[]
[]
Need Help Logging In? Your password is "patron" unless you changed it in our former catalog; please create a new password once you have created an account. Call Reference at 847-272-4873 if you need assistance, or email us.  Is the item you want on the shelf? Call us at 847-272-6224 to have it set aside for you instead of placing a hold!

NPL What We're Reading

The Lost Sisterhood
The Lost Sisterhood A Novel By Fortier, Anne (Book - 2014 ) FICTION FORTIER, A. All copies in use View Details

Annotation:A modern-day scholar of ancient languages learns that a notebook left by her grandmother may hold the key to the lost sisterhood of the Amazons.

Love and Treasure
Love and Treasure A Novel By Waldman, Ayelet (Book - 2014 ) FICTION WALDMAN, A. and more… All copies in use View Details

Annotation:A dying man entrusts his granddaughter with a necklace that came from the Gold Train carrying Holocaust victims' valuables.

Watching You
Watching You By Robotham, Michael (Book - 2014 ) FICTION ROBOTHAM, M. and more… All copies in use View Details

Annotation:A woman whose husband vanished, leaving behind a debt to a gangster, begins to feel that someone is manipulating her life.

The Housemaid's Daughter
The Housemaid's Daughter By Mutch, Barbara (Book - 2013 ) FICTION MUTCH, B. All copies in use View Details

Annotation:The daughter of a black housemaid working in a white household in South Africa feels like part of the family until an act of betrayal and the rise of apartheid cause her to start a new life.

The Ghost of the Mary Celeste
The Ghost of the Mary Celeste By Martin, Valerie (Book - 2014 ) FICTION MARTIN, V. All copies in use View Details

Annotation:After a seafaring family is lost on the abandoned ship Mary Celeste, Arthur Conan Doyle is inspired to write about it and encounters a clairvoyant who is linked to the tragedy.

After I'm Gone
After I'm Gone By Lippman, Laura (Book - 2014 ) MYSTERY LIPPMAN, L. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A man who flees the country to avoid a prison sentence leaves behind a wife and children who struggle with financial hardship and a mistress who winds up murdered.

Together Tea
Together Tea By Kamali, Marjan (Book - 2013 ) FICTION KAMALI, M. All copies in use View Details

Annotation:An Iranian-American woman at odds with her mother over her marriage prospects decides to visit the homeland they fled when she was a child.

The Martian
The Martian A Novel By Weir, Andy (Book - 2014 ) SCIENCE FICTION WEIR, A. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:An astronaut stranded on Mars struggles to survive until NASA can rescue him.

The Winter People
The Winter People A Novel By McMahon, Jennifer (Book - 2014 ) FICTION MCMAHON, J. and more… All copies in use View Details

Annotation:Two sisters wake to find their mother missing and get caught up in a ghost story that began a century ago.

Margot
Margot By Cantor, Jillian (Book - 2013 ) FICTION CANTOR, J. All copies in use View Details
Last Days
Last Days By Nevill, Adam L. G. (Book - 2013 ) SCIENCE FICTION NEVILL, A. Available now View Details

Annotation:Winner of the British Fantasy Award for Best Horror Novel of the Year. A struggling documentary maker accepts a job exploring the paranormal side of a ritualistic cult massacre. Imagine a found footage horror film as a book.

Belle Cora
Belle Cora By Margulies, Phillip (Book - 2014 ) FICTION MARGULIES, P. Available now View Details

Annotation:After the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, a rich widow decides to write a memoir of how she became a famous madam during the Gold Rush.

Bingo's Run
Bingo's Run A Novel By Levine, James (Book - 2014 ) FICTION LEVINE, J. Available now View Details

Annotation:An orphan boy working as a drug runner in Nairobi must depend on his wits to survive after he witnesses a murder.

The Other Typist
The Other Typist A Novel By Rindell, Suzanne (Book - 2013 ) FICTION RINDELL, S. All copies in use View Details
Little Known Facts
Little Known Facts A Novel By Sneed, Christine (Book - 2013 ) FICTION SNEED, C. All copies in use View Details

Annotation:A famous movie star is seen through the eyes of his children, ex-wives, girlfriends and an obsessed fan.

And the Mountains Echoed
And the Mountains Echoed By Hosseini, Khaled (Book - 2013 ) FICTION HOSSEINI, K. and more… All copies in use View Details

Annotation:A brother and sister separated as children in Afghanistan are the link connecting the stories of a varied group of people.

Death of A Nightingale
Death of A Nightingale By Kaaberbøl, Lene (Book - 2013 ) MYSTERY KAABERBOL, L. Available now View Details

Annotation:Gripping Danish mystery for fans of Nordic noir.

The Circle
The Circle A Novel By Eggers, Dave (Book - 2013 ) FICTION EGGERS, D. and more… All copies in use View Details

Annotation:Mae is excited to begin work at a Google-like company but begins to suspect something is amiss as The Circle begins to control more and more of her life.

In Falling Snow
In Falling Snow A Novel By MacColl, Mary-Rose (Book - 2013 ) FICTION MACCOLL, M. Available now View Details

Annotation:An Australian woman recalls her time as a nurse in France in World War I.

The Good Lord Bird
The Good Lord Bird A Novel By McBride, James (Book - 2013 ) FICTION MCBRIDE, J. and more… All copies in use View Details

Annotation:National Book Award winner about a slave boy disguised as a girl riding with abolitionist John Brown.

Bridget Jones, Mad About the Boy
Bridget Jones, Mad About the Boy By Fielding, Helen (Book - 2013 ) FICTION FIELDING, H. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Bridget Jones is back again to try and conquer the world...or at least gain some Twitter followers.

The Golem and the Jinni
The Golem and the Jinni A Novel By Wecker, Helene (Book - 2013 ) FICTION WECKER, H. All copies in use View Details

Annotation:Two mythical beings cross paths in turn-of-the-century New York.

A Tale for the Time Being
A Tale for the Time Being [a Novel] By Ozeki, Ruth L. (Book - 2013 ) FICTION OZEKI, R. and more… All copies in use View Details

Annotation:Parallel stories of a bullied Japanese schoolgirl and a writer who finds the girl's diary washed ashore in Canada.

A Shared List by Northbrook_Readers

Member of Northbrook Public Library

Send Northbrook_Readers a Message FollowFollow IgnoreIgnore Report This List

Description

Suggestions from the Reader Services librarians at Northbrook Public Library.


English
Top 10 List

Powered by BiblioCommons.