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The Historian
The Historian A Novel By Kostova, Elizabeth eBook - 2005 OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:A secret book draws a young woman into a world of intrigue and mystery. The book puts her on the trail of her missing father, and the truth behind the historical figure, Vlad Dracule.

People of the Book
People of the Book A Novel By Brooks, Geraldine Book - 2008 FICTION BROOKS All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:A book conservator stumbles over a centuries-old mystery when she is asked to evaluate the Sarajevo Haggadah, an extremely precious illuminated manuscript originally from medieval Spain.

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry A Novel By Zevin, Gabrielle Book - 2014 FICTION ZEVIN 2014 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 22 on 26 copies

Annotation:A recounting of the life and loves of bookseller A.J. Fikry, his adopted daughter and the publishing representative he falls in love with when she visits his small, island bookstore.

The Thirteenth Tale
The Thirteenth Tale A Novel By Setterfield, Diane Book - 2006 FICTION SETTERFIE All copies in use Availability details Holds: 7 on 5 copies

Annotation:Margaret gets the chance of a lifetime when she is asked to write the biography of a famous and reclusive author. Trouble is, the author's life seems to be as much fiction as her books are. A spine-tingling, Gothic read.

The Book of Lost Things
The Book of Lost Things By Connolly, John Book - 2006 FICTION CONNOLLY Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:After a 12-year-old loses his mother, he begins to hear the books they enjoyed together whispering to him -- and leading him into a land where fairy tale creatures become real.

Inkheart By Funke, Cornelia Caroline Book - 2003 j FUNKE Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 22 copies

Annotation:Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.

The Book Thief
The Book Thief By Zusak, Markus Book - 2006 y ZUSAK Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 55 copies

Annotation:Death tells the story of a young girl living through horror of war whose only refuge is in stealing books.

Super Sad True Love Story
Super Sad True Love Story A Novel By Shteyngart, Gary Book - 2010 FICTION SHTEYNGAR 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:In near-future NYC, a man fights the absurdity of life by indulging in a passion for books and unrequited romance with a beautiful and cruel young woman.

The Shadow of the Wind
The Shadow of the Wind By Ruiz Zafón, Carlos Book - 2004 FICTION RUIZZAFON Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 10 copies

Annotation:A boy in mourning for his mother is introduced the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, a library of books waiting for someone to discover and care about them again.

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore
Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore By Sloan, Robin Book - 2012 FICTION SLOAN 2012 Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 33 copies

Annotation:Book nerd falls for computer coder; computer geek finds true love in text. Sloan makes both worlds sound sexy while telling the story of a mysterious bookstore that can't be judged by its cover.

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For people who love books, what could be more fun than a book about, well... books? All of these stories feature books at their core - secretive books, non-existent books, life-changing books. Because, as Morrissey once said, "there's more to life than books, but not much more.

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