A collection of fictional biographies, War of 1812, baseball and Jackie Robinson, the Stanley Cup, and satire...
Aloha, lady blue by Charley Memminger
Dante's wood: a Mark Angelotti novel by Lynne Raimondo
Good man Friday by Barbara Hambly
The guilty one by Lisa Ballantyne
What darkness brings: a Sebastian St. Cyr mystery by C. S. Harris
Dodsworth in New York by written and illustrated by Tim Egan
Cork & Fuzz by Dori Chaconas ; illustrated by Lisa McCue
Iris and Walter by written by Elissa Haden Guest ; illustrated by Christine Davenier
Houndsley and Catina and the birthday surprise by James Howe ; illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay
Mouse and Mole, fine feathered friends by Wong Herbert Yee
A bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban ; pictures by Lillian Hoban
Star Wars, the clone wars: the secret villain by Rob Valois
Pearl and Wagner: four eyes by Kate McMullan ; pictures by R.W. Alley
Elvis the rooster and the magic words by Denys Cazet
Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish ; pictures by Fritz Siebel
I married you for happiness [kit] Lily Tuck — Slender, potent, and engaging, the book unfolds over a single night as Nina sits at the bedside of her husband, Philip, whose sudden death is the reason for her lonely vigil. She remembers defining moments of their long union, beginning with their meeting in Paris. She is an artist, he a mathematician-a collision of two different worlds that merged to form an intricate and passionate love. As we move through select memories-real and imagined-Tuck reveals the intimacies, secrets, and joys that defined Nina and Philip's life together.
Splat the cat sings flat by Rob Scotton
Go away, crows! by [Harriet Ziefert] ; pictures by Santiago Cohen
Pete's party by written by Jon Scieszka ; characters and environments developed by the Design Garage: David Shannon, Loren Long, David Gordon
Diego saves a butterfly by adapted by Lara Bergen ; illustrated by Warner McGee
Word Bird's shapes by Jane Belk Moncure ; illustrated by Chris McEwan
Amy's big race: the sound of long A by Cecilia Minden and Joanne Meier
Bob Books listen and read 1. Set 1, Beginning readers 1- 4 by text, Bobby Lynn Maslen ; pictures, John R. Maslen
Biscuit plays ball by story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories
Clifford's best friend by Norman Bridwell
Guppy up! by Jonathan Fenske -- Using opposites and rhymes, Guppy is all over the place!
Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss — A Dr. Seuss classic featuring basic rhyming pairs to introduce simple words.
Have you seen my cat? by Eric Carle — An easy reading version of Eric Carle.
The big, red blanket by Harriet Ziefert — Harriet Ziefert's easiest readers.
A mop for pop by Foster & Erickson -- word banks feature
Fish and Frog by Michelle Knudsen ; illustrated by Valeria Petrone
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Below are the results of a survey of CPL staff on the books that made them laugh. You might have to put some on hold, they are very popular!
Forrest Gump: a novel by Winston Groom
One for the money by Janet Evanovich and the rest of the Stephanie Plum series
The color of magic by Terry Pratchett
The rest of her life by Laura Moriarty
The midwife's confession by Diane Chamberlain
Before you know kindness: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
The weight of silence by Heather Gudenkauf
The false prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
The chaos code by Justin Richards
The scorpions of Zahir by Christine Brodien-Jones
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
Antiques disposal by Barbara Allan
A killer in the wind by Andrew Klavan
Least of evils: a Percy Peach mystery by J.M. Gregson
Looking for yesterday by Marcia Muller
The old gray wolf by James D. Doss
Unnatural habits: a Phryne Fisher mystery by Kerry Greenwood
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day (March 17), think about reading an Irish author or about Irish history.
One great way to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday is to participate in Read Across America by reading to your child this evening. You can also watch Seuss videos or play games on the Seuss-themed website Seussville.
The language of flowers: a novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
I married you for happiness by Lily Tuck — Slender, potent, and engaging, the book unfolds over a single night as Nina sits at the bedside of her husband, Philip, whose sudden death is the reason for her lonely vigil. She remembers defining moments of their long union, beginning with their meeting in Paris. She is an artist, he a mathematician-a collision of two different worlds that merged to form an intricate and passionate love. As we move through select memories-real and imagined-Tuck reveals the intimacies, secrets, and joys that defined Nina and Philip's life together.
Hen Lit is grown-up chick lit with an older heroine who probably has a kid or two and a mortgage. But she’s still just as much fun as her twenty-something chick lit sisters.
The generous gardener by Trisha Ashley — Living in an idyllic Welsh village with a handsome husband and a loving daughter, 40-something Fran March has reason to be happy with her lot. Then her daughter, the result of an unforgettable one-night stand, starts asking awkward questions about her "real" father.
Hens dancing by Raffaella Barker — Abandoned by her husband, Venetia Summers is not alone. Living in a dilapidated house in Norfolk, she is surrounded by her three children, a houseful of animals, and a garden run amok.
Savannah blues: a novel by Mary Kay Andrews — Antique “picker” “Weezie” Foley is still angry that ex-husband Talmadge got her painstakingly restored Savannah townhouse in the divorce. So finding the dead body of Talmadge’s new girlfriend casts suspicion on her.
The burning edge by Rick Mofina
Mystery Writers of America presents vengeance by edited by Lee Child
The darkening field by William Ryan
Ghoul interrupted by Victoria Laurie