A Year In Reading

September 2020 - Best Friends!

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September's Year In Reading theme is all about friendship! Explore the greatness of being Best Friends in these great reads. 

A Study In Charlotte
Brittany Cavallaro
YA FIC Cav
Otis & Sydney And The Best Birthday Ever
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Dan Andreasen
E Num
Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book
Ben (Ben R.) Cohen, Jerry Greenfield, Nancy J Stevens, Lyn Severance
641.862 Coh
Scooby-doo!. Screechy Keen
Terrance Griep, Karen Matchette, Inc DC Comics
J FIC Gri
Best Friends
Shannon Hale, LeUen Pham, Hilary Sycamore
J FIC Hal
Snow Flower And The Secret Fan [Audiobook]
Lisa See, Janet Song
FIC See
Best Friends For Frances
Russell Hoban, Lillian Hoban
E Hob
Star Wars. Last Shot [Audiobook]
Daniel José Older, Marc Thompson, January LaVoy
FIC Old
Bonnie And Clyde : The Making Of A Legend
Karen Blumenthal
YA 920 Blu
The Adventure Of The Peculiar Protocols [Audiobook] : Adapted From The Journals Of John H. Watson, M.d.
Nicholas Meyer, David Robb
FIC Mey
Burn For Burn
Jenny author Han, Siobhan author Vivian
YA FIC Han
The Calvin And Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book
Bill Watterson
817 Wat
Frog And Toad Together
Arnold Lobel
Ei Lob
The Girls From Ames : A Story Of Women And A Forty-year Friendship
Jeffrey Zaslow
305.4 Zas
Hello Girls
Brittany Cavallaro, Emily Henry
YA FIC Cav
The Group
Mary McCarthy
FIC McC
How Should A Person Be? : A Novel From Life
Sheila Heti
FIC Het
The Necklace [Large Print] : Thirteen Women And The Experiment That Transformed Their Lives
Cheryl Jarvis, Women of Jewelia
LP 302.34 Nec
Little Blue And Little Yellow : A Story For Pippo And Ann And Other Children
Leo Lionni
E Lio
The Secret History [Large Print]
Donna Tartt
LP FIC Tar
Lots Of Candles, Plenty Of Cake
Anna Quindlen
B Qui
Top Ten
Katie Cotugno
YA FIC Cot
Mind-altering Murder
William Rabkin
FIC Rab
Truth & Beauty : A Friendship
Ann Patchett
362.19 Pat
My Friend Is Sad
Mo Willems
Ei Wil

Brittany Cavallaro
Description: "Jamie Watson has always been intrigued by Charlotte Holmes; after all, their great-great-great-grandfathers are one of the most famous pairs in history. But the Holmes family has always been odd, and Charlotte is no exception. She's inherited Sherlock's volatility and some of his vices and when Jamie and Charlotte end up at the same Connecticut boarding school, Charlotte makes it clear she's not looking for friends. But when a student they both have a history with dies under suspicious circumstances, ripped straight from the most terrifying of the Sherlock Holmes stories, Jamie can no longer afford to keep his distance. Danger is mounting and nowhere is safe and the only people they can trust are each other"--Fantastic fiction.
Call Number: YA FIC Cav
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Ben (Ben R.) Cohen, Jerry Greenfield, Nancy J Stevens, Lyn Severance
Description: Tells the story of Ben & Jerry's ice cream company, and shares recipes for chocolate, fruit, and other flavors of ice cream, sorbets, sundaes, and sauces.
Call Number: 641.862 Coh
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Shannon Hale, LeUen Pham, Hilary Sycamore
Description: When she becomes part of the in-crowd, Shannon begins to question whether she wants to remain there, in a story about popularity, first boyfriends, and finding a path in life.
Call Number: J FIC Hal
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Russell Hoban, Lillian Hoban
Description: When Albert and his buddies have a "no girls" baseball game, Frances and her sister organize a "Best Friends Outing -- No Boys."
Call Number: E Hob
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Karen Blumenthal
Description: Bonnie and Clyde: we've been on a first name basis with them for almost a hundred years. Immortalized in movies, songs, and pop culture references, they are remembered mostly for their storied romance and tragic deaths. But what was life really like for Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker in the early 1930s? How did two dirt-poor teens from west Texas morph from vicious outlaws to legendary couple? Karen Blumenthal traced the footsteps of Bonnie and Clyde, unearthing new information and debunking many persistent myths. The result is a breathtaking nonfiction tale of love, car chases, kidnappings, and murder set against the backdrop of the Great Depression.
Call Number: YA 920 Blu
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Jenny author Han, Siobhan author Vivian
Description: Three teenaged girls living on Jar Island band together to enact revenge on the people that have hurt them.
Call Number: YA FIC Han
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Arnold Lobel
Description: Five further adventures of two best friends as they share cookies, plant a garden, and test their bravery.
Call Number: Ei Lob
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Brittany Cavallaro, Emily Henry
Description: "Winona has been starving for life in the seemingly perfect home that she shares with her seemingly perfect father, celebrity weatherman Stormy Olsen. No one knows that he locks the pantry door to control her eating and leaves bruises where no one can see them. Lucille has been suffocating beneath the needs of her mother and her drug-dealing brother, wondering if there’s more out there for her than disappearing waitress tips and a lifetime of barely getting by. One harrowing night, Winona and Lucille realize they can’t wait until graduation to start their new lives. They need out. Now. One hour later, they’re armed with a plan that will take them from their small Michigan town to Chicago. All they need is three grand, fast. And really, a stolen convertible can’t hurt." -- amazon.com
Call Number: YA FIC Cav
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Sheila Heti
Description: Facing a creative dilemma after a failed marriage, Sheila gathers inspiration from a depraved and free-spirited artist who becomes her lover, in a tale based on incidents from the author's true life.
Call Number: FIC Het
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Leo Lionni
Description: Little Blue and Little Yellow, abstract splotches of color, become green when they hug.
Call Number: E Lio
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Anna Quindlen
Description: In this memoir, author Anna Quindlen writes about her life and the lives of women today, looking back and ahead--and celebrating it all--as she considers marriage, girlfriends, our mothers, faith, loss, all that stuff in our closets, and more.
Call Number: B Qui
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
William Rabkin
Description: When Shawn's partner Gus decides he doesn't want to be a detective anymore and gets a real job, Shawn wonders: Is this the end of Psych? Or is it the end of Gus? After a fellow executive at Benson Pharmaceuticals turns up dead, Gus realizes he needs Shawn more than ever to solve the murder before he's forced to take an early-and permanent-retirement.
Call Number: FIC Rab
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Mo Willems
Description: When Gerald the Elephant is sad, Piggie is determined cheer him up, but finds after many tries that it only takes the simplest thing to change Gerald's mood.
Call Number: Ei Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Dan Andreasen
Description: Otis plans a surprise party for his best friend, Sydney, and although he has put the wrong date on the invitations and no one else comes, the two still have a wonderful time together.
Call Number: E Num
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Terrance Griep, Karen Matchette, Inc DC Comics
Description: The Mystery, Inc. team investigates a banshee sabotaging a radio station, and continue their pursuit of the thieves of the pieces of the dragon's eye stone, arriving in Peking, China, for part seven.
Call Number: J FIC Gri
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Lisa See, Janet Song
Description: Lily is haunted by memories--of who she once was, and of a person, long gone, who defined her existence. She has nothing but time now, as she recounts the tale of Snow Flower, and asks the gods for forgiveness. In nineteenth-century China, when wives and daughters were foot-bound and lived in almost total seclusion, the women in one remote Hunan county developed their own secret code for communication: nu shu ("women's writing"). They painted letters on fans, embroidered messages on handkerchiefs, and composed stories. With the arrival of a silk fan on which Snow Flower has composed for Lily a poem of introduction in nu shu, their friendship is sealed and they become "old sames" at the tender age of seven. The two find solace, developing a bond that keeps their spirits alive. But when a misunderstanding arises, their lifelong friendship suddenly threatens to tear apart.
Call Number: FIC See
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Daniel José Older, Marc Thompson, January LaVoy
Description: With the assistance of a young hotshot pilot, an Ewok slicer prodigy, the woman who might be the love of Lando's life, and Han's best and furriest friend, the two most notorious scoundrels in the New Republic are working together once more. They'll have to journey across the stars, and into the past, before Gor uses the device's power to reshape the galaxy.
Call Number: FIC Old
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Nicholas Meyer, David Robb
Description: January 1905: Holmes and Watson are summoned by Holmes' brother Mycroft to undertake a clandestine investigation. An agent of the British Secret Service has been found floating in the Thames, carrying a manuscript smuggled into England at the cost of her life. The pages purport to be the minutes of a meeting of a secret group intent on nothing less than taking over the world. Based on real events, the adventure takes the famed duo, in the company of a bewitching woman, aboard the Orient Express from Paris into the heart of Tsarist Russia, as Holmes and Watson attempt to trace the origins of this explosive document. On their heels are desperate men of unknown allegiance, determined to prevent them achieving their task. And what they uncover is a conspiracy so vast as to challenge Sherlock Holmes as never before.
Call Number: FIC Mey
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Bill Watterson
Description: A collection of comic strips depicting the adventures of Calvin and his stuffed tiger, Hobbes.
Call Number: 817 Wat
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Jeffrey Zaslow
Call Number: 305.4 Zas
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Mary McCarthy
Description: Eight Vassar girls, determined not to be like Mother, decide to move with the times and put into action the ideas they have learned about in college.
Call Number: FIC McC
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Cheryl Jarvis, Women of Jewelia
Description: Four years ago, Jonell McLain saw a diamond necklace in a jewelry store window. Several weeks, dozens of phone calls, and a leap of faith later, Jonell bought the necklace with twelve other women. With vastly dissimilar histories and lives, the women transcended their individual personalities and politics to join together in an uncommon journey. What started as a quirky social experiment became something far richer and deeper, as the women transformed a symbol of exclusivity into a symbol of inclusiveness.--From publisher description.
Call Number: LP 302.34 Nec
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Donna Tartt
Description: Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality their lives are changed profoundly and forever, and they discover how hard it can be to truly live and how easy it is to kill.
Call Number: LP FIC Tar
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Katie Cotugno
Description: Ryan McCullough and Gabby Hart are the unlikeliest of best friends. Prickly, anxious Gabby would rather do literally anything than go to a party. Ultra-popular Ryan is a hockey star who can get any girl he wants and frequently does. But somehow their relationship just works; from dorky Monopoly nights to rowdy house parties to the top ten lists they make about everything under the sun. Now, on the night of high school graduation, everything is suddenly changing--in their lives, and in their relationship. As they try to figure out what they mean to each other and where to go from here, they make a final top ten list: this time, counting down the top ten moments of their friendship.
Call Number: YA FIC Cot
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
Ann Patchett
Call Number: 362.19 Pat
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 25, 2020
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August 2020 - Whodunnits!

