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ship of brides

The ship of brides / Jojo Moyes

Moyes wrote and published this book in England some time ago, but it  just recently has been published for the first time in the United States.  It is the story of the war brides of Australia who are transported on a British aircraft carrier to England to reconnect with their husbands in 1946 after World War […]

 
stardust

A touch of stardust / Kate Alcott

Margaret Mitchell spent a great deal of time writing Gone With the Wind.  David O. Selznick dedicated over one year of his life piecing together the film that would win 9 Academy Awards.  Kate Alcott delves into the making of Gone With the Wind with care and respect.  Julie, a young and aspiring screen writer, […]

 
station eleven

Station eleven / Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel is a thought provoking book, in that, it asks what our response would be if the world as we know it changes dramatically.  So think no Internet, no electricity, no readily available food, no gasoline, etc.   A “flu” wipes out 99% of the population in a very quick  and […]

 
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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 […]

 
in-darkness

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 […]