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Everyone loves a wedding and June weddings are in full swing. Enjoy these library materials about weddings.
Home is the newest title by Morrison, and it reads more like a novella or short story rather than a novel. Beautifully evocative and succinct, the author has the ability to find just the right word choices to give her writing a life of its own. The story is a short 147 pages with plenty of white space around each page.
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Celebrate National Donut Day by relaxing with a cup of coffee, a pastry, and a volume of Jessica Beck's delightful Donut Shop Mysteries. Each book features a donut recipe so you sample one of your own creations.
High school senior Karen, who worries that her psychic powers will make her seem different from other people, is frightened at first when a young policeman asks her to use her gift to help the police locate missing children.
Opening June 7, Much Ado About Nothing is Joss Whedon’s modern adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s best comedies. The tale follows two pairs of lovers, one who won’t admit they are in love and the other so in love that it’s all they talk about, through a series of misunderstandings that alternately break them apart and bring them together.
For more Shakespeare-inspired works, try these movies and books available at GPLD:
If you haven't read this NY Times best selling book, now's the time since the sequel, Hollow City is due out in January 2014.
Dan Brown's latest Robert Langdon thriller just came out last week. Place your hold now and read another conspiracy thriller while you wait your turn
Inferno : a novel / Dan Brown
In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces--Dante's "Inferno"--as he battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle.
This is a beautifully written book, with strong characters but a very slow plot line. While the narrative is slow it is full of much emotion, thoughts, and is deeply moving. Tom recently returned from the battlefield horrors of WWI takes his new wife Isabel to Janus, a remote port where he maintains the lighthouse. Alone, except for each other, they try to start a family, but Isabel loses child after child and in the desperate time after the still birth of her 3rd child, they discover a boat washed up on the rocky shore.