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  • A hiss before dying : a Mrs. Murphy mystery

    A hiss before dying : a Mrs. Murphy mystery2017

    by Rita Mae Brown

    Series: Mrs. Murphy Series - #26

    (905)

    Summary: "Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-author Sneaky Pie Brown are back chasing mystery with their unique circle of Southern sleuths. And though the changing colors of fall are a beauty to behold, this...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BROWN

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • It's not my fault I know everything

    It's not my fault I know everything2009

    by Jamie Kelly

    Series: Dear Dumb Diary. Original Series

    (7,893)

    Summary: Jamie Kelly looks back through her very oldest diaries, and is amazed at how dumb she used to be considering how smart she is now.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F DEAR

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The salamander spell

    The salamander spell2009

    by E. D Baker

    Series: Tales Of The Frog Princess - #5

    (5,913)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old Grassina vies with her older sister, Charteuse, to see who will inherit the family's talent for magic and become the Green Witch, while each ponders which prince will be at her side during "happily ever after."

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    Call #: J F BAKER

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Mr. Tony is full of baloney!

    Mr. Tony is full of baloney!2010

    by Dan Gutman

    Series: My Weird School Special Series

    (640)

    Summary: The After School Kids' Care director wants to get into The Guiness Book of World Records, and A. J. and the gang jump in to help him.

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    Call #: J F GUTMAN

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Mrs. Lizzy is dizzy!

    Mrs. Lizzy is dizzy!2010

    by Dan Gutman

    Series: My Weird School Special Series - #9

    (544)

    Summary: Ella Mentry School's newest teacher, Mrs. Lizzy, has some very strange ideas about learning during recess.

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    Call #: J F GUTMAN

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Princess in pink [downloadable audiobook]

    Princess in pink2004

    by Meg Cabot

    (2,335)

    Summary: In a series of humorous diary entries, high school freshman (and Genovian Princess) Mia tries to get her reluctant boyfriend to take her to the prom.

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  • The grand finale [downloadable ebook]

    The grand finale2009

    by Janet Evanovich

    (9,763)

    Summary: Divorcee Berry Knudsen falls out of a tree and meets the man of her dreams, hunky first grade teacher Jake Sawyer. And that's just the start of their screwball courtship.

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  • Stink and the incredible super-galactic jawbreaker [downloadable ebook]

    Stink and the incredible super-galactic jawbreaker2010

    by Megan McDonald

    (3,277)

    Summary: Seven-year-old Stink Moody discovers that he can get free samples by writing letters to candy companies and plans a surprise for his best friend's birthday.

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  • Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

    Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal2017

    by Jeff Kinney

    Series: Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Series - #1

    (21)

    Summary: Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F KINNEY

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Gilda Joyce : the ghost sonata

    Gilda Joyce : the ghost sonata2007

    by Jennifer Allison

    Series: Gilda Joyce Series

    (1,880)

    Summary: When ninth-grader Gilda travels to an international piano competition in Oxford, England, as page turner for her friend Wendy Choy, she finds adventure investigating why Wendy is being haunted and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALLISON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bunnicula meets Edgar Allan Crow [downloadable audiobook]

    Bunnicula meets Edgar Allan Crow2006

    by James Howe

    (1,119)

    Summary: An overly alarmed Chester the cat predicts a gruesome fate for the pets in the Monroe household when a writer of juvenile horror fiction and his bird companion stay overnight.