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This month's Year in Reading subject is Whodunnits! Enjoy! 

Hypothermia [Large Print]
1961- Arnaldur Indriðason, Victoria Cribb
LP FIC Arn
Riviera Gold : A Novel Of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell And Sherlock Holmes
Laurie R. King
FIC Kin
On Beulah Height
Reginald Hill
FIC Hil
The Crossing [Audiobook]
Michael Connelly, Titus Welliver
FIC Con
Red Dragon
Thomas Harris
FIC Har
The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd [Audiobook]
Agatha Christie, Robin Bailey
FIC Chr

1961- Arnaldur Indriðason, Victoria Cribb
Description: Unofficially investigating a suspicious suicide, Inspector Erlendur becomes increasingly unsettled by the unsolved cases of two young people who went missing decades earlier under circumstances tied to his own past.
Call Number: LP FIC Arn
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jul 24, 2020
Reginald Hill
Call Number: FIC Hil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 24, 2020
Thomas Harris
Description: A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened “The Tooth Fairy.” Special Agent Jack Crawford turns to the one man who can help restart a failed investigation—Will Graham. Graham is the greatest profiler the FBI ever had, but the physical and mental scars of capturing Hannibal Lecter have caused Graham to go into early retirement. Now, Graham must turn to Lecter for help.
Call Number: FIC Har
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 24, 2020
Laurie R. King
Description: "It's summertime on the Riviera, where the Jazz Age is busily reinventing the holiday delights of warm days on golden sand and cool nights on terraces and dance floors. Just up the coast lies a more traditional pleasure ground: Monte Carlo, where fortunes are won, lost, stolen, and hidden away. So when Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes happen across the Côte d'Azur in this summer of 1925, they find themselves pulled between the young and the old, hot sun and cool jazz, new friendships and old loyalties, childlike pleasures and very grownup sins.."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Jul 24, 2020
Michael Connelly, Titus Welliver
Description: Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller needs his help. The murder rap against his client seems ironclad, but Mickey is sure it's a setup. Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch takes the case. With the secret help of his former LAPD partner Lucia Soto, he turns the investigation inside the police department. But as Bosch gets closer to discovering the truth, he makes himself a target.
Call Number: FIC Con
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 24, 2020
Agatha Christie, Robin Bailey
Description: The murder of wealthy Roger Ackroyd reveals the truth about Dr. Sheppard's new neighbor, the retired Hercule Poirot: he is actually a detective par excellence.
Call Number: FIC Chr
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jul 24, 2020
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July 2020 - Good Vs Evil

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A trope as old as time, but it keeps us coming back for more. Here are our favorite Good Vs Evil themed books. 

Beyond Good And Evil
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Helen Zimmern
193 Nie
Jekyll And Heidi
R. L Stine
J FIC Sti
East Of Eden
John Steinbeck
FIC Ste
Renegades
Marissa Meyer
YA FIC Mey
Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
FIC Gai
The School For Good And Evil
Soman Chainani, Iacopo Bruno
J FIC Cha
In The Garden Of Beasts [Audiobook]
Erik. 1954- Larson
943.086 Lar

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Helen Zimmern
Call Number: 193 Nie
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
John Steinbeck
Description: This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families--the Trasks and the Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.
Call Number: FIC Ste
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
Description: The world is preparing to come to an end according to the Divine Plan recorded in the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (written in 1655). Meanwhile, a fussy angel and a fast-living demon have grown fond of living among the earth's mortals for many millennia and are not looking forward to the apocalypse. If Crowley and Aziraphale are going to stop it from happening, they must find and kill the Antichrist.
Call Number: FIC Gai
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
Erik. 1954- Larson
Description: In 1933, President Roosevelt personally selected William E. Dodd to be the United States ambassador to Nazi Germany. Dodd took his family with him, including his daughter Martha. Initially enamored with the Nazi party and its passion, Martha supported the Third Reich. However, when Hitler's violent policies became apparent, Martha changed her opinion and watched in horror.
Call Number: 943.086 Lar
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
R. L Stine
Call Number: J FIC Sti
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
Marissa Meyer
Description: The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies - humans with extraordinary abilities - who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone, except the villains they once overthrew. Nova has a reason to hate the Renegades, and she is on a mission for vengeance. As she gets closer to her target, she meets Adrian, a Renegade boy who believes in justice - and in Nova. But Nova's allegiance is to the villains who have the power to end them both.
Call Number: YA FIC Mey
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
Soman Chainani, Iacopo Bruno
Description: Best friends Sophie (princess wannabe) and Agatha (witchy loner) are headed (via kidnapping) to the School for Good and Evil, but their assumed destinies are reversed.
Call Number: J FIC Cha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 23, 2020
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June 2020 - Books to Movies!

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This month in our Year in Reading challenge, we give you some of our favorite books that have been made into movies - and vice versa! Enjoy!

Coco : The Deluxe Junior Novelization
Angela Cervantes, Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar (Firm)
J FIC Cer
The Book Thief [Audiobook]
Markus Zusak, Allan Corduner
YA FIC Zus
Descendants : A Novelization
Rico Green
J FIC Gre
The Duff : Designated Ugly Fat Friend : A Novel
Kody Keplinger
YA FIC Kep
Fight Club [Audiobook]
Chuck Palahniuk, Jim Colby
FIC Pal
The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas
YA FIC Tho
Gone With The Wind.
Margaret Mitchell
FIC Mit
The King's Speech
Mark Logue, Peter (Journalist) Conradi
941.084 Log
Persepolis
Marjane Satrapi
955.054 Sat
The Road [Audiobook]
Cormac McCarthy, Tom Stechschulte
FIC McC
Ready Player One
Ernest Cline
FIC Cli
The Sun Is Also A Star [Large Print]
Nicola Yoon
LP FIC Yoo
Taken : A Novelization
Thomas H Cook, Leslie Bohem, DreamWorks Television
FIC Coo
To All The Boys I've Loved Before
Jenny Han
YA FIC Han
The Accidental Billionaires : The Founding Of Facebook, A Tale Of Sex, Money, Genius And Betrayal
Ben Mezrich
338.761 Mez
Where'd You Go, Bernadette [Audiobook]
Maria Semple, Kathleen Wilhoite
FIC Sem
The Best Of Enemies : Race And Redemption In The New South
Osha Gray Davidson
305.8 Dav 2018

Angela Cervantes, Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar (Firm)
Description: Miguel wants to be a musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Wanting to prove his talent, he finds himself in the Land of the Dead, where he begins an adventure with a trickster he meets along the way.
Call Number: J FIC Cer
Format: Book
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Rico Green
Description: When four offspring of classic Disney villains are offered a chance to leave the island where they have been imprisoned and go to prep school in an idyllic kingdom, they must choose whether or not to follow in their parents' evil footsteps.
Call Number: J FIC Gre
Format: Book
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Chuck Palahniuk, Jim Colby
Description: When a listless office employee meets Tyler Durden, his ho-hum life takes a dramatic turn as a contender in amateur bare-knuckle street fighting matches that soon develop a fanatical following.
Call Number: FIC Pal
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Margaret Mitchell
Call Number: FIC Mit
Format: Book
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Marjane Satrapi
Description: Contains black-and-white comic strip images in which the author shares the story of her life in Tehran, Iran, where she lived from ages six to fourteen while the country came under control of the Islamic regime.
Call Number: 955.054 Sat
Format: Book
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Ernest Cline
Description: Ready Player One takes place in the not-so-distant future--the world has turned into a very bleak place, but luckily there is OASIS, a virtual reality world that is a vast online utopia. People can plug into OASIS to play, go to school, earn money, and even meet other people (or at least they can meet their avatars), and for protagonist Wade Watts it certainly beats passing the time in his grim, poverty-stricken real life. Along with millions of other world-wide citizens, Wade dreams of finding three keys left behind by James Halliday, the now-deceased creator of OASIS and the richest man to have ever lived. The keys are rumored to be hidden inside OASIS, and whoever finds them will inherit Halliday's fortune. But Halliday has not made it easy. And there are real dangers in this virtual world.
Call Number: FIC Cli
Format: Book
Date Added: May 7, 2020
Thomas H Cook, Leslie Bohem, DreamWorks Television
Description: "This epic novel, based on the ten-part Sci Fi Channel miniseries from DreamWorks Television, spans sixty years of American history."--Cover 4.
Call Number: FIC Coo
Format: Book
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Ben Mezrich
Description: "The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook."--Jacket.
Call Number: 338.761 Mez
Format: Book
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Osha Gray Davidson
Description: C. P. Ellis grew up in the poor white section of Durham, North Carolina, and as a young man joined the Ku Klux Klan. Ann Atwater, a single mother from the poor black part of town, quit her job as a household domestic to join the civil rights fight. During the 1960s, as the country struggled with the explosive issue of race, Ellis and Atwater met on opposite sides of the public school integration issue. Their encounters were charged with hatred and suspicion. In an amazing set of transformations, however, each of them came to see how the other had been exploited by the South's rigid power structure, and they forged a friendship that flourished against a backdrop of unrelenting bigotry.
Call Number: 305.8 Dav 2018
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 10, 2020
Markus Zusak, Allan Corduner
Description: Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
Call Number: YA FIC Zus
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Kody Keplinger
Description: Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper starts sleeping with Wesley Rush, a notorious womanizer who disgusts her, in order to distract her from her personal problems, and to her surprise, the two of them find they have a lot in common and are able to help each other find more productive ways to deal with their difficulties.
Call Number: YA FIC Kep
Format: Book
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Angie Thomas
Description: After witnessing her friend's death at the hands of a police officer, Starr Carter's life is complicated when the police and a local drug lord try to intimidate her in an effort to learn what happened the night Kahlil died.
Call Number: YA FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 10, 2020
Mark Logue, Peter (Journalist) Conradi
Description: An inspiring real-life tale of triumph over adversity, when an Australian taught a British king with a crippling speech defect how to speak to his subjects. Speach therapist Lionel Logue helped the Duke of York cure his lifelong stammer and ultimately saved the House of Windsor from collapse. With new-found speaking skills and confidence, he emerged as King George VI, just in time to help steer the nation through the dark waters of the Second World War.
Call Number: 941.084 Log
Format: Book
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Cormac McCarthy, Tom Stechschulte
Description: America is a barren landscape of smoldering ashes, devoid of life except for those people still struggling to scratch out some type of existence. Amidst the destruction, a father and his young son walk, always toward the coast, but with no real understanding that circumstances will improve once they arrive. Still they persevere, and their relationship comes to represent goodness in a world that is utterly devastated.
Call Number: FIC McC
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: May 6, 2020
Nicola Yoon
Description: "Natasha: I'm a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I'm definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won't be my story. Daniel: I've always been the good son, the good student, living up to my parents' high expectations. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store--for both of us. The Universe: Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: LP FIC Yoo
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jun 10, 2020
Jenny Han
Description: "Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: YA FIC Han
Format: Book
Date Added: Jun 10, 2020
Maria Semple, Kathleen Wilhoite
Description: Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom. Then Bernadette disappears.
Call Number: FIC Sem
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: May 7, 2020
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May 2020 - Strong Female Leads

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Who runs the world?

