May We Suggest https://www.cantonpl.org/taxonomy/term/3769/htt All May We Suggest posts from the CPL website en-US Adult Contemporary Book Discussion October 20 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adult-contemporary-book-discussion-october-20 <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1004016&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, October 20 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss</a>:<br /><br /><a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1567405~S10">Someone by Alice McDermott.</a> We first meet Marie, a bespectacled seven-year old who is standing on the steps of her Brooklyn townhouse waiting for her father. The story of Marie's life enfolds as we follow her through milestones of loss, love, marriage and motherhood. <br /><br /><img width="67" height="100" class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/someone.jpg" /> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adult-contemporary-book-discussion-october-20#comments Adults Programs Contemporary Book Discussion Group May We Suggest Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000 sobczakd 68321 at https://www.cantonpl.org For Those Who Liked Eragon https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/those-who-liked-eragon <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547478"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547478.jpg" /></span>The false prince</a> by Jennifer A. Nielsen</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1610059"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1610059.jpg" /></span>Sabriel</a> by Garth Nix</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1279580"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1279580.jpg" /></span>The Amulet of Samarkand</a> by Jonathan Stroud</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1349097"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1349097.jpg" /></span>Dragon keeper</a> by Carole Wilkinson</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1044013"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1044013.jpg" /></span>Dragonflight</a> by Anne McCaffrey</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1079940"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1079940.jpg" /></span>The eye of the world</a> by Robert Jordan</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1432565"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1432565.jpg" /></span>Dragons of autumn twilight</a> by Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman ; poetry by Michael Williams ; interior art by Denis Beauvais</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1356218"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1356218.jpg" /></span>The fire within</a> by Chris D'Lacey</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1386663"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1386663.jpg" /></span>His majesty's dragon</a> by Naomi Novik</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1140332"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1140332.jpg" /></span>The lost years of Merlin</a> by T.A. Barron</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1010675"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1010675.jpg" /></span>The fellowship of the ring: being the first part of The Lord of the Rings</a> by with a new foreword by the author, J.R.R. Tolkien</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/those-who-liked-eragon#comments Teens Fiction Fantasy May We Suggest Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:12:03 +0000 Brad B. 75924 at https://www.cantonpl.org California Statehood https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/california-statehood <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/Califronia%20republic.preview.jpg" style="float:right;" />California was admitted to the United States on September 9, 1850. Originally colonized by the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1109961">Spanish</a> in the 17th century, it became part of Mexico in 1821. In 1846, a group of American settlers declared an independent California Repulic shortly after the beginning of the <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S1?/dMexican+War%2C+1846-1848/dmexican+war+1846+1848/1%2C26%2C50%2CB/exact&amp;FF=dmexican+war+1846+1848&amp;1%2C9%2C">Mexican-American War</a>. The <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S1?/dCalifornia+Gold+discoveries/dcalifornia+gold+discoveries/1%2C9%2C28%2CB/exact&amp;FF=dcalifornia+gold+discoveries&amp;1%2C16%2C">California Gold Rush</a> of 1848 led to a huge increase in Califronia's population and started an economic boom. Some of the many figures connected to the state's rich and complicated history include <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/ddrake+f/ddrake+f/1%2C7%2C16%2CB/exact&amp;FF=ddrake+francis+sir+1540+1596&amp;1%2C6%2C">Sir Francis Drake</a>, <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/X?searchtype=d&amp;searcharg=serra+ju&amp;searchscope=10&amp;SORT=D&amp;submit=Search">Junipero Serra</a>, <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/dfremont%2C+j/dfremont+j/1%2C8%2C17%2CB/exact&amp;FF=dfremont+john+charles+1813+1890">John Fremont</a>, <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/search/dstanford%2C+le">Leland Stanford</a>, <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1058992">Upton Sinclair</a>, and <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1415324">William Randolph Hearst</a>. Learn more: <br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1364096"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1364096.jpg" /></span>California: a history</a> by Kevin Starr</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1103809"><span class="jacket"></span>Rivers in the desert: William Mulholland and the inventing of Los Angeles</a> by Margaret Leslie Davis</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1172796"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1172796.jpg" /></span>Bear Flag rising: the conquest of California, 1846</a> by Dale L. Walker</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1405772"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1405772.jpg" /></span>The California Gold Rush and the coming of the Civil War</a> by Leonard L. Richards</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1084940"><span class="jacket"></span>Around California in 1891</a> by Terence