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==Anne Chiles (Central)==
 
==Anne Chiles (Central)==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?and+so+it+goes+kurt '''And So It Goes'''] by Charles J. Shields.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?and+so+it+goes+kurt '''And So It Goes'''] by Charles J. Shields.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?help+me+to+find+my+people '''Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery'''] by Heather Andrea Williams.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?molotov's+magic+lantern '''Molotov's Magic Lantern'''] by Rachel Polonsky.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?molotov's+magic+lantern '''Molotov's Magic Lantern'''] by Rachel Polonsky.
  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?brainiac+adventures+in+the+curious '''Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs'''] by Ken Jennings.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?brainiac+adventures+in+the+curious '''Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs'''] by Ken Jennings.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?embassytown '''Embassytown'''] by China Mieville.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?embassytown '''Embassytown'''] by China Mieville.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?turn+right+at+Machu+picchu '''Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time'''] by Mark Adams.
  
 
*Also see my recommendations on [http://jmrl.org/wiki/Gordon_Avenue_Library_Staff_Recommends '''the Gordon Avenue Library staff picks page''']
 
*Also see my recommendations on [http://jmrl.org/wiki/Gordon_Avenue_Library_Staff_Recommends '''the Gordon Avenue Library staff picks page''']
  
 
==Krista Farrell (Central)==
 
==Krista Farrell (Central)==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?infidel+hirsi '''Infidel'''] by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?king+peggy '''King Peggy:  An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village'''] by Peggielene Bartels.  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?king+peggy '''King Peggy:  An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village'''] by Peggielene Bartels.  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?poser+my+life+in '''Poster: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses'''] by Claire Dederer.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?poser+my+life+in '''Poster: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses'''] by Claire Dederer.
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==Noelle Funk (Scottsville) ==
 
==Noelle Funk (Scottsville) ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?brockmeier+illumination '''The Illumination'''] by Kevin Brockmeier.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?brockmeier+illumination '''The Illumination'''] by Kevin Brockmeier.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?instance+of+the+fingerpost '''An Instance of the Fingerpost'''] by Iain M. Pears.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?night+circus+erin '''The Night Circus'''] by Erin Morgenstern.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?night+circus+erin '''The Night Circus'''] by Erin Morgenstern.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sisters+brothers+dewitt '''The Sisters Brothers'''] by Patrick DeWitt.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sisters+brothers+dewitt '''The Sisters Brothers'''] by Patrick DeWitt.
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==Willow Gale (Bookmobile) ==
 
==Willow Gale (Bookmobile) ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?Steve+jobs+isaacson '''Steve Jobs'''] by Walter Isaacson.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?time+to+be+in+earnest '''Time to Be in Earnest'''] by P. D. James.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?time+to+be+in+earnest '''Time to Be in Earnest'''] by P. D. James.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wake+of+forgiveness '''The Wake of Forgiveness'''] by Bruce Machart.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wake+of+forgiveness '''The Wake of Forgiveness'''] by Bruce Machart.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?when+she+woke '''When She Woke'''] by Hillary Jordan.
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== Karen Gillaspie (Central)==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?walk+across+the+sun '''A Walk Across the Sun'''] by Corban Addison.
  
 
==Gary Grant (Albemarle Trustee) ==
 
==Gary Grant (Albemarle Trustee) ==
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==John Halliday (Central) ==
 
==John Halliday (Central) ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?angle+of+repose '''Angle of Repose'''] by Wallace Stegner.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?angle+of+repose '''Angle of Repose'''] by Wallace Stegner.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?catherine+the+great+massie'''Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman'''] by Robert K. Massie.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?corrections+franzen '''The Corrections'''] by Jonathan Franzen.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?corrections+franzen '''The Corrections'''] by Jonathan Franzen.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?hunger+games+collins'''The Hunger Games'''] by Suzanne Collins.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?hunger+games+collins'''The Hunger Games'''] by Suzanne Collins.
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==Lindsay Ideson (Northside) ==
 
==Lindsay Ideson (Northside) ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?discovery+of+witches'''A Discovery of Witches'''] by Deborah Harkness
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?discovery+of+witches'''A Discovery of Witches'''] by Deborah Harkness
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?okay+for+now '''Okay for Now'''] by Gary D. Schmidt.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?life+hands+sixty+family+coleman '''This Life is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone'''] by Melissa Coleman.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?life+hands+sixty+family+coleman '''This Life is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone'''] by Melissa Coleman.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?swerve+how+the+world '''The Swerve: How the World Became Modern'''] by Stephen J. Greenblatt.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?swerve+how+the+world '''The Swerve: How the World Became Modern'''] by Stephen J. Greenblatt.
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==Kathy Judge (Central)==
 
==Kathy Judge (Central)==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?sound+of+a+wild+snail+eating'''The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating'''] by Elisabeth Tova Bailey.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?sound+of+a+wild+snail+eating'''The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating'''] by Elisabeth Tova Bailey.
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== Tanith Knight (Nelson)==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lost+communities+of+virginia '''Lost Communities of Virginia'''] by Terri Fisher.
  
