Staff Picks: November 2014

I Remember You

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[Winner of the Icelandic Crime Fiction Award] I was not sure what to expect from this author since this was one of the first times I read her books but this story gave me the chills! Three friends head off to an island to fix up a house to possible rent out and it turns into horrifying trip that will change them forever. It is partly based on a true story which makes it even more terrifying. Keep the lights on.

My Beloved World

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A fascinating read about a very determined and self-motivated child/woman who overcame much in her life without feeling sorry for herself.

One Summer, America 1927

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This book is for those of you who like history. The author shares stories about different subjects and people that happened in 1927. And you thought 1927 was just about the history's severe depression. Bryson shares stories about Charles Lingbergh who was a true social misfit, Babe Ruth's explosion onto the baseball field, as well as Al Capone's adventures with the gangster scene. This book is full of amazing stories and details about fascinating people of this time.