Monthly Archives: August 2015

Staff Pick: Chappy by Patricia Grace

Uprooted from his privileged European life and sent to New Zealand to sort himself out, twenty-one-year-old Daniel pieces together the history of his Maori family. As his relatives revisit their past, Daniel learns of a remarkable love story between his … Continue reading

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Recommended Teen Reads: The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle

Every October Cara’s mother bundles Cara, her sister Alice, and brother-not brother  Sam inside protective layers. The knifes, the kettle, and the toaster are put away. The gas is turned off, and edges of things are wrapped but still, bones … Continue reading

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Recommended Tween Read: Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky

Grayson is twelve and wishes his pants and hoodies were beautiful swirly skirts and pink sequined T’s, and it’s a secret he can’t tell anyone. His parents were killed in a car accident when he was four and Grayson has … Continue reading

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Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

Sisters. Strangers. Survivors. More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia’s teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife … Continue reading

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