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  • With the new year right around the corner, you may be thinking about fresh starts. These books cover different ways of starting over -- new jobs, new relationships, new places to live. Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Amy (Rated R) Amy presents the story of British singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse, whose 2006 album Back to Black catapulted her to widespread fame and critical acclaim. Intense media scrutiny ...

    By Cristella

  • If you're looking for a deep, thought-provoking read, these books are great conversation-starters. Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert Ten years ago, God gave Braden a sign, a promise that his family wouldn't fall apart the way he feared. But ...

    By Liz O.

  • The holiday season can be a stressful time. If you're feeling overwhelmed, the tips in these books can help you manage your stress and anxiety and enjoy the season. Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. The Power of No: Because One Word Can Bring You Health, Abundance, and ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Age of Reinvention by Karine Tuil Elite Manhattan criminal defense attorney Sam Tahar seems to have it all: fame, fortune, good looks, an enviable marriage to a prominent socialite, and two ...

    By Cristella

  • APL is hosting Great Writers, Right Here, our eighth annual local authors showcase, on Saturday, December 12, 12:00pm to 4:30pm. We're highlighting books by participating authors and sharing some fun facts about them here on the blog. Stop by the showcase to meet these writers and get signed copies of ...

    By Liz O.