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These fiction books each feature a character named Ian. Christopher Bollen The Destroyers   Katie Ganshert Wishing on Willows   Michael Harvey The Innocence Game   If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Three friends have grown up in the shadow of a traumatic day in the kingdom of St. John del Mar–a picnic that turned into the murders of servants and soldiers, and the kidnapping of two princes and two nobles. Ulises lost both his brothers that......

Check out these books featuring famous April events. Michael Eric Dyson April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death and How It Changed America   Kenneth C. Davis The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah   Masha Gessen The......

After the death of her grandfather, the only family member she has known, Marin was devastated. She left her home without a word to her friends and moved to New York. After avoiding conversations for several months with her best friend, Mabel, Marin allows her......

The Meaning of Birds by Simon Barnes Summary: A gorgeously illustrated and enchanting examination of the lives of birds, illuminating their wondrous world and our connection with them. One of our most eloquent nature writers offers a passionate and informative celebration of birds and their ability......

Get ready for spring with these fiction books. Mary Kay Andrews Spring Fever Request this item Request this item in large print Request this item in audio   Jennifer Beckstrand Huckleberry Spring   Mons Kallentoft Spring Remains   If you want any more suggestions or......

Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed by John Keyse-Walker   Summary:  After barely surviving the first criminal investigation in living memory on the sun-drenched British Virgin island of Anegada, Constable Teddy Creque has spent the past six months trying to weather the aftermath, and move on with his life.......

Artemisia Gentileschi paints. But in 17th century Rome, women are not painters–they aren’t even people. They are property. Through the stories her mother told her of the Biblical women Susanna and Judith, Artemisia finds her inner strength to fight against the odds. Instead of obeying......

A Thousand Nights by E. K. Johnston This isn’t your typical fairy tale… Lo-Melkhiin is responsible for the deaths of three hundred girls, and he’s come to my village to claim his next bride. Knowing that he would desire my sister, I took her place, though......

Spring break is here, so check out these beach reads. Mary Kay Andrews Beach Town   Colleen Coble Tidewater Inn   Susan Coll Beach Week    If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Everything You Need to Know About Social Media (Without Having to Call a Kid) by Greta Van Susteren   Summary:  The most practical, thorough, and reader-friendly guide around to living well on social media. From answering basic questions like “What’s the best site for you?” to......

The fountains outside may be frozen, but these fictional fountains are still flowing. Emily Grayson The Fountain   Sena Jeter Naslund The Fountain of St. James Court   Julia Spencer-Fleming A Fountain Filled With Blood     ...

Brolliology: A History of the Umbrella in Life and Literature by Marion Rankine Summary:  A fun, illustrated history of the umbrella’s surprising place in life and literature Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia–holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class......

Beware of these (fortunately fiction) poisons. Lydia Kang A Beautiful Poison   Maria V. Snyder Poison Study   Peter Robinson Before the Poison   If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Tess is the “bad” daughter. Raised by an abusive mother and oblivious father, with two perfect sisters, Tess could never do anything right. She had a child out of wedlock, drinks to excess, and refuses to perform gender-prescribed duties. On the day her parents decided......

The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke Summary:  A beautifully illustrated collection of stories from the hit podcast Lore—now a streaming television series—that combines fan favorites like “Unboxed” and “They Made a Tonic” with new tales to deepen the legends. They live in shadows—deep......

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys Bonds will form and enemies will emerge as four refugees fight for survival in this historical fiction book set during WWII. Thrown together as they  flee their war-torn homelands, they think the worst is behind them. Then tragedy strikes.......

The winners of the 2018 Youth Media Awards presented by the American Library Association have been announced. The winner of the Printz Award for excellence in YA literature went to We Are Okay by Nina LaCour. The book is about grief and the journey it......

Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter by Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler   Summary: Why is paying for things painful? Why are we comfortable overpaying for something in the present just because we’ve overpaid for it in the past?Why is it......

You won’t learn anything about groundhogs from these fictional tales, but they will be a lot of fun (fictional rodents included). Groundhog Day DVD   Lexi Eddings The Coldwater Warm Hearts Club Laura Childs Pekoe Most Poison If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please......

All these fictional tales feature animals. Sara Baume Spill Simmer Falter Wither   Gwen Cooper Love Saves the Day David Duchovny Holy Cow If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!    ...

Nightmare is a villain. A villain with principles and a lot of heart. But that won’t stop her from getting her revenge on the superheroes of Gatlin City. Renegades by Marissa Meyer is the story of a city governed by superheroes called Renegades. Superheroes, though,......

The Second Sister by Claire Kendal Summary: An obsessive quest to solve the mystery of her older sister’s disappearance puts a young woman in mortal jeopardy in this taut, sophisticated novel of psychological suspense from the author of the “truly riveting” (New York Times) The Book of You.......

