Call Number – F McLain
Recommended by Leah
A fictionalized memoir depicting the life Ernest Hemmingway, as seen through the eyes of his first wife, Hadley. It is an in-depth look into the lives of literary figures living in Europe during the ‘Jazz Age’, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, James Joyce and others. Recommended for all armchair travelers looking for a trip to romantic, extravagant, exotic and breathtaking 1920′s Paris.
Call Number – F DeWitt
Recommended by Jeremy
A western of deadpan humor and unbelievable heart, which is amazing since the novel follows two hired killers across the west during the California Goldrush. One of my favorite books. Ever.
Call Number – JF Zarr
Recommended by Kelley
Jill is a typical teenager until her father passes away, and she must discover who she really is while dealing with her mother (who has decided to adopt a baby ). Mandy has grown up knowing what it means to be unwanted and doesn’t want the same life for baby. In alternating chapters these two girls learn timeless lessons and realize that nothing is as easy – or as difficult – as it seems.
Call Number – JF Korman
Recommended by Hannah
What would you do if your most valuable possession was stolen? That’s the question faced by Griffin Bing when he is tricked out of his extremely rare Babe Ruth baseball card by a man he nicknames “Swindle”. His plan to recover it leads Griffin and his friends into a rescue mission like none other. A fun read for all ages.
Call Number – JF L’Engle
Recommended by Bailey
It all begins when Mrs. Whatsit seeks shelter from the storm in the Murry household. Meg, her brother and her friend follow Mrs. Whatsit on a surreal journey to rescue Meg’s father. This bizarre and whimsical novel stretches the imagination with its strange concepts, exotic landscapes, and nods to Einstein’s theories. A novel about strong family ties and learning to love yourself.
Call Number – B Eastman
Recommended by Cherie
Read about “America’s most modest and least-known millionaire.” A man who revolutionized photography, established dental clinics in six major cities, oversaw the building of Eastman School of Music and jokingly stated his goal was to take two six-month vacations in a year.