horns

Horns by Joe Hill – January 14th, 2016

After his childhood sweetheart is brutally killed and suspicion falls on him, Ig Parrish goes on a drinking binge and wakes up with Horns on his head, hate in his heart, and an incredible new power which he uses in the name of vengeance. 

Copies of Horns will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

modern romance

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari – February 11th, 2016

The acclaimed comedian teams up with a New York University sociologist to explore the nature of modern relationships, evaluating how technology is shaping contemporary relationships and considering the differences between courtships of the past and present. 

* Free brewery tour included if you attend the discussion!

Copies of Modern Romance will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

shining girls

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes – March 10th, 2016

The sole survivor of a time-traveling serial killer who began his murder spree in Depression-era Chicago tries to hunt him down in 1989 along with help from an ex-homicide reporter. 

Copies of The Shining Girls will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews – April 14th, 2016

Seventeen-year-old Greg has managed to become part of every social group at his Pittsburgh High School without having any friends, but his life changes when his mother forces him to befriend Rachel, a girl her once knew in Hebrew school who has leukemia.

Copies of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

blood bones and butterBlood, Bones, & Butter: the inadvertent education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton – May 12th, 2016

The chef of New York’s East Village Prune restaurant presents an account of her search for meaning and purpose in the central rural New Jersey home of her youth, marked by a first chicken kill, an international backpacking tour, and the opening of a first restaurant. 

Copies of Blood, Bones & Butter will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

THE QUEEN OF TEARLINGThe Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen – June 9th, 2016

Coming out of exile to ascend her rightful throne, Princess Kelsea Raleigh Glynn, with a cadre of soldiers and the magical Tearling sapphire to protect her, makes a daring decision that evokes the wrath of the evil Red Queen. 

Copies of The Queen of the Tearling will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

dark days Dark Days: A Memoir by Randy Blythe – July 14th, 2016

Lamb of god vocalist D. Randall Blythe finally tells the whole incredible story of his arrest, incarceration, trial, and acquittal for manslaughter in the Czech Republic over the tragic and accidental death of a concertgoer in this riveting, gripping, biting, bold, and brave memoir.

Copies of Dark Days will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

long walk The Long Walk by Richard Bachman – August 11th, 2016

Maine native Ray Garraty is one of one hundred teenage boys selected to compete in an annual national challenge of endurance for which the winner is the only survivor – a walk accompanied by soldiers who shoot to kill any participant who stops for any reason. 

Copies of The Long Walk will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog. 

 

 

 

Notorious-RBG-CoverThe Notorious RBG: the Life & Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon – September 8th, 2016

A visually rich, intimate, unprecedented look at the Justice and how she changed the world. From Ginsburg’s refusal to let the slammed doors of sexism stop her to her innovative legal work, from her before-its-time feminist marriage to her perch on the nation’s highest court, with the fierce dissents to match, get to know RBG as never before.

Copies of The Notorious RBG will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

last werewolf

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan – October 13th, 2016

Jake Marlowe is the last werewolf. Now just over 200 years old, Jake has an insatiable appreciation for good scotch, books, and the pleasures of the flesh, with a voracious libido and a hunger for meat that drives him crazy each full moon.

Copies of The Last Werewolf will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

The library at mount charLibrary at Mount Char by Scott Dawkins – November 10th, 2016

After she and a dozen other children found them being raised by “Father,” a cruel man with mysterious powers, Carolyn and her “siblings” begin to think he might be God; so when he dies, they square off against each other to determine who will inherit his library, which they believe holds the power to all Creation.

Copies of The Library at Mount Char will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

 

 

holidays on ice

Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris – December 8th, 2016

A best-selling classic features six additional works on the joys and embarrassments of favorite holidays, in a volume that includes tales of tardy trick-or-treaters, the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to another culture, and a barnyard Secret Santa scheme gone awry.

Copies of Holidays on Ice will be available at the Patron Services desk one month before the discussion. You can also place a hold through the Pinnacle Catalog.

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The Lemont Library will be closed Sunday, May 28th and Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. The book and AV drops will be open. All digital services will also be available.