Book Club Kits

If you have a book club and are looking for multiple copies of a new title, consider checking out one of our BOOK CLUB KITS. They come with 5 or 6 copies of a book; a packet including discussion questions, reviews, and author biographies; and a 6-week check-out period. Give us a call 733-2964, or email us at tfpl@twinfallspubliclibrary.org. (P.S. – Also available through Interlibrary Loan!)

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1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina by Chris Rose

A journalist offers a collection of his columns detailing his own experiences living through Hurricane Katrina, the stories of other city inhabitants, and the struggle to rebuild in the wake of destruction, tragedy, and death. (6 copies)

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13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson

When seventeen-year-old Ginny receives a packet of mysterious envelopes from her favorite aunt, she leaves New Jersey to criss-cross Europe on a sort of scavenger hunt that transforms her life. (5 copies)

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The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

Confined to a nursing home and about to turn 100, Allan Karlsson, who has a larger-than-life back story as an explosives expert, climbs out of the window in his slippers and embarks on an unforgettable adventure involving thugs, a murderous elephant and a very friendly hot dog stand operator. (6 copies)

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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie NEW

Ten houseguests, trapped on an isolated island, are the prey of a diabolical killer. A famous nursery rhyme is framed and hung in every room of the mansion – when the houseguests realize that murders are occurring as described in the rhyme, terror mounts. (5 copies)

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Ashfall by Mike Mullin

After the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano destroys his city and its surroundings, 15-year-old Alex must journey to find his family, trying to survive in a transformed landscape and a new society in which all the old rules of living have vanished. (5 copies)

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Astoria & Empire by James P. Ronda

Details John Jacob Astor’s attempt to establish a Northwest fur-trading empire, including the exploration of Southern Idaho, and the struggle among Britain, Spain, and the U.S. for control of the region.* (6 copies)

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The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket NEW

After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. (6 copies)

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Basin and Range by John McPhee

McPhee traces the geologic history of the region extending from eastern Utah to eastern California, juxtaposes descriptions of this terrain as it was eons ago with its contemporary features, and examines the plate tectonics revolution. (6 copies)

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The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King

When Mary Russell meets famous detective Sherlock Holmes, she discovers that he is also a beekeeper. Soon she finds herself on the trail of kidnappers and discovers a plot to kill both Holmes and herself. (5 copies)

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Beginner’s Greek by James Collins

Falling hopelessly in love with a woman whose contact information he loses, Peter Russell perpetuates a series of events involving a woman’s complicated marriage to a man in love with someone else, a man’s debauchery, and an evil boss. (6 copies)

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The Blight Way by Patrick F. McManus

Idaho sheriff Bo Tully’s hopes about a rekindled romance with his high-school sweetheart are challenged by his father’s upcoming seventy-fifth birthday celebration and a ranch murder involving numerous possible suspects. (5 copies)

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Blood Harvest by S. J. Bolton

Something isn’t quite right in Heptonclough, including the mysterious accidental deaths of three toddlers over the last ten years. It is not until Tom Fletcher’s siblings, two-year-old Milly and five-year-old Joe Fletcher, go missing in turn that the little village’s evil secret turns his family’s dreams of an English paradise into a nightmare. (6 copies)

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Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Commissioned to build a machine that will promote gold-rush land-breaking efforts between Civil War-era Seattle and Alaska, inventor Leviticus Blue inadvertently triggers the release of a deadly gas that transforms people into the living dead, a situation that prompts his teenage son to restore the family reputation years later. (6 copies)

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Born to Run: a Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall

McDougall reveals the secrets of the world’s greatest distance runners–the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon, Mexico–and how he trained for the challenge of a fifty-mile race through the heart of Tarahumara country pitting the tribe against an odd band of super-athletic Americans. (7 copies)

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Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler

During a ninety-mile drive to her best friend’s husband’s funeral, Maggie and her husband, Ira, recall and reevaluate the details of their twenty-eight-year marriage. (5 copies)

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Catch Me if You Can: The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit!  by Frank W. Abagnale, Jr.

