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  • 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

  • My name Is Mary Sutter : a novel

    My name Is Mary Sutter : a novel2011

    by Robin Oliveira

    (23,257)

    Summary: In this stunning historical novel, which opens on the eve of the Civil War, Mary Sutter is a brilliant, headstrong midwife from Albany, New York, who dreams of becoming a surgeon. Determined to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F OLIVEIRA

    copies in: 0 of 16 details

  • Invention of wings

    Invention of wings2015

    by Sue Monk Kidd

    (278,467)

    Summary: "The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KIDD

    copies in: 9 of 15 details

  • Manhattan Beach : a novel

    Manhattan Beach : a novel2018

    by Jennifer Egan

    (76,387)

    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

  • Great expectations

    Great expectations2003

    by Charles Dickens

    Series: Classic Starts Series

    (685,743)

    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

  • The paying guests

    The paying guests2015

    by Sarah Waters

    (76,347)

    Summary: It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned, the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. And in South London, in a genteel Camberwell villa, a large silent house now...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F WATERS

    copies in: 20 of 20 details

  • The sympathizer
    Staff Pick

    The sympathizer2015

    by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    (86,546)

    Summary: "It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F NGUYEN

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 18 of 19 details

  • The year we left home

    The year we left home2012

    by Jean Thompson

    Summary: "In this mesmerizing saga of one ordinary American family's proud, flawed, hopeful navigating the tumultuous final decades of the American century, Jean Thompson delivers a sweeping, powerful novel...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F THOMPSON

    copies in: 15 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

  • Mothering Sunday : a romance

    Mothering Sunday : a romance2016

    by Graham Swift

    (11,369)

    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

  • Euphoria : a novel

    Euphoria : a novel2014

    by Lily King

    (77,414)

    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

    copies in: 19 of 19 details

  • A gentleman in Moscow
    Staff Pick

    A gentleman in Moscow2016

    by Amor Towles

    (345,814)

    Summary: "A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F TOWLES

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 17 of 19 details

  • I will send rain : a novel

    I will send rain : a novel2017

    by Rae Meadows

    (2,440)

    Summary: "Annie Bell can't escape the dust. It's in her hair, covering the windowsills, coating the animals in the barn, in the corners of her children's dry, cracked lips. It's 1934 and the Bell farm in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F MEADOWS

    copies in: 0 of 18 details

  • I will send rain [large print]

    I will send rain2016

    by Rae Meadows

    (2,440)

    Summary: Annie Bell can't escape the dust. It's in her hair, covering the windowsills, coating the animals in the barn, in the corners of her children's dry, cracked lips. It's 1934 and the Bell farm in...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F MEADOWS LP

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • My name is Mary Sutter [large print]

    My name is Mary Sutter2010

    by Robin Oliveira

    (23,348)

    Summary: Mary Sutter is a brilliant young midwife who dreams of becoming a surgeon. Eager to run away from recent heartbreak, Mary travels to Washington, D.C., to help tend the legions of Civil War wounded....  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F OLIVEIRA LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A gentleman in Moscow [large print]

    A gentleman in Moscow2016

    by Amor Towles

    (351,776)

    Summary: This novel immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F TOWLES LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 2 of 2 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 #: BK CLUB F GOLDBERG

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 7 of 19 details

  • The sympathizer [large print]

    The sympathizer2015

    by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    (88,508)

    Summary: It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F NGUYEN LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The paying guests [large print]

    The paying guests2015

    by Sarah Waters

    (76,618)

    Summary: It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned; the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. And in South London, in a genteel Camberwell villa -- a large, silent house now...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F WATERS LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Euphoria [large print]

    Euphoria2014

    by Lily King

    (77,745)

    Summary: Inspired by the true story of a woman who changed the way we understand our world. In 1933 three young, gifted anthropologists are thrown together in the jungle of New Guinea. They are Nell Stone,...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F KING LP

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Mothering Sunday [large print]

    Mothering Sunday2016

    by Graham Swift

    (11,456)

    Summary: Twenty-two-year-old Jane Fairchild has worked as a maid at an English country house since she was sixteen. For almost all of those years she has been the clandestine lover to Paul Sheringham, young...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F SWIFT LP

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The invention of wings [large print]

    The invention of wings2014

    by Sue Monk Kidd

    (278,408)

    Summary: Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F KIDD LP

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • The wives of Los Alamos : a novel

    The wives of Los Alamos : a novel2015

    by Tarashea Nesbit

    (6,565)

    Summary: "Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley, Cambridge, Paris, London, Chicago--and arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure, or at least resigned to it. But hope quickly turned to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F NESBIT

    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

  • Inside out & back again [CD book]

    Inside out & back again2012

    by Thanhha Lai

    (49,115)

    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 #: YA CD BOOK F LAI

    copies in: 3 of 3 details

  • Inside out & back again

    Inside out & back again2013

    by Thanhha Lai

    (49,184)

    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 #: BK CLUB YA F LAI

    copies in: 20 of 20 details

  • The whip : a novel

    The whip : a novel2012

    by Karen Kondazian

    (6,332)

    Summary: The Whip is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man in the old west. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KONDAZIAN

    copies in: 17 of 18 details

  • The book woman of Troublesome Creek

    The book woman of Troublesome Creek2019

    by Kim Michele Richardson

    (105,407)

    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 #: F RICHARDSON

    Locations: Book Club Sets, Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 19 details

  • The great alone

    The great alone2019

    by Kristin Hannah

    (432,151)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F HANNAH

    copies in: 0 of 15 details

  • The book woman of Troublesome Creek [large print]

    The book woman of Troublesome Creek2019

    by Kim Michele Richardson

    (102,475)

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F RICHARDSON LP

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • Bringing down the duke [large print]

    Bringing down the duke2020

    by Evie Dunmore

    Series: League Of Extraordinary Women Novels - # 1

    (39,618)

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F DUNMORE LP

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • Bringing down the duke
    Staff Pick

    Bringing down the duke2019

    by Evie Dunmore

    Series: League Of Extraordinary Women Novels - #1

    (39,784)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F DUNMORE

    Location: Book Club Sets

    copies in: 7 of 17 details

  • The daughter of Sherlock Holmes [large print]

    The daughter of Sherlock Holmes2019

    by Leonard S. Goldberg

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F GOLDBERG LP

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • This tender land : a novel

    This tender land : a novel2020

    by William Kent Krueger

    (81,753)

    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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F KRUEGER

    copies in: 0 of 18 details

  • This tender land [large print] : a novel

    This tender land : a novel2019

    by William Kent Krueger

    (81,880)

    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 »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F KRUEGER LP

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • American spy : a novel

    American spy : a novel2020

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (21,435)

    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 F WILKINSON

    copies in: 0 of 18 details

  • American spy [large print]

    American spy2019

    by Lauren Wilkinson

    (20,881)

    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 2 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 2 details

  • Carnegie's maid [large print]

    Carnegie's maid2018

    by Marie Benedict

    (29,542)

    Summary: Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: BK CLUB F BENEDICT LP

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • Carnegie's maid : a novel

    Carnegie's maid : a novel2018

    by Marie Benedict

    (29,542)

    Summary: Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh's grandest households. She's a poor farmer's daughter with nowhere to go and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: BK CLUB F BENEDICT

    copies in: 9 of 20 details