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This book talk is given annually at the Friends of Nordonia Hills Branch Library’s January meeting.
These books are selected from those purchases throughout the year for the library collection.
Titles are in no particular order.
The Girl Who Came Home – Hazel Gaynor
Cold Storage Alaska – John Straley
Antiques Con – Barbara Allan
Going Home – A . American
Invisible Ellen – Shari Shattuck
The Art of Arranging Flowers – Lynne Branard
Fifty Mice – Daniel Pine
The Cloud of Unknowing – Mimi Lipson
A Burnable Book – Bruce Holsinger
I See You – Patricia MacDonald
Biblical – Christopher Galt
The Girls at the Kingfisher Club – Genevieve Valentine
Autumn Killing – Mons Kallentoft
Bitter Greens – Kate Forsyth
The Boy Who Killed Demons – Dave Zeitserman
Snow White Red-Handed – Maia Chance
You Could Be Home Now – Tracy Manaster
The Museum of Extraordinary Things – Alice Hoffman
Uncle Janice – Matt Burgess
Smitten Book Club – Colleen Coble, et al
Madness in Miniature – Margaret Grace
Season to Taste – Natalie Young
A Pleasure and a Calling – Phil Hogan
Wildalone – Krassi Zourkova
The Dress Shop of Dreams – Menna Van Praag
The Wonder of All Things – Jason Mott
“Books You Might Have Missed – 2014″ presented nearly 60 books, both fiction and nonfiction, with interesting features or information about each title.
These books are selected from purchases made throughout the year for the library collection.
Here is the nonfiction list discussed last night (fiction to follow tomorrow).
In no particular order:
The Book of Odds – Amram Shapiro
Grandma Gatewood’s Walk – Ben Montgomery
The Death Class – Erika Hayasaki
The Future Declassified – Matthew Burrows
Cubed – Nikil Saval
Yellow River Odyssey – Bill Porter
The Golden Ticket – Lance Fortnow
Sitcom – Saul Austerlitz
Unruly Places – Alastair Bonnett
The Village Effect – Susan Pinker
As You Wish – Cary Elwes
In the Devil’s Garden – Stewart Lee Allen
Retronaut – Chris Wild
The Last Great Walk – Wayne Curtis
The Party Food Bible – Lisa Frisk & Monica Eisenmann
Correlated – Shaun Gallagher
Lost in the Pacific – L. Douglas Keeney, ed.
National Geographic: The Covers – Mark Collins Jenkins
The Undercover Economist Strikes Back – Tim Harford
Salvage Secrets Design and Decor – Joanne Palmisano
Deep Cover Cleveland – Laura Peskin
Best American Infographics 2014
Section 60 – Robert Poole
Apples of Uncommon Character – Rowan Jacobsen
Speed Limits – Mark Taylor
The Triple Package – Amy Chua
You Are Here – Chris Hadfield
Peek behind the scenes at the infomercial biz.
Hear about questionable treasures in “Crap at My Parent’s House.”
Find out about one man who sold everything in “All My Life for Sale.”
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