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Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus (Origami Yoda)    More Info  Borrow
By Tom Angleberger. From Amulet Books.
 (8 reviews)  Amazon rank #257
The final Origami Yoda case file from the kids at McQuarrie Middle School! After successfully fighting to save their field trip in Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue!, Tommy and the gang prepare for a well-earned day of fun and adventure in Washington, DC . . . but of course it won’t be that easy! This trip to the nation's capital will be full of shifting alliances and betrayals, carsickness and sugar rushes.

Lucky Us: A Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Amy Bloom. From Random House.
 (278 reviews)  Amazon rank #569
“My father’s wife died. My mother said we should drive down to his place and see what might be in it for us.”

So begins the story of teenage half sisters Eva and Iris in this brilliantly written, deeply moving, and fantastically funny novel by the beloved and critically acclaimed author of Away. Disappointed by their families, Iris, the hopeful star, and Eva, the sidekick, journey across 1940s America in search of fame and fortune.

Pete the Cat and the New Guy    More Info  Borrow
By James Dean. From HarperCollins.
 (7 reviews)  Amazon rank #797
Pete the Cat is back in Pete the Cat and the New Guy by New York Times bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean. There's a new guy in town, and Pete can't wait to meet him. After all, more friends mean more fun. But who can he be? When Pete finally meets Gus, he realizes they're very different from each other . . . but that's what makes him cool. Gus is special in his own way, just like Pete and just like you, and there is something everyone can do!
One Kick: A Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Chelsea Cain. From Simon & Schuster.
 (156 reviews)  Amazon rank #1,046
From the author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell thrillers: The first in a nail-biting new series featuring Kick Lannigan, a young woman whose complicated past has given her a very special skill set.

Famously kidnapped at age six, Kick captured America’s hearts when she was rescued five years later. Now, twenty-one, she finds herself unexpectedly entangled in a missing child case that will put her talents to the test.

Bill Matthews: Editor, Actor, Ballplayer, Spy!

Author Bill Matthews will be at the Henry County Public Library on September 4th, at 6 p.m. Bill will be discussing his time in the CIA during which he was involved in the Hungarian Revolution and various other interesting historical moments. Bill will also discuss his 51 years in the newspaper business, being an actor in two movies and a consultant in a third, and the launching of a sport magazine. 


The Bluegrass Bigfoot at the Henry County Public Library

The Bluegrass Bigfoot - Sasquatch Research In Kentucky 
Charlie Raymond, Founder of The Kentucky Bigfoot Research Organization, will present a very informative presentation on the latest bigfoot research, including recent bigfoot sightings right here in Henry County!  Charlie has been featured on the Animal Planet, the History Channel and the BBC. Door prizes and bigfoot casts will be on display. Have you had a bigfoot sighting? Do you hear strange screams in the night? Are you a believer, a skeptic or just curious? Join us for a thrilling evening of information, mystery and fun!
Thursday October 30, 2014

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Divergent [Blu-ray]    More Info  Borrow
From Lionsgate.
Amazon rank #49
A thrilling action-adventure film set in a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues. Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late.

The Book of Life: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy)    More Info  Borrow
By Deborah Harkness. From Viking Adult.
 (1,878 reviews)  Amazon rank #131
The highly anticipated finale to the #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A Discovery of Witches

After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness’s enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew’s ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches—with one significant exception.

Love Letters: A Rose Harbor Novel    More Info  Borrow
By Debbie Macomber. From Ballantine Books.
Amazon rank #144
In this enchanting novel set at Cedar Cove’s cozy Rose Harbor Inn, #1 New York Timesbestselling author Debbie Macomber celebrates the power of love—and a well-timed love letter—to inspire hope and mend a broken heart.

Summer is a busy season at the inn, so proprietor Jo Marie Rose and handyman Mark Taylor have spent a lot of time together keeping the property running. Despite some folks’ good-natured claims to the contrary, Jo Marie insists that Mark is only a friend. However, she seems to be thinking about this particular friend a great deal lately.

The Good Girl    More Info  Borrow
By Mary Kubica. From Harlequin MIRA.
 (224 reviews)  Amazon rank #283

"I've been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don't know the color of her eyes or what they look like when she's scared. But I will."

Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn't show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger.

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Gone Girl    More Info  Borrow
By Gillian Flynn. From Broadway Books.
 (79,308 reviews)  Amazon rank #12
On the day of their fifth wedding anniversary, Nick's wife Amy disappears. There are signs of struggle in the house and Nick quickly becomes the prime suspect. It doesn't help that Nick hasn't been completely honest with the police and, as Amy's case drags out for weeks, more and more vilifying evidence appears against him. Nick, however, maintains his innocence. Told from alternating points of view between Nick and Amy, Gillian Flynn creates an untrustworthy world that changes chapter-to-chapter.

Wonder    More Info  Borrow
By R. J. Palacio. From Knopf Books for Young Readers.
 (19,441 reviews)  Amazon rank #16

I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. He's about to start 5th grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances?

The Other Women    More Info  Borrow

Amazon rank #62
After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman tries to get her ruined life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the wife he's been cheating on, she realizes they have much in common, and her sworn enemy becomes her greatest friend. When yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on their cheating, lying, three-timing SOB.

Noah    More Info  Borrow
From Paramount.
Amazon rank #125
Russell Crowe stars as Noah in the film inspired by the epic story of courage, sacrifice and hope. Directed by visionary filmmaker Darren Aronofsky.

The film is inspired by the story of Noah. While artistic license has been taken, we believe that this film is true to the essence, values and integrity of a story that is a cornerstone of faith for millions of people worldwide. The biblical story of Noah can be found in the book of Genesis.

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