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January Library Staff Reading Recommendations
Introduction

Books read and recommended by Martins Ferry Public Library Staff.

NYPD red - James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/01/2012
ISBN-13: 9780316199865
ISBN-10: 0316199869
Detective Zach Jordan investigates a series of brutal, public crimes that coincide with the arrival of dozens of glamorous celebrities in town for parties and premieres.
Shadow Creek - Joy Fielding
Publisher: Emily Bestler Books/Atria
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 12/01/2012
ISBN-13: 9781451688153
ISBN-10: 1451688156
An unlikely group of campers including a woman, her two oddball friends, her teen daughter and her ex's fiance embark on a trip in the Adirondacks only to be targeted by a pair of teenage killers.
Brothers: George Howe Colt on his brothers and brothers in history - George Howe Colt
Publisher: Scribner
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/01/2012
ISBN-13: 9781416547778
ISBN-10: 1416547770
Blends history and memoir in an account that in alternating chapters explores the author's quest to understand the impact of his brothers on his life and the complex relationships between iconic brothers, including the Thoreaus, the Van Goghs, and the Marxes.
Threat vector - Tom Clancy
Publisher: Putnam
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 12/01/2012
ISBN-13: 9780399160455
ISBN-10: 0399160450
As China plans to invade Taiwan, and launches a cyber attack on the U.S., President Jack Ryan, his son, and the team at the Campus have to act fast if they are going to stop the increasingly rogue nation.
9. Flight Behavior: A Novel - by Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: Harper
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 11/06/2012
ISBN-13: 9780062124265
ISBN-10: 0062124269
An unnatural congregation of butterflies brings disaster and awakening to a young farm wife in Appalachia.
A winter dream - Richard Paul Evans
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/01/2012
ISBN-13: 9781451628036
ISBN-10: 145162803X
A holiday tale inspired by the biblical story of Joseph and the coat of many colors follows the modern story of Joe, who after being forced out of the family business by jealous siblings becomes the chief advisor to the CEO of another company and his ownfamily's savior in the face of a troubled economy.
The bridge : a novel - Karen Kingsbury
Publisher: Howard Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/23/2012
ISBN-13: 9781451647013
ISBN-10: 1451647018
Ryan Kelly spends plenty of time at The Bridge--the oldest bookstore in historic downtown Franklin, Tennessee--remembering the times he and Molly Allen--who moved to Portland--once spent there, and now, with the bookstore in deep financial trouble, it will take a miracle to keep tragedy from unfolding. 500,000 first printing.
Angels at the table : a Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy Christmas story - Debbie Macomber
Publisher: Random House Large Print
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/23/2012
ISBN-13: 9780739378267
ISBN-10: 0739378260
Taking an apprentice angel to Times Square to show him the delights and opportunities of the city, angels Shirley, Goodness and Mercy help Will to introduce a lonely chef and food critic who after a year-long separation are reunited during the holiday season. By the best-selling author of Call Me Mrs. Miracle. (romance). Simultaneous.
Nemesis - Philip Roth
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 10/01/2010
ISBN-13: 9780547318356
ISBN-10: 0547318359
In 1944 Newark, devoted playground director Bucky Cantor, sidelined from the war due to his poor eyesight, watches in horror as the city's polio epidemic begins to ravage the children on his playground.
2. Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream - by Neil Young
Publisher: Blue Rider Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/25/2012
ISBN-13: 9780399159466
ISBN-10: 0399159460
The rocker's memoir ranges over his personal life and his music, including his days with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
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