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  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Early Warning: A Novel by Jane Smiley Early Warning opens in 1953 with the Langdon family at a crossroads. Their stalwart patriarch, Walter, who with his wife, Rosanna, sustained their farm for ...

    By Cristella

  • In honor of May the Fourth, here are five space operas -- some classics, some newer, and one parody. Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey Humanity has colonized the solar system — Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond — ...

    By Liz O.

  • Earlier this year, we put out a call for submissions for poems that represent the spirit of Madison County to be considered for publication in a Birthday Book to be published at the end of the year in honor of Indiana's Bicentennial. You responded with a wealth of excellent poems, and our panel of ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon In 2010, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command created Cultural Support Teams, ...

    By Cristella

  • We're always happy to talk books here at APL! Your librarians have been reading a lot of mysteries lately, and we thought we'd share some of our favorites. Whether you're looking for something dark, something funny, or something with a sci-fi twist, we hope you'll find something you like here! Click on ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Babadook (Not Rated) Amelia (Essie Davis), the heroine of Jennifer Kent's horror movie The Babadook, is an Australian single mother haunted by memories of her late husband's tragic death. He was ...

    By Cristella