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This week is Money Smart Week. Check out the Money Smart Week website at http://www.moneysmartweek.org/. Find online resources at http://www.moneysmartweek.org/resources.Learn more about managing your money with these books:Ellen Rogin and Lisa KuengPicture Your Prosperity: Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision into RealityRequest this itemNOLODivorce and Money:...

This week is Money Smart Week. Learn more about managing your money with these books:Tim MaurerSimple Money: A No-Nonsense Guide to Personal FinanceRequest this itemLaurence J. Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller, and Paul SolmanGet What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social SecurityRequest this itemRobert T....

Death's Summer Coat: What the History of Death and Dying Teaches Us About Life and Living by Brandy SchillaceSummary: In the tradition of Being Mortal, Brandy Schillace looks at what we can learn from the incredibly diverse ways in which humans have dealt with mortality in different...

The Waters of Eternal Youth by Donna LeonSummary: In Donna Leon’s Commissario Guido Brunetti series, the Venetian inspector has been called on to investigate many things, from shocking to petty crimes. But in The Waters of Eternal Youth, the 25th novel in this celebrated series, Brunetti finds...

The Doll's House by M. J. ArlidgeSummary: Detective Helen Grace is on the trail of a twisted serial killer in this riveting thriller in the “gripping”* international bestselling series.Ruby wakes up in a strange room. Her captor calmly explains that no one is looking for her....

Celebrate Earth Day! The theme for this year's Earth Day is "Trees for the Earth". Check out the Earth Day display and get inspired by these reads!Alex SteffenWorldChanging: A User's Guide for the 21st CenturyRequest this itemDeirdre ImusGreen This! Greening Your CleaningRequest this itemDiane MacEachernBig...

Check out the art display in the library. All pieces were created by members of the Tipton Art Guild. You might even be inspired to create some art of your own!Jane JerrardWorking from Home: Earn a Living Where You LiveRequest this itemDiana Fitzpatrick and Stephen FishmanThe Work...

The Mind's Eye by Oliver SacksSummary: With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist...

I'm Traveling Alone by Samuel BjorkSummary: International bestseller Samuel Bjork makes his US debut, a chilling and fast-paced thriller in which two detectives must hunt down a vengeful killer--and uncover the secret that ties each of them to the crimeA six-year-old girl is found in the...

Lady Bridget's Diary by Maya RodaleSummary: In the first novel of Maya Rodale's stunning new series, an American heiress must learn to navigate London society and an infuriatingly irresistible rake . . .Lord Darcy is the quintessential Englishman: wealthy, titled, impossibly proper, and horrified that a...

Check out the art display in the library. All pieces were created by members of the Tipton Art Guild. You might even be inspired to create some art of your own!William F. PowellThe Art of Basic DrawingRequest this itemAngela GairA Step-By-Step Course in DrawingRequest this itemJohn HoweFantasy...

In Bitter Chill by Sarah WardSummary: The deepest secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves in this richly atmospheric, compellingly written, and expertly constructed crime debut from an emerging talent.Derbyshire, 1978: a small town in the idyllic English countryside is traumatized by the kidnapping of...

Country Living American Style: Decorate, Create, CelebrateSummary: Country Living celebrates all-American design from sea to shining sea: quaint New England towns, dusty Texas ranches, woodsy log cabins, and Main Street, Anywhere, USA. Here are our country's most beloved styles on vivid display—its architecture, ornaments, textiles, and other...

Sleeping in Eden by Nicole BaartSummary: The lives of a middle-aged doctor and a love-struck young woman intersect across time in Sleeping in Eden, Nicole Baart’s haunting novel about love, jealousy, and the boundaries between loyalty and truth.She knew what he wrote . . .One little...

Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's Disease by Jon PalfremanSummary: Seven million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson's, and doctors, researchers, and patients continue to hunt for a cure. In Brain Storms, the award-winning journalist Jon Palfreman tells their story, a story that became...

Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur IndridasonSummary: Inspector Erlendur returns in this gripping Icelandic thriller When a skeleton is discovered half-buried in a construction site outside of Reykjavík, Inspector Erlendur finds himself knee-deep in both a crime scene and an archeological dig. Bone by bone, the...

