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Free Parent/Child Workshop

NOV.21.2018

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3D Designer's Club

NOV.29.2018

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NOV.29.2018

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New & Noteworthy


Charlotte and the Rock

By Stephen W. Martin
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Charlotte has always really wanted a pet, so when her parents present her with one for her birthday she expects a cat, dog, or maybe a bird. Instead, she receives a rock. Rocks can't cuddle, fetch, or even help her eat her vegetables, but that doesn't stop Charlotte from loving her rock as if he were real. If only he could love her back...or can he?

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Goldeline

By Jimmy Cajoleas
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In the wild, free woods of the Hinterlands, there lives a girl named Goldeline. Goldeline has hair as white as summer snow and gold-flecked eyes, and she travels from camp to camp with Gruff and his bandits. But someone is after Goldeline. The Preacher—the man who wants to cleanse the Hinterlands of anyone who’s different. Now Goldeline will have to summon all the courage and magic to escape the Preacher, save her friends, and, maybe, if she’s lucky, find a place to call home.

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A Heart's Danger

By Colleen Coble
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On the brink of war with the Sioux, a young woman risks everything to expose the betrayal threatening the man she loves. Christmas is coming, and the air at Fort Laramie has turned cold, but relations with the Sioux have turned colder. As tensions between soldiers and natives approach a tipping point, Ben Croftner and Jessica DuBois prepare a trap for Rand Campbell.

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The Last Anniversary

By Liane Moriarty
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Sophie Honeywell always wondered if Thomas Gordon was the one she let get away. He was the perfect boyfriend, but on the day he was to propose, she broke his heart. A year later he married his travel agent, while Sophie has been mortifyingly single ever since. Now Thomas is back in her life because Sophie has unexpectedly inherited his aunt Connie's house on Scribbly Gum Island, home of the famously unsolved Munro Baby mystery.

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The Critic

By Peter May
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In the wine-making region of Gaillac, in southwest France, a terrible crime has been committed that shows a flair for the dramatic. The body of Gil Petty, America's most celebrated wine critic, is found strung up in a vineyard, dressed in the ceremonial robes of the Order of the Divine Bottle and pickled in wine. For forensic expert Enzo Macleod, the key to this unsolved murder lies in decoding Petty's mysterious reviews, which could make or break a vineyard's reputation.

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Be still, little tree, be still

By Shawn Elliot Russell
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After facing a frightful thundershower that shook him to his roots, a terrified little tree learns the secret to weathering his fears and the storms of life. With the help of its beautifully vibrant illustrations, this charming tale teaches children, and adults alike, a powerful secret to overcoming fear and the most challenging obstacles: stillness.

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Red vengeance : a novel of alien resistance

By Brendan DuBois
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U.S Army Sergeant Randy Knox is sixteen, and already a seasoned veteran. He is an alien killing prodigy who has eradicated more of the invading Creepers than anyone can keep track of. After a decade of conflict, misery, and the death of millions of humans, it finally seems that the war may come to an end. But then the surrender effort turns into a bloody ambush.

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Entry Island

By Peter May
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When a murder rocks the isolated community of Entry Island, insomniac homicide detective Sime Mackenzie boards a light aircraft at St. Hubert airfield bound for the small, scattered chain of Madeline Islands, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, as part of an eight-officer investigation team from Montréal.

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A lasting impression: a Belmont Mansion novel

By Tamera Alexander
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After an unwanted past, Claire strives to create something that will last as an artist among Nashville's elite society in the 1860s.

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Moon chosen: tales of a new world

By P. C. Cast
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Mari is an Earth Walker, heir to the unique healing powers of her Clan, but she has been forced to turn from her duties, until she is chosen by a special animal ally, altering her destiny forever. Now evil is coming, and with it, a force more terrible and destructive than the world has ever seen. She must make herself ready to embrace her true destiny… and battle the forces that threaten to destroy them all.

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Out of darkness

By Ashley Hope Pérez
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New London, Texas. 1937. Naomi Vargas and Wash Fuller know about the lines in East Texas as well as anyone. They know the signs that mark them. But sometimes the attraction between two people is so powerful it breaks through even the most entrenched color lines. And the consequences can be explosive.