Girls.

All these books have strong female characters.

(All books are in digital format so our lovely patrons can enjoy from home!)

Behind The Beautiful Forevers [Electronic Resource] : [Life, Death, And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity]
Katherine Boo
Scrappy Little Nobody [Electronic Resource]
Anna Kendrick, Inc. OverDrive
Between Shades Of Gray [Electronic Resource]
Ruta Sepetys, Emily. (Actress) Klein
The 17th Suspect [Electronic Resource]
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, January LaVoy
Frozen [Electronic Resource] : The Junior Novelization
author Disney Press
The 5th Wave [Electronic Resource]
Richard Yancey
Judy Moody [Electronic Resource]
Megan McDonald, Peter Reynolds
The Hunger Games [Electronic Resource]
Suzanne Collins, Carolyn McCormick
Look Alive Twenty-five [Electronic Resource]
Janet Evanovich
The Obsession [Electronic Resource]
Nora Roberts
Matched [Electronic Resource]
Allyson Braithwaite Condie
The Tail Of Emily Windsnap [Electronic Resource]
Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb
Reading Lolita In Tehran [Electronic Resource] : A Memoir In Books
Azar Nafisi, Inc OverDrive
Wild [Electronic Resource] : From Lost To Found On The Pacific Crest Trail
Cheryl Strayed, Bernadette Dunne
Rebecca [Electronic Resource]
Daphne Du Maurier
Y Is For Yesterday [Electronic Resource]
Sue Grafton

Ruta Sepetys, Emily. (Actress) Klein
Description: In 1941, Lina and her family are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers.
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
author Disney Press
Description: When the kingdom is trapped in an eternal winter, Anna, a young dreamer, must team up with Kristoff, a daring mountain man, and his reindeer on the grandest of journeys to find Anna's sister, the Snow Queen Elsa, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes, and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Megan McDonald, Peter Reynolds
Description: Third grader Judy Moody is in a first day of school bad mood until she gets an assignment to create a collage all about herself and begins creating her masterpiece, the Me collage.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Janet Evanovich
Description: 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 in Trenton is one of the best. World famous for its pastrami, cole slaw and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, the only clue in each case is one shoe that's been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it's a case of alien abduction. Whatever it is, they'd better figure out what's going on before they lose their new manager, Ms. Stephanie Plum.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Allyson Braithwaite Condie
Description: Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows he is her ideal mate until she sees Ky Markham's face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The Society tells her it's a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she's destined to lead with Xander. But Cassia can't stop thinking about Ky, and as they slowly fall in love, Cassia begins to doubt the Society's infallibility and is faced with an impossible choice: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she's known and a path that no one else has dared to follow.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Azar Nafisi, Inc OverDrive
Description: The inspirational tale of eight women who defied the confines of life in revolutionary Iran through the joy and power of literature.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Daphne Du Maurier
Description: The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady's maid, she can barely believe her luck. It is only when they arrive at his massive country estate that she realizes how large a shadow his late wife will cast over their lives--presenting her with a lingering evil that threatens to destroy their marriage from beyond the grave.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Anna Kendrick, Inc. OverDrive
Description: A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect. "I'm excited to publish my first book, and because I get uncomfortable when people have high expectations, I'd like to use this opportunity to showcase my ineptitude, pettiness, and the frequency with which I embarrass myself. And while many of my female inspirations who have become authors are incredibly well-educated and accomplished comedy writers, I'm very, very funny on Twitter, according to Buzzfeed and my mom, so I feel like this is a great idea. Quick question: are run-on sentences still frowned upon' Wait, is ending a sentence with a preposition still frowned upon' I mean, upon frowned' Dammit!"--Anna Kendrick Anna Kendrick's autobiographical collection of essays amusingly recounts memorable moments throughout her life, from her middle class upbringing in New England to the blockbuster movies that have made her one of Hollywood's most popular actresses today. Expanding upon the witty and ironic dispatches for which she is known, Anna Kendrick's essays offer her one-of-a-kind commentary on the absurdities she's experienced on her way to and from the heart of pop culture.
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
James Patterson, Maxine Paetro, January LaVoy
Description: A series of shootings in San Francisco and a tip from a reluctant confidential informant lead Sergeant Lindsay Boxer to uncover disturbing activities within the police department, a situation that is further complicated by Lindsay's worsening medical problems.
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Richard Yancey
Description: After the first wave, only darkness remains. After the second, only the lucky escape. And after the third, only the unlucky survive. After the fourth wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it's the dawn of the fifth wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Suzanne Collins, Carolyn McCormick
Description: In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Nora Roberts
Description: Years after discovering her father's predatory double life, successful photographer Naomi Bowes struggles to hide her painful past from her fellow residents in a community thousands of miles away, a situation that introduces her to a new relationship and forces her to confront her demons.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb
Description: After finally convincing her mother that she should take swimming lessons, twelve-year-old Emily discovers a terrible and wonderful secret about herself that opens up a whole new world.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Cheryl Strayed, Bernadette Dunne
Description: At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State--and to do it alone. She had no experience as a long-distance hiker, and the trail was little more than "an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise." But it was a promise of piecing back together a life that had come undone.
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
Sue Grafton
Description: "The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y is for Yesterday begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate--and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered. In the investigation that follows, one boy turns state's evidence and two of his peers are convicted. But the ringleader escapes without a trace. Now, it's 1989 and one of the perpetrators, Fritz McCabe, has been released from prison. Moody, unrepentant, and angry, he is a virtual prisoner of his ever-watchful parents--until a copy of the missing tape arrives with a ransom demand. That's when the McCabes call Kinsey Millhone for help. As she is drawn into their family drama, she keeps a watchful eye on Fritz. But he's not the only one being haunted by the past. A vicious sociopath with a grudge against Millhone may be leaving traces of himself for her to find"-- Provided by publisher.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 29, 2020
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April 2020 - TechnoLit

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Technology is what makes our world run these days! Dive into these books that feature technology as a main plot point, or learn more about the technology that brings us to today.

(Note: all formats are digital to support our patrons stuck at home during the COVID-19 crisis.)

Crosstalk [Electronic Resource]
Connie Willis
Rogue Star [Electronic Resource]
Michael (Michael F.) Flynn, Malcolm Hillgartner
How To Be A Coder
Kiki Prottsman
J 005.1 Pro
Tesla's Attic [Electronic Resource]
Neal Shusterman, Eric Elfman
How We Got To Now [Electronic Resource] : Six Innovations That Made The Modern World
Steven Johnson
The Age Of Wonder [Electronic Resource] : How The Romantic Generation Discovered The Beauty And Terror Of Science
Richard Holmes
Humans, Bow Down [Electronic Resource]. James Patterson.
James Patterson, Tara Sands
The Circle [Electronic Resource] : A Novel
Dave Eggers
Insignia [Electronic Resource]
S. J. Kincaid
The Fear Index [Electronic Resource]
Robert Harris
Mass Effect [Electronic Resource] : Retribution
Drew Karpyshyn
The Information : A History, A Theory, A Flood [Electronic Resource]
James Gleick
Mega Machines [Electronic Resource]
Deborah Lock
The Internet Is A Playground [Electronic Resource] : Irreverent Correspondences Of An Evil Online Genius
David Thorne
Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel [Electronic Resource] : The Gun That Changed Everything And The Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It
Julia Keller, Norman Dietz, Tantor Media
The Tinkerers [Electronic Resource] : The Amateurs, Diyers, And Inventors Who Make America Great
Alec Foege
Origin [Electronic Resource] : A Novel
Dan Brown
Virtual Light [Electronic Resource]
William Gibson
Physics Of The Future [Electronic Resource] : How Science Will Shape Human Destiny And Our Daily Lives By The Year 2100
Michio Kaku
Wake Up Missing [Electronic Resource]
Kate Messner