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik BackmanSummary: Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter...

As the weather warms, it is time to play outside. Here are some books about playing sports:Cal Ripken, Jr.Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken WayRequest this itemChris CarmichaelThe Time-Crunched CyclistRequest this itemMina SamuelsRun Like a Girl: How Strong Women Make Happy LivesRequest this itemWilliam MicklemThe Complete...

Munster's Case by Hakan NesserSummary: Intendent Münster, Inspector Van Veeteren’s right-hand man, and his beguiling colleague Ewa Moreno take center stage in the latest shocking thriller in Håkan Nesser’s internationally bestselling series.The final day of Waldemar Leverkuhn’s life begins auspiciously: With three friends, he wins a...

Heirs and Assigns by Marjorie EcclesSummary: Introducing Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon in a new mystery series, set in the Downton Abbey period.November, 1928. Family and friends have gathered at the Shropshire country home of Penrose Llewellyn to celebrate the retired wealthy businessman’s 60th birthday. But the...

The Question of the Unfamiliar Husband by E.J. Copperman and Jeff CohenSummary: For Samuel Hoenig, Asperger’s isn’t so much a syndrome as it is a set of personality traits. And as the sole proprietor of a business called Questions Answered, Samuel’s put his personality traits to...

A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance by Theodora RossSummary: Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross delivers the first authoritative, go-to for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer There are 13 million people with cancer in the United States, and it’s...

Fighting Dirty by Lori FosterSummary: He's the hottest MMA fighter in the game, but one woman is ready to try out a few steamy moves of her own in an unforgettable new novel from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster With the life he's led and the muscles...

It is finally starting to feel like spring! Celebrate spring by checking out one of these gardening books:Joel KarstenStraw Bale Gardens CompleteRequest this itemDede CummingsThe Organic Composting HandbookRequest this itemThe New Southern Living Garden BookRequest this itemR. William ThomasThe Art of GardeningRequest this itemHolly FarrellPlants...

Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More by Erin BoyleSummary: For anyone looking to declutter, organize, and simplify, author Erin Boyle shares practical guidance and personal insights on small-space living and conscious consumption. At once pragmatic and philosophical, Simple Matters is a nod to the...

The Evening Spider by Emily ArsenaultSummary: A gripping blend of psychological suspense and historical true crime, this riveting novel—inspired by a sensational real-life murder from the 1800s—by critically acclaimed author Emily Arsenault delivers a heart-stopping mystery linking two young mothers from different centuries.Frances Barnett and Abby...

The Scribe by Matthew GuinnSummary: "It's a whodunit with a twist…a heady mix of history, sizzle, punch, and danger. A definite keeper." ―Steve Berry, New York Times best-selling author of The Patriot ThreatAfter leaving Atlanta in disgrace three years before, detective Thomas Canby is called back to the city...

St. Patrick's Day is less than a week away! Prepare by reading some Irish-themed nonfiction books:Nuala O'FaolainThe Story of Chicago MayRequest this itemJoan Hoff and Marian YeatesThe Cooper's Wife is MissingRequest this itemCathal LiamForever Green: Ireland Now & AgainRequest this itemMaeve BinchyMaeve's Times: In Her...

The Making of Home: The 500-Year Story of How Our House Became Our Home by Judith FlandersSummary: The 500-year story of how, and why, our homes have come to be what they are, from the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Invention of Murder and The Victorian CityThe...

My American Duchess by Eloisa JamesSummary: The arrogant Duke of Trent intends to marry a well-bred Englishwoman. The last woman he would ever consider marrying is the adventuresome Merry Pelford— an American heiress who has infamously jilted two fiancés.But after one provocative encounter with the captivating...

Check out the Downton Abbey display at the library, full of books that appeal to Downton Abbey fans. If you like Downton Abbey, you might want to try one of these books:Fay WeldonThe Love and Inheritance TrilogyHabits of the House (Book 1)Request this itemSebastian FaulksJeeves and the Wedding...

