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Chuck Johnson Recommended by Chuck Johnson Digital Services Manager, January 16, 2019
Cherry Cherry

by Nico Walker

This semi-autobiographical fiction work gives readers a chance to discover a story that is as difficult to read as it is to put down. A young man leaves his home in Cleveland to join the Army and fights in the Iraq war. He then battles the aftermath of post-traumatic stress disorder and opioid addiction and robs banks for drug money. Fans of Kurt Vonnegut may appreciate that Nico Walker's unnamed… Continue

Adult Services Recommended by Adult Services January 16, 2019
Deadly Gamble Deadly Gamble

by Linda Lael Miller

When Mojo was five, her parents were murdered and her stepbrother went to prison for the crime. Kidnapped by her babysitter to keep her safe, Mojo lived on the run for years and grew up with an assumed name. Adult Mojo now lives above a biker bar and avoids serious relationships. When her shady uncle re-enters the picture, things turn deadly for Mojo who has to use her psychic skills (including… Continue

Adult Services Recommended by Adult Services December 03, 2018
Maisie Dobbs Maisie Dobbs

by Jacqueline Winspear

Motherless at 14, young maid Maisie is discovered reading in the library of her employer, progressive aristocrat Lady Rowan, who sets her up with a tutor and mentor. Maisie’s studies are interrupted when she enlists as a Red Cross nurse in World War II and falls in love with an army medic, but an exploding shell destroys their future together. Post-war, Maisie opens a detective agency… Continue

Adult Services Recommended by Adult Services December 03, 2018
Bluebird, Bluebird Bluebird, Bluebird

by Attica Locke

Texas Ranger Darren Matthews holds so dearly the values of truth, justice and equity. He is a Ranger first and foremost, but his high standards and ideals are continuously challenged and tested as he attempts to solve two seemingly linked murders in a close-knit community that has many secrets. Racial discrimination and tension, and violence and hatred are embedded in the town of Lark, Texas, but… Continue

Adult Services Recommended by Adult Services October 18, 2018
I think I love you I think I love you

by Allison Pearson

In 1974, David Cassidy had the world’s biggest fan club, and Welsh friends Petra and Sharon were his biggest fans. Only 13, their ardor for 24-year-old David was their closest brush with true love. Meanwhile, young Bill took a job at a fan magazine answering letters as if he were David. By 1998 everyone’s lives have changed, but Petra discovers a letter that sends her on a quest to… Continue

Adult Services Recommended by Adult Services September 27, 2018
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If you have a La Grange library card, you can check out an iPad. Read or listen to some of the current best sellers, stream a video or an eMagazine, Don't have WiFi at home? Check out a hotspot too.

Chuck Johnson Recommended by Chuck Johnson Digital Services Manager, September 06, 2018