Mystery about a woman fleeing old life takes to the road in an Alrstream trailer, heading for an adventure of a lifetime.
Nonfiction account of William Barents' three expeditions to the far north in the 1500s.
Mary is reading...
Short stories composed by looking at old black and white photo archives by Alexander McCall Smith.
"Join Carlsen as he strolls through the trash museum of New York City; explores the quirky world of squirrels, pigeons, and roadkill; and shows us how understanding stoplights, bike lanes, and the fine art of walking can add years to our lives."
Sue is reading...
"First-time novelist Sarah Penner successfully weaves together the lives of three women separated by more than two centuries but united in their emotions. This historical mystery begins in 1791 London, as a female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to help women avenge themselves against the dangerous men in their lives in an era when there were no other solutions. "
"By Sadeqa Johnson, an enslaved young woman’s experiences come wrenchingly alive in this vivid historical novel. The novel’s narrator was born on a Virginia plantation to its owner and one of the women enslaved there. At 18- the age at which her father has promised to free her -she is sold to a slave trader."
Lizzy is reading...
"Zoe Washington isn’t sure what to write. What does a girl say to the father she’s never met, hadn’t heard from until his letter arrived on her twelfth birthday, and who’s been in prison for a terrible crime? Zoe soon sets out to see if he is innocent or guilty."
"As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life."
Alma is reading...
Rethink The Bins by Julia L F Goldstein, PHD This book is full of very interesting and eye opening information about recycling and household waste.
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