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  • Caste : the origins of our discontents

    Caste : the origins of our discontents2020

    by Isabel Wilkerson

    (69,787)

    Summary: Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.5 WIL

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Hot Picks

    copies in: 3 of 4 details

  • Educated : a memoir
    Staff Pick

    Educated : a memoir2018

    by Tara Westover

    (975,783)

    Summary: Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 370 WES

    Locations: Adult Nonfiction, Hot Picks

    copies in: 4 of 6 details

  • Mothering Sunday : a romance

    Mothering Sunday : a romance2016

    by Graham Swift

    (11,495)

    Summary: "From the Booker Award winner: a luminous, profoundly moving work of fiction that begins with an afternoon tryst in 1924 between a servant girl and the young man of the neighboring house, but then...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F SWIFT

    copies in: 21 of 21 details

  • The Queen's gambit

    The Queen's gambit2003

    by Walter S. Tevis

    (53,924)

    Summary: Beth Harmon becomes an orphan when her parents are killed in an automobile accident. At eight years old, she is placed in an orphanage in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, where the children are given...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F TEVIS

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 8 of 20 details

  • Breakthrough [DVD]

    Breakthrough2019

    Summary: Based on the inspirational true story of one mother's unfaltering love in the face of impossible odds. When Joyce Smith's adopted son John falls through an icy Missouri lake, all hope seems lost. But...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA BREAKTHROUGH

    Locations: DVDs Drama, Hot Picks

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Joker (2 discs) [DVD]

    Joker (2 discs)2019

    Summary: Most days, Arthur Fleck is bullied in public as he works as a clown-for-hire, but his slow descent into madness is hurried along by his mother's failing health, their strained connection with the rich Wayne family, and his failed comedy career.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA JOKER

    Locations: DVDs Drama, Hot Picks

    copies in: 3 of 3 details

  • Pet sematary (2019) [DVD]

    Pet sematary (2019)2019

    Summary: Based on the seminal horror novel by Stephen King, Pet Sematary follows Dr. Louis Creed, who, after relocating with his wife Rachel and their two young children from Boston to rural Maine, discovers...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA PET

    Locations: Adult Displays - Near Adult DVDs, Hot Picks

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • News of the world [DVD]

    News of the world2021

    Summary: Five years after the Civil War, Captain Kidd moves from town to town as a storyteller. In Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna, a ten-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. She is...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD WESTERN NEWS

    Locations: DVDs Western, Hot Picks

    copies in: 3 of 5 details

  • The ghost of Christmas present : a novel

    The ghost of Christmas present : a novel2012

    by Scott Abbott

    Summary: Patrick Guthrie, a widowed public school drama teacher, will do whatever he can to make the money for a life-saving operation his ten-year-old son needs--including begging on the streets of New York.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ABBOTT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mycroft Holmes : a novel

    Mycroft Holmes : a novel2015

    by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Series: Mycroft Holmes Novels (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) - #1

    (7,229)

    Summary: When his fiancee abruptly departs for Trinidad after hearing disturbing news, Mycroft Holmes and his best friend Cyrus Douglas follow and find themselves drawn in to a treacherous investigation.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ABDUL-JABBAR

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mycroft and Sherlock : the empty birdcage

    Mycroft and Sherlock : the empty birdcage2019

    by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Series: Mycroft Holmes Novels (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) - #3

    (1,362)

    Summary: "It is 1873, and Mycroft Holmes is in service to the Crown once again. A distant relative of Queen Victoria has been slain by the Fire Four Eleven killer, a serial murderer who leaves no mark upon...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ABDUL-JABBAR

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mycroft and Sherlock : a novel

    Mycroft and Sherlock : a novel2019

    by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Series: Mycroft Holmes Novels (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) - #2

    (2,468)

    Summary: "Now a force to be reckoned with in the War Office, the young Mycroft Holmes is growing his network of contacts and influence, although not always in a manner that pleases his closest friend, Cyrus...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ABDUL-JABBAR

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The corpse with the platinum hair

    The corpse with the platinum hair2014

    by Cathy Ace

    Series: Cait Morgan Series - #4

    (121)