Warm up by making your favorite hot beverage. Jessica Easto Craft Coffee: A Manual   Kevin Gascoyne Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties Bobby Flay Brunch at Bobby’s  If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Are your eyes tired of reading?       Try these non-fiction audio books.  Chris Anderson TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking     Vani Hari The Food Babe Way Amy Poehler Yes Please If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please......

She has eight weeks to turn her life around. After the vandalism of a priceless family heirloom, Wren’s parents send her to a rehabilitation camp in the desert. To survive in the wilderness, she is going to need to let down her barriers and accept......

With the cold temperatures outside, look at these online resources for ideas on insulation. Home Improvement Reference Center Available for free online through inspire.in.gov Visit the Home Improvement Reference Center  Area 5 Financial and Housing Support Includes Energy Assistance and Weatherization for those who qualify...

Five students walk into detention but only four make it out alive. Karen McManus’s debut novel takes you through every twist and turn of the mystery surrounding the death of Simon, the creator of the school’s gossip app. They all have secrets–secrets that they want......

Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: The Reason Behind the Rhyme by Chris Roberts Summary: I A history of the origins and meanings behind everyday nursery rhymes reveals the popular sport behind “Jack be Nimble,” Humpty Dumpty’s identity as a cannon mounted on the walls of a Colchester church,......

Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History by Tori Telfer Summary: Inspired by author Tori Telfer’s Jezebel column “Lady Killers,” this thrilling and entertaining compendium investigates female serial killers and their crimes through the ages. When you think of serial killers throughout history, the names that come......

Welcome winter with these non-fiction reads. Cheryl Richardson Waking Up in Winter: In Search of What Really Matters at Midlife   Neal Bascomb The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb Brian Murphy 81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of......

Commemorate the Pearl Harbor bombing with these fiction books. P. T. Deutermann Pacific Glory   Ann H. Gabhart Small Town Girl James Ellroy Perfidia If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

If you’ve read Kristin Cashore’s other works, you know that she’s an amazing fantasy author. Jane, Unlimited, though, is nothing like her previous titles. Have you ever wondered what a difference one little choice can make? This book explores Jane’s options in full, leading her......

Knit these clothes to keep warm. Jorid Linvik Big Book of Mittens: 45 Distinctive Scandinavian Patterns   Amy Herzog Knit Wear Love Elizabeth Lovick Magical Shetland Lace Shawls to Knit If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library......

Get ready for Thanksgiving food with these cookbooks.   Cheryl Najafi You’re So Invited: Panic Less, Play More, and Get Your Party On! Ree Drummond The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays   Anna Thomas Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore   If you want any more......

Hoosier author John Green has come out with his latest novel! This one takes place in Indianapolis and is influenced by Green’s own struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder. The New York Times has said, “This novel is by far his most difficult to read. It’s also......

Summary: If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust? Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods, on the winding rural road, in the middle of a downpour, with the woman sitting inside―the woman who was killed.......

Dinosaurs make these books interesting…  S. J. Gazan The Dinosaur Feather Michael Crichton Dragon Teeth   Victor Milan The Dinosaur Lords   If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

Crimes by Moonlight edited by Charlaine Harris   Summary: A winning mystery collection edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris—featuring an original Sookie Stackhouse story. Nighttime is the perfect time for the perfect crime—especially in the realm of the paranormal. Featuring fascinating, frightening, and sometimes......

Commemorate September events with these non-fiction books.    Christopher McGrath Mr. Darley’s Arabian   Lawrence Wright Thirteen Days in September     Michael Benfante Reluctant Hero   If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

The Illustrated Art of Manliness by Brett McKay Summary: An indispensable, hands-on guide dedicated to the lost art of being a man, The Illustrated Art of Manliness distills more than 100 practical skills every modern man needs to know into an entertaining, easy-to-follow visual format. Founder of The......

The Sleep Solution by W. Chris Winter Summary: If you want to fix your sleep problems, Internet tips and tricks aren’t going to do it for you. You need to really understand what’s going on with your sleep—both what your problems are and how to solve......

Matchup, edited by Lee Child Summary: In this incredible follow-up to the New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller FaceOff, twenty-two of the world’s most popular thriller writers come together for an unforgettable anthology. MatchUp takes the never-before-seen bestseller pairings of FaceOffand adds a delicious new twist: gender. Eleven......

Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson   Summary: From USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Robson—author of Moonlight Over Paris and Somewhere in France—comes a lush historical novel that tells the fascinating story of Ruby Sutton, an ambitious American journalist who moves to London in 1940 to......

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......

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