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Read about these historical events in August. Jefferson Morley Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835   Erica Reischer Never a Dull Moment: 1971, The Year that Rock Exploded   Buzz Bissinger Three Nights in August: Strategy,......

It’s Always the Husband by Michele Campbell   Summary: Kate, Aubrey, and Jenny first met as college roommates and soon became inseparable, despite being as different as three women can be. Kate was beautiful, wild, wealthy, and damaged. Aubrey, on financial aid, came from a broken......

The Heirs by Susan Rieger Summary: Brilliantly wrought, incisive, and stirring, The Heirs tells the story of an upper-crust Manhattan family coming undone after the death of their patriarch    Six months after Rupert Falkes dies, leaving a grieving widow and five adult sons, an unknown woman sues......

Travel to foreign climes with these fictional accounts.    Maxine Beneba Clarke Foreign Soil   Emily Robbins A Word for Love Andrea Dunlop Losing the Light If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!  ...

The Play of Death by Oliver Potzsch Summary:  It is 1670 and Simon Fronwieser is in the town of Oberammergau to bring his seven-year-old son to boarding school. As he bids his boy a tearful farewell, news comes of a shocking murder: the man who was......

Dive into these true waters   Diana Nyad Find A Way   Amanda Beard In the Water They Can’t See You Cry James Nestor Deep...

Enjoy these looks at weddings Therese Oneill Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners   Jamie Lee Weddiculous: An Unfiltered Guide to Being a Bride Meg Keene A Practical Wedding Planner If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or......

Two of the Deadliest edited by Elizabeth George Summary: There are seven deadly sins, and in this superb anthology, edited by Elizabeth George, some of the most able and original purveyors of crime fiction explore Two of the Deadliest. These “New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder......

Be a passenger with the drivers in these fictional books.     Charles Todd Racing the Devil Christopher Buehlman The Suicide Motor Club Erin McCarthy Final Lap If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Learn more about these drivers. Janet Guthrie Janet Guthrie: A Life at Full Throttle Darrell Waltrip Sundays Will Never Be theSame Joe Garner Jeff Gordon: His Dream, Drive and Destiny If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library......

In May 1928, Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Celebrate Earhart’s life and accomplishments with these books. Dave Horner The Earhart Enigma   Kay Bailey Hutchison American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country Ann Shen Bad......

All of these authors have something in their name. Can you guess what it is?  Louisa May Alcott A Long Fatal Love Chase   Gerald G. May The Dark Night of the Soul May Pang Instamatic Karma: The Photographs of John Lennon If you want......

At the HeART of Tipton event Saturday in downtown Tipton, the new mural on the wall of the Diana Theater will be unveiled. Here are some books about murals.  John C. Carlisle A Simple and Vital Design: The Story of the Indiana Post Office Murals......

Bring some flowers inside! Ariella Chezar The Flower Workshop Clinton Smith The Romance of Flowers Michael George Simple Elegant Flowers If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Buried by C. J. Carmichael Summary: Justice is overdue in the coastal town of Twisted Cedars where two unsolvedmysteries lay buried in the past. Over thirty years ago a series of murders targeting Oregon librarians was never solved. Now someone with inside knowledge is feeding clues......

Fictional how-to books. Emma Chapman How To Be a Good Wife   Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus How To Be a Grown-Up Ashton Lee How To Be Single If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Enjoy these tales of librarians. Stephen King Four Past Midnight   Charlie Lovett The Lost Book of the Grail   Ashton Lee The Reading Circle   If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

These fictional books explore the relationship among single fathers and their children.   Keith Stuart A Boy Made of Blocks   Diane Chamberlain The Good Father Ivan Doig The Bartender’s Tale If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the......

Interested in helping others out? Here are some nonfiction books that might get your ideas flowing.   Jacqueline Novogratz The Blue Sweater   Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn A Path Appears   Robert D. Lupton Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They......

The Undesired by Yrsa Sigurdardottir Summary: Aldis hates her job working in a juvenile detention center in rural Iceland. The boys are difficult, the owners are unpleasant, and there are mysterious noises at night. And then two of the boys go astray . . . Decades......

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life by Helen Czerski Summary: A physicist explains daily phenomena from the mundane to the magisterial. Take a look up at the stars on a clear night and you get a sense that the universe is vast and......