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  • Holidays on ice

    Holidays on ice2008

    by David Sedaris

    (101,721)

    Summary: A best-selling classic features six additional works on the joys and embarrassments of favorite holidays, in a volume that includes tales of tardy trick-or-treaters, the difficulties of explaining...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F SEDARIS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tales from Margaritaville : fictional facts and factual fictions

    Tales from Margaritaville : fictional facts and factual fictions2002

    by Jimmy Buffett

    (2,574)

    BOOK

    Call #: F BUFFETT

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Holy cow

    Holy cow2015

    by David Duchovny

    (6,349)

    Summary: "A rollicking, globe-trotting adventure with a twist: a four-legged heroine you won't soon forget Elsie Bovary is a cow, and a pretty happy one at that--her long, lazy days are spent eating, napping,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DUCHOVNY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • It's kind of a funny story

    It's kind of a funny story2007

    by Ned Vizzini

    (193,749)

    Summary: A humorous account of a New York City teenager's battle with depression and his time spent in a psychiatric hospital.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F VIZZINI

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The adventures of Tom Sawyer [downloadable audiobook]

    The adventures of Tom Sawyer1997

    by Mark Twain

    (689,623)

    Summary: A humorous and nostalgic book depicting the carefree days of boyhood in a small Midwestern town during the mid-1800's.

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  • Snobs : a novel

    Snobs : a novel2012

    by Julian Fellowes

    (8,688)

    Summary: Preparing to marry heir Charles Broughton, attractive accountant's daughter Edith Lavery makes humorous and astute observations about contemporary England's class system.

    BOOK

    Call #: F FELLOWES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Noah's compass : a novel

    Noah's compass : a novel2009

    by Anne Tyler

    (10,721)

    Summary: From the incomparable Anne Tyler, a wise, gently humorous, and deeply compassionate novel about a schoolteacher, who has been forced to retire at sixty-one, coming to terms with the final phase of his life.

    BOOK

    Call #: F TYLER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Politically correct bedtime stories

    Politically correct bedtime stories1994

    by James Finn Garner

    (5,539)

    Summary: A humorous retelling of classic bedtime stories, such as Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs, re-written to free them, according to the author, from the influences of "a flawed cultural past."

    BOOK

    Call #: 398.21 GAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Let's pretend this never happened : (a mostly true memoir)

    Let's pretend this never happened : (a mostly true memoir)2012

    by Jenny Lawson

    (147,070)

    Summary: In an illustrated memoir, the creator of the Bloggess blog shares humorous stories from her life, including her awkward upbringing in Texas and her relationship with her husband.

    BOOK

    Call #: B LAWSON

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Simon's new bed

    Simon's new bed2015

    by Christian Trimmer

    (362)

    Summary: "A humorous picture book about a dog's new bed being taken over by a cat." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: E TRIMMER

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tyrannosaurus rex vs. Edna, the very first chicken

    Tyrannosaurus rex vs. Edna, the very first chicken2017

    by Douglas Rees

    (554)

    Summary: "A humorous picture book in which Edna the very first chicken faces off against a hungry Tyrannosaurus Rex." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: E REES

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Paddington's finest hour [CD book]

    Paddington's finest hour2018

    by Michael Bond

    Summary: Michael Bond's beloved bear from Peru is back in a brand new novel filled with more of Paddington's humorous misadventures.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F BOND

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sideways stories from Wayside School

    Sideways stories from Wayside School1998

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Wayside School Series - #1

    (84,320)

    Summary: Humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SACHAR

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sideways stories from Wayside School

    Sideways stories from Wayside School1998

    by Louis Sachar

    Series: Wayside School Series

    (84,402)

    Summary: Humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SACHAR

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Wayside School is falling down

    Wayside School is falling down2004

    by Louis Sachar

    Summary: More humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, where students learn to tango, face the cafeteria's dreaded Mushroom Surprise, and study a hobo during show and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F SACHAR

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bad kitty gets a bath

    Bad kitty gets a bath2008

    Series: Bad Kitty Chapter Book Series

    Summary: Takes a humorous look at the normal way cats bathe, why it is inappropriate for humans to bathe that way, and the challenges of trying to give a cat a real bath with soap and water. Includes fun facts, glossary, and other information.

