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Dare to be Scared: Frightening Tales

Dare to be Scared: Frightening Tales

Get in the mood this Halloween by reading a chilling work of Fiction. These books are full of ghosts, zombies and evil spirits. The authors create an eerie atmosphere which may scare, frighten or startle readers.

If you are a reader who enjoys the thrill of reading or listening to a scary story, check out one of the titles below.
 

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2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is awarded annually for the best original novel written in the English language. In the past, the award was only given to a citizen of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Republic of Ireland, or Zimbabwe. However, beginning in 2014 authors from anywhere in the world are considered eligible, as long as their work is in English and published in the United Kingdom. 

Past winners of this prestigious literary award include The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton, Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel and Life of Pi by Yann Martel.
 
The winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction is The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan.

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What We're Reading: Americanah

Americanah

Growing up in Nigeria, Ifemelu and Obinze always dreamed of being able to leave for America. When Ifemelu gets a chance to go to a university in Pennsylvania, they promise that they will meet again soon, once Obinze is ready to apply for graduate school. But America is not the perfect place Ifemelu had imagined, and she struggles to find a job and a place in her new country.

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Upcoming Releases November 2014

Upcoming Releases November 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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