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Edgar Nominees for Best Novel

Edgar Nominees for Best Novel

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards, commonly called the Edgars, are presented each year by the Mystery Writers of America and honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and film. The ceremony will take place this year on April 27th in New York City.

The nominees for the 2017 award for Best Novel are listed below. For a full list of the 2017 nominations click here.
 
Check back in late April to see who won the award for Best Novel as well Best First Novel, Best Fact Crime and Best Paperback Original.
 

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What We're Reading: Ways to Disappear

Ways to Disappear

Once upon a time in Copacabana, a famed Brazilian author disappears up a tree, then disappears altogether. Thus begins this literary debut about author Beatriz Yagoda, her two grown children, and her devoted translator Emma Neufeld. In Pittsburgh, Emma receives a call from a supposed "friend" of Beatriz, informing her of the disappearance. With only her overly-devoted boyfriend and needy cats to consider, Emma feels pulled to help the beloved author who means so much to her.

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Staff Favorites for 2016 Part 2

Staff Favorites for 2016 Part 2

Members of the Reference and Readers Advisory Department were asked to share the favorite book they read in 2016. Below are the results. The picks span a variety of genres. Some are new releases while others are older works. Read below to see the best books read by CCPL staff in 2016.

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Upcoming Releases February 2017

Upcoming Releases February 2017

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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Past Updates

The Peach Keeper What We're Reading: The Peach Keeper More...

Staff Favorites for 2016 Staff Favorites for 2016 More...

I Will Send Rain What We're Reading: I Will Send Rain More...

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