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Unlocking Your Winning Mindset

By Jacob C. Howell
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Currently an award-winning fitness instructor and also a personal fitness and leadership consultant, Jacob Howell enjoys motivating athletes to be their best not just in sports but in all aspects of life. Howell speaks from experience, so his practical, hard-fought wisdom will encourage students, men and women goal setters, and aspiring entrepreneurs to dream big and to make those dreams come true.

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The Case of the Silver Republicans

By John C. Horst
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Follow the Arizona Rangers as they chase deranged killers and Mexican bandits through the wilds of Arizona and Mexico, unaware that Arvel’s beloved new family is to be targeted for execution. Has Gold finally met his match in the form of The Mule Tamer and his wild Mexican bride, or will this be the end of the finest law enforcement team the land has ever known?

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The Boy at the Top of the Mountain

By John Boyne
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When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy Austrian household. But this is no ordinary time, for it is 1935 and the Second World War is fast approaching; and this is no ordinary house, for this is the Berghof, the home of Adolf Hitler.

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Lord of the World

By Robert Hugh Benson
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One of the first works of modern dystopic fiction, this 1907 novel is remarkably prescient in its depiction of a technologically advanced society that rushes headlong toward its own destruction. A charismatic leader arises amid this culture of despair, and in their eagerness for change, the citizens support the coming of the Antichrist and the end of days.

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The Black Cat Knocks on Wood

By Kay Finch
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An uppity local business owner is found dead in an accident—right after a black cat was seen in her office. While the townsfolk think the bad luck cat has struck again, Sabrina suspects there might be something more murderous afoot. With a twisted killer on the loose, she’ll have to round up clues quickly before she or her aunt are steered straight into the path of danger...

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Out With It: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice

By Katherine Preston
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A vividly powerful memoir of a young woman who fought for years to change who she was until she finally found her voice and learned to embrace her imperfection. What began as a vague search for a cure became a journey that debunked the misconceptions shrouding the condition, and a love story that transformed her conception of what it means to be normal.

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Hearth Stone

By Lois Greiman
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With her chance at the US equestrian team shattered by an injury, Sydney Wellesley arrives at the Lazy Windmill ranch angry and heartbroken. Everything's going according to Sydney's new life plan--until her funding suddenly dries up. . .

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Too Shattered for Mending

By Peter Brown Hoffmeister
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A gripping—and gritty—literary mystery that shines a light on rural poverty. “Little” McCardell is doing all he can just to keep it together after the disappearance of his grandfather “Big” and the arrest of his older brother, JT. He’s looking out for his younger cousin, hunting, and fishing to keep food on the table, and staying in school—barely.

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The Problem With Forever

By Jennifer Armentrout
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Mallory, a quiet senior in High School, is faced with an akquard homecoming that forces her to be anything but silent.

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Dork Diaries : Tales from a not-so-friendly frenemy

By Rachel Renee Russell
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Assigned to attend her archnemesis Mackenzie Hollister's new school for student exchange week, Nikki is surprised to learn that students here are even meaner than Mackenzie.

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All the Missing Girls

By Megan Miranda
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Told backwards, the book follows Nic as she works to unravel the truth and, in the process, reveals shocking realities about her friends, and what really happened to Corinne ten years ago.

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Leaving Yuma : A western story

By Michael Zimmer
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The story of J.T. Latham, incarcerated in Yuma Territory Penitentiary, and Sheriff Del Buchman who frees him in exchange for Latham being his guide

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The Span of Empire

By Michael Zimmer
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In this epic tale of space warefare, the Jao-human-Lleix confederation fight to survive the onslaught and turn the tables on the xenocidal Ekhat.

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Meditation for Dummies

By Stephan Bodain
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Learn to Meditate using the popular For Dummies guidebook series.

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Xtreme Monsters: Ghosts

By Sue Hamilton
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Take a look at ghosts. From what they could be to types of ghosts, ghosts in popular culture, and ghost skeptics.

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Dreamers

By Eileen Truax
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Dreamers is a movement book for the generation brought to the United States as children--and now fighting to live here legally.

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Dallas Forever Changed : The legacy of November 1963

By Dan Helpingstine
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This work also examines the effects of the Kenedy assassination on individual Dallas citizens and its lasting legacy on Dallas.

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Kill 6 Billion Demons

By Tom Parkinson-Morgan
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Sorority sister Allison Ruth must travel to the ancient city at the center of the multiverse to save her boyfriend from the clutches of the evil kings that rule creation.

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