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Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
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Gabrielle - This book had me googling everything about Everest! But knowing the facts of the 1996 Mt Everest disaster is not all this book is about. This book brings climbing fever to life, and the people who died the day become real people, the insa ...more
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The Travelers by Chris Pavone
The Travelers
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Everybody was okay with killing anybody in this book! Crazy amounts of murder for the sake of secrets! Loads of Espionage! Awesome amounts of Travel made me want to hop on a plane. I knew I would like this book because I really enjoyed Pavon
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All American Boys by Jason Reynolds
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Late last December, as I was writing up a book review for a professional blog, I came across news of the gratuitous shooting of two black residents by Chicago police officers on Christmas day. Shocked a
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A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
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In this delightfully funny and informative memoir, travel writer Bill Bryson chronicles his experience hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine….okay, maybe not all of it.

Middle-aged Bryson and
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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In this funny and moving coming-of-age tale, Arnold, a nerdy high school freshman from the Spokane Indian reservation chooses to transfer to a high school in the nearby white town of Reardan. While his p
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Messages from My Father by Calvin Trillin
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Lorene - Children's and Young Adult Librarian

Calvin Trillin, staff writer for The New Yorker, Time, and The Nation, has written a marvelous little tribute to his father called Messages from My Father. At only 117 pages, including vintage family photo
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Confessions of a Teen Sleuth by Chelsea Cain
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Lorene - Children's and Young Adult Librarian
A few years back, my book group decided to revisit Nancy Drew by reading a Nancy Drew book of our choice and then reading Chelsea Cain’s spoof, Confessions of a Teen Sleuth.

I checked out one of Carolyn Ke
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Dear Mr. You by Mary-Louise Parker
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Gabrielle - Library Adult Services Specialist
There is something so powerful about a woman who feels confident in writing about all the little and big ways men shaped her life, and that's what I walked away from this book thinking about Mary-Louise Pa
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