Connie Willis
Description: In the not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage. And Briddey Flannigan is delighted when her boyfriend, Trent, suggests undergoing the operation prior to a marriage proposal--to enjoy better emotional connection and a perfect relationship with complete communication and understanding. But things don't quite work out as planned, and Briddey finds herself connected to someone else entirely--in a way far beyond what she signed up for. It is almost more than she can handle--especially when the stress of managing her all-too-eager-to-communicate-at-all-times family is already burdening her brain. But that's only the beginning. As things go from bad to worse, she begins to see the dark side of too much information, and to realize love--and communication--are far more complicated than she ever imagined.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Kiki Prottsman
Description: A how-to volume filled with fun activites that can be done at home, as well as simple programs, and information about some of the most famous coders of all time. Includes glossary.
Call Number: J 005.1 Pro
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Steven Johnson
Description: A new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life (refrigeration, clocks, and eyeglass lenses, to name a few) from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences. Filled with surprising stories of accidental genius and brilliant mistakes, How We Got to Now investigates the secret history behind the everyday objects of contemporary life and unearths unexpected connections between seemingly unrelated fields. An accompaniment to a six-part television series on PBS, How We Got to Now is the story of collaborative networks building the modern world.--Excerpted from publisher statement.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
James Patterson, Tara Sands
Description: The Great War is over. The Robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices—they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it's a crime to be human.And the robots aren't content—following the orders of their soulless leader, they're planning to conquer humanity's last refuge. With nothing left to lose, Six, a feisty, determined young woman whose family was killed with the first shots of the war, is a rebel with a cause. On the run for her life after an attempted massacre, Six is determined to save humanity before the robots finish what the Great War started and wipe humans off the face of the earth, once and for all.
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
S. J. Kincaid
Description: Tom, a fourteen-year-old genius at virtual reality games, is recruited by the United States Military to begin training at the Pentagon Spire as a Combatant in World War III, controlling the mechanized drones that do the actual fighting off-planet.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Drew Karpyshyn
Description: Humanity has reached the stars, joining the vast galactic community of alien species, but beyond the fringes of explored space lurk the Reapers, a race of sentient starships bent on 'harvesting' the galaxy's organic species for their own dark purpose.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Deborah Lock
Description: Join a busy, noisy construction site to watch the mega machines in action constructing a new school.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Julia Keller, Norman Dietz, Tantor Media
Description: Soon after its debut at the time of the Civil War, the Gatling gun changed the nature of warfare and the course of world history. Discharging 200 shots per minute with alarming accuracy, the world's first machine gun became vitally important to protecting and expanding America's overseas interests. Its inventor, Richard Gatling, was famous in his own time for creating and improving many industrial designs, from bicycles and steamship propellers to flush toilets, though it was the gun design that would make his name immortal. A man of great business and scientific acumen, Gating used all the resources of the new mass age to promote sales across America and around the world. Ironically, Gatling actually proposed his gun as a way of saving lives, thinking it would decrease the size of armies and, therefore, make it easier to supply soldiers and reduce malnutrition deaths. The scientists who unleashed America's atomic arsenal less than a century later would see it much the same way.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Dan Brown
Description: Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that "will change the face of science forever". The evening's host is his friend and former student, Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old tech magnate whose dazzling inventions and audacious predictions have made him a controversial figure around the world. This evening is to be no exception: he claims he will reveal an astonishing scientific breakthrough to challenge the fundamentals of human existence. But Langdon and several hundred other guests are left reeling when the meticulously orchestrated evening is blown apart before Kirsch's precious discovery can be revealed. With his life under threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape, along with the museum's director, Ambra Vidal. Together they flee to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch's secret.
Format: Book
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Michio Kaku
Description: The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Physics of the Impossible" offers a stunning and provocative vision of the future, and explains how science will shape human destiny and everyone's daily life by the year 2100.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Michael (Michael F.) Flynn, Malcolm Hillgartner
Description: Michael Flynn opened his saga of near-future technology and space exploration with Firestar, in which he introduced a set of characters orbiting around one powerful and determined woman: Mariesa van Huyten, who is obsessed with the need to get humanity...
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Neal Shusterman, Eric Elfman
Description: "With a plot combining science and the supernatural, four kids are caught up in a dangerous plan concocted by the eccentric inventor, Nikola Tesla"-- Provided by publisher.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Richard Holmes
Description: "The Age of Wonder" explores the earliest ideas of deep time and space, and the explorers of "dynamic science": an infinite, mysterious Nature waiting to be discovered. Three lives dominate the book: William Herschel, his sister Caroline, and Humphry Davy.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Dave Eggers
Description: "Set in the near future, this novel examines the inner workings of the Circle, an internet company that is both spiritual and literal successor to Facebook, Google, Twitter and more, as seen through the eyes of Mae Holland, a new hire who starts in customer service. As Mae is absorbed into the Circle's increasingly demanding multi- and social media experience, she plays an ever more pivotal role in the company's plans, which include preventing child abductions through microchips, reducing crime through omnipresent surveillance, and eliminating political corruption through transparency courtesy of personal cameras. Soon, she's not alone in asking what it will mean to "complete the Circle" as its ultimate goal comes into view; even her closest friends and family suspect the Circle is going too far in its desire to make the world a better, safer, more honest place"-- Publishers Weekly.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Robert Harris
Description: "A visionary scientist creates a revolutionary form of artificial intelligence that predicts movements in the financial markets with uncanny accuracy. His hedge fund, based in Geneva, makes billions. But after an intruder breaks into his home, he has to try to discover who is trying to destroy him"-- Provided by publisher.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
James Gleick
Description: From the invention of scripts and alphabets to the long misunderstood "talking drums" of Africa, James Gleick tells the story of information technologies that changed the very nature of human consciousness. He also provides portraits of the key figures contributing to the inexorable development of our modern understanding of information, including Charles Babbage, Ada Byron, Samuel Morse, Alan Turing, and Claude Shannon.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
David Thorne
Description: The Internet personality and creator of 27bslash6.com presents an uproarious collection of online mischief and comedy that includes such viral successes as "Next Time I'll Spend the Money on Drugs Instead" and "Missing Missy.".
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Alec Foege
Description: Showing how tinkering has been the guiding force behind both major corporate-sponsored innovations and smaller scale inventions with great potential, Foege argues that America still cultivates visionary innovators who do not allow cultural obsessions with efficiency and conformity to interfere with their passion and creativity.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
William Gibson
Description: 2005: Welcome to NoCal and SoCal, the uneasy sister-states of what used to be California. Here the millenium has come and gone, leaving in its wake only stunned survivors. In Los Angeles, Berry Rydell is a former armed-response rentacop now working for a bounty hunter. Chevette Washington is a bicycle messenger turned pickpocket who impulsively snatches a pair of innocent-looking sunglasses. But these are no ordinary shades. What you can see through these high-tech specs can make you rich--or get you killed. Now Berry and Chevette are on the run, zeroing in on the digitalized heart of DatAmerica, where pure information is the greatest high. And a mind can be a terrible thing to crash...
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
Kate Messner
Description: After a concussion that effects her balance, memory, and other abilities, twelve-year-old Kat goes to I-Can, the "Miracle Clinic in the Swamp," where she joins forces with other patients to expose plot that endangers them all.
Format: eBook
Date Added: Apr 1, 2020
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March 2020 - Sports

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Sports is a key part of so many genres of books! Let us entertain you with a few of our favorites for March's Year in Reading category. 

Ali : A Life
Jonathan Eig
B Ali
Playing For Pizza
John Grisham
FIC Gri
Beartown [Large Print]
Fredrik Backman, Neil (Neil Andrew) translator Smith
LP FIC Bac
Proof
Dick Francis
FIC Fra
Charlie Takes His Shot : How Charlie Sifford Broke The Color Barrier In Golf
Nancy Churnin, John Joven
E Chu
Running Home : A Memoir
Katie (Runner) Arnold
796.42 Arn
Darkest Fear [Audiobook]/ By Harlan Coben.
Harlan Coben, Jonathan Marosz
FIC Cob
Smokin' Joe : The Life Of Joe Frazier
Mark Kram
796.83 Kra
Fast Company
Rich Wallace
J FIC Wal
Still Kicking : My Journey As The First Woman To Play Division I College Football
Katie Hnida
B Hni
Fumbled
Alexa Martin
FIC Mar
The Alibi Man [Large Print]
Tami Hoag
LP FIC Hoa
Game, Set, And Murder : A Mystery For D.i. Costello
Elizabeth Flynn
FIC Fly
The Blackbird Season : A Novel
Kate Moretti
FIC Mor
Ghost
Jason Reynolds
J FIC Rey
The Bolt Supremacy : Inside Jamaica's Sprint Factory
Richard Moore
796.422 Moo
Girls Can't Hit
Tom (Children's fiction writer) Easton
YA FIC Eas
The Cost Of These Dreams : Sports Stories And Other Serious Business
Wright Thompson
796.0922 Tho
Greatest Moments In Women's Sports
Todd Kortemeier
J 796 Kor
The Final Score
Jaci Burton
FIC Bur
Hard Hitter
Sarina Bowen
FIC Bow
The Game Can't Love You Back
Karole Cozzo
YA FIC Coz
Last Shot [Audiobook] : [A Final Four Mystery]
John Feinstein
J FIC Fei
Whistle! 01, Break Through
Daisuke Higuchi, Marv Wolfman, Naomi Kokubo
J FIC Hig
Murder On The Iditarod Trail
Sue Henry
FIC Hen
Wilma Rudolph
Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara, Amelia Flower
E San

