Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Staff Picks




A Creature of Moonlight
A Creature of Moonlight
By Hahn, Rebecca
2014-05 - Harcourt Brace and Company
9780544109353 Check Our Catalog A stunning fantasy debut that introduces MarniNa half human, half dragon princess living in exile. OHahn captures that elusive sense of an experience just out of reach-a memory, a dream, a voice in the woods, a road not taken.ONFranny Billingsley, National Book Award finalist for "Chime." …More


For All Time
For All Time
By Deveraux, Jude
2014-07 - Ballantine Books
9780345541826 Check Our Catalog "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER
Jude Deveraux returns to the magnificent, sunny island in "For All Time, " the second novel in her Nantucket Brides trilogy--this time featuring the next generation of her beloved family of Montgomery-Taggerts.
The wedding of Alix Madsen and Jared Montgomery is a glorious affair at an elegant little chapel in the woods, followed
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A Snicker of Magic
A Snicker of Magic
By Lloyd, Natalie
2014-02 - Scholastic Press
9780545552707 Check Our Catalog The Pickles are new to Midnight Gulch, Tennessee, a town which legend says was once magic--but Felicity is convinced the magic is still there, and with the help of her new friend Jonah the Beedle she hopes to bring the magic back. …More


Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
By Burpo, Todd
With Vincent, Lynn
2014-03 - Thomas Nelson Publishers
9780849922077 Check Our Catalog "This story has incredible intrigue and emotional power."
--Randall Wallace, Director "Heaven Is for Real, We Were Soldiers, and Secretariat"
"Do you remember the hospital, Colton?" Sonja said."Yes, mommy, I remember," he said. "That's where the angels sang to me."
When four-year-old Colton Burpo made it through an …More


The Good Father
The Good Father
By Hawley, Noah
2012-03 - Doubleday Books
9780385535533 Check Our Catalog First-time author Hawley delivers an intense, psychological novel about one doctor's suspense-filled quest to unlock the mind of a suspected political assassin: his 20-year old son. Told alternately from the point of view of the guilt-ridden, determined father and his meandering, ruminative son, "The Good Father" is a powerfully emotional page-turner that keeps one guessing until …More


The Book of Life
The Book of Life
By Harkness, Deborah
2014-07 - Viking Books
9780670025596 Check Our Catalog The highly anticipated finale to the #1 "New York Times" bestselling trilogy that began with "A Discovery of Witches"
After traveling through time in "Shadow of Night," the second book in Deborah Harkness's enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At …More