's storm : a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history2000

    by Erik Larson

    (50,769)

    Summary: Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 976.4 LAR

    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

    (4,718)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GOLDBERG

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 18 of 19 details

  • The red tent

    The red tent1997

    by Anita Diamant

    (531,412)

    Summary: The story of Dinah, the daughter of Jacob, is told from her point of view, beginning with the story of her mothers, Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah. These wives of Jacob give her the gifts that are...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F DIAMANT

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • Great expectations

    Great expectations2003

    by Charles Dickens

    Series: Classic Starts Series

    (679,603)

    Summary: Great Expectations is at once a superbly constructed novel of spellbinding mastery and a profound examination of moral values. Here, some of Dickens's most memorable characters come to play their...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F DICKENS

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Plainsong

    Plainsong2000

    by Kent Haruf

    Series: Holt CO Series - #1

    (66,820)

    Summary: Ambitious, but never seeming so, Kent Haruf reveals a whole community as he interweaves the stories of a pregnant high school girl, a lonely teacher, a pair of boys abandoned by their mother, and a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HARUF

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Still life with chickens : starting over in a house by the sea

    Still life with chickens : starting over in a house by the sea2007

    by Catherine Goldhammer

    (965)

    Summary: "In this beautifully written and frequently funny memoir, Catherine Goldhammer, newly separated, along with her twelve-year-old daughter, starts life anew in a cottage by the sea, in a rustic town...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB 306.8743 GOL

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • Summer at Tiffany [large print]

    Summer at Tiffany2007

    by Marjorie Hart

    (8,275)

    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

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 0 of 5 details

  • Manhattan Beach : a novel

    Manhattan Beach : a novel2018

    by Jennifer Egan

    (75,712)

    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: 18 of 18 details

  • Brain on fire : my month of madness

    Brain on fire : my month of madness2018

    by Susannah Cahalan

    (177,393)

    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

  • Less : a novel

    Less : a novel2018

    by Andrew Sean Greer

    (141,053)

    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

  • Less [large print] : a novel

    Less : a novel2018

    by Andrew Sean Greer

    (139,906)

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F GREER

    Locations: Large Print Fiction, Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Glitter and glue : a memoir

    Glitter and glue : a memoir2015

    by Kelly Corrigan

    (15,949)

    Summary: A memoir that examines the bond -- sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine -- between mothers and daughters. When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB B CORRIGAN

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Inside out & back again [Playaway]

    Inside out & back again2012

    by Thanhha Lai

    Summary: Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.

    BOOK

    Call #: PLAYAWAY YA F LAI

    copies in: 2 of 2 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

    (176,721)

    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

  • The life we bury : a novel

    The life we bury : a novel2014

    by Allen Eskens

    Series: Max Rupert Novels - #1

    (90,292)

    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: 16 of 16 details

  • In the woods

    In the woods2008

    by Tana French

    Series: Dublin Murder Squad Novels - #1

    (331,892)

    Summary: Detective Rob Ryan and his partner, Cassie Maddox, investigate the murder of a 12-year-old girl near a Dublin suburb. The case resonates with similarities to a murder committed twenty years before that involved two children and the young Ryan.

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F FRENCH

    copies in: 14 of 15 details

  • The strange case of the alchemist's daughter

    The strange case of the alchemist's daughter2018

    by Theodora Goss

    (16,199)

    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 »

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    Call #: BK CLUB F GOSS

    copies in: 19 of 19 details

  • The girl with all the gifts

    The girl with all the gifts2015

    by Mike Carey

    (197,705)

    Summary: Not every gift is a blessing. Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F CAREY

    copies in: 15 of 15 details

  • Every note played : a novel

    Every note played : a novel2019

    by Lisa Genova

    (36,977)

    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: 15 of 15 details