A former confidence man and master impostor recounts his crimes, captures, escapes, and imprisonment, in a firsthand account of his international exploits. (5 copies)

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The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Private investigator Cormoran Strike has a day he’ll not soon forget. The 35-year-old, who lost a leg in Afghanistan, spends the night in his bare-bones London office after a relationship-ending fight with his girlfriend. That morning, he sports a cut on his face (she threw an ashtray) as he rushes out the door, barreling into a new temp secretary he can’t afford, almost sending her down a staircase. The forgiving temp, Robin, quickly proves useful when they get a case: a famous young model supposedly jumped from the top of her penthouse apartment, but her brother believes she was murdered. Entering the realm of the mega-rich, Strike and Robin question celebrities and fashionistas, trying to uncover the truth. (5 copies)

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The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and French cryptologist Sophie Neveu work to solve the murder of an elderly curator of the Louvre, a case which leads to clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci and a centuries-old secret society. (6 copies)

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Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg

Daisy Fay Harper turns 17 during the 1950s, and her experiences evoke the time in the deep South of strapless net evening gowns and Red Ryder. (5 copies)

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Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town by Paul Theroux

The author recounts his odyssey down the length of Africa, from Cairo to South Africa, describing the bad food, many delays, discomforts, and dangers of his trip, along with the people and places of the real Africa. (6 copies)

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Defending Jacob: a novel by William Landay

Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. He is respected in his community, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But when a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next. His fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student. (6 copies)

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The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean

The periodic table of the elements is a treasure trove of passion, adventure, obsession, and betrayal. These tales follow carbon, neon, silicon, gold, and all the elements in the table as they play out their parts in human history. (6 copies)

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The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

The incredible true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together. (7 copies)

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Echo Park by Michael Connelly

Detective Harry Bosch, now in the Open-unsolved Unit, receives a call from the DA telling him a serial killer has confessed to several murders. Harry must interview the man about a case he couldn’t crack involving the murder of a 22-year-old woman whose body was never found. (5 copies)

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Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

Recounts what happens when the citizens of an island must rely on all their ingenuity to communicate in an increasingly limited language when the government progressively bans letters from the alphabet. (6 copies)

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Enchantment by Orson Scott Card

Follows one man from ninth-century Russia to present-day America as he struggles to rescue a princess and her kingdom, find true love, and overcome the blackest of evil. (6 copies)

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Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles

Follows Adair, the daughter of modest farmers in the Missouri Ozarks, who is wrongly accused of enemy collaboration by the Union militia, as she falls in love with her interrogator and embarks on a periloous journey to find her family. (6 copies)

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En~The Faith Club: A Muslim, a Christian, a Jew – Three Women Search for Understanding by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner

Traces how three American women of different faiths worked together to understand one another while identifying the connections between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, during which they openly discussed the issues that divided them. (5 copies)

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A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway NEW

The epic love story of American ambulance driver Frederic Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley, drawn together yet torn apart by the tides of war in Italy during the First World War. (6 copies)

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Feed by M.T. Anderson NEW

In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a boy meets an unusual girl who is in serious trouble.(6 copies)

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Finn by Jon Clinch

A novel inspired by Mark Twain’s classic tales explores the mysterious life and strange death of Huckleberry Finn’s infamous father, describing Finn’s fearsome father, the Judge; his brother, the sickly, sycophantic Will; and young Huck. (6 copies)

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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg NEW

Claudia and her brother run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she sees a statue so beautiful, she must identify its sculptor. To find out, she must visit the statue’s former owner, the elderly Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. (6 copies)

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Gifts of Heritage: Pioneer Portraits by Donna Scott and ZoeAnn Shaub

A collection of stories about the pioneers who settled the Magic Valley. * (6 copies)

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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family’s nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities. (6 copies)

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Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner

