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At the Library

By Jenisa Hanson, Washington Public Library | Mar 17, 2014

The results are in!

Did your “Blind Date with a Book” sweep you off of your feet? Was it love at first sight or a total dud? Well, the results are in.

These books will sweep you off your feet:

Between Shades of Grey, A Northern Light, Bel Canto, My Sister's Keeper, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Shoemakers Wife, Death Chocolate, How Close We Come, The Perfect Storm, A Walk in the Woods, Under this Broken Sky, Der John, and The Salt House.

These Books were so-so:

McNally’s Secret, Into Thin Air, The Language of Flowers, Rain Water, Room, The Meryl Streep Movie Club, and At First Sight.

These books will not be asked on a second date:

The Three Wissemanns, Get Real, and Amish Grace.

If you didn’t get a chance to participate in “Blind Date with a Book,” it’s never too late to take a chance on one of these books. You can decide for yourself if the book will sweep you off your feet or is a total dud.

The following new materials are available.

Gifts & Memorials

Landscaping with Daylilies by Oliver Billingslea donated by the Cedar Valley Iris & Daylily Society in appreciation for the library space provided for their March meeting

Adult Fiction

Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer, Stone Cold by C. J. Box, Power Play by Danielle Steel

Large Print Fiction

Crime of Privilege by Walter Walker

Adult Nonfiction

European Farmers' Market Cookbook by Ann M. Crowley, My Country 'Tis of Thee by Keith Ellison, The Love Revolution by Joyce Meyers, The Christ of the 40 Days by A. B. Simpson

Young Adult Fiction

Tremor by Patrick Carman, Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci, Where the Stars Still Shine by Trish Doller, Grandmaster by David Klass

Juvenile Fiction

Mr. Jack is a Maniac! by Dan Gutman, Sure Signs of Crazy by Karen Harrington, Unhooking the Moon by Gregory Hughes, Heavy Hitters by Mike Lupica

Juvenile Nonfiction

I Can't Sit Still! by Pam Pollack, Outside the Box by Karma Wilson

Easy Children's

Junkyard by Mike Austin, Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure by James Dean, Pete the Cat: Valentine's Day is Cool by James Dean, The Sandwich Swap by Kelly DiPucchio, The Scraps Book by Lois Ehlert, Bad Dog by David McPhail, A Book of Babies by Il Sung Na, Cuckoo! by Fiona Robertson, 29 Myths on the Swimster Pharmacy by Lemony Snicket


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