 
==Jackie Lichtman (Central) ==
 
==Jackie Lichtman (Central) ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?selected+stories+munro'''Selected Stories'''] by Alice Munro.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?selected+stories+munro'''Selected Stories'''] by Alice Munro.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sojourn+krivak'''The Sojourn'''] by Andrew Krivak.
  
 
==Russ Lyttleton (Central) ==
 
==Russ Lyttleton (Central) ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?greater+journey+americans+in+paris '''The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris'''] by David McCullough.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?greater+journey+americans+in+paris '''The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris'''] by David McCullough.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?island+of+vice+theodore '''Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York'''] by Richard Zacks.
  
 
==Joyce MacDonald (Central) ==
 
==Joyce MacDonald (Central) ==
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==Gail Ott (Louisa)  ==
 
==Gail Ott (Louisa)  ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?calling+invisible+women '''Calling Invisible Women'''] by Jeanne Ray.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?elizabeth+the+queen+the '''Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch'''] by Sally Bedell Smith.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?following_atticus '''Following Atticus: Forty Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship Now'''] by Mark Ryan.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?paris+wife '''The Paris Wife'''] by Paula McLain.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?paris+wife '''The Paris Wife'''] by Paula McLain.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?reservoir+milliken '''The Reservoir'''] by John Milliken Thompson.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?reservoir+milliken '''The Reservoir'''] by John Milliken Thompson.
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==Heather Pehnec (Central)==
 
==Heather Pehnec (Central)==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?down+the+mysterly+river '''Down the Mysterly River'''] by Mark Buckingham.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?small+adventure+of+popeye+and+elvis '''The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis'''] by Kevin Brockmeier.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?small+adventure+of+popeye+and+elvis '''The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis'''] by Kevin Brockmeier.
  
 
==David Plunkett (Central)  ==
 
==David Plunkett (Central)  ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?don+quixote+cervantes '''Don Quixote'''] by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?draining+lake+arnaldur '''The Draining Lake'''] by Arnaldur Indridason.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dream+of+perpetual+motion '''The Dream of Perpetual Motion'''] by Dexter Palmer.  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dream+of+perpetual+motion '''The Dream of Perpetual Motion'''] by Dexter Palmer.  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?hairstons+an+american '''The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White'''] by Henry Wiencek.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?hairstons+an+american '''The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White'''] by Henry Wiencek.
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==Ginny Reese (Greene)==
 
==Ginny Reese (Greene)==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dragonbreath+curse+of+the+were-wiener '''Dragonbreath: Curse of the Were-Wiener'''] by Ursula Vernon.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dragonbreath+curse+of+the+were-wiener '''Dragonbreath: Curse of the Were-Wiener'''] by Ursula Vernon.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dead+end+in+norvelt '''Dead End in Norvelt'''] by Jack Gantos.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?false+friend'''The False Friend'''] by Myula Goldberg.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?false+friend'''The False Friend'''] by Myula Goldberg.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?no+such+thing+as+dragons '''No Such Thing As Dragons'''] by Philip Reeve.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?no+such+thing+as+dragons '''No Such Thing As Dragons'''] by Philip Reeve.
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==Andrea Williams (Central) ==
 
==Andrea Williams (Central) ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?time+traveler's+wife'''The Time Traveler's Wife'''] by Audrey Niffenegger.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?time+traveler's+wife'''The Time Traveler's Wife'''] by Audrey Niffenegger.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?turn+of+mind '''Turn of Mind'''] by Alice LaPlante.
  
 
[[Category:Adult Fiction]]
 
[[Category:Adult Fiction]]
 
[[Category:Adult Nonfiction]]
 
[[Category:Adult Nonfiction]]
 
[[Category:Personal Picks]]
 
[[Category:Personal Picks]]

Revision as of 14:42, 31 July 2012

Article in Adult Fiction and Adult Nonfiction and Personal Picks categories.

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Bob Bjoring (Central)

Tim Carrier (Central)

Anne Chiles (Central)

Nancy Cook (Central)

Meredith Dickens (Gordon)

Krista Farrell (Central)

Noelle Funk (Scottsville)

Willow Gale (Bookmobile)

Karen Gillaspie (Central)

Gary Grant (Albemarle Trustee)

John Halliday (Central)

Holly Huffman (Greene)

Lindsay Ideson (Northside)

Rhonda Johnson (Crozet)

Kathy Judge (Central)

Tanith Knight (Nelson)

Jackie Lichtman (Central)

Russ Lyttleton (Central)

Joyce MacDonald (Central)

Gail Ott (Louisa)

Willoughby Parks (Central)

Heather Pehnec (Central)

David Plunkett (Central)

Stella Pool (Central)

Ginny Reese (Greene)

Jacqueline Rice (Central)

Wendy Saz (Crozet)

Linda Smoke (Central)

Phoebe Anne Tucker (Nelson)

Andrea Williams (Central)