A Shameful Murder by Cora HarrisonSummary: Introducing the Reverend Mother Aquinas in the first of a brand-new historical mystery series.Cork, Ireland. 1923. When, one wet March morning, Reverend Mother Aquinas discovers a body at the gate of the convent chapel washed up after a flood ‘like...

Language Visible: Unraveling the Mystery of the Alphabet from A to Z by David SacksSummary: Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a...

Aphrodite by Russell AndrewsSummary: Bestselling author Russell Andrews returns with a new thriller about a small-town cop who must get to the bottom of one of the greatest conspiracies of his time.Angie’s comments: Aphrodite presents a large conspiracy that affects the lives of ordinary Americans. The book...

Evolution: The Whole Story by Steve Parker (general editor)Summary: Evolution: The Whole Story provides an in-depth and up-to-the- minute account of evolution, one of the ultimate keystone theories in modern science. Ten esteemed experts thoroughly survey how each of Earth's major groups of living things diversified and...

Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-room Guide to Creating a Home that Makes You Happy by the domino editorsSummary: Domino: The Book of Decorating cracks the code to creating a beautiful home, bringing together inspiring rooms, how-to advice and insiders' secrets from today's premier tastemakers in...

The Disappeared by Kristina OhlssonSummary: From “one of Sweden’s best younger writers” (Los Angeles Times Magazine) and a “talented new author” (Booklist) comes this riveting third book in the critically acclaimed Fredrika Bergman crime series.A young woman on her way to a party vanishes without a...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1990s:Clueless DVDRequest this itemThe Big Lebowski DVDRequest this itemGroundhog Day DVDRequest this itemJohn GrishamThe Pelican BriefRequest this itemRobert James WallerThe Bridges of Madison...

If you like Downton Abbey, you might want to try one of these books:Fay WeldonThe Love and Inheritance TrilogyHabits of the House (Book 1)Request this itemSebastian FaulksJeeves and the Wedding BellsRequest this itemDaisy GoodwinThe American HeiressRequest this itemT. J. BrownSummerset AbbeyRequest this itemIf you want...

We Have the Techology: How Biohackers, Foodies, Physicians, and Scientists are Transforming Human Perception, One Sense at a Time by Kara PlatoniSummary: How do we know what’s real? That’s not a trick question: sensory science is increasingly finding that we don’t perceive reality: we create it...

My Fair Gentleman by Nancy Campbell AllenSummary: Jack would rather be at sea than fixing the mistakes of his grandfather, the late Earl of Stansworth. Instead, he finds that inheriting his grandfather's wealth and title and securing the welfare of his sister and mother means joining...

Of Beards and Men: The Revealing History of Facial Hair by Christopher Oldstone-MooreSummary: Beards—they’re all the rage these days. Take a look around: from hip urbanites to rustic outdoorsmen, well-groomed metrosexuals to post-season hockey players, facial hair is everywhere. The New York Times traces this hairy trend to...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1980s:Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Ark DVDRequest this itemGhostbusters DVDRequest this itemFull Metal Jacket DVDRequest this itemThe Goonies DVDRequest this itemSixteen...

The Gingerbread House by Carin GerhardsenSummary: Ingrid Olsson returns home from a Stockholm hospital to discover a man in her kitchen. She's never seen the intruder before. But he's no threat - he's dead.Criminal Investigator Conny Sjöberg takes the call, abandoning his wife Åsa and their...

Your Medical Mind: How To Decide What is Right For You by Jerome Groopman and Pamela HartzbandSummary: Making the right medical decisions is harder than ever. We are overwhelmed by information from all sides—whether our doctors’ recommendations, dissenting experts, confusing statistics, or testimonials on the Internet....

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1970s:Dirty Harry DVDRequest this itemThe Deer Hunter DVDRequest this itemRichard AdamsWatership DownRequest this itemKurt VonnegutBreakfast of ChampionsRequest this itemDouglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker's Guide...

The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah VowellSummary: To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but Sarah Vowell investigates what that means-and what it should mean. What she discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoebuckles- and-corn reputation might suggest-a highly literate, deeply...