Emmons</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1429920"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1429920.jpg" /></span>Historical atlas of California: with original maps</a> by Derek Hayes</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1074919"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1074919.jpg" /></span>The missions of California</a> by Stanley Young ; photography by Melba Levick</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1246453"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1246453.jpg" /></span>The age of gold: the California Gold Rush and the new American dream</a> by H.W. Brands</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1058992"><span class="jacket"></span>The campaign of the century: Upton Sinclair's race for governor of California and the birth of media politics</a> by Greg Mitchell</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1150826"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1150826.jpg" /></span>Beneath the diamond sky: Haight-Ashbury, 1965-1970</a> by Barney Hoskyns</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1339931"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1339931.jpg" /></span>San Francisco: a cultural and literary history</a> by Mick Sinclair</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1364091"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1364091.jpg" /></span>A crack in the edge of the world: America and the great California earthquake of 1906</a> by Simon Winchester</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1103809"><span class="jacket"></span>Rivers in the desert: William Mulholland and the inventing of Los Angeles</a> by Margaret Leslie Davis</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1452668"><span class="jacket"></span>The missions of Father Serra [videodisc]</a></p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1406034"><span class="jacket"></span>The gold rush [videodisc]</a> by a Yellow Jersey Films, Inc. production for American Experience in association with KQED ; produced by Randall MacLowry &amp; Laura Longsworth ; directed by Randall MacLowry ; written by Michelle Ferrari</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1405657"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1405657.jpg" /></span>The great San Francisco earthquake [videodisc]</a> by WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Moira Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; WGBH Boston ; written and produced by Tom Weidlinger</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1488496"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1488496.jpg" /></span>Inventing L.A. [videodisc]: the Chandlers and their Times</a></p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/california-statehood#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction May We Suggest Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:35:02 +0000 SuzyQ 62849 at https://www.cantonpl.org Looks What's In Large Print: September 2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/looks-what-large-print-september-2014 <p class="book-record">Schools in session. Why not read a classic?  Do we read differently today what we read at 18?<a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1185824"><br /><br /><img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/moonisdown.jpg" height="160" width="160" style="float:left;" /> The moon is down [large print] </a> by John Steinbeck</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1228332"><img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/northanger_0.jpg" height="100" width="61" style="float:left;" />        Northanger Abbey [large print]</a> by Jane Austen</p> <p class="book-record"> <img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/opioneers.jpg" height="100" width="64" style="float:left;" />     <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1232988">O pioneers!: [large print]</a> by Willa Cather</p> <p class="book-record">      <img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/tohave.jpg" height="100" width="64" style="float:left;" /><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1033079">To have and have not [large print]</a> by Ernest Hemingway</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1467032"><img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/tokillmockingbird.jpg" height="100" width="64" style="float:left;" /> To kill a mockingbird [large print]</a> by Harper Lee</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/looks-what-large-print-september-2014#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Books May We Suggest city and town life England Ernest Hemingway farming fathers and daughters gothic novels Harper Lee Jane Austen John Steinbeck Nebraska political intrigue racism romance smuggling trials war stories Willa Cather World War II young women Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:42:03 +0000 madame librarian 75836 at https://www.cantonpl.org Murder Will Out: September 2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-september-2014 As a mystery reader, have you noticed how often food is described in the story?  Someone is always sitting down to a meal or being called from a meal.  The following feature caterers, bakers, and recipes.<div><br /><div><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1117478"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1117478.jpg" /></span>A taste for murder</a> by Claudia Bishop</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1487060"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1487060.jpg" /></span>A catered birthday party</a> by Isis Crawford</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1569325"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1569325.jpg" /></span>The fatal funnel cake: a fresh-baked mystery</a> by Livia J. Washburn</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1341399"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1341399.jpg" /></span>The flaming luau of death: a Madeline Bean novel</a> by Jerrilyn Farmer</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602708"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602708.jpg" /></span>Sugar and iced</a> by Jenn McKinlay</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1478973"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1478973.jpg" /></span>Trick or treat: a Corinna Chapman mystery</a> by Kerry Greenwood</p> </div></div> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/murder-will-out-september-2014#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Books May We Suggest amateur detectives bakers caterers chefs cooks Halloween Hawaii hoteliers murder recipes Weddings Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:41:13 +0000 madame librarian 75835 at https://www.cantonpl.org What We're Reading: September, 2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-september-2014 <div>This month is a mix of history, mystery, a book about books and reading, growing old, and second chances.