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What We're Reading: The Last One

The Last One

A reality television show drops its contestants into an isolated, heavily wooded area, and after a few team challenges that pit them against each other, they're left on their own to survive with few supplies and little direction. The twist is contestants don't realize the show is set out to test them psychologically as well as physically, but that becomes clear after the first few challenges where contestants are made to believe that people have been killed or grievously injured. Everyone is at their worst, undergoing difficult challenges and living off the land in a rugged, harsh terrain.

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Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Looking for a good book to read? See below for what members of the Adult Reference and Readers Advisory Department have been reading.

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What We're Reading: News of the World

News of the World

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd has done his time, serving in two wars and raising a family of his own. Now, after his wife's death, he travels from town to town, making a living from reading newspapers to audiences eager to hear tales from around the world. On a trip through Wichita Falls, Captain Kidd is approached by an Army ranger desperate to enlist his help. The man has been entrusted with a captive, a young girl named Johanna, stolen from her home and raised by the Kiowa tribe that killed her entire family.

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What We're Reading: Eligible

Eligible

In this modern retelling of Pride & Prejudice, New York magazine editor Liz Bennet returns to Cincinnati with her sister Jane when their father falls ill. Upon arrival, Liz faces a crumbling home, her younger sisters' obsessions with dieting and CrossFit, a creepy cousin's unwanted attentions, and the infuriating, standoffish manners of a handsome neurosurgeon and his reality-star best friend.

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