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Novels to Commemorate the 10 Year Anniversary of September 11, 2001

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close By Foer, Jonathan Safran2005-04 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)0618329706 Check Our Catalog Winner – 2006 ALA Notable Fiction SelectionA BookPage Notable TitleOskar Schell is an inventor, Francophile, tambourine player, Shakespearean actor, jeweler, pacifist. He is nine years old. And he is on an urgent, secret search through the five boroughs […]

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The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

Akin to titles by fellow Scandinavians Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson, Norwegian author Nesbo spins an exciting, edge-of-your-seat thriller with a whole lot of punch.  The “creep” factor is high here so don’t read at bedtime…nightmares of snowmen staring through the window at you are almost guaranteed.  Telling the story of a serial killer who […]

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