</div><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602989"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602989.jpg" /></span>Can't we talk about something more pleasant?</a> by Roz Chast</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1608662"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1608662.jpg" /></span>The Mountaintop School for Dogs and other second chances</a> by Ellen Cooney</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602301"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602301.jpg" /></span>The 40s: the story of a decade</a> by The New Yorker ; edited by Henry Finder with Giles Harvey ; introduction by David Remnick</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1602415"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1602415.jpg" /></span>The shelf: from LEQ to LES</a> by Phyllis Rose</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581129"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581129.jpg" /></span>Buried in a bog</a> by Sheila Connolly</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-september-2014#comments History Adults Seniors Fiction Non-fiction Books Graphic Novel Mystery Realistic Fiction May We Suggest 1940s 20th century aging Alzheimers Disease amateur dectectives animal rescuers dementia Ireland libraries parents pubs readers reading Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:39:30 +0000 madame librarian 75833 at https://www.cantonpl.org If you like Christopher Paolini, Terry Goodkind and J.R.R. Tolkien https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/if-you-christopher-paolini-terry-goodkind-and-jrr-tolkien try these: <br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1267246"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1267246.jpg" /></span>Joust</a> by Mercedes Lackey</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1079940"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1079940.jpg" /></span>The eye of the world</a> by Robert Jordan</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1467223"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1467223.jpg" /></span>Lamentation</a> by Ken Scholes</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1414803"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1414803.jpg" /></span>Acacia: a novel</a> by David Anthony Durham</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1483322"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1483322.jpg" /></span>A game of thrones</a> by George R.R. Martin</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/if-you-christopher-paolini-terry-goodkind-and-jrr-tolkien#comments Adults Fiction Science Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:44:10 +0000 Ellen 75723 at https://www.cantonpl.org World War I: The End and the Aftermath https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/world-war-i-end-and-aftermath This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1335914"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1335914.jpg" /></span>Eleventh month, eleventh day, eleventh hour: Armistice Day, 1918, World War I and its violent climax</a> by Joseph E. Persico</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1123436"><span class="jacket"></span>A stillness heard round the world: the end of the Great War, November 1918</a> by Stanley Weintraub</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1138765"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1138765.jpg" /></span>The great war and the shaping of the 20th century</a> by Jay Winter and Blaine Baggett</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1568205"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1568205.jpg" /></span>The last of the doughboys: the forgotten generation and their forgotten world war</a> by Richard Rubin</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1250074"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1250074.jpg" /></span>Paris 1919: six months that changed the world</a> by Margaret MacMillan</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1532064"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1532064.jpg" /></span>With our backs to the wall: victory and defeat in 1918</a> by David Stevenson</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1411832"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1411832.jpg" /></span>Savage peace: hope and fear in America, 1919</a> by Ann Hagedorn</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1429441"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1429441.jpg" /></span>A shattered peace: Versailles 1919 and the price we pay today</a> by David A. Andelman</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1573635"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1573635.jpg" /></span>Lawrence in Arabia: war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East</a> by Scott Anderson</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/world-war-i-end-and-aftermath#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction May We Suggest Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:05:00 +0000 SuzyQ 67442 at https://www.cantonpl.org Lunch and a Book September 2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/lunch-and-book-september-2014 On <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003970&amp;searchscope=0&amp;SORT2=R">Thursday, September 11 at noon</a>, we will be discussing:<br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1538901"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1538901.jpg" /></span>1984: a novel</a> by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm — Written in 1948, George Orwell's classic novel created a chilling future where Big Brother and the Thought Police monitored every move. And while the year 1984 has come and gone, Orwell's haunting vision of the world remains timeless.