The Information Officer by Mark Mills   Summary: In the summer of 1942, Max Chadwick is the British officer charged with manipulating the news on Malta to bolster the population’s fragile esprit de corps, as the small windswept island endures relentless Axis air raids. The fiercely......

Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse Summary: Hannah has always been wary of commitment, but when she meets Mark, a fellow Brit, one hot New York summer, her ideas change. Within months, they are married, and she has moved back to London to be with him,......

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson   Summary: The author of the wildly popular The Kind Worth Killing returns with an electrifying and downright Hitchcockian psychological thriller—as tantalizing as the cinema classics Rear Window and Wait Until Dark—involving a young woman caught in a vise of voyeurism, betrayal, manipulation, and murder.......

The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body’s Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You by Sylvia Tara   Summary: This groundbreaking work of practical, popular science reveals that fat is much smarter than we think. Fat is an obsession, a dirty......

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live by Marlene Zuk   Summary: We evolved to eat berries rather than bagels, to live in mud huts rather than condos, to sprint barefoot rather than play football―or did we? Are our bodies......

Meet some fictional IRS agents – more entertaining than taxing. David Foster Wallace The Pale King Julie Garwood Sweet Talk Erich Wurster The Coaster If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Patient H. M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets by Luke Dittrich Summary: In 1953, a twenty-seven-year-old factory worker named Henry Molaison—who suffered from severe epilepsy—received a radical new version of the then-common lobotomy, targeting the most mysterious structures in the brain. The operation......

The Baker Street Letters by Michael Robertson   Summary: First in a spectacular new series about two brother lawyers who lease offices on London’s Baker Street–and begin receiving mail addressed to Sherlock Holmes In Los Angeles, a geological surveyor maps out a proposed subway route―and then......

These cozy mysteries are cooking with murder. Christine DeSmet Five-Alarm Fudge   Joanne Fluke Carrot Cake Murder B. B. Haywood Town in a Lobster Stew If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Two Days Gone by Randall Silvis Summary: The perfect family. The perfect house. The perfect life. All gone now. What could cause a man, when all the stars of fortune are shining upon him, to suddenly snap and destroy everything he has built? This is the......

Plantation Shudders by Ellen Byron Summary: Check in for some Southern hospitality in Plantation Shudders, the Cajun Country series debut from Ellen Byron. It’s the end of the summer and Prodigal Daughter Maggie Crozat has returned home to her family’s plantation-turned-bed-and-breakfast in Louisiana. The Crozats have an......

Shane Dawson It Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays Luvvie Ajayi I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual Kate Albrecht A Hot Glue Gun Mess: Funny Stories, Pretty DIY Projects If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World by Abigail Tucker Summary: A lively adventure through history, natural science, and pop culture in search of how cats conquered the world, the Internet, and our hearts. House cats rule back......

Get chilly reading these novels of cold and darkness. Cecilia Ekback Wolf Winter John Farrow The Storm Murders Laura Kasischke Mind of Winter...

Enjoy both the Poldark TV series and the book series that the show is based on. Enter the world of the late 1700s Cornwall and the Poldark family. Poldark First Season DVD Winston Graham Ross Poldark...

The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings that Make Surprising Sense by Danie Menaker Summary: Inspired by his tenure at The New Yorker, this collection of comical, revelatory errors foraged from the wilds of everyday English comes with commentary by the author, illustrations by Roz Chast, and a foreword from Billy......

The Secrets of Wishtide by Kate Saunders Summary: The first in a clever and charming new crime series that will immediately delight all fans of Agatha Christie and Alexander McCall Smith. Mrs. Laetitia Rodd, aged fifty-two, is the widow of an archdeacon. Living in Hampstead with......

Dear Amy by Helen Callaghan Summary: Margot Lewis is a teacher at an exclusive high school in the English university town of Cambridge. In her spare time, she writes an advice column, “Dear Amy”, for the local newspaper. When one of Margot’s students, fifteen-year-old Katie, disappears,......

Survivors Will Be Shot Again by Bill Crider Summary: There’s no such thing as a day off for a sheriff. Even in a small Texas town like Clearview, there’s always something going on for law enforcement. Still, most days don’t involve a run-in with an alligator.......

Escape the chill with these beach reads. Dorothea Benton Frank All Summer Long   Elin Hilderbrand Here’s to Us   Jenny Colgan Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery...

