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  All Fall Down by Ally Carter  
Posted: Oct 19, 2018
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Eleanor is a creature of habit. She goes to work as a bookkeeper, does the daily crossword puzzle in the newspaper, has pizza and vodka every Friday night, and calls her “Mummy” on Wednesdays. Her rigidly scheduled life, however, involves very little social interaction because Eleanor lacks social skills. She tends to blurt out absolutely cringeworthy but hilarious observations and is the butt of office jokes. She doesn’t care, though, because she’s completely fine.
Posted: Oct 11, 2018
Reading The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss is the most fun I’ve had with a book in some time. It’s the first in the author’s debut science fiction/fantasy series, and it features a narrator that kept me on my toes, vibrant characters, and a twisty-turny plot that made me want to read just one more chapter and probably kept me up too late at night.
Posted: Oct 4, 2018
Books that Go Bump in the Night! By day, I’m a happy, silly, cheerful children’s librarian. By night, I’m a voracious reader of thrillers, chillers and stories that keep me awake into the wee hours! Here’s a list of some of my absolute favorite spine-tinglers:
Posted: Oct 1, 2018
When Calls the Heart: A Guide to the Hallmark TV Series
Posted: Sep 27, 2018
The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir by Ruth Wariner
Posted: Sep 20, 2018
One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus   Four students are falsely placed in detention. Within minutes, the school gossip is poisoned and dies in front of them. As the police look through suspects, they find a Tumblr post queued for the next day, exposing all four students’ deepest secrets--or potential motives. Friendships are on high strain, no one confesses, and one of them is lying…
Posted: Sep 17, 2018
Adults Teens
Grant will allow Librarians to Lead Book Clubs with Underserved Teens Marion Public Library has been selected as one of 100 libraries nationwide to take part in the Great Stories Club, a reading and discussion program for underserved teens. This competitive grant is offered by the American Library Association (ALA) with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Posted: Sep 13, 2018