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New Fiction

Weightless: A Novel by Sarah Bannan

"We'd think about this moment later: the first time we saw her."  When Carolyn Lessing moves to a small Alabama town, she upsets the status quo and pays a terrible price.

Eden West by Pete Hautman

While dutifully patrolling inside his isolated religious community's fence, Jacob meets Lynna, who lives on the other side--a very different world from Nodd.


Vivian Apple Needs a Miracle by Katie Coyle

Vivian 2.0 is bold, brave--and a most-wanted enemy of the corrupt, fear-mongering Church of America.  As the end of the world nears, Vivian and her allies have one goal in mind: take the Church down.



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Newest Fiction

Very in Pieces by Megan Frazer Blakemore

Vey is tired of following the rules "like a sucker," while the rest of her family cuts out on basic responsibilities.  It's time to stop keeping everyone else afloat and do what she wants.

The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle

Every October, Cara and her family inexplicably suffer bruises, broken bones, and worse.  Is it coincidence?  Or a curse?  As Cara begins to look closer, the mysteries only multiply and deepen.

Adrift by Paul Griffin

A series of impulsive decisions and a surprise storm leave five teens lost at sea, with few means of survival.  As days pass, they hope for resuce--and tensions quickly mount.

This Broken Wondrous World by Jon Skovron

When the twisted Dr. Moreau threatens to launch a global war against humans, Frankenstein's monster's son must rally his friends to thwart Moreau's grotesque army.  Companion to Man Made Boy.

Blood Will Tell: Point Last Seen by April Henry

After a woman is killed near Nick's home, Nick goes from being one of many Portland Search and Rescue volunteers on the case to being the prime suspect for the murder.

The Girl Who Slept with God: a Novel by Val Brelinski

Arco, Idaho, 1970: when Grace returns from a missionary trip pregnant, her ashamed father sends Grace and her sister Jory to live in a house at the edge of town, where no one from church will see them.

A Prince without a Kingdom by Timothee de Fombelle

1936: Vango reunites with his mentor, Padre Zefiro, to find the dastardly Voloy Viktor.  Their game of cat and mouse spans years and continents and finally reveals Vango's long-secret identity.

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Magazines for Recreation and Research

Acoustic Guitar

Ceramics Monthly


Marie Clare

National Geographic

New Yorker

Popular Photography

Pottery Making Illustrated

Psychology Today

Rolling Stone

Scholastic Art

Scientific American

Scientific American Mind

The Week



Newest Non-Fiction

Whoppers: History's Most Outrageous Lies and Liars by Christine Seifert

People have lied for fame (a German once claimed his horse could do math) and fortune (Bernie Madoff's elaborate Ponzi scheme).  This exposé features some of the greatest hoaxes throughout history.  References.  Further reading.  Black-and-white photographs.

October 21st Is National Coming Out Day

Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum

In the United States in 1969, being gay was a cime, and police regularly raided gay bars.  But one hot June night, when cops stormed New York City's Stonewall Inn, the raid became a riot--and the riot became a catalyst for change.


More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

The Bronx: Despite past trauma, Aaron hasn't tried the Leteo Institute's cutting-edge, memory-relief procedure.  Then he meets Thomas, who makes him happy...but re-opens old wounds.