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"The Giving Season" illustration by Matt Faulkner

2015 Author / Illustrator Fair

The Giving Season: Annual Author/Illustrator Fair  Saturday, December 5, 1:00p – 4:00p Drop in to meet authors and illustrators (including our own Ms. Kristen!) Books for readers of all ages will be available for signing and purchase. This is a perfect opportunity to find holiday gifts, and to take pictures with Santa! Click here for […]

The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg

New April Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, & Fantasy

The Dream Lover: A Novel By Elizabeth Berg Summary:  George Sand was a 19th century French novelist known not only for her novels but even more for her scandalous behavior. After leaving her estranged husband, Sand moved to Paris where she wrote, wore men’s clothing, smoked cigars, and had love affairs with famous men and […]

Lies That Bind by Maggie Barbieri

New March Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, & Fantasy

Lies That Bind – Maeve Conlon Novels, Book 2 By Maggie Barbieri Summary:  In the acclaimed Once Upon a Lie, Maggie Barbieri introduced Maeve Conlon, a single mother and bakery owner hiding dark secrets behind her cookie-cutter suburban life. Now, Maeve’s moving on with everyday life when the unthinkable happens: her father dies of a […]

Captivology by Ben Parr

New March Nonfiction

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention By Ben Parr Summary:  The former editor of Mashable and cofounder of DominateFund examines the psychological phenomena that captivate our attention–and how we can leverage them to draw and retain attention for our ideas, work, companies, and more. Whether you’re an artist or a salesperson, a teacher or […]

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships by Amy Banks, M.D.

New February Nonfiction

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships By Amy Banks, M.D. with Leigh Ann Hirschman Summary:  Research shows that people cannot reach their full potential unless they are in healthy connection with others. Dr. Amy Banks teaches us how to rewire our brains for healthier relationships and happier, more fulfilling […]

After Birth by Elisa Albert

New February Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

After Birth By Elisa Albert Summary:  A widely acclaimed young writer’s fierce new novel, in which childbirth and new motherhood are as high stakes a proving ground as any combat zone A year has passed since Ari gave birth to Walker, though it went so badly awry she has trouble calling it “birth” and still […]

Search: How the Data Explosion is Making Us Smarter by Stefan Weitz

New January Nonfiction

Search: How the Data Explosion is Making Us Smarter By Stefan Weitz Summary:  Search is as old as language. We’ve always needed to find something in the jumble of human creation. The first web was nothing more than passing verbal histories down the generations so others could find and remember how not to get eaten; […]

The Big Book of Swashbuckling Adventure

New January Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Big Book of Swashbuckling Adventure Summary:  The word “swashbuckler” conjures up an indelible image: a hero who’s a bit of a rogue but has his own code of honor, an adventurer with laughter on his lips and a flashing sword in his hand. This larger-than-life figure is regularly declared passé, but the swashbuckler is […]

The Nazis Next Door by Eric Lichtblau

New December Nonfiction

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men By Eric Lichtblau Summary:  The shocking story of how America became one of the world’s safest postwar havens for Nazis Thousands of Nazis – from concentration camp guards to high-level officers in the Third Reich – came to the United States after […]

Empire of Dust by Jacey Bedford

New December Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Empire of Dust – Psi-Tech Novels, Book 1 By Jacey Bedford Summary:  Mega corporations, more powerful than any one planetary government, use their agents to race each other for resources across the galaxy. The agents, or psi-techs, are implanted with telepath technology. The psi-techs are bound to the mega-corps — that is, if they want […]