At first my eyes wouldn’t make sense of the letters. Finally, they unscrambled. Loving a Larger Woman, said the headline, by Bruce Guberman. Bruce Guberman had been my boyfriend for just over three years, until we’d decided to take a break three months ago. And the larger woman, I could only assume, was me. (5 copies)

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Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson

After inheriting her uncle’s homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself and encounters some unexpected problems related to the war being fought in Europe. (6 copies)

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A History of the College of Southern Idaho: Meeting Needs and Developing Opportunities by James R. Gentry

Gentry balances interpretation and detail to explain how leaders – sometimes with frustration, often-times with joy – steered the college through social and technical changes to meet needs and develop cultural, economic, and educational opportunities. (From book jacket.) (6 copies)

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A History of the World in Six Glasses by Tom Standage

An offbeat history of the world traces the story of humankind from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century from the perspective of six different drinks–beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and cola–describing their pervasive influence during pivotal eras of world history, from humankind’s adoption of agriculture to the advent of globalization. (6 copies)

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The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and run-down tenements, and she tries to rise above the hopelessness. (6 copies)

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In the Middle and on the Edge: the Twin Falls Region of Idaho by James R. Gentry

Gentry recounts the history and development of Twin Falls from its beginnings through 1990. * (6 copies)

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The Inextinguishable Symphony by Martin Goldsmith

An account of two Jewish musicians who fell in love while playing for Frankfort’s Kulturbund orchestra, which served as a haven for persecuted Jews and as a Nazi propoganda tool, describes how love maintained through the horrors of the Third Reich. (6 copies)

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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

Presents the real-life case of Ron Williamson, a mentally ill former baseball player who was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for the 1982 murder of a 21-year-old woman in his Oklahoma hometown. (5 copies)

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The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Encompassing two generations and a rich blend of Chinese and American history, the story of four struggling, strong women also reveals their daughter’s memories and feelings. (6 copies)

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded, August 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester

Considers the global impact of the 1883 eruption of the Krakatoa volcano, documenting its cause of an immense tsunami that killed 40,000 people, its impact on the weather for several years, and its role in anti-Western Islamic fundamentalism. (5 copies)

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Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig NEW

Rejected by his domineering great aunt during the summer of 1951, imaginative eleven-year-old Donal travels back to his ailing grandmother’s home accompanied by his German great uncle while experiencing haphazard adventures along the way. (6 copies)

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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson

The author describes his all-American childhood growing up as a member of the baby boom generation in the heart of Iowa, detailing his rich fantasy life as a superhero known as the Thunderbolt Kid and his remarkably normal 1950s family life. (6 copies)

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The Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Possessing encyclopedia-like intelligence, unusual zookeeper’s son Pi Patel sets sail for America, but when the ship sinks, he escapes on a life boat and is lost at sea with a dwindling number of animals until only he and a hungry Bengal tiger remain. (6 copies)

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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann

Interweaves the story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who vanished during a 1925 expedition into the Amazon, with the author’s own quest to uncover the mysteries surrounding Fawcett’s final journey and the secrets of what lies deep in the Amazon jungle. (6 copies)

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The Lost Madonna by Kelly Jones

Returning to Florence, Suzanne Cunningham is determined to find out what happened to a priceless painting from her past, and to the man who forever changed her destiny. (6 copies)

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Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Fermina Daza and Florentino Ariza consummate their passion at the beginning of the 20th century after having waited over 50 years. (6 copies)

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The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Looking down from heaven, 14-year-old Susie Salmon recounts her rape and murder and watches her family as they cope with their grief and “the lovely bones” growing around her absence. (5 copies)

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Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the village of St. Mary, England, until his brother’s death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. But will their relationship survive in a society that considers Ali a foreigner? (7 copies)

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The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

A murder involves Sam Spade in a dangerous search for a valuable statue. (5 copies)

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The Mango Season by Amulya Malladi

While visiting her family in India, Priya plans on announcing her engagement to an American man, but upon her arrival she learns that her parents have selected a husband for her and must choose between her own desires and her parents’ wishes. (5 copies)

