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Me and Patsy kickin' up dust - my friendship with Patsy Cline by Lynn, Loretta, author. Me and Patsy kickin' up dust - my friendship with Patsy Cline

"When Loretta Lynn first came to Nashville in 1960 -- a broke young mother trying to navigate the country music business -- Patsy Cline was a star, soon to have her chart-topping hit "I Fall to Pieces." Loretta's decision to sing the song on the radio led to one of the most influential relationships of her life. In Me & Patsy Kickin' Up Dust she tells the story of a remarkable friendship that ended in Patsy's tragic and untimely death at the age of thirty. Patsy and Loretta were two trailblazers

Sep 4, 2020
Bent heavens by Kraus, Daniel, 1975- author. Bent heavens

Two years after the disappearance of her father, seventeen-year-old Liv and her friend capture an alien in the Iowa countryside, and instead of turning him over to the authorities, they choose a different path.

Sep 4, 2020
Pearls of wisdom - little pieces of advice (that go a long way) by Bush, Barbara, 1925-2018, author. Pearls of wisdom - little pieces of advice (that go a long way)

"First Lady Barbara Bush was famous for handing out advice. From friends and family to CIA directors, heads of state, and fellow First Ladies, her advice ranged from what to wear, what to say or not say, and how to live your life. She especially loved visiting with students of all ages, from kindergartners to college graduates. When she turned eighty, she owned up to all her advice-giving and explained it this way: After all, in eighty years of living, I have survived six children, seventeen gra

Sep 4, 2020
We unleash the merciless storm by Mejia, Tehlor Kay, author. We unleash the merciless storm

"Being a part of the resistance group La Voz is an act of devotion and desperation. On the other side of Medio's border wall, the oppressed class fights for freedom and liberty, sacrificing what little they have to become defenders of the cause. Carmen Santos is one of La Voz's best soldiers, taken in when she was an orphaned child and trained to be a cunning spy. She spent years undercover at the Medio School for Girls, but now, with her identity exposed and the island on the brink of a civil w

Sep 4, 2020
K-Pop Confidential by Lee, Stephan, author. K-Pop Confidential

A Korean-American girl travels to Seoul in hopes of debuting in a girl group at the same K-pop company behind the most popular boy band on the planet in this romantic coming-of-age novel about chasing big dreams, for fans of Mary H. K. Choi and Jenny Han.

Sep 17, 2020
Eventide by Goodman, Sarah, author. Eventide

Eventide is an evocative YA historical fantasy thriller by debut author Sarah Goodman, for fans of Jennifer Donnelly and Libba Bray. MADNESS, SECRETS, AND THE LENGTHS WELL GO TO KEEP THEM BURIED Wheeler, Arkansas, 1907 When her father descends into madness, Verity Pruitt and her little sister Lilah find themselves uprooted from New York, on an orphan train to rural Arkansas. In Wheeler, Lilah is quickly adopted by the towns beloved schoolteacherbut Verity is not. Willing to do anything to sta

Sep 17, 2020
Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn by Twain, Mark, author. Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn

Explore the wild world of the southern United States in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. These books are known for their adventurous spirit and their portrayal of the southern reaches of America. Each novel can be enjoyed separately, or together. While Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has become more popular than the first novel, the two build upon one another and are a fascinating examination of mid-1800s southern culture. Both titles have been adapte

Sep 17, 2020
Royal by Steel, Danielle, author. Royal

In this spellbinding tale from Danielle Steel, a princess is sent away to safety during World War II, where she falls in love, and is lost forever. As the war rages on in the summer of 1943, causing massive destruction and widespread fear, the King and Queen choose to quietly send their youngest daughter, Princess Charlotte, to live with a trusted noble family in the country. Despite her fiery, headstrong nature, the princess's fragile health poses far too great a risk for her to remain in war-t

Sep 17, 2020
Cemetery Boys by Thomas, Aiden, author. Cemetery Boys

This program includes a bonus conversation with the author.A trans boy determined to prove his gender to his traditional Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave in Aiden Thomas's paranormal YA debut Cemetery Boys, described by Entertainment Weekly as "groundbreaking." Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can't get rid of him.When his traditional Latinx family has problems accepting his true gender, Yadriel becomes determined to prove himself a real brujo. With the help of his cous

Sep 17, 2020
Where Dreams Descend by Angeles, Janella, author. Where Dreams Descend

"Vibrant imagery, jaw-dropping set pieces, sizzling romantic tension, and unstoppable heroine Kallia bring this ambitious debut novel to spectacular life. Fans of Caraval and The Night Circus will be delighted!" - Claire Legrand, New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn In a city covered in ice and ruin, a group of magicians face off in a daring game of magical feats to find the next headliner of the Conquering Circus, only to find themselves under the threat of an unseen danger striking be

Sep 17, 2020
Punching the Air by Zoboi, Ibi, author. Punching the Air

From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five, comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds, Walter Dean Myers, and Elizabeth Acevedo.