Dogtripping: 25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, and 3 RVs on Our Canine Cross-Country Adventure by David Rosenfelt   Summary: David Rosenfelt’s “Dogtripping” is moving and funny account of a cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundation When mystery writer David......

Summary: When the artist Marianne Glass falls to her death, everyone insists it was a tragic accident. Yet Rowan Winter, once her closest friend, suspects there is more to the story. Ever since she was young, Marianne had paralyzing vertigo. She would never have gone so......

Get some holiday party ideas with these books.   Brandy and Matt Shay Ugly Christmas Sweater Party: Christmas Crafts, Recipes, Activities   Sara Toliver Vintage Christmas Crafts   Gooseberry Patch Christmas For more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Summary: A thrilling, fast-paced novel of romantic suspense from sensational New York Times and USA Todaybestselling author Linda Howard. For Morgan Yancy, an operative and team leader in a paramilitary group, nothing comes before his job. But when he’s ambushed and almost killed, his supervisor is determined to find......

Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior by Jonah Berger Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of Contagious explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make—from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat—in this fascinating and groundbreaking work. If you’re......

Where the Germs Are: A Scientific Safari by Nicholas Bakalar Summary: A guided tour through the strange and sometimes dangerous microscopic world Germs are everywhere–in our intestines and on our skin as well as on kitchen counters, public toilets, doorknobs, and just about everything else. Why......

Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World’s Most Famous Human Fossils by Lydia Pyne  Summary: An irresistible journey of discovery, science, history, and myth making, told through the lives and afterlives of seven famous human ancestors Over the last century, the search for human ancestors has......

Get in the Halloween spirit with these delicious books. Sharon Bowers Ghoulish Goodies   The Chew: A Year of Celebrations   Ree Drummond The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays...

Get in the fall spirit with these pumpkin-themed selections. Leslie Meier Candy Corn Murder Alexander McCall Smith In the Company of Cheerful Ladies Tom Nardone Extreme Pumpkins II If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!  ...

Because I’m Watching by Christina Dodd Summary: She had survived, but she is still held captive… Of her memories, her loneliness, her delusions. But are they truly delusions? The survivor of a college dorm massacre, a woman accused of her lover’s murder, Madeline Hewitson is haunted......

The First Signs: Unlocking the Mysteries of the World’s Oldest Symbols by Genevieve Von Petzinger Summary: One of the most significant works on our evolutionary ancestry since Richard Leakey’s paradigm-shattering Origins, The First Signs is the first-ever exploration of the little-known geometric images that accompany most cave art......

October 10, 2016 Summary: When Jordie Bennet and Shaw Kinnard lock eyes across a disreputable backwater bar, something definitely sparks. Shaw gives off a dangerous vibe that makes men wary and inspires women to sit up and take notice. None feel that undercurrent more strongly than......

Summary: Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. He’s a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister.......

Dinosaurs are always cool, even if you’re an adult. So here are some books and movies for adults who like dinosaurs.  The Complete Dinosaur Request this item Mark Norell Unearthing the Dragon Request this item Extreme Dinosaurs DVD Request this item If you want any......

The Tipton library keeps adding to the ebook collection, which is available 24/7! Access the ebook and e-audiobooks at https://tiptonpl.overdrive.com/. Here are some new and popular ebooks! Anne TylerVinegar Girl Jojo Moyes After You James Patterson and Maxine Paetro15th Affair If you want any more......

Gluten Exposed: The Science Behind the Hype and How to Navigate to a Healthy, Symptom-free Life by Peter H. R. Green and Rory Jones Summary: In this essential book on gluten, Dr. Peter H. R. Green, internationally renowned expert on celiac disease and director of the......

Security by Gina Wohlsdorf Summary: The terrible truth about Manderley is that someone is always watching. Manderley Resort is a gleaming, new twenty-story hotel on the California coast. It’s about to open its doors, and the world–at least those with the means to afford it–will be......

You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice by Tom Vanderbilt Summary: Why do we get so embarrassed when a colleague wears the same shirt? Why do we eat the same thing for breakfast every day, but seek out novelty at lunch and......