Jonathan Eig
Description: The definitive biography of Muhammad Ali, an American icon. a twentieth century radical and compelling figure. Ali went from being one of the most despised men in the country to one of the most beloved. Jonathan Eig breaks new ground and radically reshapes our understanding of the slippery figure who was Muhammad Ali. Eig had access to key people in Ali's life, ithousands of pages of new FBI and Justice Department files, as well as newly discovered audiotaped interviews from the 1960s. This is a story about race, about a brutal sport, and about a fascinating man who shook up the world.-- From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: B Ali
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Fredrik Backman, Neil (Neil Andrew) translator Smith
Description: Winning a junior ice hockey championship might not mean a lot to the average person, but it means everything to the residents of Beartown, a community slowly being eaten alive by unemployment and the surrounding wilderness. A victory like this would draw national attention to the ailing town: it could attract government funding and an influx of talented athletes who would choose Beartown over the big nearby cities. A victory like this would certainly mean everything to Amat, a short, scrawny teenager who is treated like an outcast everywhere but on the ice; to Kevin, a star player just on the cusp of securing his golden future in the NHL; and to Peter, their dedicated general manager whose own professional hockey career ended in tragedy. At first, it seems like the team might have a shot at fulfilling the dreams of their entire town. But one night at a drunken celebration following a key win, something happens between Kevin and the general manager's daughter--and the next day everything seems to have changed. Accusations are made and, like ripples on a pond, they travel through all of Beartown, leaving no resident unaffected. With so much riding on the success of the team, the line between loyalty and betrayal becomes difficult to discern. At last, it falls to one young man to find the courage to speak the truth that it seems no one else wants to hear.
Call Number: LP FIC Bac
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Nancy Churnin, John Joven
Description: "In the 1960s Charlie Sifford became the first African American to break the color barrier in golf and despite discrimation went on to win the PGA tournament"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: E Chu
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Harlan Coben, Jonathan Marosz
Call Number: FIC Cob
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Rich Wallace
Description: When sixth-grader Manny Ramos, one of the fastest runners on the youth football team, joins the new track club, he hopes that his light weight will be a benefit in racing against more experienced guys.
Call Number: J FIC Wal
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Alexa Martin
Description: "Single-mother Poppy Patterson moved across the country when she was sixteen and pregnant to find a new normal. After years of hard work, she's built a life she loves. It may include a job at a nightclub, weekend soccer games, and more stretch marks than she anticipated, but it's all hers, and nobody can take that away. Well, except for one person. T.K. Moore, the starting wide receiver for the Denver Mustangs, dreamt his entire life about being in the NFL. His world is football, parties, and women. Maybe at one point he thought his future would play out with his high school sweetheart by his side, but Poppy is long gone and he's moved on. When Poppy and TK cross paths in the most unlikely of places, emotions they've suppressed for years come rushing back. But with all the secrets they never told each other lying between them, they'll need more than a dating playbook to help them navigate their relationship"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Elizabeth Flynn
Description: It's the first day of Wimbledon. And a dead body is lying on Court 19. Newly-promoted detective inspector Angela Costello recognizes the dead man as Croatian champion-turned-coach, Petar Belic. A double grand-slam winner, Petar was famous, and much loved. However, Petar had an ex-wife who wanted him back; a girlfriend who wouldn't let him go; a business partner with secrets. Then there was the temperamental leading Brit, Stewart Bickerstaff, whom Petar had been coaching. D.I. Costello deduces that only one person could have committed the crime. Unfortunately she has no way of proving her suspicions.
Call Number: FIC Fly
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Jason Reynolds
Description: "Ghost, a naturally talented runner and troublemaker, is recruited for an elite middle school track team. He must stay on track, literally and figuratively, to reach his full potential"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Rey
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Tom (Children's fiction writer) Easton
Description: After not being allowed to take a boxing class at her school because she is a girl, Fleur deals with bullying and disapproval in her quest to set things right and ensure equal opportunity for all students.
Call Number: YA FIC Eas
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Todd Kortemeier
Description: "Learn more about the most exciting and important moments in the history of women's sports. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources."--Publisher's website.
Call Number: J 796 Kor
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Sarina Bowen
Description: As team captain and enforcer, Patrick O'Doul puts the bruise in the Brooklyn Bruisers. But after years of hard hits, O'Doul is feeling the burn, both physically and mentally. He conceals his pain from his coach and trainers, but when his chronic hip injury becomes too obvious to ignore, they send him for sessions with the team's massage therapist. After breaking up with her long-term boyfriend, Ari Bettini is in need of peace of mind. For now, she's decided to focus on her work: rehabilitating the Bruisers' MVP. O'Doul is easy on the eyes, but his reaction to her touch is ice cold. Ari is determined to help O'Doul heal, but as the tension between them turns red hot, they both learn that a little TLC does the body good.
Call Number: FIC Bow
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
John Feinstein
Description: After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth graders Stevie and Susan Carol are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game.
Call Number: J FIC Fei
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Sue Henry
Description: Determined to track down the vicious killer of Iditarod dog-sled race contestants, a state trooper finds himself in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness--where merciless nature can kill as fast as any bullet . . . and only the Arctic night can hear one's final screams.
Call Number: FIC Hen
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
John Grisham
Description: A former American football star joins the Parma Panthers to play football in a small town in Italy.
Call Number: FIC Gri
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Dick Francis
Description: Young wine merchant Tony Beach's exposure of a liquor scam sparks a brutal murder and forces the corruption in the liquor industry to spread into the realm of thoroughbred horse racing.
Call Number: FIC Fra
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Katie (Runner) Arnold
Description: "A deeply moving and inspiring memoir about fathers and daughters, grief and renewal, adventure and obsession, and the power of running to change your life." -- From book jacket.
Call Number: 796.42 Arn
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Mark Kram
Description: History will remember the rivalry of Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali as one for the ages. A trilogy of extraordinary fights transcended the world of sports and crossed into a sociocultural drama that divided the country. Joe Frazier was a much more complex figure than just his rivalry with Ali would suggest. Mark Kram, Jr. unlinks Frazier from Ali and gives a full-bodied accounting of Frazier's life. A journey that began as the youngest of thirteen children packed in small farmhouse, encountering the bigotry and oppression of the Jim Crow South, and continued with his voyage north at age fifteen to develop as a fighter in Philadelphia.
Call Number: 796.83 Kra
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Katie Hnida
Call Number: B Hni
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Tami Hoag
Description: Elena was once a child of wealth and privilege in Palm Beach until she was betrayed and disillusioned by those closest to her. She became an undercover cop until a tragic mistake ended her career, now she trains horses for a living. After finding the body of a friend she is determined to find the truth, a truth that will shock Palm Beach society to its core, and could very well get her killed.
Call Number: LP FIC Hoa
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Kate Moretti
Description: In a quiet Pennsylvania town, a thousand dead starlings fall onto a high school baseball field, unleashing a horrifying and unexpected chain of events that will rock the close-knit community. Beloved baseball coach and teacher Nate Winters and his wife, Alicia, are well respected throughout town. That is, until one of the many reporters investigating the bizarre bird phenomenon catches Nate embracing a wayward student, Lucia Hamm, in front of a sleazy motel. Lucia soon buoys the scandal by claiming that she and Nate are engaged in an affair, throwing the town into an uproar...and leaving Alicia to wonder if her husband has a second life. And when Lucia suddenly disappears, the police only have one suspect: Nate. Nate's coworker and sole supporter, Bridget Harris, Lucia's creative writing teacher, is determined to prove his innocence. She has Lucia's class journal, and while some of the entries appear particularly damning to Nate's case, others just don't add up. Bridget knows the key to Nate's exoneration and the truth of Lucia's disappearance lie within the walls of the school and in the pages of that journal.
Call Number: FIC Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Richard Moore
Description: Beijing 2008: Usain Bolt slows down as he approaches the finish line of the 100-meter finals, well ahead of his nearest rival. It is one of the greatest moments in sports history--and it is just the beginning. Of the ten fastest 100-meter times in history, eight belong to Jamaicans. This small Caribbean island has come to almost totally dominate the men's and women's sprint events. This is a world where sprinting permeates daily conversations and interactions; where the high school championships are watched by 35,000 screaming fans; where identity, success and status are forged on the track, and where "making it" is a pass to a world of adoration and lucrative contracts. Richard Moore travels the length of this country, speaking to scientists and skeptics as well as to coaches, gurus, superstars, and the young guns desperate to become the next big thing. Peeling back the layers, Moore reveals the secrets of the phenomenal Usain Bolt and the Jamaican sprint factory.
Call Number: 796.422 Moo
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Wright Thompson
Description: "Whether it be Michael Jordan or Tiger Woods or Pat Riley or Urban Meyer, Wright Thompson strips the away the self-serving myths and fantasies to reveal his characters in full. There are fascinating common denominators: it may not be the case that every single great performer or coach had a complex relationship with his father, but it can sure seem that way. And there is much marvelous local knowledge: about specific sports, and times and places, and people. Ludicrously entertaining and often powerfully moving, The Cost of These Dreams is an ode to the reporter's art, and a celebration of true greatness and the high price that it exacts"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 796.0922 Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Jaci Burton
Description: "Nathan Riley is ready to follow in the footsteps of his famous football player father. He's been drafted as quarterback for his dad's former team, and his future is bright. When his friend Mia Cassidy moves to the same city, their years-long friendship suddenly sparks hot, reminding him of the one night they had together in college that he can never forget. Like Nathan, Mia is from a sports dynasty family and embarking on an incredible new career--as founder of her own sports management company. Her friendship with Nathan means everything to her, and tossing sex into the mix again could jeopardize it. But the chemistry between them has always sizzled, and it isn't long before Mia realizes she wants more with Nathan than just late-night talks and pizza. Passion has a funny way of changing the rules, and soon Nathan and Mia discover that to win it all, they'll have to make an unexpected play for love."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Karole Cozzo
Description: Eve is used to being the odd woman out. As the only girl on her school's baseball team, she knows exactly how to put sweaty, macho baseball players in their place, and she's learned to focus on one thing and one thing only--being the best pitcher she can be. But when a freak accident forces her school to be absorbed by the neighboring town, Eve has to contend with a new group of guys who aren't used to having a woman on their team. And the new team's star pitcher, Jamie, has no interest in being ousted from his throne. He can't afford to give up his starting slot to a new pitcher--especially to a girl. As the competition between Jamie and Eve starts to heat up, so does their attraction to each other. Can they keep their heads in the game, or will they end up getting played? -- netgalley.
Call Number: YA FIC Coz
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Daisuke Higuchi, Marv Wolfman, Naomi Kokubo
Description: Shão Kazamatsuri is the leader of the Josui Junior High soccer team and he does everything he can to keep his team together and to be the best. Banned from his school's soccer team for being too short, Sh Kazamatsuri decides there is only one thing left to do: switch schools. But even a change in scenery doesn't help the David Beckham wannabe. On campus, he is mistakenly introduced to everyone as a hotshot soccer player. When the truth is revealed, Sh drops out of school in total disgrace. Now on his own, the spunky teenager must work twice as hard to make his dreams come true.
Call Number: J FIC Hig
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara, Amelia Flower
Description: "Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again. But Wilma persisted with treatment, and she recovered her strength by the age of 12. At school, Wilma showed a talent for basketball and sprinting, earning the nickname "Skeeter" (mosquito) as she ran so fast. Wilma was in college when she went to the 1960 Olympics. She not only won gold in sprint events, but also broke world records with her sprinting skill. She had beaten polio to become an Olympic champion. She is a huge inspiration to many women in sports around the world. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the athlete's life"--Amazon.
Call Number: E San
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 25, 2020
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February 2020 - Faraway Lands

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Let these books transport you to faraway lands, both fictional and real in our February Year in Reading challenge. 