Eva's Eye by Karin FossumSummary: Eva Magnus and her daughter are out walking by the river when a man’s body floats to the water’s surface. Eva goes to call the police, but when she reaches the phone, she dials another number altogether.The police find the body...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1960s:2001: A Space Odyssey DVDRequest this item Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb DVDRequest this...

If you like Alex Berenson's books, you might want to try one of these:Vince FlynnKill ShotRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioNelson DeMilleRadiant AngelRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioDaniel SilvaThe English SpyRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest...

The Single Guy Cookbook: How to Cook Comfort Food Favorites Faster, Easier and Cheaper Than Going Out by Avi ShemtovSummary: Delicious and Easy Man-Centric Food To Wow a Crowd or Party of OneThere comes a time in every man's life when he has to step away...

Cats on the Job: 50 Fabulous Felines Who Purr, Mouse, & Even Sing for Their Supper by Lisa RogakSummary: True Tales of the Cuddliest CoworkersAround the world, there are cats earning their keep. Some are mousers, like Princess, a black cat who works at Mill Ridge...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1950s:On the Waterfront DVDRequest this itemNorth by NorthwestRequest this itemRebel Without A CaseRequest this itemVladimir NabokovLolitaRequest this itemErnest HemingwayThe Old...

If you like Liane Moriarty's books, you might want to try one of these:Rainbow RowellLandlineRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioJennifer WeinerAll Fall DownRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioJojo MoyesThe Last Letter from Your LoverRequest this itemDiane ChamberlainNecessary...

Spirit of the Valley by Jane ShoupSummary: In Virginia, 1883, some things you can run from. . . some you have to fight.Pauline Ray is on the run, and she won't get far. With thirty-four dollars, two small children to feed, the cold coming in fast,...

Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them by Nancy Marie BrownSummary: In the early 1800's, on a Hebridean beach in Scotland, the sea exposed an ancient treasure cache: 93 chessmen carved from walrus ivory. Norse...

The theme for the Adult Winter Reading this year is Moments in Time, celebrating the 1940s through the 1990s. Here are some picks from the 1940s:A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty SmithRequest this itemRequest this item in audioDeath of a Salesman by Arthur MillerRequest this...

If you like Craig Johnson's books, you might want to try one of these a:C. J. BoxOpen SeasonRequest this itemWilliam Kent KruegerBlood HollowRequest this itemTony HillermanThe Fly on the WallRequest this itemMargaret CoelThe Dream StalkerRequest this itemJames Lee BurkeA Stained White RadianceRequest this itemC. M....

Modern Cross Stitch: Over 30 Fresh and New Counted Cross-Stitch Patterns by Hannah SturrockSummary: Pick up a needle and thread and be inspired by these delightful, contemporary cross stitch designs that will give delight as gifts or to show off in your home. Cross-stitch is a...

Modern Cross Stitch: Over 30 Fresh and New Counted Cross-Stitch Patterns by Hannah SturrockSummary: Pick up a needle and thread and be inspired by these delightful, contemporary cross stitch designs that will give delight as gifts or to show off in your home. Cross-stitch is a...

Rubbernecker by Belinda BauerSummary: Belinda Bauer is a phenomenal voice in British crime fiction, whose work has won the CWA’s Gold Dagger Award for Crime Novel of the Year and garnered rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. Winner of the 2014 Theakstons Old Peculier...

The Brain: The Story of You by David EaglemanSummary: Locked in the silence and darkness of your skull, your brain fashions the rich narratives of your reality and your identity. Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman for a journey into the questions at the mysterious heart of...

A Long Fatal Love Chase by Louisa May AlcottSummary: "I'd gladly sell my soul to Satan for a year of freedom," cries impetuous Rosamond Vivian to her callous grandfather. Then, one stormy night, a brooding stranger appears in her remote island home, ready to take Rosamond...

Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories by Rob BrothertonSummary: We're all conspiracy theorists. Some of us just hide it better than others.Conspiracy theorists do not wear tin-foil hats (for the most part). They are not just a few kooks lurking on the paranoid fringes of...

