Listen and read along with one of our J Book/CD Kits. You can find them near the music CDs in the Children's Department. Pick some up today for a car trip or for listening at home. Here's a list of some popular choices:
Chrysanthemum [kit] by Kevin Henkes
Amelia Bedelia [kit] by Peggy Parish
A fine, fine school [kit] by Sharon Creech
If you are a fan of James Patterson's Alex Cross novels or enjoy the humor in Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum stories you might like these...
Cinnamon roll murder [large print] by Joanne Fluke
Mr. Churchill's secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
Sidney Chambers and the shadow of death by James Runcie
Boston cream by Howard Shrier
The cat, the wife and the weapon: a cats in trouble mystery by Leann Sweeney
The perfect book for a book discussion is one that's not too easy, not too hard, that will hold the interest of a diverse group of readers and will also inspire a lively discussion. For additional book club resources try the Canton Public Library's Book Club in a Bag kits:
City of dreams: a novel of Nieuw Amsterdam and early Manhattan by Beverly Swerling
Light on snow: a novel by Anita Shreve
The book thief [sound recording] by Markus Zusak
Criminal: a novel by Karin Slaughter — Award winning author, Karin Slaughter will talk about her new book on Tuesday, July 10 at 7:00PM at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor. Copies of Criminal will be available for purchase and signing.
The great escape by Susan Elizabeth Phillips — Susan Elizabeth Phillips, 4 time Romance Writers of America's Favorite Book of the Year will introduce her new book at Nicola's Books on Thursday, July 12 at 7:00PM
Are you a fan of A&E's Longmire and/or FX's Justified? These two popular television dramas are based on books by Craig Johnson and Leonard Chang
The cold dish by Craig Johnson — the first book in the Walt Longmire's series.
Over the shoulder: a novel of intrigue by Leonard Chang — Leonard Chang is a staff writer on FX's Justified and the author of several books including an award winning noir trilogy featuring Allen Choice, a Korean-American investigator.
The Canton Seniors Book Group meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 2:00-3:00 PM in Group Study Room A. We meet every month except December. Adult Librarians Elaine Skrzynski and Joyce Simowski alternate leading the discussion. Copies of the discussion book can be picked up at the monthly meeting or after the meeting at the Adult Desk.
Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet: a novel by Jamie Ford — July 26
One was a soldier: a Clare Fergusson/Russ van Alstyne mystery by Julia Spencer-Fleming — August 23
Conquer the crash: you can survive and prosper in a deflationary depression by Robert R. Prechter, Jr
Anti-aging cures [sound recording]: life changing secrets to reverse the effects of aging: your key to the real fountain of youth by James Forsythe ; foreword by Suzanne Somers
The end of illness [sound recording] by David B. Agus
The G-free diet [sound recording]: a gluten-free survival guide by Elisabeth Hasselbeck
The girls from Ames: a story of women & a forty-year friendship by Jeffrey Zaslow
Room: a novel by Emma Donoghue
Canton Seniors Book Group meets on Thursday, October 25 from 2:00-3:00 PM in Group Study Room A. This month we are reading:
Snow flower and the Secret Fan: a novel by Lisa See
One was a soldier: a Clare Fergusson/Russ van Alstyne mystery by Julia Spencer-Fleming
The last enemy by Grace Brophy
Join us on Monday, July 23 for an evening of mystery and suspense. We will 'visit' Italy, Sweden, Ireland, France, Japan and more with Adult Librarian Joyce Simowski as she talks about some of her favorite non-American mystery authors. Book talk begins at 7:00 PM in the Purple Room.
Complication by Isaac Adamson
The dressmaker: a novel by Kate Alcott
The good father by Noah Hawley
Saving Ruth by Soe Fishman
The burning edge by Rick Mofina
Cliff Walk by Bruce DeSilva
A dark anatomy: a mystery by Robin Blake
Death's door by Jim Kelly
Carry the one [sound recording] by Carol Anshaw
The Gilly salt sisters [sound recording]: a novel by Tiffany Baker
Summerland (CD) [sound recording] by Elin Hilderbrand
Secrets of the lost summer [sound recording] by Carla Neggers