<br /><br />For more insight on this work, take a look at these interviews with <a href="http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA334233904&amp;v=2.1&amp;u=lom_cantonpl&amp;it=r&amp;p=LitRC&amp;sw=w">Cory Doctorow</a> or <a href="http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA201472244&amp;v=2.1&amp;u=lom_cantonpl&amp;it=r&amp;p=LitRC&amp;sw=w">Christopher Hitchens</a>.</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/lunch-and-book-september-2014#comments Adults Fiction Programs Books Lunch & a Book May We Suggest Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0000 daviscrl 74211 at https://www.cantonpl.org Adult Contemporary Book Discussion September 15 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adult-contemporary-book-discussion-september-15 Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003971">Monday, September 15 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room</a> to discuss:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1540257"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1540257.jpg" /></span>The whip: a novel</a> by Karen Kondazian — Based on the true story of a woman, Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man in the old west. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love with a runaway slave and had his child. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track the killer of her daughter.</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/adult-contemporary-book-discussion-september-15#comments Adults Programs Contemporary Book Discussion Group May We Suggest Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0000 sobczakd 68319 at https://www.cantonpl.org Read-alikes for THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/read-alikes-light-between-oceans <p>The movie rights have been purchased for M. L. Stedman's <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1554570~S10">THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS</a>.  wonderful book about a lighthouse keeper and his wife. Tom is a WW I veteran, one of the 'lucky ones', he has lost a limb nor his mind but he deliberately seeks the solitude of an island off Australia.  He meets and marries, Isabel. But times on the island are tough for Isabel as she suffers multiple miscarriages and a stillbirth in just four years time. When a boat with a dead man and a young baby washes ashore, Isabel convinces Tom to let her keep the baby as their own, but the consequences to her actions may be dire.  Similar books are:<br /><br /></p><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1552221"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1552221.jpg" /></span>The sandcastle girls: a novel</a> by Chris Bohjalian</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1554523"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1554523.jpg" /></span>The orchardist: a novel</a> by Amanda Coplin</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1551282"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1551282.jpg" /></span>The secret keeper: a novel</a> by Kate Morton</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1537710"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1537710.jpg" /></span>The house I loved</a> by Tatiana de Rosnay</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1547002"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1547002.jpg" /></span>The orchid house: a novel</a> by Lucinda Riley</p> <p></p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/read-alikes-light-between-oceans#comments Adults Seniors Fiction Books Historical Fiction Realistic Fiction Romance May We Suggest Australia early twentieth century Europe family secrets husbands and wives lighthouse keepers marriage Veterans World War I Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:42:39 +0000 madame librarian 75522 at https://www.cantonpl.org World War I: the Campaigns https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/world-war-i-campaigns The battles of World War I were fought in Europe, the  Middle East, and the Pacific. In memory of the war's 100th anniversary, check out some of the library's many resources on this global event whose repercussions are still being felt today:<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1433661"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1433661.jpg" /></span>To conquer hell: the Meuse-Argonne, 1918</a> by Edward G. Lengel</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581673"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581673.jpg" /></span>Verdun: the longest battle of the Great War</a> by Paul Jankowski</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1282399"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1282399.jpg" /></span>Castles of steel: Britain, Germany, and the winning of the Great War at sea</a> by Robert K. Massie</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1207255"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1207255.jpg" /></span>Yanks: the epic story of the American Army in World War I</a> by John S.D. Eisenhower with Joanne Thompson Eisenhower</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1434937"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1434937.jpg" /></span>Setting the desert on fire: T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918</a> by James Barr</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1017076"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1017076.jpg" /></span>The guns of August</a> by Barbara W. Tuchman ; [with a new foreword by Robert K. Massie]</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1514012"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1514012.jpg" /></span>The Berlin-Baghdad express: the Ottoman Empire and Germany's bid for world power</a> by Sean McMeekin</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1510978"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1510978.jpg" /></span>Three armies on the Somme: the first battle of the twentieth century</a> by William Philpott</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1581667"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1581667.jpg" /></span>Hundred days: the campaign that ended World War I</a> by Nick Lloyd</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1533038"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1533038.jpg" /></span>Gallipoli</a> by Peter Hart</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1489013"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1489013.jpg" /></span>The Marne 1914: the opening of World War I and the battle that changed the