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Spool of blue thread

A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD / Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler is back, as wonderful as ever.  The novel is about the Whitshank family – no different or quirkier than many other families.      Abby and Red Whitshank worry about their children, especially their one “problem” child, but as they age, their four children start to worry about them, and their ability to stay in […]

 
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THE HYPNOTIST / Lars Kepler

A savage attack on a Stockholm family instantly draws you into this thriller that has been compared to Stieg Larsson’s novels. Three family members are murdered in their home and a 15 year old son barely survives the attack with multiple stab wounds. Across town, his father, a sports referee, is also found dead. Police […]

 
All he ever wanted

ALL HE EVER WANTED / Anita Shreve

Nicholas Van Tassel is a very priggish academic who falls madly in love with the young, mysterious Etna Bliss. Their courtship begins when he rescues her and her aunt from a New Hampshire hotel fire in the early 1900’s. After a lengthy courtship, Nicholas and Etna marry despite her frank admission that she does not […]

 
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Romantic Music

  Check out a selection of  our CDs that feature romantic love songs by popular music artists  —   My funny valentine / Chet Baker CD 781.65 BAK , Love songs /Marlene Dietrich CD 781.63 DIE , My love  / Céline Dion  CD 781.63 DIO , The very best of Dan Fogelberg/ Dan Fogelberg   CD 781.63 FOG , At Last […]

 
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MICHAEL L. PRINTZ AWARD WINNER

Look for copies of these titles in the Teen Fiction Collection.  Copies may also be available in audiobook, ebook and downloadable audio formats.  Check the Library catalog for complete holdings.  2013 Winner:  In Darkness by Nick Lake In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is […]