EPL Staff Reads: February 2014

Staff Reads-300-Graphic OnlyHere are some of the books we’ve been
reading while we wait out Old Man Winter.

ALL FUDGED UP, Nancy Coco (PMYS) • A cozy mystery set in a hotel and fudge shop on Mackinac Island.

THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION’S LAST REUNION, Fanny Flagg (FIC)

THE APRON BOOK: MAKING, WEARING AND SHARING A BIT OF CLOTH AND COMFORT, EllynAnne Geisel (646.48 G313)

BATTLE MAGIC, Tamora Pierce (YA FIC)

BELOW, Megan McKinlay (JUV FIC)

BETTER NATE THAN EVER, Tim Federle (JUV FIC)

THE BURNING SKY, Ron Faust (FIC) • Are the people hunting animals or are the animals hunting the humans? ~Debbie, Popular Materials

DEATH AT VICTORIA DOCK (PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERIES, book 4), Kerry Greenwood (MYS)

THE DINNER, Herman Koch (FIC)Bk Emerald Green

EMERALD GREEN, Kerstin Gier (YA FIC)

FIRST PHONE CALL FROM HEAVEN, Mitch Albom (FIC)

THE FIERY HEART, Richelle Mead (YA FIC)

THE FOOD AND FEASTS OF JESUS: INSIDE THE WORLD OF FIRST CENTURY FARE, WITH MENUS AND RECIPES, Douglas E. Neel (225.95 N378)

FULL THROTTLE, Erin McCarthy (PROM)

THE GREEN LINE, E. C. Diskin (MYS) • One ride in the wrong direction would change everything. A Chicago attorney takes the wrong train home one night, and that changes everything. This is a debut book, which is another bonus! ~Debbie, Popular Materials

THE HERO’S GUIDE TO STORMING THE CASTLE, Christopher Healy (JUV FIC)

HUMANS OF NEW YORK, Brandon Stanton (974.7 S792)

HUNTED, Karen Robards (ROM) • [A]n exciting read. Why would a well-respected policeman kidnap the mayor?  Could high-level corruption be involved? ~Debbie, Popular Materials

Bk HyperboleHYPERBOLE AND A HALF: UNFORTUNATE SITUATIONS, FLAWED COPING MECHANISMS, MAHEM, AND OTHER THINGS THAT HAPPENED, Allie Brosh (792.7028 B874)

MELTING STONES, Tamora Pierce (YA FIC)

MEMORY IN DEATH, J. D. Robb (MYS)

MURDER ON THE BALLARAT TRAIN (PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERIES, book 3), Kerry Greenwood

ORIGIN IN DEATH, J. D. Robb (MYS)

OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS, Malcolm Gladwell

SAVING THE WORLD AND OTHER EXTREME SPORTS (MAXIMUM RIDE, book 3), James Patterson (YA FIC)

SCHOOL’S OUT– FOREVER (MAXIMUM RIDE, book 2), James Patterson (YA FIC)

SEEING RED, Katheryn Erskine (JUV FIC)

STAR ISLAND, Carl Hiaasen (FIC)

THE TESTING, Joelle Charbonneau (YA FIC) • I would recommend this book to anyone who likes THE HUNGER GAMES. It is about a society that tests the brightest and best of their young people – those who will be the future leaders – to determine who is worthy to attend the University. Will the heroine survive the testing? ~Cheryl, Young People’s Services

THERE ALL ALONG, Lauren Dane & Megan Hart (PROM)

WILL OF THE EMPRESS, Tamora Pierce (YA FIC)

WOLVERINE, Chris Claremont & Frank Miller (GN)

 

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