Adult Fiction

Lilac girls

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I read this in a week! Could not put it down…as it exposes the happenings of Hilter’s only female concentration camp during WWII.

Z : a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

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Although fictional, this book offers a deeper insight into Zelda Fitzgerald's (F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife) tumultuous life.

I remember you : a ghost story

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When I 'found' this new author from Iceland, I was very excited to find another woman author in the horror genre. This is a scary, moody ghost story. It won the Icelandic Crime Fiction Award and was nominated for The Glass Key Award.

The Troop

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A truly creepy, jolt-you-out-of-your-seat scary tale about a camping trip! It won The James Herbert Award for Horror Writing.

Starter House

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This book was the debut novel for Sonja - she joins the ranks as another wonderful author in the horror genre. Great Haunted Ghost Story...

Sarah’s Key

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This is a historical fiction novel that is told partially by a young Jewish girl living in France during the “Vel d’hiv” – which was the roundup of Jewish families by the French police (ordered by the Germans) who held them in horrid conditions and then eventually sent them to their deaths at concentration camps in Germany. The other portion of the story is told by an American journalist living in Paris who was assigned to write an article for her magazine on the event. A well-told, eye-opening story that also gives us a history lesson of the recent past.

Salt to the Sea

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9,400 people died, the largest loss of life in a single ship sinking in history! This story is unimaginable. It's gripping. It's haunting. It's about survival and the relationships that unfold during trauma.

A Little Life

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A 2015 National Book Award Finalist, this novel spans fifty years, following the lives of four friends from college to middle age. The story is absolutely beautiful and brutal, exploring themes of child abuse, trauma and recovery, and the limits of friendship and love. This is the kind of book that takes over your life while you read it, and inspires visceral reactions on every page.

Six of Crows

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This book is like Ocean's 11 in a magical, mythical world with a good portion of sexual tension thrown in. I loved it. It was fun and moved quickly and I am looking forward to the next book.

Work Song

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Butte, Montana was once a bustling city of 100,000 in the early 1900s, filled with miners from all over the world looking for work in the cooper mine. Butte and Park City share a similar past from boom to bust during the 19th and 20th century, hence any local history buff would enjoy this work of fiction by Ivan Doig. Work Song is a story about a gentleman working in the town’s local library, who then discovers the inner workings of the miners’ labor movement. Did You Know: Park City Library was once housed in the old Park City Miner’s Hospital, across the street. The Miner’s Hospital was built by the local miners’ union to provide medical treatment to the miners and their families.