Tuesday, October 25, 2016

What to Read While Waiting for...

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Small Great Things
Small Great Things
By Picoult, Jodi
2016-10 - Ballantine Books
9780345544957 Check Our Catalog
With richly layered characters and a gripping moral dilemma that will lead readers to question everything they know about privilege, power, and race, Small Great Things is the stunning new page-turner from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult.

Picoult] offers a thought-provoking examination of racism in America today, both overt and subtle. Her
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Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.


A Mercy
A Mercy
By Morrison, Toni
2008-11 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780307264237 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
ALA Notable Books (2010)


A Mercy is a powerful tragedy distilled into a jewel of a masterpiece by the Nobel Prize-winning author of Beloved and is almost like a prelude to that story, set two centuries earlier.

HPL patron: This is the first Toni Morrison book I have read. While I listened to this through the audio book program of Overdrive, I enjoyed the …More


Glowing Embers
Glowing Embers
By Reece, Colleen L.
2009-03 - Thorndike Press
9781410411761 Check Our Catalog
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The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees
By Kidd, Sue Monk
2002-10 - Viking Books
9780670032372 Check Our Catalog
A stunning debut, "The Secret Life of Bees" follows a young girl who is taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters. As she enters their mesmerizing secret world of bees and honey, she discovers a place where she can find the single thing her heart longs for most. …More