    Summary: With birthday celebrations in the cards, Cait Morgan and her significant other, retired cop Bud Anderson, travel to Las Vegas. As they are about to finish dinner in the casino owners' exclusive...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ACE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The corpse with the golden nose

    The corpse with the golden nose2013

    by Cathy Ace

    Series: Cait Morgan Series - #2

    (227)

    Summary: "Sure that the award-winning owner of a family-run vineyard was murdered. Bud Anderson, Cait's companion for the weekend, is convinced the woman took her own life. That is, until death strikes once...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ACE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The corpse with the emerald thumb

    The corpse with the emerald thumb2014

    by Cathy Ace

    Series: Cait Morgan Series

    (144)

    Summary: A dream vacation at a Mexican beach resort swiftly dissolves into a nightmare for criminologist and foodie Cait Morgan when her significant other, Bud Anderson, is wrongly arrested for the murder of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ACE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The corpse with the silver tongue

    The corpse with the silver tongue2012

    by Cathy Ace

    Series: Cait Morgan Series

    (483)

    Summary: In the south of France where hatred simmers in the heat, a man seemingly admired, and certainly feared, drops dead at a dinner party. All of the guests fall under suspicion, including Welsh-Canadian...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ACE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 2034 : a novel of the next world war

    2034 : a novel of the next world war2021

    by Elliot Ackerman

    (4,706)

    Summary: March 12, 2034. US Navy Commodore Sarah Hunt is on the bridge of her flagship, the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones conducting a routine freedom of navigation patrol in the South China...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ACKERMAN

    Location: New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ripper : a novel

    Ripper : a novel2014

    by Isabel Allende

    (17,854)

    Summary: "A fast-paced mystery involving a brilliant teenage sleuth who must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco through Ripper, the online mystery game she plays with her beloved grandfather and friends around the world"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ALLENDE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An Amish Christmas : December in Lancaster County ; three Amish Christmas novellas

    An Amish Christmas : December in Lancaster County ; three Amish Christmas novellas2009

    (2,032)

    Summary: Follow the lives of three Amish families through the Christmas season.

    BOOK

    Call #: F AMI

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An Amish Garden

    An Amish Garden2014

    (753)

    Summary: Presents four stories about Amish girls and their gardens, including Beth Wiseman's "Rooted in Love," in which Rosemary, who is trying to support her family but cannot garden, accepts help from Saul, who has loved her for years.

    BOOK

    Call #: F AMISH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An Amish miracle

    An Amish miracle2013

    Series: Amish Miracle

    (692)

    Summary: In "Always In My Heart," Hope must confront the son she gave away fifteen years ago; in "Always His Providence," Rosa needs a miracle to pay the lien on her farm; and in "Always Beautiful," Becky...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F AMISH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • An Amish second Christmas

    An Amish second Christmas2019

    (196)

    Summary: Their second chance: Amish nanny Hannah Eicher never thought she'd ever see Rob Prince again. There was no way a relationship between her and the handsome English fireman could overcome her family's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F AMISH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Heart trouble

    Heart trouble2014

    by Mary Kay Andrews

    Series: Callahan Garrity Series

    (2,435)

    Summary: A crime novel featuring cleaning lady-cum-sleuth, Callahan Garrity, who embarks on a quest to find the person behind the murder of her employer.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ANDREWS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Midnight clear

    Midnight clear2013

    by Mary Kay Andrews

    Series: Callahan Garrity Series

    (2,583)

    Summary: In the midst of the Christmas rush, Callahan Garrity's long-lost brother Brian appears with his two-year-old daughter Maura, then as abruptly disappears without the child when his ex-wife, from whom...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ANDREWS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Homemade sin

    Homemade sin2013

    by Mary Kay Andrews

    Series: Callahan Garrity Series

    (3,172)

    Summary: Inquisitive cleaning lady and amateur sleuth Callahan Garrity faces the opposition of her own family when she investigates the carjacking death of her cousin, Patti McNair, and uncovers a host of dark family secrets.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ANDREWS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Happy never after

    Happy never after2013

    by Mary Kay Andrews

    Series: Callahan Garrity Series

    (2,767)

