New Nonfiction

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind by Biz Stone

New July Nonfiction

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind By Biz Stone Summary:  Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career. From GQ ‘s “Nerd of the Year” to one of Time ‘s most influential people in […]

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New Life, No Instructions by Gail Caldwell

New June Nonfiction

New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir By Gail Caldwell Summary:  Pulitizer Prize winner Gail Caldwell pens a memoir on how seemingly faint winds can blow us wildly off course; on how spending time with a beloved animal can benefit our basic humanity; and on what it means to overcome, at middle age, a multitude of […]

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The Confidence Code by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman

New May Nonfiction

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know By Katty Kay and Claire Shipman Summary:  Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In The Confidence Code, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key […]

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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd

New April Nonfiction

It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens By Danah Boyd Summary:  What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens’ lives? In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens’ […]

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Burn by Julianna Baggott

New March Books

Burn – Pure Trilogy; Book 3 By Julianna Baggott The stunning conclusion to the trilogy that began with Pure, recommended by People for those who loved The Hunger Games. Inside the Dome, Partridge, having taken his father’s place as leader of the Pures, realizes that things are not as clear as he thought while outside, […]

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A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger

New February Books

A Burnable Book By Bruce Holsinger In Chaucer’s London, betrayal, murder, royal intrigue, mystery, and dangerous politics swirl around the existence of a prophetic book that foretells the deaths of England’s kings.  Bruce Holsinger’s A Burnable Book is an irresistible historical thriller reminiscent of the classics An Instance of the Fingerpost, The Name of the […]

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Orphan Train: A Novel by Christina Baker Kline

New January Books

Orphan Train: A Novel By Christina Baker Kline Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer is close to aging out out of the foster care system.  A community service position helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only thing keeping Molly out of juvenile hall.  As she helps Vivian sort through her possessions and memories, […]

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Dead Set: A Novel by Richard Kadrey

New December Books

Dead Set: A Novel By Richard Kadrey After the death of her father, Zoe, escaping from life, loses herself in a dreamscape until a chance encounter at a used record store opens up a portal to the world of the restless dead, forcing her to decide just how far she is willing to go to […]

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Once We Were Brothers: A Novel by Ronald H. Balson

New November Books

Once We Were Brothers By Ronald H. Balson The gripping tale about two boys, once as close as brothers, who find themselves on opposite sides of the Holocaust.  Elliot Rosenzweig, a respected civic leader and wealthy philanthropist, is attending a fundraiser when he is suddenly accosted and accused of being a former Nazi SS officer […]

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Delia

New October Books

Delia’s Shadow By Jaime Lee Moyer It is the dawn of a new century in San Francisco and Delia Martin is a wealthy young woman whose life appears ideal.  But a dark secret colors her life, for Delia’s most loyal companions are ghosts, as she has been gifted (or some would say cursed) with an […]

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