Lexington Staff Picks
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions / Randall Munroe
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever / Barbara Robinson
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On: Things About Me / Jenny Slate & Dean Fleischer-Camp
|Before I Go To Sleep / S.J. Watson
Summary: An amnesiac attempts to reconstruct her past by keeping a journal and discovers the dangerous inconsistencies in the stories of her husband and her secret doctor.
|Someone / Alice McDermott
Summary: The story of a Brooklyn-born woman's life - her family, her neighborhood, her daily trials and triumphs - from childhood to old age.
|You Are My I Love You / Maryann Cusimano
Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text describe how a parent and child complement one another.
|Blackwood Farm / Anne Rice
Summary:From bestselling author Anne Rice comes this first-in-a-series novel. Blackwood Farm introduces a sexy, eccentric young gentleman, haunted by his doppelganger--a goblin from the spirit world.
|Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister / Gregory Maguire
Summary: We all have heard the story of Cinderella, the beautiful child cast out to slave among the ashes. But what of her stepsisters, the homely pair exiled into ignominy by the fame of their lovely sibling? What fate befell those untouched by beauty... and what curses accompanied Cinderella's exquisite looks?
|Echoes / Maeve Binchy
Summary: David Power and Clare O'Brien both grew up dreaming of escape from the battered seaside town of Castlebay, but they might as well have had the ocean between them. David is the cherished son of a prosperous doctor, while Clare lives with her large family behind their faltering store, longing for a moment of quiet to study. When they both go to university in Dublin—he as a matter of course, she on a hard-won scholarship—their worlds collide. They find freedom in each other until the families, lovers, and secrets they left in Castlebay come back to haunt them.