EPL Staff Reads: January, 2014

Wow! The folks around here are reading like crazy!
Here’s what we’re curling up with this month:

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ANDREW (LONELY LORDS book 7), Grace Burrowes (PROM)

ATCHISON BLUE: A SEARCH FOR SILENCE, A SPIRITUAL HOME, AND AN AUTHENTIC FAITH, Judith Valente (282.092 V154)

BONE SEASON, Samantha Shannon (FAN)

BOXERS, Gene Luen Yang (YA GN)

CATS AND DAUGHTERS: THEY DON’T ALWAYS COME WHEN CALLED, Helen Brown (306.8743 B878)  • It is great as a stand-alone book, but there is one written before this titled CLEO: THE CAT WHO MENDED A FAMILY.  If I had known that CLEO gives earlier information about this same family, I would have read it first. ~Erika, Magazines & Newspapers

CHICKENS IN THE ROAD: AN ADVENTURE IN ORDINARY SPLENDOR, Suzanne McMinn (975.436 M167)

A CLASH OF KINGS (SONG OF ICE AND FIRE book 2), George R.R. Martin (FAN)

CLEMENTINE AND THE SPRING TRIP, Sara Pennypacker (JUV FIC)

DAVID AND GOLIATH: UNDERDOGS, MISFITS, AND THE ART OF BATTLING GIANTS, Malcolm Gladwell (155.24 G543)  • Uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty and the powerful and the dispossessed. ~Celine, Reference

DOCTOR SLEEP, Stephen King (HOR)  • Excellent sequel to THE SHINING. The audio book is very good! ~Jeanne, Popular Materials

THE DRAWING OF THE THREE (DARK TOWER book 2), Stephen King (HOR)

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THE DREAM THIEVES, Maggie Stiefvater (YA FIC)

ELEANOR AND PARK, Rainbow Rowell (YA FIC)

ERUPTION!: VOLCANOES AND THE SCIENCE OF SAVING LIVES, Elizabeth Rusch (363.3495 R951)

FANGIRL, Rainbow Rowell (YA FIC)

5TH WAVE, Richard Yancy (YA FIC)

THE HOBBIT, J.R.R. Tolkien (FAN, FIC, YA FAN, YA FIC)

HYPERBOLE AND A HALF, Allie Brosh (792.7028 B874)

JINX, Sage Blackwood (JUV FIC)

KING AND MAXWELL, David Baldacci (FIC)  • I don’t always like his books, but this one is very fun to read. ~Debbie, Popular Materials

KINKED, Thea Harrison (ROM)  • Another awesome story in the ELDER RACES series (romantic fantasy) also available in audio book ~Jeanne, Popular Materials

LACK OF THE IRISH, Ralph McInerny (MYS)

LISTENING FOR LUCCA, Suzanne LaFleur (JUV FIC)

MISQUOTING JESUS: THE STORY BEHIND WHO CHANGED THE BIBLE AND WHY, Bart D. Ehrman (225.48 E33)

MR. PENUMBRA’S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE, Robin Sloan

THE NAKED NOW, Richard Rohr (248.22 R739)

A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS: A MEMOIR BY LADY TRENT, Marie Brennan (FAN)

OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS, Malcolm Gladwell (302 G543o)

QUEEN VICTORIA’S BOOK OF SPELLS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF GASLAMP FANTASY (FAN)

ROYAL RANGER, John Flanagan (JUV FIC)

SAINTS, Gene Luen Yang (YA GN)

SALT: A STORY OF FRIENDSHIP IN A TIME OF WAR, Helen Frost (JUV FIC)

THE SECRET, Rhonda Byrne (158.1 B995)

THE SOUND AND THE FURRY (CHET AND BERNIE MYSTERY #6), Spencer Quinn (MYS)

STAR ISLAND, Carl Hiaasen (FIC)

SURVIVOR IN DEATH, JD Robb (MYS)

A STUDY IN SHERLOCK: STORIES INSPIRED BY THE HOLMES CANON, ed. Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger (eBook)

TRUE BLUE SCOUTS OF SUGAR MAN SWAMP, Kathi Appelt (JUV FIC)

THE YEAR OF BILLY MILLER, Kevin Henkes (JUV FIC)

THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE: COMPLETE PROTECTION FROM THE LIVING DEAD, Max Brooks (818.602 B873)

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