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  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage A LibraryReads pick for March 2016. Late one winter afternoon in upstate New York, George Clare comes home to find his wife killed and their ...

    By Cristella

  • Are you participating in Movie March Madness? Check out some of the books the movies are based on! Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen Though he may not speak of them, the memories still dwell inside Jacob Jankowski's ninety-something-year-old ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New by Annie Dillard A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through a page or sentence, Dillard can only be enjoyed by a wide-awake ...

    By Cristella

  • Leap Day Reads

    Feb 2016 29

    Happy Leap Day! Celebrate the extra day with the latest book in these great series! Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Stars Above by Marissa Meyer The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories — and secrets — that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did ...

    By Liz O.

  • Movie March Madness

    Feb 2016 27

    What's your favorite movie based on a book? This year, APL is celebrating March Madness with our own cinema showdown! Fill out a bracket starting March 1, then vote for your picks beginning March 15. We'll show the winning movie on Saturday, April 9 at 2:00pm. Here's how it works: 1. Brackets will be ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Black Mass (Rated R) In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James "Whitey" Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common ...

    By Cristella