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Check out this month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library.
Looking for the inside scoop? Based on advance reviews and publicity, here are the books we're most excited to read this month.
"From the corner of her eye, Louisa caught a glimpse of movement in the shrubs by the front windows. She retreated to her ...
The Revelation of Louisa May
By MacColl, Michaela
“We could speak about the meaning of life vis-a-vis non-consequential/deontological theories, apodictic transformation schemata...
The Principles of Uncertainty
By Kalman, Maira
“My dream is to walk around the world. A smallish backpack, all essentials neatly in place. A camera. A notebook. A traveling p...
These two organisms--the wasp and the fig--have enjoyed this arrangement for almost ninety million years, evolving together thr...
By Jahren, Hope
Unlike the overall character of winter, which may be mild one year and punishing the next, the pattern of how light changes thr...
Love and learning are similar in that they can never be wasted.
"If you live for people's acceptance, you'll die from their rejection."
The quote from Dec 10, 2015 is from the film, not the book.
The quote from the book goes "I ate his liver with some fava b...
The Silence of the Lambs
By Harris, Thomas
By Kinney, Jeff
"Most of her published papers were on the DAF3 gene in the fruit fly. She was [fortyish and] unmarried."
(p. 10, F...
The Elementary Particles
By Houellebecq, M...
Fire alone will save our clan
Into the Wild
By Hunter, Erin
“When the uncertain future becomes the past, the past in turn becomes uncertain.”
By Hamid, Mohsin
"...and I get that last ecstatic taste before the blade goes snicker-snack." -love will tear us apart
Zombies Vs. Unicorns
"But in the city where fitting in in means standing out and there's nothing more uncool than being cool..."
A Tale of Two Besties
By Rossi, Sophia ...
To truly know death, you'd have to have loved.
The Dead I Know
By Gardner, Scot
A very good book covering the basic aspects of libraries undergoing remodeling or expansion.
Checklist of Library Building Design Considerations
By Sannwald, Will...
"I don't know. Something the tree wanted me to do. I guess it's been a part of this whole thing."- Prue
By Meloy, Colin
"We'll sleep. Maybe forever. Don't be afraid!" - Prue
"Of course it is" Could her tone be anymore snide?
"How I forgot that backwoods Cajun is a corruption and affro...
By Kenyon, Sherrilyn
"This time, being equipped with a flashlight, we decided to descend the slippery staircase to the well. Durrell went first...
The Colossus of Maroussi
By Miller, Henry