Farside
Ben Bova
FIC Bov
Snowblind
1976- author Ragnar Jónasson, Quentin Bates
FIC Rag
Have Sword, Will Travel
Garth Nix, Sean Williams
J FIC Nix
Summer House With Swimming Pool [Large Print]
Herman Koch, Sam Garrett
LP FIC Koc
Hazards Of Time Travel [Audiobook] : A Novel
Joyce Carol Oates, Andi Arndt
FIC Oat
The Annotated Hobbit
J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien, Douglas A. (Douglas Allen) Anderson
FIC Tol
High-opp
Frank Herbert, Scott Brick, Inc. Blackstone Audio
FIC Her
The Big Beyond : The Story Of Space Travel
James Carter, Aaron Cushley
E Car
Illuminae
Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
YA FIC Kau
The Broken Crown
Michelle West
FIC Wes
Neverwhere [Audiobook]
Neil Gaiman
FIC Gai
The Chronicles Of Conan. 01, Tower Of The Elephant And Other Stories
Roy Thomas, Barry Windsor-Smith, Robert E. (Robert Ervin) Howard
FIC Tho
Raising Steam : A Discworld Novel
Terry Pratchett
FIC Pra
The Future Of Humanity [Audiobook] : Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, And Our Destiny Beyond Earth
Michio Kaku, Feodor Chin
629.455 Kak
Rediscovering Travel : A Guide For The Globally Curious
Seth Kugel
360.4819 Kug
The Princess Beard
Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne
FIC Daw
Rooftops Of Tehran
Mahbod Seraji
FIC Ser
Thorn Ogres Of Hagwood
Robin Jarvis
J FIC Jar
Secret Gardens Of Paris
Alexandra d' Arnoux, Bruno de Laubadère, Gilles de Chabaneix
712.6 Arn
Up To This Pointe
Jennifer Longo
YA FIC Lon
Singapore Dream And Other Adventures : Travel Writings From An Asian Journey
Hermann Hesse, Sherab Chödzin
915.9 Hes
Usa By Rail : Plus Canada's Main Routes : The Bradt Travel Guide
John Pitt, publisher Bradt Travel Guides
917.304 Pit 2019

Ben Bova
Description: "The discovery of an Earth-sized planet 30 light years from Earth sparks a race to develop a telescope to create a photographic record of the new world. The far side of the moon, with its "clear" view of space, seems an ideal location, but the project's planners must contend with rivalries from the existing moon colony of Selene. Sent from Earth to assist Dr. Ulrich, director of Angel Observatory, Dr. Trudy Yost immediately becomes involved in the web of politics, sabotage, and physical obstacles that mark life on Farside."--Library Journal.
Call Number: FIC Bov
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Garth Nix, Sean Williams
Description: Odo is the seventh son of the village miller and he just wants to get away from work for awhile, Eleanor's mother was a soldier, and she yearns for adventure, but it is Odo who finds the magic talking sword named Biter, and thereby instantly becomes a knight--and together they set out on a quest (somewhat reluctantly on Odo's part) to save their kingdom from threats both human and dragon.
Call Number: J FIC Nix
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Joyce Carol Oates, Andi Arndt
Description: A reckless girl dares to test the perimeters of her tightly controlled future world and is punished by being sent to a region of North America eighty years in the past.
Call Number: FIC Oat
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Frank Herbert, Scott Brick, Inc. Blackstone Audio
Description: EMASI! Each Man A Separate Individual! That is the rallying cry of the Seps, the resistance force engaged in a class war against the upper tiers of a society driven entirely by opinion polls. Those who score high, the High-Opps, are given plush apartments, comfortable jobs, every possible convenience. But those who happen to be low-opped live crowded in warrens, facing harsh lives and brutal conditions. Daniel Movius, ex-senior liaitor, rides high in the opinion polls--until he loses everything, brushed aside by a very powerful man. Low-opped and abandoned, Movius finds himself fighting for survival in the city's underworld. There, the opinion of the masses is clear: it is time for a revolution against the corrupt superprivileged--and every revolution needs a leader.
Call Number: FIC Her
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
Description: "The planet Kerenza is attacked, and Kady and Ezra find themselves on a space fleet fleeing the enemy, while their ship's artificial intelligence system and a deadly plague may be the end of them all"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: YA FIC Kau
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Neil Gaiman
Description: Richard Mayhew's life is forever changed after he rescues a young girl named Door and finds himself living in a city of monsters, saints, murderers, and angels, and he must help Door on her mission to save this strange underworld kingdom from destruction.
Call Number: FIC Gai
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Terry Pratchett
Description: "Change is afoot in Ankh-Morpork--Discworld's first steam engine has arrived, and once again Moist von Lipwig finds himself with a new and challenging job"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Pra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Seth Kugel
Call Number: 360.4819 Kug
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Mahbod Seraji
Description: An unforgettable debut novel of young love and growing up in an Iran headed toward revolution. In a middle-class neighborhood of Iran's sprawling capital city, 17-year-old Pasha Shahed spends one perfect, stolen summer with his beautiful neighbor, Zari, until he unwittingly guides the Shah's secret police to their target: Zari's intended. The violent consequences awaken Pasha and his friends to the reality of life under the rule of a powerful despot, and lead Zari to make a shocking choice from which Pasha may never recover.
Call Number: FIC Ser
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Alexandra d' Arnoux, Bruno de Laubadère, Gilles de Chabaneix
Call Number: 712.6 Arn
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Hermann Hesse, Sherab Chödzin
Description: "In 1911, Hermann Hesse sailed through southeastern Asian waters on a trip that would define much of his later writing. Hesse brings his unique eye to scenes such as adventures in a rickshaw, watching foreign theater performances, exploring strange floating cities on stilts, and luxuriating in the simple beauty of the lush natural landscape. Even in the doldrums of travel, he records his experience with faithful humor, wit, and sharp observation, offering a broad vision of travel in the early 1900s"--Back cover.
Call Number: 915.9 Hes
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
1976- author Ragnar Jónasson, Quentin Bates
Description: "Siglufjörður: an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors -- accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Ari Thór Arason: a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavik--with a past that he's unable to leave behind. When a young woman is found lying half-naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly esteemed, elderly writer falls to his death in the local theater, Ari is dragged straight into the heart of a community where he can trust no one, and secrets and lies are a way of life. Past plays tag with the present and the claustrophobic tension mounts, while Ari is thrust ever deeper into his own darkness -- blinded by snow, and with a killer on the loose."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Rag
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Herman Koch, Sam Garrett
Description: It all started the previous summer. Marc, his wife, and their two beautiful teenage daughters agreed to spend a week at the Meier's extravagant summer home on the Mediterranean. Joined by Ralph and his striking wife Judith, her mother, and film director Stanley Forbes and his much younger girlfriend, the large group settles in for days of sunshine, wine tasting, and trips to the beach. But when a violent incident disrupts the idyll, darker motivations are revealed, and suddenly no one can be trusted. As the ultimate holiday soon turns into a nightmare, the circumstances surrounding Ralph's later death begin to reveal the disturbing reality behind that summer's tragedy.
Call Number: LP FIC Koc
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien, Douglas A. (Douglas Allen) Anderson
Call Number: FIC Tol
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
James Carter, Aaron Cushley
Description: "The mysteries of space have intrigued us since ancient times. Early observers named the constellations as a way to keep track of the starry patterns in the night sky. Through the years, astronomers discovered planets, moons, and many other objects. As technology improved, the dream of physically exploring space became reality, and space shuttles blasted into the world above our heads. Where will we go next?" -- From Amazon.com description.
Call Number: E Car
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Michelle West
Description: Treachery threatens the Dominion of Annagar as two power-hungry men--a skilled general and a sorcerer--seek to overthrow the clan of Leonne, whose control over the magic of the sun sword has kept the peace.
Call Number: FIC Wes
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Roy Thomas, Barry Windsor-Smith, Robert E. (Robert Ervin) Howard
Call Number: FIC Tho
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Michio Kaku, Feodor Chin
Description: World-renowned physicist and futurist Michio Kaku explores in rich, intimate detail the process by which humanity may gradually move away from the planet and develop a sustainable civilization in outer space.
Call Number: 629.455 Kak
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne
Description: "Once upon a time a princess slept in a magical tower cloaked in thorns and roses, waiting for true love's kiss. Or so her father told her. Instead, she woke up on her own, cut off all that pesky long hair, and used it to escape. But she kept the beard, because it made a great disguise. This is not a story about finding Prince Charming-- it's a story about finding yourself. On a pirate ship. Where you belong. But these are no ordinary pirate misfits aboard The Puffy Peach, serving under Filthy Lucre, the one-eyed parrot pirate captain. First there's Vic, a swole and misogynistic centaur on a mission to expunge himself of the magic that causes him to conjure tea and dainty cupcakes when confronted. Then there's Tempest, who's determined to become the first dryad lawyer-- preferably before she takes her ultimate form as a man-eating tree. They're joined by Alobartolus, an awkward and unelfly elf who longs to meet his hero, the Sn'archivist who is said to take diction directly from the gods of Pell. Throw in some mystery meat and a dastardly capitalist plot, and you've got one Pell of an adventure on the high seas!"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Daw
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Robin Jarvis
Description: The werlings, a peaceful group of forgotten forest creatures whose only magic is the ability to change shapes, are unwittingly drawn into the search for a valuable item stolen from an evil queen many years before.
Call Number: J FIC Jar
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
Jennifer Longo
Description: Devastated when her dream of becoming a professional ballerina falls through, seventeen-year-old Harper Scott takes a job as a research assistant, wintering over at McMurdo, a U.S. science station at the tip of Antarctica where, for the first time, she considers other possible futures.
Call Number: YA FIC Lon
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
John Pitt, publisher Bradt Travel Guides
Call Number: 917.304 Pit 2019
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 22, 2020
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January 2020 - Animals = Love!

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Year in Reading 2020 is an online only reading challenge for ages 12 to adult. Explore all that the Great River Regional Library has to offer in this year-long challenge as you explore a new topic each month with activities that help you learn and expand your mind. Who knows, you may find a few new favorites! Register and log at https://griver.beanstack.org/ or on the free Beanstack Tracker app. Learn more about Beanstack.

All Creatures Great And Small
James Herriot
636.089 Her
Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Sara Baume
FIC Bau
Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are?
F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.) Waal
591.513 Waa
The Animal Dialogues : Uncommon Encounters In The Wild
Craig Childs
590 Chi
Dewey : The Small-town Library Cat Who Touched The World
Vicki Myron, Bret Witter
636.8 Myr
The Chicken Whisperer's Guide To Keeping Chickens : Everything You Need To Know... And Didn't Know You Needed To Know About Backyard And Urban Chickens
Andy G. Schneider, Brigid McCrea
636.5 Sch 2017
Dogtripping : 25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, And 3 Rvs On Our Canine Cross-country Adventure
David Rosenfelt
636.7088 Ros
The Hidden World Of The Fox
Adele Brand
599.775 Bra
Enslaved By Ducks
Bob Tarte
636.0887 Tar
The Story Of Edgar Sawtelle [Large Print]
David Wroblewski
LP FIC Wro
H Is For Hawk [Large Print]
Helen Macdonald
LP 598.944 Mac
The Travelling Cat Chronicles [Large Print]
Hiro Arikawa, Philip Gabriel
LP FIC Ari
One Good Dog
Susan Wilson
FIC Wil
The Unexpected Inheritance Of Inspector Chopra
Vaseem Khan
FIC Kha
Redwall [Audiobook]
Brian Jacques
J FIC Jac
Watchers
Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz
FIC Koo
Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat : Why It's So Hard To Think Straight About Animals
Hal Herzog
304.27 Her
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Karen Joy Fowler
FIC Fow

