Sunday, January 12, 2014

2013 Titles you may have missed!


Looking for something to read in the New Year?
Take a look at these titles from 2013 that you may have missed.

At the end of each year the New York Times and Washington Post choose their notables reads. Here are some fiction titles from that list to get you started. These titles are currently on display at the Warrenton Library January 5 - January 21, 2014.

Schroder by Amity Gaige. A father kidnaps his daughter during his parental visit and this novel takes us through those seven days spent on the road. A NY Times and Washington Post Notable Read.

The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver. One family's journey through the twentieth century. A son goes off to war and the sisters "run wild".  A Washington Post Notable Read.

Telling the Bees by Peggy Hesketh. An elderly beekeeper looks back on his life. A Washington Post Notable Read.

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini ( also available on cd-rom or e-book). A novel of how we care for one another, how we love one another and how the choices we make can affect next generations. A Washington Post Notable Read.

The Dinner by Herman Koch ( also available on cd-rom or e-book). Two families have a difficult decision to make and it's done at the dinner table. A Washington Post Notable Read.

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis (also available on cd-rom or e-book). 15 year old Hattie flees Georgia and heads North, only to find disappointment. A NY Times Notable Read.

The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates (also available on cd-rom). A look at familiar names of history (Grover, Cleveland, Mark Twain, Jack London to name a few)  in Princeton, New Jersey are plagued by "accursed" visions. A NY Times and Washington Post Notable Read.

The River of No Return by Bee Ridgway. A man and woman travel through time in a quest to bring down a secret society in efforts to save both the past and the future.A Washington Post Notable Read.

Vampires in the Lemon Grove, by Karen Russell (also available as e-book or e-audio). Eight stories of the links between humans and animals. A Washington Post Notable Read.

Don't miss out on our new titles of 2014. You can keep up with new titles as they are added to the catalog. You can also track the New York Times and Washington Post Bestseller Lists right here on Book Notes each week.

Happy Reading in 2014!

Jody @ Warrenton Reference

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