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You can search for an author and title at the same time.

Example: john grisham the associate

You can search for…

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You can also use * as a wildcard to take the place of any number of letters, or even by itself to match everything.


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Staff Picks

Storm K. Recommends

Charmed Knits: Projects for Fans of Harry Potter
When I was a beginner knitter, this was the first book I attempted to knit from.  My first project to follow a pattern was the Weasley sweater.  I was so surprised at how simple and easy it...
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Charlotte K. Recommends

Another Brooklyn
This was a very quick read that flowed like peotry instead of prose. It follows the lives of a group of young black girls coming of age in Brooklyn. I found it very insightful.
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