Tuesday, August 5, 2014

What to read while waiting for...




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 Matthew's ancestral home at …More


Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions!

The Historian
The Historian
By Kostova, Elizabeth
2005-06 - Little Brown and Company
9780316011778 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Book Sense Book of the Year Award (2006) Quill Awards (2005)

In this riveting debut novel, a young girl discovers her father's darkest secret and embarks on a harrowing journey across Europe to complete the quest he never could--the quest to find history's most legendary fiend: Dracula.
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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
By Clarke, Susanna
2004-09 - Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
9781582344164 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Book Sense Book of the Year Award (2005) Costa Book Awards (2004) Guardian First Book Award (2004) Hugo Award (2005) Locus Awards (2005) Nebula Awards (2005)

A BookPage Notable Title
Winner - 2005 Hugo Awards
A Fiction Bestseller - 2004

Centuries ago, magic existed in England; but now, at the beginning of the 19th century, England no longer believes in it. Until the reclusive Mr. Norrell appears. Persuaded that he must help the government in the war against Napoleon, Mr. Norrell goes to London and takes charming, rich and arrogant
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The Night Circus
The Night Circus
By Morgenstern, Erin
2011-09 - Doubleday Books
9780385534635 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Alex Awards (2012) Locus Awards (2012) Nutmeg Book Award (2014)

To enter the black-and-white-striped tents of Le Cirque des Reves is to enter a world where objects really do turn into birds and people really do disappear. Even though visitors believe the performances are all illusion, they are obsessively drawn to this extraordinary night circus. Those who run and perform in the circus are its lifeblood. Marco Alisdair runs the operation from London as
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The Wizard of London
The Wizard of London
By Lackey, Mercedes
2006-10 - Daw Books
9780756403638 Check Our Catalog Set in Victorian London--where magic is real and Elemental Masters control the powers of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth--the fourth novel in this bestselling series tells the story of Lord Alderscroft, Master of the British Elemental Masters Council. …More


The Watchers: The Angelus Trilogy
The Watchers: The Angelus Trilogy
By Steele, Jon
2013-04 - Signet Book
9780451416797 Check Our Catalog A suspenseful thriller about a series of murders that may be the handiwork of a gang of international killersNor fallen angels. Eerie things are around the cathedral, including tremblings in the crypt and gruesomely murdered bodies showing up in nearby streets. …More