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The Reckoning by Rennie AirthSummary: Inspector John Madden—who debuted in River of Darkness—returns in a gripping post–World War II murder mysteryOn a quiet afternoon in 1947, retired bank manager Oswald Gibson is shot in the head while fishing. In Scotland, a respectable family doctor is killed in...

If you liked Revival by Stephen King, you might want to try one of these books:NOS4A2 by Joe HillRequest this itemRequest this item in large printThe Deep by Nick CutterRequest this itemBird Box by Josh MalermanRequest this itemThe Three by Sarah LotzRequest this itemSnowblind by Christopher GoldenRequest this itemFloating Staircase by Ronald MalfiRequest this...

How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction by Beth ShapiroSummary: Could extinct species, like mammoths and passenger pigeons, be brought back to life? The science says yes. In How to Clone a Mammoth, Beth Shapiro, evolutionary biologist and pioneer in "ancient DNA" research, walks readers...

Want some humor with few words, more pictures? Check out these funny books.Interior Desecrations: Hideous Homes from the Horrible '70s by James LileksRequest this itemCraftFail: When Homemade Goes Horribly Wrong by Heather MannRequest this itemFail Nation: A Visual Romp Through the World of Epic Fails by...

The Ingenious Mr. Pyke: Inventor, Fugitive, Spy by Henry HemmingSummary: The untold story of an enigmatic genius who changed warfare foreverIn the World War II era, Geoffrey Pyke was described as one of the world’s great minds—to rank alongside Einstein. Pyke was an inventor, adventurer, polymath,...

It Ended Badly: 13 of the Worst Breakups in History by Jennifer WrightSummary: Spanning eras and cultures from ancient Rome to medieval England to 1950s Hollywood, Jennifer Wright's It Ended Badly guides you through the worst of the worst in historically bad breakups. In the throes of heartbreak,...

The End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer's by Jay IngramSummary: It is a wicked disease that robs its victims of their memories, their ability to think clearly, and ultimately their lives. For centuries, those afflicted by Alzheimer's disease have suffered its debilitating...

Going shopping on Black Friday? Here are some books that you might be interested in.Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World by Mark EllwoodRequest this itemPeople of WalMart: Shop and Awe by Adam Kipple, Andrew Kipple, and Luke WherryRequest this itemNot Buying It:...

The Patient's Playbook: How to Save Your Life and the Lives of the Those You Love by Leslie D. MichelsonSummary: Too many Americans die each year as a result of preventable medical error—mistakes, complications, and misdiagnoses. And many more of us are not receiving the best...

Pop Goes The Weasel by M. J. ArlidgeSummary: A man’s body is found in an empty house.A gruesome memento of his murder is sent to his wife and children.He is the first victim, and Detective Helen Grace knows he will not be the last. But why...

The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime by Judith FlandersSummary: In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most gripping cases that captivated the Victorians and gave rise to...

Three Can Keep a Secret by Archer MayorSummary: Joe Gunther and his team―the Vermont Bureau of Investigation (VBI)―are usually called in on major cases by local Vermont enforcement whenever they need expertise and back-up. But after the state is devastated by Hurricane Irene, the police from...

The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story by Megan ChanceSummary: A crumbling palazzo in nineteenth-century Venice holds a buried secret.After she nearly ruins her family with a terrible misstep, Elena Spira is sent to Venice to escape disgrace and to atone by caring for the ailing Samuel...

Sweetly Stitched Handmades: 18 Projects to Sew for You and Your Loved Ones by Amy SinibaldiSummary: Sweetly Stitched Handmades includes 18 original designs that incorporate Amy Sinibaldi’s love for patchwork and embroidery, natural linen, and a carefully chosen color palette of patterns and prints. The projects range...

Superfluous Women by Carola DunnSummary: In England in the late 1920s, The Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, on a convalescent trip to the countryside, goes to visit three old school friends in the area. The three, all unmarried, have recently bought a house together. They are a...

Half Yard Christmas: Easy Sewing Projects Using Left-Over Pieces of Fabric by Debbie ShoreSummary: Are you craving a crafty, creative Christmas? Let Debbie Shore show you how to create all the accessories you’ll need in the latest addition to her best-selling Half Yard series. Featuring six...

Get into the Halloween spirit with these scary (and some not so scary) movies!Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy Request this itemAbraham Lincoln: Vampire HunterRequest this itemAn American HauntingRequest this itemThe Amityville HorrorRequest this itemAnnabelleRequest this itemThe Birds Request this itemCarrieRequest this itemAnd the Tipton County Public...

Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science by Dr. Bill Bass and Jon JeffersonSummary: A pioneer in forensic anthropology, Dr. Bill Bass created the world's first laboratory dedicated to the study of human decomposition—three acres on...

The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Tales of Love, War, and Genius, As Written by Our Genetic Code by Sam KeanSummary: In The Disappearing Spoon, bestselling author Sam Kean unlocked the mysteries of the periodic table. In THE VIOLINIST'S THUMB, he explores the wonders of the magical building...

The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer by Gretchen ReynoldsSummary: The New York Times bestseller that explains how groundbreaking scientific discoveries can help each of us achieve our personal bestEvery week, Gretchen Reynolds single-handedly influences how millions of Americans...

