Multcolib Picks: Sneak peek from our selectors, January 2014

What We've Lost Is Nothing
What We've Lost Is Nothing A Novel By Snyder, Rachel Louise Book - 2014 FICTION SNYDER 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:Booklist says of Rachel Snyder's What We've Lost is Nothing, "Veteran journalist Snyder crafts a muscular and fearless debut novel that boldly tackles the heady themes of prejudice, self-preservation, poverty, and privilege."

Cambridge By Kaysen, Susanna Book - 2014 FICTION KAYSEN 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:Billed as a fictional prequel to Girl, Interrupted. Susanna, the precocious narrator, who longs for what she considers home while living in the realm of academics and artists who made up her father's life.

My Wish List
My Wish List A Novel By Delacourt, Gregoire Book - 2014 FICTION DELACOURT 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book asks the question, "if you won the lottery would you trade your life for the life of your dreams?" When Jocelyn, a woman who lives in a small town in France, wins the lottery, she decides to tell no one, and instead evaluates what she wants from life now that she can have everything.

Cress By Meyer, Marissa Book - 2014 y MEYER 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 22 copies

Annotation:In this third book in Marissa Meyer's bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow.

The Summer Prince
The Summer Prince By Johnson, Alaya Dawn Book - 2013 y JOHNSON 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:In a Brazil of the distant future, June Costa falls in love with Enki, a fellow artist and rebel against the strict limits of the legendary pyramid city of Palmares Três' matriarchal government, knowing that, like all Summer Kings before him, Enki is destined to die.

Daughter of the King
Daughter of the King By Lansky, Sandra Book - 2014 364.1092 L295d 2014 Available in some locations

Annotation:The only daughter of Meyer Lansky opens up about her life as a wild child of the 1950's, her heartbreak and tragedy -- including the insanity of her mother, and the crippling handicap of her baby brother - and her father's unexpected tenderness.

Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex Why Philosophy Won't Go Away By Goldstein, Rebecca Book - 2014 184 G6247p 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 8 copies

Annotation:Rebecca Goldstein debunks the theory that philosophy is obsolete. In fact, the author shows how philosophy underpins much of our thinking, and imagines what Plato would say to the host of a television show who insists that there can be no morality without religion.

Struck by Genius
Struck by Genius How A Brain Injury Made Me A Mathematical Marvel By Padgett, Jason Book - 2014 155.935 P1235s 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 11 copies

Annotation:The remarkable story of an ordinary man whose world was transformed when a traumatic brain injury left him with an extraordinary mathematical gift.

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