Mirette on the high wire by Emily Arnold McCully
From there to here by Laurel Croza ; pictures by Matt James
Ming's adventure with the Terracotta Army by Li Jian ; translated by Yijian Wert
Linnea in Monet's garden by text, Christina Bjork ; drawings, Lena Anderson
Green is a chile pepper: a book of colors by Roseanne Greenfield Thong ; illustrated by John Parra
Meet me at the moon by Gianna Marino
Derek, the knitting dinosaur by Mary Blackwood ; illustrations by Kerry Argent
Extra yarn by Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
Lester's dreadful sweaters by written and illustrated by K.G. Campbell
Penguin in love by Salina Yoon
Pockets by Jennifer Armstrong ; illustrated by Mary GrandPré
Artist Ted by Andrea Beaty ; and [illustrations,] Pascal Lemaitre
I'm the best artist in the ocean by Kevin Sherry
Bet me by Jennifer Crusie
Born in fire by Nora Roberts
A countess below stairs by Eva Ibbotson
Frederica by Georgette Heyer
How to marry a marquis by Julia Quinn
It had to be you by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Mine till midnight by Lisa Kleypas
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.
Fallen by Lauren Kate
Anna and the French kiss by Stephanie Perkins
The summer I turned pretty by Jenny Han
Nick & Norah's infinite playlist by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
The Hollow by Jessica Verday
The hollow kingdom by Clare B. Dunkle
Going too far by Jennifer Echols
Mission unstoppable by Dan Gutman
Itch: the explosive adventures of an element hunter by Simon Mayo
The billionaire's curse by Richard Newsome ; illustrated by Jonny Duddle
Ruby Redfort: look into my eyes by Lauren Child
Young samurai: the way of the warrior by Chris Bradford
Copper by Rebecca Lisle
The last musketeer by Stuart Gibbs
Where's my teddy? by Jez Alborough
Animals should definitely not wear clothing by written by Judi Barrett and drawn by Ron Barrett
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel; story and pictures by Virginia Lee Burton by Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968
The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle
Freight train by Donald Crews
Olivia by written and illustrated by Ian Falconer
Astrid & Veronika [sound recording] by Linda Olsson
Beautiful ruins [sound recording]: a novel by Jess Walter
The book thief [sound recording] by Markus Zusak
China Dolls [Book on CD]: a novel by Lisa See
Cutting for stone [sound recording]: [a novel] by Abraham Verghese
Damascus countdown [sound recording] by Joel C. Rosenberg
The housekeeper and the professor [sound recording] by Yoko Ogawa
The husband's secret [sound recording] by Liane Moriarty
The lord of the rings [electronic resource] by J. R. R. Tolkien
A game of thrones [electronic resource] by George R.R. Martin
The magicians [electronic resource]: a novel by Lev Grossman
The Sookie Stackhouse companion [electronic resource] by edited by Charlaine Harris
Dead in the family [electronic resource] by Charlaine Harris
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
The Golden Calf by Helene Tursten ; Translation by Laura A. Wideburg
Good as gone by Douglas Corleone
Her brother's keeper: a Joan Spencer mystery by Sara Hoskinson Frommer
The Ides of April by Lindsey Davis
Illegally iced by Jessica Beck
The housekeeper and the professor [kit] by Yoko Ogawa ; translated by Stephen Snyder — A beautiful story about family, memory, and math. Yes, math. Ever since a traumatic head injury, a brilliant math professor has had only eighty minutes of short-term memory. The housekeeper hired to care for the Professor returns to her job every morning to find that the Professor has forgotten her. Though he cannot create new memories, the Professor's mind is alive with elegant equations from his past. And the numbers, in all of their articulate order, reveal a new and poetic world to both the Housekeeper and her young son.
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.
Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore by Robin Sloan — A gleeful tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to eternal life--mostly set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore. The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon out of his job as a Web-design drone--and serendipity, sheer curiosity, and the ability to climb a ladder like a monkey has landed him a new gig working the night shift at Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore. But after just a few days on the job, Clay begins to realize that this store is even more curious than the name suggests.
The housekeeper and the professor by Yoko Ogawa ; translated by Stephen Snyder — A beautiful story about family, memory, and math. Yes, math. Ever since a traumatic head injury, a brilliant math professor has had only eighty minutes of short-term memory. The housekeeper hired to care for the Professor returns to her job every morning to find that the Professor has forgotten her. Though he cannot create new memories, the Professor's mind is alive with elegant equations from his past. And the numbers, in all of their articulate order, reveal a new and poetic world to both the Housekeeper and her young son.
The light between oceans: a novel by M.L. Stedman — After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and becomes the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock. To this isolated island, where the supply boat comes once a season and shore leaves are granted every other year at best, Tom brings his young wife Isabel. Years later, after two miscarriages and one stillbirth, the grieving Isabel hears a baby's cries on the wind. A boat has washed up onshore carrying a dead man and a living baby. Tom wants to report the man and infant immediately. But Isabel has taken the tiny baby to her breast. Against Tom's judgment, they claim her as their own and name her Lucy. Returning to the mainland when she is two, Tom and Isabel are reminded that there are other people in the world and discover that their choice has devastated one of them.
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
Covert warriors [large print] by W.E.B. Griffin ; with William E. Butterworth IV