Get in the Halloween mood with some horror stories!The Raven: Tales and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeRequest this itemTales by H. P. LovecraftRequest this itemSeize the Night: New Tales of Vampiric TerrorRequest this itemMidian Unmade: Tales of Clive Barker's NightbreedRequest this itemNightmares & Dreamscapes by...

Those We Left Behind by Stuart NevilleSummary: Blood has always been thicker than water for two Northern Irish brothers caught in the Belfast foster system, but a debt of past violence will be paid by not just them, but also by those they left behind.Ciaran Devine,...

The Secret Sister by Brenda NovakSummary: Did she once have a sister? Has her mother lied all these years? Why? After a painful divorce, Maisey Lazarow returns to Fairham, the small island off the South Carolina coast where she grew up. She goes there to heal—and to...

F This Test: Even More of the Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers by Richard BensonSummary: From the same hilarious wellspring of failure as the bestselling F in Exams and F for Effort comes this all-new collection of inventively wrong—yet totally real—test responses by students who don't know the answer,...

Welcome to the first installment of Genre Friday, when Tipton County Public Library highlights a specific genre. Some popular authors have been busy writing cookbooks. Check out the cookbooks that these authors have written! Wanda Brunstetter Request this itemPat ConroyRequest this itemDiane Mott DavidsonRequest this itemJim DavisRequest...

Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us) by Tom VanderbiltSummary: In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we think we are. He demonstrates why...

The Wrong Man by Kate WhiteSummary: She wanted to be more daring, but one small risk is about to cost her everything—maybe even her life.Bold and adventurous in her work as owner of one of Manhattan's boutique interior design firms, Kit Finn couldn't be tamer in...

Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body by Armand Marie LeroiSummary: Stepping effortlessly from myth to cutting-edge science, Mutants gives a brilliant narrative account of our genetic code and the captivating people whose bodies have revealed it—a French convent girl who found herself changing sex at...

Feed Me! by Simon TofieldSummary: A pocket-sized collection of food-themed Simon's Cat cartoons, these adorable snapshots of life with a very demanding cat are selected from the first two Simon's Cat books, with 10 brand new cartoons. In full color for the very first time, the YouTube sensation is back on the...

Obsession Falls by Christina DoddSummary: Taylor Summers witnesses the death threat to a young boy, and does the only thing she can do--she sacrifices herself to distract the killers. Her reward is a life in ruins, on the run in the wilderness, barely surviving a bitter...

Only a Kiss by Mary BaloghSummary: Since witnessing the death of her husband during the wars, Imogen, Lady Barclay, has secluded herself in the confines of Hardford Hall, their home in Cornwall. The new owner has failed to take up his inheritance, and Imogen desperately hopes...

Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt Against Out-of-control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life by Allen FrancesSummary: Anyone living a full, rich life experiences ups and downs, stresses, disappointments, sorrows, and setbacks. Today, however, millions of people who are really no more...

The Hanging Girl by Jussi Adler-OlsenSummary: In the middle of his usual hard-won morning nap in the basement of police headquarters, Carl Mørck, head of Department Q, receives a call from a colleague working on the Danish island of Bornholm. Carl is dismissive when he realizes...

Hallucinations by Oliver SacksSummary: To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion,...

Brown-Eyed Girl by Lisa KleypasSummary: Wedding planner Avery Crosslin may be a rising star in Houston society, but she doesn't believe in love-at least not for herself. When she meets wealthy bachelor Joe Travis and mistakes him for a wedding photographer, she has no intention of...

The Gates of Evangeline by Hester YoungSummary: When New York journalist and recently bereaved mother Charlotte “Charlie” Cates begins to experience vivid dreams about children she’s sure that she’s lost her mind. Yet these are not the nightmares of a grieving parent, she soon realizes. They...

From Stuffed to Sorted: Your Essential Guide to Organising, Room by Room by MaryAnne BennieSummary: Follow organisational expert MaryAnne Bennie's in8steps system and organise your entire home without turning it into total chaos in the process. In eight simple steps the system helps you to decide...

Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss and the Myths and Realities of Dieting by Gina KolataSummary: In this eye-opening report, New York Times science writer Gina Kolata shows that our society's obsession with dieting is less about keeping trim and staying healthy than about money, power,...

Say You're One of Them by Uwem AkpanSummary: Each story in this jubilantly acclaimed collection pays testament to the wisdom and resilience of children, even in the face of the most agonizing circumstances.A family living in a makeshift shanty in urban Kenya scurries to find gifts...

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie KondoSummary: This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.Despite constant efforts...

No Other Darkness by Sarah HilarySummary: The gripping follow-up to Sarah Hilary’s acclaimed debut Someone Else’s Skin, No Other Darkness finds mystery’s “impressive new cop-heroine” (The Times, London) on a case that hauntingly echoes her own family tragedy. Detective Inspector Marnie Rome and her partner Detective Sergeant Noah...

The Man Who Wasn't There: Investigations into the Strange New Science of the Self by Anil AnathaswamySummary:  In the tradition of Oliver Sacks, a tour of the latest neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer’s disease, ecstatic epilepsy, Cotard’s syndrome, out-of-body experiences, and other disorders—revealing the awesome...

Manage Your Stress: Overcoming Stress in the Modern World by Joe Shrand and Leigh DevineSummary:  This book aims to give readers a full understanding of the how and why of the human stress response. While once a vital ancient survival tool, our biological stress response may now...

Modern Romance by Aziz AnsariSummary: At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a deep connection. This seems standard now, but it’s wildly different...

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