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN BAD

    Location: Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Emma [downloadable audiobook]

    Emma2000

    by Jane Austen

    (575,295)

    Summary: First published in 1816 and considered one of Jane Austen's finest works, Emma is a humorous portrayal of a heroine whose injudicious interferences in the life of a young parlour-boarder in a...  more »

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  • Surprise me [eBook] : a novel

    Surprise me : a novel2018

    by Sophie Kinsella

    (31,518)

    Summary: "After being together for ten years, Sylvie and Dan have all the trimmings of a happy life and marriage; they have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, beautiful twin girls, and communicate so...  more »

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  • Surprise me : a novel

    Surprise me : a novel2018

    by Sophie Kinsella

    (31,089)

    Summary: "After being together for ten years, Sylvie and Dan have all the trimmings of a happy life and marriage; they have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, beautiful twin girls, and communicate so...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F KINSELLA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Mister monkey : a novel

    Mister monkey : a novel2016

    by Francine Prose

    (2,085)

    Summary: "The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author weaves an ingenious, darkly humorous, and brilliantly observant story that follows the exploits and intrigue of a constellation of characters...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F PROSE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sophie Johnson, unicorn expert

    Sophie Johnson, unicorn expert2019

    by Morag Hood

    (481)

    Summary: Are you a unicorn expert? Then meet Sophie Johnson... you have a lot in common! Sophie Johnson is an endearing new picture book character, who is just bursting with information and knowledge that she...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: E HOOD

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The adventures of Huckleberry Finn [large print]

    The adventures of Huckleberry Finn2014

    by Mark Twain

    Series: Classic Starts Series

    (1,085,985)

    Summary: "Of all the contenders for the title of The Great American Novel, none has a better claim than The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Intended at first as a simple story of a boy's adventures in the...  more »

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    Call #: LP F TWAIN

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Look alive twenty-five [large print] : a Stephanie Plum novel

    Look alive twenty-five : a Stephanie Plum novel2018

    by Janet. Evanovich

    Series: Stephanie Plum Mysteries - #25

    (24,281)

    Summary: "Stephanie Plum faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich's #1 New York Times-bestselling series. There's nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP F EVANOVICH

    Location: Large Print Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Toucan keep a secret [eBook]

    Toucan keep a secret2018

    by Donna Andrews

    (1,293)

    Summary: "Meg Langslow is at Trinity Episcopal locking up after an event and checking on the toucan Meg's friend Rev. Robyn Smith is fostering in her office. After hearing a hammering in the columbarium (the...  more »

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  • Look alive twenty-five [eBook]

    Look alive twenty-five2018

    by Janet Evanovich

    (25,181)

    Summary: "Stephanie Plum faces the toughest puzzle of her career in the twenty-fifth entry in Janet Evanovich's #1 New York Times-bestselling series. There's nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli...  more »

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  • Breakfast at Tiffany's and three stories

    Breakfast at Tiffany's and three stories2012

    by Truman Capote

    (195,882)

    Summary: The title story chronicles the poignancy, wit, and naïvete of Holly Golightly, an amoral playgirl living in New York City. The volume also includes three of Capote's best known short stories.

    BOOK

    Call #: F CAPOTE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Big bang : a nonfiction novel

    Big bang : a nonfiction novel2019

    by David Bowman

    (72)

    Summary: Set in the 1950's, this epic, Warholian novel presents a brilliant and wholly original take on the years leading up to the Kennedy assassination. Where were you when you first heard President Kennedy...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BOWMAN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • No sunscreen for the dead

    No sunscreen for the dead2019

    by Tim Dorsey

    Series: Serge Storms Novels - #22

    (894)

    Summary: "The Sunshine State's most lovable psychopath, Serge A. Storms, kills it in this zany adventure from the "compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny" (Boston Globe) king of mayhem, New York Times...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F DORSEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • My favorite half-night stand

    My favorite half-night stand2018

    by Christina Lauren

    (16,936)

    Summary: "By the New York Times bestselling author who "hilariously depicts modern dating" (Us Weekly), My Favorite Half-Night Stand is a laugh-out-loud romp through online dating and its many, many fails....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F LAUREN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    October, 18th, 2019
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $15 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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