James Herriot
Description: An English veterinarian reminisces about his life, career, and animal patients in a small village.
Call Number: 636.089 Her
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.) Waal
Description: What separates your mind from that of an animal? Is it the ability to design tools; a sense of self; or the grasp of past and future? In recent decades these claims have eroded, or even been disproven outright, by a revolution in the study of animal cognition. Waal explores both the scope and the depth of animal intelligence, offering a firsthand account of how science has stood traditional behaviorism on its head by revealing how smart animals really are, and how we've underestimated their abilities for too long.
Call Number: 591.513 Waa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Vicki Myron, Bret Witter
Description: The charming story of Dewey Readmore Books, the beloved library cat of Spencer, Iowa.
Call Number: 636.8 Myr
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
David Rosenfelt
Description: David Rosenfelt's "Dogtripping" is an account of his cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundation.
Call Number: 636.7088 Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Bob Tarte
Call Number: 636.0887 Tar
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Helen Macdonald
Description: "As a child Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books, including T.H. White's tortured masterpiece, The Goshawk, which describes White's struggle to train a hawk as a spiritual contest. When her father dies and she is knocked sideways by grief, she becomes obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk. She buys Mabel on a Scottish quayside and takes her home to Cambridge. Then she fills the freezer with hawk food and unplugs the phone, ready to embark on the long, strange business of trying to train this wildest of animals"--Dust jacket of a previous printing.
Call Number: LP 598.944 Mac
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Susan Wilson
Description: Adam March is a self-made 'Master of the Universe.' He has it all: the beautiful wife, the high-powered job, the glittering circle of friends. But there is a price to be paid for all these trappings, and the pressure is mounting - until the day Adam makes a fatal mistake. His assistant leaves him a message with three words: your sister called. What no one knows is that Adam's sister has been missing for decades. That she represents the excruciatingly painful past he has left behind. And that her absence has secretly tormented him all these years. When his assistant brushes off his request for an explanation in favor of her more pressing personal call, Adam loses it. And all hell breaks loose. Adam is escorted from the building. He loses his job. He loses his wife. He loses the life he's worked so hard to achieve. He doesn't believe it is possible to sink any lower when he is assigned to work in a soup kitchen as a form of community service. But unbeknownst to Adam, this is where his life will intersect with Chance. Chance is a mixed breed Pit Bull. He's been born and raised to fight and seldom leaves the dirty basement where he is kept between fights. But Chance is not a victim or a monster. It is Chance's unique spirit that helps him escape and puts him in the path of Adam. What transpires is the story of one man, one dog, and how they save each other - in ways they never could have expected.
Call Number: FIC Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Brian Jacques
Description: The hero of this enthralling tale is Matthias, a young mouse who must rise above his fears and failures to save his friends at Redwall Abbey.
Call Number: J FIC Jac
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Hal Herzog
Description: "A maverick scientist who co-founded the field of anthrozoology offers a controversial, thought-provoking, and unprecedented exploration of the psychology behind the inconsistent and often paradoxical ways we think, feel, and behave towards animals"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 304.27 Her
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Sara Baume
Description: "It is springtime, and two outcasts -- a man ignored, even shunned by his village, and the one-eyed dog he takes into his quiet, tightly shuttered life -- find each other, by accident or fate, and forge an unlikely connection. As their friendship grows, their small, seaside town suddenly takes note of them, falsely perceiving menace where there is only mishap; the unlikely duo must take to the road"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Bau
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Craig Childs
Call Number: 590 Chi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Andy G. Schneider, Brigid McCrea
Description: Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard.
Call Number: 636.5 Sch 2017
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Adele Brand
Description: The fox. For thousands of years myth and folklore have celebrated its cunning intelligence. Today the red fox is nature's most populous carnivore, its dancing orange tail a common sight in backyards. Yet who is this wild neighbor? How do we negotiate this uneasy new chapter of an ancient relationship? Join Adele Brand on a journey to discover the surprising secrets of the fabled fox, the familiar yet enigmatic creature that has adapted to the human world with astonishing--some say, unsettling--success.
Call Number: 599.775 Bra
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
David Wroblewski
Description: A tale reminiscent of "Hamlet" that also celebrates the alliance between humans and dogs follows speech-disabled Wisconsin youth Edgar, who bonds with three yearling canines and struggles to prove that his sinister uncle is responsible for his father's death.
Call Number: LP FIC Wro
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Hiro Arikawa, Philip Gabriel
Description: "A life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice, The Travelling Cat Chronicles shows how the smallest things can provide the greatest joy. We take journeys to explore exotic new places and to return to the comforts of home, to visit old acquaintances and to make new friends. But the most important journey is the one that shows us how to follow our hearts... With simple yet descriptive prose, this novel gives voice to Nana the cat and his owner, Satoru, as they take to the road on a journey with no other purpose than to visit three of Satoru's longtime friends. Or so Nana is led to believe... With his crooked tail--a sign of good fortune--and adventurous spirit, Nana is the perfect companion for the man who took him in as a stray. And as they travel in a silver van across Japan, with its ever-changing scenery and seasons, they will learn the true meaning of courage and gratitude, of loyalty and love"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: LP FIC Ari
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Vaseem Khan
Description: "On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra inherits two unexpected mysteries. The first is the case of a drowned boy, whose suspicious death no one seems to want solved. And the second is a baby elephant. As his search for clues takes him across the teeming city of Mumbai, from its grand high rises to its sprawling slums and deep into its murky underworld, Chopra begins to suspect that there may be a great deal more to both his last case and his new ward than he thought. And he soon learns that when the going gets tough, a determined elephant may be exactly what an honest man needs"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: FIC Kha
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz
Description: Two creatures, the end result of experiments in genetic engineering and enhanced intelligence, escape from a government laboratory and bring either doom or a touching new kind of love to those they encounter.
Call Number: FIC Koo
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
Karen Joy Fowler
Description: Coming of age in middle America, eighteen-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee who was secretly regarded as a family member and who Rosemary loved as a sister.
Call Number: FIC Fow
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 2, 2020
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December 2019: Holiday Reads

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The holiday season is here, and with it the desire to curl up with a good book! Here are some of our choice reads for holiday themed books. 

A Holiday Yarn : A Seaside Knitters Mystery
Sally Goldenbaum
FIC Gol
Monty Python's Tunisian Holiday [Electronic Resource] : My Life With Brian
Kim Johnson, Johnny Heller, Simon Vance
Baking All Year Round : Holidays & Special Occasions
Rosanna Pansino
641.86 Pan
New Year's Eve Murder [Large Print]
Leslie Meier
LP FIC Mei
Bringing In The New Year
Grace Lin
E Lin
New Year's Eve Thieves
Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney
J FIC Roy
Eva's Holiday [Electronic Resource]
Judi Curtin
Npr Holiday Favorites [Electronic Resource].
Susan Stamberg, National Public Radio (U.S.), HighBridge Audio (Firm)
Fortune's Christmas Baby
Tara Taylor Quinn
FIC Qui
Out Of The Frying Pan, Into The Choir : A Ruby, The Rabbi's Wife Mystery
Sharon Kahn
FIC Kah
Four Sides, Eight Nights : A New Spin On Hanukkah
Rebecca Tova Ben-Zvi, Susanna Natti
J 296.4 Ben
Resorting To Murder : Holiday Mysteries
Martin Edwards, Martin Edwards, Arthur Conan Doyle, E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung, Arnold Bennett
FIC Res
Handmade Holiday Homicide : A Kiki Lowenstein Mystery
Joanna Campbell Slan
FIC Sla
Santa Cruise : A Holiday Mystery At Sea
Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark
FIC Cla
Holiday Decorating For Dummies [Electronic Resource]
Kelley Taylor
Slappy New Year
R. L Stine
J FIC Sti
Holiday Gifts Kids Can Make [Electronic Resource].
Super Simple Holiday Treats [Electronic Resource] : Easy No-bake Recipes For Kids
Nancy Tuminelly
Holiday Wishes [Electronic Resource] : A Heartbreaker Bay Christmas Novella. Jill Shalvis.
Jill Shalvis
The Berenstain Bears' Holiday Cookbook : Cub-friendly Cooking With An Adult
Mike Berenstain
J 641.568 Ber
How To Celebrate Everything : Recipes And Rituals For Birthdays, Holidays, Family Dinners, And Every Day In Between
Jenny Rosenstrach, Victoria Granof
641.568 Ros
The Best Eid Ever
Asma Mobin-Uddin, Laura Jacobsen
E Mob
If The Fates Allow : An Lgbtq Holiday Anthology
Annie Harper, Killian B. Gracious Living magazine says it must be a live tree Brewer, Pene. True north Henson, Erin (Novelist). Last call at the Casa Blanca Bar & Grille Finnegan, Lilah. Halfway home Suzanne
FIC If
The Hunting Party : A Novel
Lucy (Novelist) Foley
FIC Fol
Joan Nathan's Jewish Holiday Cookbook [Electronic Resource] : Revised And Updated On The Occasion Of The 25th Anniversary Of The Publication Of The Jewish Holiday Kitchen
Joan Nathan, Joan. Jewish holiday kitchen Nathan, Joan. Jewish holiday baker Nathan
The Rainbow Magic Holiday Collection [Electronic Resource]
Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper, Daisy. Stella the star fairy Meadows, Daisy. Holly the Christmas fairy Meadows, Daisy. Gabriella the Snow Kingdom fairy Meadows
Jul : Swedish American Holiday Traditions
Patrice M. Johnson
641.568 Joh
The Shortest Day : Celebrating The Winter Solstice
Wendy Pfeffer, Jesse Reisch
E Pfe
Krampus : The Yule Lord
1965- Brom
FIC Bro
The Worst Noel : Hellish Holiday Tales.
SC Wor
Last Christmas In Paris : A Novel Of World War I
Hazel Gaynor, Heather Webb
FIC Gay
Their Yuletide Promise
Stacy Connelly
FIC Con
Let It Snow [Electronic Resource] : Three Holiday Romances
John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle
Together At Midnight
Jennifer Castle
YA FIC Cas
Llama Llama Holiday Drama
Anna Dewdney
E Dew
Town In A Pumpkin Bash
B. B Haywood
FIC Hay
Lucy's Holiday Surprise
Ilene Cooper, Royce Fitzgerald
J FIC Coo

