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Moneywood: Hollywood in its last age of excess by William Stadiem
The Searchers: the making of an American legend by Glenn Frankel
The collaboration: Hollywood's pact with Hitler by Ben Urwand
Consequences [Large print] by Penelope Lively
The Corinthian [Large print] by Georgette Heyer
Hunting shadows [Large print]: an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery by Charles Todd
Mother road [Large print] by Dorothy Garlock
Gone girl: a novel by Gillian Flynn
The light between oceans: a novel by M.L. Stedman
The book thief by Markus Zusak
Me before you by Jojo Moyes
November 20 (Meets the 3rd Thursday this month)
Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis
Michigan Senior Olympics is celebrating its' 35th. Anniversary this year. The MSO Summer Games will be held August 6-17. This year's Honorary Chairperson is National Football Hall of Famer and Detroit Lions tight end Charlie Sanders. Athletes, 50 years and up can register for the MSO Summer Olympics online, by phone, or by mail. Call 248-608-0250 or 248-608-0252 for more information.
Gone girl: a novel by Gillian Flynn — Ideal couple, Nick and Amy will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary. A lavish party at their McMansion is being planned when Amy disappears and Nick is the prime suspect. With only his twin sister Margo's support, Nick claims he's innocent. So where is Amy? A fast-paced, twisted thriller.
The elegance of the hedgehog by Muriel Barbery; translated from the french by Alison Anderson — The lives of three people intersect with unexpected results: Renée, the concierge of an elegant Parisian apartment building and residents Paloma, a twelve year old genius and a wealth Japanese man, Ozu.
The Mystery Writers of America recently announced the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards honoring the best mystery fiction and non-fiction published in 2013. Ann Arbor's Aunt Agatha's Bookstore won The Raven Mystery Award for outstanding achievement in the mystery field outside of creative writing.
Ordinary grace: a novel by William Kent Krueger
Best First Novel
Red sparrow: a novel by Jason Matthews
Best Paperback Original
The wicked girls by Alex Marwood
Mary Higgins Clark Award
Cover of snow: a novel by Jenny Milchman
Unassisted living: ageless homes for later life by Wid Chapman and Jeff Rosenfeld
The athlete's book of home remedies: 1,001 doctor- approved health fixes & injury-prevention secrets for a leaner, fitter, more athletic body! by Jordan Metzl, with Mike Zimmerman
Covert warriors [large print] by W.E.B. Griffin ; with William E. Butterworth IV
Crank by Ellen Hopkins — On a trip to visit her absentee father, well-behaved, high school junior Kristina disappears and Bree takes her place. Bree is the exact opposite of Kristina -- she's fearless. Through a boy, Bree meets the monster: crank. And what begins as a wild, ecstatic ride turns into a struggle through hell for her mind, her soul -- her life.