world</a> by Holger H. Herwig</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1216350"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1216350.jpg" /></span>Silent night: the story of the World War I Christmas truce</a> by Stanley Weintraub</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1501861"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1501861.jpg" /></span>Eden To Armageddon: World War I in the Middle East</a> by Roger Ford</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/world-war-i-campaigns#comments History Adults Seniors Non-fiction May We Suggest Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 SuzyQ 67455 at https://www.cantonpl.org Remembering Robin Williams https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/remembering-robin-williams <img class="image image-preview" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/index_4.preview.jpg" height="200" width="136" style="float:right;" />Beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams passed away on August 11th at the age of 63. The Canton Public Library carries a wide selection of films starring Mr. Williams including <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1329228~S4">Aladdin</a>, <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1452675~S4">Good Morning Vietnam</a>, <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1520783~S4">Mrs. Doubtfire</a> and <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1204842~S4">The World According to Garp</a>.  Feel free to laugh or cry with the work of this American legend. Follow the <a href="https://catalog.cantonpl.org/search~S10?/aWilliams%2C+Robin%2C+1952+July+21-/awilliams+robin+1952+july+++21/-3%2C-1%2C0%2CB/exact&amp;FF=awilliams+robin+1952+july+++21&amp;1%2C38%2C">link</a> for a list of his works in our collection. https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/remembering-robin-williams#comments News Kids Tweens Teens Adults Parents Seniors Movies & Television Music/CDs Comedy May We Suggest Robin Williams Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:40:32 +0000 Patton 75312 at https://www.cantonpl.org Shark Week https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/shark-week <img alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/untitled.preview.png" style="float:right;" />Duh Dun, Duh Dun...<br /><br /> It's that time of year again: Shark Week is here! Get in on all of the <em>fin</em>tastic action with some of these great books and DVDs all about these mysterious and amazing animals. Whether you are a Shark Week veteran or a first timer these reads will leave you hungry for more.<br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1571018"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1571018.jpg" /><br /></span>The blacktip reef shark</a> by Sara Green</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1537853"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1537853.jpg" /></span>Bluntnose sixgill sharks and other strange sharks</a> by Rachel Lynette</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1579401"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1579401.jpg" /></span>A daredevil's guide to swimming with sharks</a> by Amie Jane Leavitt</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1232147"><span class="jacket"></span>Sharks</a> by Kris Hirschmann</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1604087"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1604087.jpg" /></span>Whale shark</a> by Anders Hanson ; consulting editor, Diane Craig, M.A./Reading Specialist</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1609766"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1609766.jpg" /></span>Sharks: the animal answer guide</a> by Gene Helfman and George H. Burgess</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1426017"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1426017.jpg" /></span>Sharks of the world</a> by Leonard Compagno, Marc Dando, Sarah Fowler</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1171959"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1171959.jpg" /></span>The shark almanac</a> by Thomas B. Allen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1510296"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1510296.jpg" /></span>Shark: in peril in the sea</a> by David Owen</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1514045"><span class="jacket"></span>Journey to shark eden [videodisc]</a> by National Geographic</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1553135"><span class="jacket"></span>Great white shark [videodisc]</a> by a Windfall Films production ; produced and directed by David Dugan</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/shark-week#comments Kids Tweens Teens Adults Non-fiction Movies & Television May We Suggest Shark Week Sharks Sat, 09 Aug 2014 18:00:39 +0000 liakosa 75202 at https://www.cantonpl.org What We're Reading August 2014 https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-august-2014 Reading suggestions from Canton Public Library staff. <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1597272"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1597272.jpg" /></span>The Mangle Street murders</a> by M.R.C. Kasasian</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1604794"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1604794.jpg" /></span>Double agent: the first hero of World War II and how the FBI outwitted and destroyed a Nazi spy ring</a> by Peter Duffy</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1559035"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1559035.jpg" /></span>The end of your life book club</a> by Will Schwalbe</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1606841"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1606841.jpg" /></span>The Late Starters Orchestra</a> by Ari L. Goldman</p> <p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1598685"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1598685.jpg" /></span>Far gone</a> by Laura Griffin</p> https://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/what-were-reading-august-2014#comments History Adults Seniors Fiction Non-fiction Books Historical Fiction Mystery Realistic Fiction May We Suggest detectives England espionage London mothers and sons mystery orphans Private Investigators spies Suspense thriller World War II Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:22:21 +0000 madame librarian 74953 at https://www.cantonpl.org