Tales from the Dad Side: Misadventures in Fatherhood by Steve DoocySummary: What you're holding in your hands is a very funny and sometimes poignant look at fathers. It's filled with stories of what it's been like as a dad and a son, from a child's first...

Want some mystery mixed with the supernatural? Check out these books.Ghouls Just Haunt to Have Fun by Victoria LaurieRequest this itemHome for the Haunting by Juliet BlackwellRequest this itemWicked Charms by Janet Evanovich and Phoef SuttonRequest this itemRequest this item in large printRequest this item in audioEvery Dead Thing by John...

Amazon.com lists the best selling books, updated daily, on their website athttp://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/2015/booksHere are the top adult bestsellers for 2015 as of December 30, 2015.The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie KondoRequest this itemStrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom RathRequest this itemGo Set a Watchman by Harper LeeRequest this...

Put a Ring On It by Beth KendrickSummary: The author of New Uses for Old Boyfriends returns to the Delaware seashore town of Black Dog Bay, where one woman learns to put passion before practicality…Brighton Smith doesn’t do outrageous. As an insurance actuary, it’s her job to assess...

Forgotten Tales of Indiana by Keven McQueenSummary: Author Keven McQueen recalls a time when skunk farms, which allegedly produced a cure for rheumatism, were speckled throughout the countryside and a miserable woman tied her husband to a fence post, coated him with salt and intended to...

Washi Tape Crafts: 110 Ways to Decorate Just About Anything by Amy AndersonSummary: It’s the definitive washi tape craft book for adults. Washi tape—the Japanese decorative paper tape that’s easy to tear, peel, stick and re-stick—is transformative, fun, and remarkably easy to use. It’s also never...

Goodreads gave participants the chance to vote for their favorite books of the year. The winners are available at https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-books-2015. Here are some winners that Tipton County Public Library owns! Here is the continuation of the Goodreads winners blog from yesterday.Non-Fiction: Modern Romance by Aziz AnsariRequest this itemMemoir and Autobiography: A Work...

Goodreads gave participants the chance to vote for their favorite books of the year. The winners are available at https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-books-2015. Here are some winners that Tipton County Public Library owns! The rest of the Goodreads award winners will be on the blog tomorrow. Fiction: Go Set a Watchman by Harper LeeRequest...

Heartsong Cottage by Emily MarchSummary: Two weary strangers are about to rest their burdens in Eternity Springs, where there's hope for every broken heart.Haunted by the loss of his wife and son, Daniel Garrett left the police force to devote his life to finding missing children....

Thirteen Guests by J. Jefferson FarjeonSummary: “No observer, ignorant of the situation, would have guessed that death lurked nearby, and that only a little distance from the glitter of silver and glass and the hum of voices, two victims lay silent on a studio floor.” On...

Take a Tea Towel: 16 Beautiful Projects for Your Home by Jemima SchleeSummary: Create clean, crisp, and practical projects for your home, inspired by the simplicity of Shaker designs, with this ingenious book Take a Tea Towel.  All of the projects use durable Irish linen tea towels...

Publishers Weekly has selected some of the best 2015 books. The lists are available at http://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/2015. Here is a (very short) version of the fiction list with books that Tipton County Public Library offers. If you are interested in more, just let us know!The Japanese Lover by...

NPR has selected some of the best 2015 biographies/memoirs. NPR's list is available at http://apps.npr.org/best-books-2015/#/_. Here is a (very short) version of the list with books that Tipton County Public Library offers. If you are interested in more, just let us know!Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the...

The I Hate to Cook Book (Updated and Revised) by Peg BrackenSummary: "There are two kinds of people in this world: the ones who don't cook out of and have NEVER cooked out of THE I HATE TO COOK BOOK, and the other kind...

Marry Me at Christmas by Susan MallerySummary: To bridal boutique owner Madeline Krug, organizing a Christmas wedding sounds like a joy—until she finds out she'll be working closely with the gorgeous brother of the bride, movie star Jonny Blaze. How will a small-town girl like her...

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