Sep 17, 2020
Dear Martin by Stone, Nic, author. Dear Martin

"Powerful, wrenching." -JOHN GREEN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down "Raw and gripping."-JASON REYNOLDS, New York Times bestselling coauthor ofAll American Boys "A must-read!"-ANGIE THOMAS, #1New York Timesbestselling author ofThe Hate U Give Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning #1New York Times bestselling debut, a William C. Morri

Sep 17, 2020
Kind of a Big Deal by Hale, Shannon, author. Kind of a Big Deal

From bestselling author Shannon Hale comes Kind of a Big Deal: a hilarious, delicious YA novel that will suck you inliterally.There's nothing worse than peaking in high school. Nobody knows that better than Josie Pie.She was kind of a big dealshe dropped out of high school to be a star! But the bigger you are, the harder you fall. And Josie fell. Hard. Ouch. Broadway dream: dead.Meanwhile, her life keeps imploding. Best friend: distant. Boyfriend: busy. Mom: not playing with a full deck? Despera

Sep 17, 2020
When No One Is Watching by Cole, Alyssa, author. When No One Is Watching

Rear WindowmeetsGet Outin this gripping thriller from a critically acclaimed andNew York TimesNotable author, in which the gentrification of a Brooklyn neighborhood takes on a sinister new meaning.

Sep 17, 2020
Stamped- Racism, Antiracism, and You by Reynolds, Jason, author. Stamped- Racism, Antiracism, and You

A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America This is NOT a history book. This is a book about the here and now. A book to help us better understand why we are where we are. A book about race. The construct of race has always been used to gain and keep power, to create dynamics that separate and silence. This remarkable reimagining of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi's National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning reveals the history of racist ideas in America,

Sep 17, 2020
Time for Mercy, A by Grisham, John, author. Time for Mercy, A

Jake Brigance is back! The hero of A Time to Kill, one of the most popular novels of our time, returns in a courtroom drama that showcases #1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham at the height of his storytelling powers. Clanton, Mississippi. 1990. Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a deeply divisive trial when the court appoints him attorney for Drew Gamble, a timid sixteen-year-old boy accused of murdering a local deputy. Many in Clanton want a swift trial and the death penalt

Sep 17, 2020
Me and White Supremacy by Saad, Layla F., author. Me and White Supremacy

Based off the original workbook, Me and White Supremacy teaches readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.When Layla Saad began an Instagram challenge called #meandwhitesupremacy, she never predicted it would spread as widely as it did. She encouraged people to own up and share their racist behaviors, big and small. She was looking for truth, and sh

Sep 17, 2020
The Pull of the Stars by Donoghue, Emma, author. The Pull of the Stars

Dublin, 1918: three days in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. A small world of work, risk, death, and unlooked-for love, in "Donoghue's best novel since Room" (Kirkus Reviews) In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an understaffed hospital in the city center, where expectant mothers who have come down with the terrible new Flu are quarantined together. Into Julia's regimented world step two outsiders -- Doctor Kathleen Lynn, a rumoured Rebel on

Sep 17, 2020
Hello, Summer by Andrews, Mary Kay, author. Hello, Summer

New York Times bestselling author and Queen of the Beach Reads Mary Kay Andrews delivers her next blockbuster, Hello Summer.Its a new season...Conley Hawkins left her familys small town newspaper, The Silver Bay Beacon, in the rearview mirror years ago. Now a star reporter for a big-city paper, Conley is exactly where she wants to be and is about to take a fancy new position in Washington, D.C. Or so she thinks.For small town scandals...When the new job goes up in smoke, Conley finds herself rig

Sep 17, 2020
The Goodbye Man by Deaver, Jeffrey, author. The Goodbye Man

In this twisty thriller from the New York Times bestselling master of suspense, reward-seeker Colter Shaw infiltrates a sinister cult after learning that the only way to get somebody out . . . is to go in. In the wilderness of Washington State, expert tracker Colter Shaw has located two young men accused of a terrible hate crime. But when his pursuit takes a shocking and tragic turn, Shaw becomes desperate to discover what went so horribly wrong and if he is to blame. Shaw's search for answers l

Sep 17, 2020