Sally Goldenbaum
Description: "With the Seaside Knitters' help, Mary Pisano converts her charming inherited home into a B&B. Her first week is booked by her very own family, in town to discuss their grandfather's will. She's hoping the tranquility of the setting will smooth over ill feelings among family members. But when her cousin Pam-a Sea Harbor, Massachusetts, native-is found murdered, she realizes she was dead wrong..."--FantasticFiction.com.
Call Number: FIC Gol
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Rosanna Pansino
Description: Whatever the reason, when families are together they create lasting memories-- and enjoy eating fun foods! Pansino shares recipes for celebrating with friends and family throughout the year, covering holidays and special occasions. She includes vegan, gluten free, or dairy free options. -- adapted from back cover
Call Number: 641.86 Pan
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Grace Lin
Description: A Chinese American family prepares for and celebrates the Lunar New Year. End notes discuss the customs and traditions of Chinese New Year.
Call Number: E Lin
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 21, 2019
Judi Curtin
Format: eBook
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Tara Taylor Quinn
Description: "When Nolan Forte returns to Austin a year after a yuletide romance, he is shocked to learn he is a father. He wants to do right by his beautiful baby girl--and her sweet mama, Lizzie Sullivan. But when he reveals his real name is Nolan Fortune, all bets are off. Lizzie doesn't trust men with money. Maybe some Christmas magic can convince her that she, Nolan and Stella are already rich in what matters!"--back cover.
Call Number: FIC Qui
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Rebecca Tova Ben-Zvi, Susanna Natti
Call Number: J 296.4 Ben
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Joanna Campbell Slan
Description: "Super-crafter Kiki Lowenstein is cramming as much into the ho-ho-holiday season as she can. But Kiki's ambitious plans come to a crashing halt when her student, Eudora Field, drops death at the star of one of Kiki's community center classes"--Back cover.
Call Number: FIC Sla
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Kelley Taylor
Description: "Easy, affordable ideas to fill your house with holiday cheer throughout the year!"--Cover.
Format: eBook
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Format: eBook
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Jill Shalvis
Description: It's Christmastime again in Heartbreaker Bay! When Sean O'Riley shows up at the Hartford Bed & Breakfast for his older brother's bachelor weekend, he's just hoping to make it through the weekend. What he's not expecting is to come face to face with the woman he lost his virginity to a decade ago—a woman he's never really forgotten. The last time Lotti Hartford saw Sean, she told him she loved him while he said nothing. Now, ten years later, she's just looking for a good time. For once, she wants to be the wild and free one, and Sean – the good time guy – is the perfect candidate. But as the weekend continues, Sean realizes that after a lifetime of being the hook-up king, he's ready to find happily-ever-after, and he wants it with Lotti. But will she open her heart to him again? As Christmas sweeps through the little B&B, he can only hope love and magic are in the air.
Format: eBook
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Jenny Rosenstrach, Victoria Granof
Description: A warm and inviting guide with more than one hundred time-tested recipes and a host of inspiring ideas for turning birthdays, holidays, and everyday occasions into cherished traditions. "Families crave rituals," says Jenny Rosenstrach, not just the big celebrations--but the little ones we may not even realize are rituals. Whether simple or elaborate, daily or annually, these rituals all serve the same purpose: to bring comfort, connection, and meaning to everyday family life. The recipes ideas and menus all translate to prime quality time with the family. How to Celebrate Everything helps families slow down, capture the moments that matter--and eat well while doing it.--From statement provided by publisher.
Call Number: 641.568 Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Annie Harper, Killian B. Gracious Living magazine says it must be a live tree Brewer, Pene. True north Henson, Erin (Novelist). Last call at the Casa Blanca Bar & Grille Finnegan, Lilah. Halfway home Suzanne
Call Number: FIC If
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Joan Nathan, Joan. Jewish holiday kitchen Nathan, Joan. Jewish holiday baker Nathan
Format: Book
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Patrice M. Johnson
Description: Christmas traditions, particularly those involving food, often honor our ancestors. Throughout the Midwest where Swedish immigrants settled, the dishes placed on the julbord (Christmas table) tell stories about who we are, where we come from, where we are heading, and what we eat.
Call Number: 641.568 Joh
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
1965- Brom
Description: When he stumbles upon a magical bag that belongs to Krampus, the Lord of Yule and the dark enemy of Santa Claus, struggling songwriter Jesse gets an unexpected chance to save his daughter and his own broken dreams, and return magic to Boone County, West Virginia.
Call Number: FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Hazel Gaynor, Heather Webb
Description: "August 1914. England is at war. As Evie Elliott watches her brother, Will, and his best friend, Thomas Harding, depart for the front, she believes--as everyone does--that it will be over by Christmas, when the trio plan to celebrate the holiday among the romantic cafes of Paris. But as history tells us, it all happened so differently. Evie and Thomas experience a very different war. Frustrated by life as a privileged young lady, Evie longs to play a greater part in the conflict--but how?--and as Thomas struggles with the unimaginable realities of war he also faces personal battles back home where War Office regulations on press reporting cause trouble at his father's newspaper business. Through their letters, Evie and Thomas share their greatest hopes and fears--and grow ever fonder from afar. Can love flourish amid the horror of the First World War, or will fate intervene? Christmas 1968. With failing health, Thomas returns to Paris--a cherished packet of letters in hand--determined to lay to rest the ghosts of his past. But one final letter is waiting for him."--Amazon.com.
Call Number: FIC Gay
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle
Description: When a huge blizzard hits, Gracetown is completely snowed in. But even though it's cold outside, things are heating up inside, proving that the holiday season is magical when it comes to love. These three interconnected tales captures all the spirit of the holiday season.
Format: eBook
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Anna Dewdney
Description: Llama Llama becomes overwhelmed as Christmas preparations progress, until his mother reminds him of the real gift the holiday brings.
Call Number: E Dew
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 21, 2019
Ilene Cooper, Royce Fitzgerald
Description: With still unnamed twin baby sisters at home, Bobby, owner of a boisterous pet beagle, is worried that his parents will have no time to celebrate Christmas.
Call Number: J FIC Coo
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Kim Johnson, Johnny Heller, Simon Vance
Description: In 1978, Kim "Howard" Johnson ran away to join the circus--Monty Python's Flying Circus, that is. The Pythons converged on Tunisia to film their timeless classic, Life of Brian, and Howard found himself in the thick of it, doubling for nearly all the Pythons, playing more roles in the film than John Cleese, and managing to ruin only one shot. He became the unit journalist, substitute still photographer, Roman soldier, peasant, double, near-stalker, and, ultimately, friend and confidant of the comedy legends. He also kept a detailed journal of what he saw and heard, on set and off, throughout those six weeks. The result is a unique eyewitness account that reveals the Pythons at work and at play in a way that nothing else written about them could do. Even the most diehard fans will get a fresh take on the comedy greats through some never-before-revealed nuggets of Python brilliance.--From publisher description.
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Leslie Meier
Call Number: LP FIC Mei
Format: Large Print
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney
Description: While investigating a mystery on New Year's Eve, four friends encounter a big surprise.
Call Number: J FIC Roy
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Susan Stamberg, National Public Radio (U.S.), HighBridge Audio (Firm)
Description: National Public Radio's presents holiday classics. From David Sedaris' narrative on playing Santa's little helper at Macy's, to Baxter Black's apt description of the Christmas cookie no one could eat, these stories are both refreshing and nostalgic.
Format: eAudiobook
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Sharon Kahn
Call Number: FIC Kah
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 21, 2019
Martin Edwards, Martin Edwards, Arthur Conan Doyle, E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung, Arnold Bennett
Call Number: FIC Res
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark
Description: Embarking on a mystery seminar cruise during the holiday season, amateur sleuth Alvirah, private detective Regan, and their family members find their voyage overshadowed by a ghost spotting, the disappearance of a fan, and an unexpected storm.
Call Number: FIC Cla
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
R. L Stine
Description: In order to throw his New Year's Eve party, Ray promises not to scare his younger brother Brandon with his ventriloquist dummy Slappy, but when strange, mean-spirited things start happening, Ray suspects Slappy of foul play.
Call Number: J FIC Sti
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Nancy Tuminelly
Description: From "Chinese New Year Munch" to "Christmas Gumdrop Bars," this book presents step-by-step instructions for nine holiday treats.
Format: eBook
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Mike Berenstain
Description: Presents forty recipes for holiday foods, including sweetheart chocolate cake for Valentine's Day and cozy hot cocoa for Christmas.
Call Number: J 641.568 Ber
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Asma Mobin-Uddin, Laura Jacobsen
Description: Aneesa and her grandmother come up with a plan to help two girls who are refugees celebrate Eid in America.
Call Number: E Mob
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 21, 2019
Lucy (Novelist) Foley
Description: During the languid days of the Christmas break, a group of thirtysomething friends from Oxford meet to welcome in the New Year together, a tradition they began as students ten years ago. For this vacation, they've chosen an idyllic and isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands--the perfect place to get away and unwind by themselves. They arrive on December 30th, just before a historic blizzard seals the lodge off from the outside world. But after a decade, the weight of secret resentments has grown too heavy for the group's tenuous nostalgia to bear. Amid the boisterous revelry of New Year's Eve, the cord holding them together snaps. On New Year's Day, one of them is dead, and another of them did it.
Call Number: FIC Fol
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper, Daisy. Stella the star fairy Meadows, Daisy. Holly the Christmas fairy Meadows, Daisy. Gabriella the Snow Kingdom fairy Meadows
Description: The holidays have lost their shimmer. There's trouble in Fairyland. Jack Frost is up to his old tricks. Now the fairies are missing their special holiday magic. Will the holly-jolly holidays be changed forever? Or can Rachel and Kirsty help Holly, Stella, Gabriella, and Paige save the day?
Format: eBook
Date Added: May 22, 2020
Wendy Pfeffer, Jesse Reisch
Description: Describes how and why daylight grows shorter as winter approaches, the effect of shorter days on animals and people, and how the winter solstice has been celebrated throughout history. Includes activities.
Call Number: E Pfe
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 21, 2019
Call Number: SC Wor
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Stacy Connelly
Description: Workaholic Evie McClaren will do anything to prevent the sale of her family's hotel. Even fake a holiday romance! Wealthy charmer - and prospective buyer - Griffin James seems delighted to play along... providing steamy, realistic PDAs under the mistletoe. Wait. Was that last kiss real? All Evie wants for Christmas is the Hillcrest House Hotel. And all Griffin wants... is Evie by his side - for real.
Call Number: FIC Con
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
Jennifer Castle
Description: Teens Kendall and Max witness a tragic accident during the holidays and, racked with guilt, accept a dare to perform seven random acts of kindness to strangers by New Year's Eve.
Call Number: YA FIC Cas
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
B. B Haywood
Description: As the town of Cape Willington prepares for their annual autumn festival, Candy Holliday, running this year's haunted hay ride, must find out who turned her holiday attraction into a real-life horror show when she discovers a dead body near some fake tombstones.
Call Number: FIC Hay
Format: Book
Date Added: Nov 25, 2019
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