    Summary: Lady PI Callahan Garrity of Atlanta is hired to find a singer for a group planning a comeback after their manager dropped them. Garrity finds the singer, gun in hand, next to the body of the manager....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ANDREWS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • To live and die in Dixie

    To live and die in Dixie2013

    by Mary Kay Andrews

    Series: Callahan Garrity Series

    (3,805)

    Summary: When hired to find the controversial and valuable diary of a Civil War madame, Callahan Garrity--a former Atlantic cop, now cleaning lady-cum-sleuth--runs afoul of radicals of every kind as well as a murderous antique collector.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ANDREWS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The violin of Auschwitz : a novel

    The violin of Auschwitz : a novel2010

    by Maria Angels Anglada

    (4,246)

    Summary: In the winter of 1991, at a concert in Krakow, an older woman with a special violin meets a fellow musician who is instantly captivated by it. When he asks her how she obtained it, she reveals its...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ANGLADA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Outrage : an Inspector Erlendur novel

    Outrage : an Inspector Erlendur novel2012

    by Arnaldur Indridason

    Series: Erlendur Sveinsson Mysteries

    (7,399)

    Summary: When Detective Erlendur places her in charge during his leave of absence, Elinborg tackles a disturbing serial rapist case that has the local police racing against time to prevent another attack.

    BOOK

    Call #: F ARNALDUR INDRIOASON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Margaret Truman's Experiment in murder : a capital crimes novel

    Margaret Truman's Experiment in murder : a capital crimes novel2012

    by Donald Bain

    Series: Capital Crimes Series

    (357)

    Summary: When a Washington psychiatrist is found dead in his office, Mackenzie Smith is called in to defend one of his patients who has become a suspect. Then information emerges that links the slain shrink...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BAIN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Barefoot brides collection : 7 eccentric women would sacrifice all-even their shoes-for their dreams

    The Barefoot brides collection : 7 eccentric women would sacrifice all-even their shoes-for their dreams2018

    (47)

    Summary: "Connected to nature and carefree of heart, seven historical women would prefer to travel through life without shoes, especially if giving away their only pair would comfort someone else in need....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BAREFOOT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Lunatics

    Lunatics2012

    by Dave Barry

    (3,330)

    Summary: An uproarious tale told in alternating voices follows the stories of a pet shop owner and a curmudgeon who find themselves on the run from police, terrorists, and a pizza chain mascot. One...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BARRY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The massacre of mankind : sequel to the war of the worlds ; authorized by the H.G. Wells estate

    The massacre of mankind : sequel to the war of the worlds ; authorized by the H.G. Wells estate2017

    by Stephen Baxter

    (1,554)

    Summary: "A sequel to the H.G. Wells classic THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, brilliantly realized by award-winning SF author and Wells expert Stephen Baxter It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BAXTER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The best American mystery stories 2017

    The best American mystery stories 20172017

    Series: Best American Mystery Stories

    (343)

    Summary: A collection of top-selected mystery writing from the past year is culled from a variety of respected sources and offers insight into evolving genre trends.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BEST

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The best American short stories 2018

    The best American short stories 20182018

    (1,691)

    Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BEST

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The best American short stories 2019

    The best American short stories 20192019

    Series: Best American Short Stories

    (1,098)

    Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BEST

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A few of the girls : [stories]

    A few of the girls :2016

    by Maeve Binchy

    (4,333)

    Summary: Friendship, love, and misplaced hope drive the characters who populate a new collection of Maeve Binchy stories.

    BOOK

    Call #: F BINCHY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The stranger
    Staff Pick

    The stranger1989

    by Albert Camus

    (773,961)

    Summary: A young Algerian, Meursault, afflicted with a sort of aimless inertia, becomes embroiled in the petty intrigues of a local pimp and, somewhat inexplicably, ends up killing a man. Once he's imprisoned...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CAMUS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Memoirs and misinformation

    Memoirs and misinformation2020

    by Jim Carrey

    (3,180)

    Summary: Meet Jim Carrey. He's an insanely successful and beloved movie star drowning in wealth and privilege -- but he's also lonely. Maybe past his prime. Maybe even getting fat? Nothing seems to lift the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CARREY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha

    The history and adventures of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha2001

    by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

    Summary: Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de la Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F CERVANTES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details