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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Brothers Subhash and Udayan Mitra pursue vastly different lives–Udayan in rebellion-torn Calcutta, Subhash in a quiet corner of America–until a shattering tragedy compels Subhash to return to India, where he endeavors to heal family wounds.  By Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, Read More »

What We Are Reading Now. . .

Wednesday, May 22, 2013  I have been a fan of the murder mystery since, at a tender age, I first discovered Hercule Poirot and Nero Wolfe. You see, I was an voracious reader and my parents allowed me to read these classic series. To this day, I find mysteries highly entertaining. When I looked at my list of books (yes, I do keep a list of ... Read More »

Tell The Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

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Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt It is 1987, and only one person has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus — her uncle, the renowned painter Finn Weiss. Shy at school and distant from her older sister, June can only be herself in Finn’s company; he is her godfather, confidant, and best friend. So when he dies, ... Read More »

Library Monitor Position

LIBRARY MONITOR- Grosse Pointe Public Library-Ewald branch Hours:  4:00-7:00 p.m.  Monday-Thursday Grosse Pointe Woods Branch. 3:30-5:30 p.m.  Monday-Thursday. Some flexibility with summer hours needed. Responsible for maintaining a pleasant library atmosphere and enforcing library policies after school. $9.00/hour.  Fill out application at any branch.  Deadline for applying is August 1, 2013. Click HERE for job description. Click HERE for application. Read More »

Library Board Trustee Position

A vacancy on the Grosse Pointe Public Library Board of Trustees exists for the office of the trustee representing the Harper Woods portion of the Grosse Pointe School District. The position is for a one (1) year term (July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014). The applicant must reside in the represented municipality and be a registered voter. Board meetings are held ... Read More »

Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska by John Green. Sixteen-year-old Miles’ first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash. Ages 14+. Read More »

Wings

Wings by Aprilynne Pike When a plant blooms out of fifteen-year-old Laurel’s back, it leads her to discover the fact that she is a faerie and that she has a crucial role to play in keeping the world safe from the encroaching  enemy trolls.    Book 1 of a 4 book series. Ages 12+ Read More »

I Saw It “On the Monitor”

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Monday, August 13, 2012 I Saw it “On the Monitor” “I saw a book on the monitor. I can’t remember what the title was but it looked good and I would like to read it.” Our Support Staff, those hard working people at the ‘Check-out” or “Front” Desk, have heard those words many times. So, when they asked who chooses ... Read More »