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Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork

Marcelo Sandoval, a 17-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of a corporate law firm. (7 copies)

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Matilda by Roald Dahl NEW

Child genius, Matilda, applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security. (6 copies)

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Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr

Set on four continents, Anthony Doerr’s stories are about memory, the source of meaning and coherence in our lives, and the fragile thread that connects us to ourselves and to others. (6 copies)

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: a Savannah Story by John Berendt

Tells the true story of the murder of the local bad boy in the opulent mansion of a gay antiques dealer in charming Old South Savannah, Georgia. (5 copies)

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The Moon in Our Hands by Thomas Dyja

Recruited in 1918 to work for the NAACP, Walter White – a light-skinned African American man who can pass for white – is sent undercover to investigate a lynching, all the while confronted with personal issues of identity. (5 copies)

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My Antonia by Willa Cather NEW

The stories of an orphaned boy from Virginia, Jim Burden, and the elder daughter in a family of Bohemian immigrants, Ántonia Shimerda, who are each brought as children to Nebraska towards the end of the 19th century. (7 copies)

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My Dear I Wanted to Tell You by Louisa Young

The lives of two very different couples–an officer and his aristocratic wife and a young soldier and his childhood sweetheart–are irrevocably intertwined and forever changed in this WWI epic of love and war. (6 copies)

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My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Conceived to provide a bone marrow match for her leukemia-stricken sister, teenage Anna begins to question her moral obligations in light of countless medical procedures and decides to fight for the right to make decisions about her own body. (6 copies)

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Night by Elie Wiesel

The narrative of a boy who lived through Auschwitz and Buchenwald provide a short and terrible indictment of modern humanity. (5 copies)

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Returning to his childhood home in the English countryside for a funeral, the unnamed middle-aged narrator of this haunting, lyrical fable finds himself drawn to an ordinary-looking farmhouse that’s anything but. As long-buried memories surface, he recalls events that occurred at Hempstock Farm when he was seven. When the malevolent Ursula Monkton insinuates herself into the fabric of his close-knit family, the farm’s inhabitants, especially 11-year-old Lettie, offer their friendship and later their protection to the lonely, abused boy. However, their aid comes at a price, requiring a sacrifice he’s unprepared to make. – Description by Gillian Speace (5 copies)

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Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

At the edge of the continent, in the small town of Crosby, Maine, lives Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher who deplores the changes in her town and in the world at large but doesn’t always recognize the changes in those around her. (7 copies)

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Open Season by C. J. Box

As Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett races against time to save an endangered species, he finds himself plunged into a deadly mystery that soon threatens his family and the life he loves. (5 copies)

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi

The great-granddaughter of Iran’s last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran in a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contraditions between public and private life. (6 copies)

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 The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster NEW

A bored young boy, Milo, drives his small electric car through a toy tollbooth and finds himself in the Land Beyond. A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom. (6 copies)

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Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Set in twelfth-century England, this epic of kings and peasants juxtaposes the building of a magnificent church with the violence and treachery that often characterized the Middle Ages. (6 copies)

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Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren NEW

The escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey–but without any parents–at the edge of a Swedish village. (6 copies)

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Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin

A stunning, deeply moving story of a family’s search for their missing mother, and their discovery of the desires, heartaches and secrets they never realized she harbored within. (6 copies)

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The Quickening by Michelle Hoover

With the coming of the Great Depression to the upper Midwest, two farmer’s wives are pitted against one another, exposing the dark secrets they hide and triggering a series of events that will unravel their friendship–and their families. (6 copies)

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The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

The story of Dinah, a tragic character from the Bible whose great love, a prince, is killed by her brother, leaving her alone and pregnant. The novel traces her life from childhood to death, in the process examining sexual and religious practices of the day, and what it meant to be a woman. (6 copies)

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The Road by Cormac McCarthy

In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape, struggling to survive and preserve the last remnants of their own humanity. (6 copies)

