Thursday, February 12, 2015

Reader's Shelf

From Library Journal

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Turtle Moon
Turtle Moon
By Hoffman, Alice
1997-09 - Berkley Publishing Group
9780425161289 Check Our Catalog
This is Alice Hoffman's "captivating...truly original novel" (Cosmopolitan), the story of a divorced woman, her teenage son, and the events that change their lives. …More


1222
1222
By Holt, Anne
2012-08 - Scribner Book Company
9781451634723 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Macavity Award (2012)

Translation previously published: London: Corvus, 2010. …More


The Snow Child
The Snow Child
By Ivey, Eowyn
2012-11 - Reagan Arthur Books
9780316175661 Check Our Catalog
Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead--and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone--but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. …More


The Tilted World
The Tilted World
By Franklin, Tom
Author Fennelly, Beth Ann
2014-06 - William Morrow & Company
9780062069191 Check Our Catalog
Set against the backdrop of the historic flooding of the Mississippi River, The Tilted World is an extraordinary tale of murder and moonshine, sandbagging and saboteurs, and a man and a woman who find unexpected love, from Tom Franklin, the acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, and award-winning poet Beth Ann Fennelly. …More


Long Man
Long Man
By Greene, Amy
2014-04 - Thorndike Press
9781410468420 Check Our Catalog
In the summer of 1936, the TVA plans to build a dam in a Tennessee town at the same time a little girl goes missing--possibly stolen by a drifter determined to blow up the dam. …More



Salvage the Bones
Salvage the Bones
By Ward, Jesmyn
2012-04 - Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
9781608196265 Check Our Catalog
A big-hearted novel about familial love and community against all odds and a wrenching look at the lonesome, brutal, and restrictive realities of rural poverty, "Salvage the Bones" is revelatory, real, and muscled with poetry. …More