Like sewing? The library has a large selection of sewing books. Check them out and create!  Kay WhittSew Serendipity Sewing Workbook Request this item Debbie Shore Sew Useful: 23 Simple Storage Solutions to Sew for the Home Request this item Amy SinibaldiSweetly Stitched Handmades Request......

The 4-H fair is over for this year, but you can start on next year’s fair with these books!  Abigail R. Gehring, editorHomesteading Request this item Laura Childs The Joy of Keeping Farm Animals Request this item Sue WeaverStorey’s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock Request......

The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird’s Egg by Tim Birkhead Summary: Renowned ornithologist Tim Birkhead opens this gripping story as a female guillemot chick hatches, already carrying her full quota of tiny eggs within her undeveloped ovary. As she grows into adulthood, only......

The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients’ Lives by Theresa Brown Summary: Practicing nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown invites us to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day on a......

Morgue: A Life in Death by Dr. Vincent Di Maio and Ron Franscell Summary: Forensic science is booming. TV dramas, books and movies have made morgues cool. Complex technology and intricate research can take curdled blood, bone shards, and flakes of skin and turn them into......

Are you a dog lover? Show your love by reading these dog-themed books! Garth Stein The Art of Racing in the Rain Request this item Request this item in audio Spencer Quinn Dog on It Request this item W. Bruce Cameron A Dog’s Purpose Request this......

Are you “short” on time? Check out our short story display! Frank BillCrimes in Souther Indiana Request this item Charles Baxter There’s Something I Want You To Do Request this item Lydia DavisCan’t and Won’t Request this item If you want any more suggestions or......

Keeper of the Bride (audiobook) by Tess Gerritsen Summary: Your day starts by being jilted at the altar. It’s about to get a lot worse. If Nina Cormier’s wedding had taken place, she would be dead. But after the bride was left at the altar, the......

Paper: Paging Through History by Mark Kurlansky Summary: From the New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today’s world. Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia,......

Outrage by Arnaldur Indridason Summary: Arnaldur Indriðason is universally recognized as one of the top Scandinavian crime novelists writing today, and in Outrage he is at the top of his form. Haunted by personal demons, Detective Erlendur decides to take a short leave of absence, putting his female......

Enjoy the beach or sit by the pool reading these summery reads!  Mary Kay AndrewsThe Weekenders Request this item Helen Simonson The Summer Before the War Request this item Nan RossiterFirefly Summer Request this item If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call......

Simple Money: A No-Nonsense Guide to Personal Finance by Tim Maurer Summary: When it comes to money management, most of us take a hands-off approach because we’re just not confident that we have the know-how needed. But personal finance is actually more personal than it is finance. Tim......

This Was Not The Plan by Cristina Alger Summary: From the acclaimed author of The Darlings comes an incisive, hilarious, and tender exploration of fatherhood, love, and family life through the story of a widower who attempts to become the father he didn’t know he could be. Charlie......

‘Til Death Do Us Part by Amanda Quick Summary: Calista Langley operates an exclusive “introduction” agency in Victorian London, catering to respectable ladies and gentlemen who find themselves alone in the world. But now, a dangerously obsessed individual has begun sending her trinkets and gifts suitable......

Ready for some traveling in time? Watch these movies! Outlander, Season 1 Volume 1 Request this item Predestination Request this item Doctor Who, Series 8 Request this item About Time Request this item If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come......

The British Library Crime ClassicsThis is a great series of previously published mystery novels and short stories from some of the UK’s best mystery writers. The stories range from late 1800s to the mid-1900s, and the authors mostly from the “Golden Age” of mysteries. Think......

He Will Be My Ruin by K. A. Tucker Summary: A woman who almost had it all . . . On the surface, Celine Gonzalez had everything a twenty-eight-year-old woman could want: a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, a job that (mostly) paid the......

Adventures in Human Being: A Grand Tour from the Cranium to the Calcaneum by Gavin Francis Summary: We assume we know our bodies intimately, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory, an enigma of bone and muscle, neurons and synapses. How many of us......

Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering by David A. Kessler Summary: Why do we think, feel, and act in ways we wished we did not? For decades, New York Timesbestselling author Dr. David A Kessler has studied this question with regard to tobacco, food, and drugs.......

Come join downtown Tipton and the library at the HeArt of Tipton on Saturday! Celebrate art and writing with these books: Indiana Plein Air Painter’s AssociationPainting Indiana: Portraits of Indiana’s 92 Counties Request this item Lynette WrigleyStained Glass: Stylish Designs and Practical Projects to Make......