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Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson

A tale set in the near future finds the world thrown into chaos by rebelling artificial intelligences under the leadership of a murderous technology called Archos that kills its creator and takes over the global network, triggering an unprecedented united front among all human cultures. (6 copies)

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The Rosie Project by Graeme C. Simsion

A socially awkward genetics professor who has never been on a second date sets out to find the perfect wife, but instead finds Rosie Jarman, a fiercely independent barmaid who is on a quest to find her biological father. (6 copies)

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The Round House by Louise Erdrich

When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, fourteen-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family. (6 copies)

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Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan

A collection of tales about modern African children in crisis includes “An Ex-Mas Feast,” in which an eight-year-old child shares in his family’s sacrifices to obtain enough food and enable his education. (7 copies)

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

The author retraces the journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, owner, and jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend. (5 copies, including 1 audiobook)

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The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

After her “stand-in mother,” a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters. (6 copies)

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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

A boy named Daniel selects a novel from a library of rare books, enjoying it so much that he searches for the rest of the author’s works, only to discover that someone is destroying every book the author has ever written. (6 copies)

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Silver Like Dust by Kimi Cunningham Grant NEW

Relates how the author rejected her Japanese heritage until learning the details of her grandmother’s time in a Japanese internment camp along with 112,000 other Japanese Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. (7 copies)

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Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

A look inside the world of forensics examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavors, including research into new surgical procedures, space exploration, and a Tennessee human decay research facility. (5 copies)

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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate Summerscale

In June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom of an outdoor privy with his throat slit. The crime horrified all England and led to a national obsession with detection, ironically destroying, in the process, the career of perhaps the greatest detective in the land, Jonathan Whicher of Scotland Yard. (6 copies)

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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

11-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, finds a dead bird on the doorstep of her family’s mansion in the summer of 1950, propelling her into an investigation into a man’s murder where her father is the main suspect. (5 copies)

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Sycamore Row by John Grisham

When a wealthy man hangs himself and leaves his fortune to his black maid, Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a controversial trial that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history. (6 copies)

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A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

A story of the French Revolution and the horror of the guillotine, and a tale about a young orphan who aspires to life above his station.* (6 copies)

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Tell No One by Harlan Coben

It’s been eight years since Dr. David Beck’s wife, Elizabeth, was murdered by a serial killer. When Beck receives a message containing a phrase only Elizabeth should know, he falls apart. Either someone is playing a sick joke, or his wife is still alive. After being warned to tell no one, Beck sets out in a desparate search which leads him toward a deadly secret. (5 copies)

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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Scout’s father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman in a small Alabama town during the 1930s. (6 copies)

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True Grit by Charles Portis

With her papa’s pistol tied to her saddlehorn and a supersized ration of audacity, fourteen-year-old Mattie Ross sets out to avenge her father’s murder. (5 copies)

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Vanished Smile: the Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa by R.A. Scotti

Reopens the case of one of the most perplexing art thefts ever committed–the still unsolved mystery of the disappearance of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” from the Louvre on August 21, 1911. (6 copies)

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Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin

An eccentric cast of characters populates the autobiography of a young girl who roots for the Brooklyn Dodgers with her father, while her mother suffers from a debilitating illness. (7 copies)

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Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

It’s the Depression Era and Jacob, finding himself parentless and penniless, joins the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth, where he meets the freaks, grifters, and misfits that populate this world, as well as Marlena, its beautiful equestrian star. (5 copies)

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A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy

Follows the efforts of a woman who turns a coastal Ireland mansion into a holiday resort and receives an assortment of first guests who throughout the course of a week share laughter and the heartache of respective challenges. (5 copies)

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The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin NEW

The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance. (6 copies)

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The Widower’s Tale by Julia Glass

Enjoying an active but lonely rural life, 70-year-old Percy haplessly allows a progressive preschool to move into his barn and transform his quiet home into a lively, youthful community that compels him to reexamine the choices he made in the decades after his wife’s death.

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