Recently Added Staff Picks

400000000000000085969_s4An Absolute Scandal By Penny Vincenzi

“Penny Vincenzi, master of the contemporary blockbuster,returns with a moving, engaging portrait of people coping with a notorious financialdisaster and its unpredictable emotional repercussions(From the Publisher).

Recommended By:  Rosemarie Germaine, Senior Library Clerk

philippmeyer-210-AmrustcoverlwrrAmerican Rust By Philip Meyer

“Set in a beautiful but economically devastated Pennsylvania steel town, American Rust is a novel of the lost American dream and the desperation—as well as the acts of friendship,loyalty, and love—that arise from its loss (From the Publisher).”

Recommended By: Lisa Jones, Readers’ Services Librarian

The.Bad.Guys.WonThe Bad Guys Won By Jeff Pearlman

“In The Bad Guys Won, award-winning former Sports Illustrated baseball writer Jeff Pearlman returns to an innocent time when a city worshipped a man named Mookie and the Yankees were the second-best team in New York (From the Publisher).”

Recommended By:  Ralph Guiteau, Readers’ Services Librarian

midnights-childrenMidnight’s Children By Salman Rushdie

“Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947,the very moment ofIndia’s independence.  Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds,and Prime Minister Nehru himself,  Saleem grows up to learn the ominous consequences of this coincidence (From the Publisher).”

Recommended By:  Sonia Grgas, Librarian Trainee

team of rivalsTeam of Rivals By Doris Kearns Goodwin

“This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln’s mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation’s history (From the Publisher).”

Recommended By:  Brenda Cherry, Reference Librarian

~ posted by Jackie, Readers’ Services

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