Kat Martin is a popular romance writer, and her newest series is BOSS, Inc., which is about the employees of the security and investigation firm. It features the Brodie family of Seattle,who are related to the Brodie family of Alaska (read more about the Alaska......

Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier by Jeffrey A. Lockwood Summary: In 1876, the U.S. Congress declared the locust “the single greatest impediment to the settlement of the country between Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains.” Throughout the......

Almost Everything Very Fast by Christopher Kloeble Summary:  Albert is nineteen, grew up in an orphanage, and never knew his mother. All his life Albert had to be a father to his father: Fred is a child trapped in the body of an old man. He......

The Watcher in the Wall by Owen Laukkanen Summary:  A heart-pounding new Stevens and Windermere thriller from the award-winning author of The Stolen Ones and The Professionals. Kirk Stevens and Carla Windermere of the joint BCA-FBI violent crime task force have handled shocking cases before, but this one is......

Away from Tipton County or can’t get to the library? You can always check out ebooks and audiobooks at Overdrive (https://tiptonpl.overdrive.com). Here are some of the most popular ebooks/audiobooks: Chris KyleAmerican Sniper Jojo MoyesAfter You John Grisham Rogue Lawyer Diana GabaldonOutlander If you want any......

Planning a wedding? Check out these picks: Courtney CookeThe Best Wedding Shower Book Request this item Stephen RobertsWedding Flowers Made Simple Request this item Sarah Lugg Sarah Lugg’s The Handcrafted Wedding Request this item Peggy PostEmily Post’s Wedding Etiquette Request this item If you want......

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History by Bill Laws Summary:  Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History is a beautifully presented guide to the plants that have had the greatest impact on human civilization. Entries feature a description of the plant, its botanical name,......

The Total Package by Stephanie Evanovich Summary:  The New York Times bestselling author of Big Girl Panties is back with a funny, sweet, and sizzling novel about love, redemption, and second chances. Heartthrob star quarterback Tyson Palmer has it all: a million-dollar arm, a winning season and the promise of......

Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg Summary:  EW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Power of Habit comes a fascinating book that explores the science of productivity, and why managing how you think is more important than what you think—with an appendix......

Enjoy Indiana this summer with these travel guides: Off the Beaten Path: Indiana  Request this item Earl L. ConnMy Indiana: 101 More Places to See Request this item The Nature Conservancy’s Guide to Indiana Preserves Request this item If you want any more suggestions or......

A Buccaneer at Heart by Stephanie Laurens Summary:  After a decade of captaining diplomatic voyages for Frobisher Shipping, alongside covert missions for the Crown, Captain Robert Frobisher decides that establishing a home—with hearth and wife—should be his next challenge. But an unexpected mission intervenes. Although Robert......

Rudyard Kipling’s Tales of Horror and Fantasy Summary:  From ghost stories to psychological suspense, the complete horror and dark fantasy stories of Rudyard Kipling. Rudyard Kipling, a major figure of English literature, used the full power and intensity of his imagination and his writing ability in......

Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn Summary:  Sometimes you find love in the most unexpected of places… This is not one of those times. Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as......

Visit the beach with these reads: Meg DonohueAll the Summer Girls  Request this item Andrea CamilleriAugust Head Request this item Dorothy Howell Beach Bags and Burglaries Request this item If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Ready for some swimming? Check out these books: James NestorDeep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves  Request this item Diana NyadFind a Way Request this item Susan Casey Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World......

Darkness by Karen Robards Summary:  New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards continues her penchant for “fantastic storytelling” (RT Book Reviews) with this next heart-pumping romantic suspense novel, the tale of a brilliant ornithologist trapped on the remote Attu Island in Alaska, fighting for her life—and that......

Herding Hemingway’s Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work by Kat Arney Summary:  The language of genes has become common parlance. We know they make our eyes blue, our hair curly, and they control our risks of cancer, heart disease, alcoholism, and Alzheimer’s. One thousand dollars will......

Little Girls by Ronald Malfi Summary:  When Laurie was a little girl, she was forbidden to enter the room at the top of the stairs. It was one of many rules imposed by her cold, distant father. Now, in a final act of desperation, her father......

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