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Lucky Us : A Novel

By Amy Bloom
Audiobook

Bloom has been nominated for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and this is her second novel. In Ohio...»

By Christy, Adult Services
10/3/14 | Audiobooks

Kill Your Darlings

DVD

Kill Your Darlings is an atmospheric look at the beginnings of the Beat Generation, focused on the early years that Allen Ginsberg and...»

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By Susan, Adult Services
10/2/14 | DVDs

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By Rainbow Rowell
Book

This book was so funny, I almost forgot to go to work one day [I’m easily distracted].»

Tailing a Tabby

By Laurie Cass
Book

Minnie and Eddie are back! In book two of this “cozy mystery” series, Minnie and Eddie are on the bookmobile when a woman...»

The Quick : a novel

By Lauren Owen
Book

This is a quietly powerful Gothic love story about vampires and vampire-killers set in Victorian London (1892), the era when Dracula...»

I Am Pilgrim

By Terry Hayes
Book

Scott Murphy is a retired federal agent  who just can’t stay retired.  He is drawn to a murder in New York which is a...»

Lucky Us : A Novel

By Amy Bloom
Audiobook

Bloom has been nominated for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and this is her second novel. In Ohio...»

Kill Your Darlings

DVD

Kill Your Darlings is an atmospheric look at the beginnings of the Beat Generation, focused on the early years that Allen Ginsberg and...»

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Chestnut Street

By Maeve Binchy

Across town from St. Jarlath’s Crescent, featured in Minding Frankie, is Chestnut Street, where neighbors come and go. Behind their closed doors we encounter very different people with different life circumstances, occupations, and sensibilities.

The Target

By David Baldacci

Earl Fontaine, a terminally ill Alabama death row prisoner, plans one last killing that will personally affect Robie and his fellow agent, Jessica Reel. Meanwhile Evan Tucker, the head of the CIA, recommends Robie and Reel for a mission to assassinate a foreign leader.

The Invisible Woman

Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.

Detroit Unleaded

An ambitious Lebanese-American youth is forced to take over his family's gas station after his father's death.

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2013 Prize for Nonfiction
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Newbery Medal
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Caldecott Medal
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