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What We're Reading: The Walls of the Universe

The Walls of the Universe

John Rayburn is a stereotypical Ohio farm boy who thinks his dream of leaving the farm for college comes early when his doppelgänger walks out of a farm field one night. His double has a device that lets him move through an infinity of universes. John Two is willing to let John take his device for a spin, if he promises to bring it back. A bit nervous, but still eager John takes the offer because if you can't trust yourself, who can you trust?

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Upcoming Releases August 2014

Upcoming Releases August 2014

Wondering when your favorite author’s next book will be released? Below is a list of upcoming releases by popular authors. The titles on this list are on order for the library and can be placed on hold by clicking the links below. Release dates are subject to change.

If you have any questions or need assistance with placing one of these books on hold, please stop by the Readers' Advisory desk or call 814-3987.

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What If? Alternate History Fiction

What If? Alternate History Fiction

What if the Confederacy won the Civil War? What if the American Revolution failed? What if Charles Lingbergh was elected President in 1940 or Germany and Japan won World War II? 

Alternate History is a genre of fiction with stories set in worlds in which historical events unfold differently from how they did in reality. This category of fiction typically requires the world described to be historically the same as ours up to a major turning point, after which things substantially change. 
 
CCPL has several fascinating works of fiction that explore the possibilities of different outcomes for major events in history.
 

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What We're Reading: Gaudy Night

Gaudy Night

In 1920, the University of Oxford began to accept female students. In 1935, mystery writer Harriet Vane returns to the school for her class reunion. But the trip turns sour when the women's college begins to experience a series of cruel pranks -- nasty letters sent to professors, the destruction of a new library wing, and a fire to student gowns -- at the hand of an unknown saboteur.

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Past Updates

The Carmel Clay Public Library Presents An Edible Books Contest The Carmel Clay Public Library Presents An Edible Books Contest More...

The Invention of Wings What We're Reading: The Invention of Wings More...

Upcoming Releases July 2014 Upcoming Releases July 2014 More...

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