THIS WEEK IN APRIL

  1. Tuesday Jun 11 P. L. GAUS TUESDAY, JUNE 11; 7 PM P. L. GAUS will introduce The Names of Our Tears, his newest novel set in a Holmes County, Ohio Amish Community. Ruth Zook has been coerced into becoming a drug mule. She retaliates by destroying...
  2. Thursday Jun 13 JOHN SCALZI THURSDAY, JUNE 13; 7 PM JOHN SCALZI returns to the world he created in the Old Man’s War for his newest science fiction novel, The Human Division. Though it can stand alone and will serve as a great starting point...
  3. Saturday Jun 15 LAURA MORIARTY SATURDAY, JUNE 15; 1 PM SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 1 PM LAURA MORIARTY will introduce the softcover edition of the captivating New York Times Bestseller, The Chaperone. It is inspired by the real-life relationship between the 15-year-old future movie star Louise...
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HOT BOOKS


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    The official novelization of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by J. J. Abrams, featuring an 8-page color photo insert of thrilling images from the hit movie. Set years after Return of the Jedi, "this stunning new action-packed adventure rockets us back into the world of Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Luke Skywalker, while introducing a host of exciting new characters. So return to that galaxy far, far away, and prepare yourself for what happens when the Force awakens. . . .

  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up : The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo and Cathy Hirano

    This #1"New York Times" best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house spark joy (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
  • See Me by Nicholas Sparks

    See Me is a story of obsession, reinvention and a love that defies every expectation, reminding us that destiny often rests in our own hands-even in matters of the heart. Colin is giving his second chance his best shot. As for Maria, the hardworking lawyer and daughter of Mexican immigrants, Colin will challenge every notion she's ever had about herself and her future, making her question what truly makes her happy.

  • The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

    A master storyteller at his best--the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant reader--"I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."
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P. L. GAUS

TUESDAY, JUNE 11; 7 PM

P. L. GAUS will introduce The Names of Our Tears, his newest novel set in a Holmes County, Ohio Amish Community. Ruth Zook has been coerced into becoming a drug mule. She retaliates by destroying her illicit cache—and ends up paying for it with her life. When another local Amish woman confesses that she was similarly coerced, Sheriff Bruce Robertson uncovers a drug dealers’ operation that reaches all the way to Florida’s Pinecraft Amish community. He moves his investigation south where more innocent lives are in jeopardy.

Gaus’s Amish-Country Mysteries examine the ethical, moral, and scriptural nuances of the Amish, and the challenges their community faces co-existing with technology and temptations of the modern world. His books include Harmless as Doves, Separate from the World, Broken English, A Prayer for the Night, and Blood of the Prodigal.

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