Multcolib Picks: Sneak Peek from our selectors, March 2014

Precious Thing
Precious Thing By McBeth, Colette Book - 2014 FICTION MCBETH 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:Rachel's news editor assigns her to cover a police press conference, and she is shocked when she arrives to learn that the subject is Clara, her best friend, reported missing. Is it abduction, suicide or something else altogether? Imagine discovering something about your oldest friend that forces you to question everything you've shared together.

The Frangipani Hotel
The Frangipani Hotel Stories By Kupersmith, Violet Book - 2014 FICTION KUPERSMIT 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:An extraordinarily compelling debut--ghost stories that grapple with the legacy of the Vietnam War.

Homemade Doughnuts
Homemade Doughnuts Techniques and Recipes for Making Sublime Doughnuts in your Home Kitchen By Grant, Kamal Book - 2014 641.8653 G7624h 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:There's nothing more satisfying than a doughnut. But no need to limit yourself to the bakery counter!

Creative Block
Creative Block By Krysa, Danielle Book - 2014 701.15 K948c 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:This chunky blockbuster of a book is chock-full of solutions for overcoming all manner of artistic impediment.

Grasshopper Jungle
Grasshopper Jungle A History By Smith, Andrew Book - 2014 y SMITH 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:In the small town of Ealing, Iowa, Austin and his best friend, Robby, have accidentally unleashed an unstoppable army. An army of horny, hungry, six-foot-tall praying mantises that only want to do two things. This is the truth. This is history. It's the end of the world.

A Snicker of Magic
A Snicker of Magic By Lloyd, Natalie Book - 2014 j LLOYD 2014 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 11 on 17 copies

Annotation:Midnight Gulch used to be a magical place, a town where people could sing up thunderstorms and dance up sunflowers. But that was long ago, before a curse drove the magic away.

Josephine The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker By Powell, Patricia Hruby Book - 2014 j 792.8092 B167p 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:A portrait of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker, the woman who worked her way from the slums of St. Louis to the grandest stages in the world.

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