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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.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?leaving+everything+most+loved '''Leaving Everything Most Loved'''] by Jacqueline Winspear.
 
*[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.
  
 
==Nancy Cook (Central) ==
 
==Nancy Cook (Central) ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?vanished+chari '''Vanished'''] by Sheela Chari.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?vanished+chari '''Vanished'''] by Sheela Chari.
 
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?wild+strayed '''Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail'''] by Cheryl Strayed.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?wonderstruck+selznick '''Wonderstruck'''] by Brian Selznick.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?wonderstruck+selznick '''Wonderstruck'''] by Brian Selznick.
  
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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/X?jerusalem+chronicles+delisle '''Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City'''] by Guy DeLisle.
 
*[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.
 
*[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.
  
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==Krista Farrell (Central)==
 
==Krista Farrell (Central)==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?home+roof+pig+arrington '''Home Is a Rppof Over a Pig: An Amerian Family's Journey in China'''] by Aminta Arrington.
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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.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?there+but+for+the '''There But for the'''] by Ali Smith.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?there+but+for+the '''There But for the'''] by Ali Smith.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?world+until+yesterday+diamond '''The World Until Yesterday'''] by Jared Diamond.
  
 
==Willow Gale (Bookmobile) ==
 
==Willow Gale (Bookmobile) ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?crooked+letter+franklin '''Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter'''] by Tom Franklin.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?Steve+jobs+isaacson '''Steve Jobs'''] by Walter Isaacson.
 
*[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.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?when+she+woke '''When She Woke'''] by Hillary Jordan.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?when+she+woke '''When She Woke'''] by Hillary Jordan.
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== Karen Gillaspie (Central)==
 
== Karen Gillaspie (Central)==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?walk+across+the+sun '''A Walk Across the Sun'''] by Corban Addison.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?walk+across+the+sun '''A Walk Across the Sun'''] by Corban Addison.
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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?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.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?goronwy+heartwell '''Goronwy and Me: A Narrative of Two Lives'''] by Proal Heartwell.
 
*[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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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?not+hat+klassen '''This Is Not My Hat'''] by Jon Klassen.
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==Sarah Hamfeldt (Central) ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?tan+joy+luck+club '''The Joy Luck Club'''] by Amy Tan.
  
 
==Holly Huffman (Greene) ==
 
==Holly Huffman (Greene) ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?may+b '''May B'''] by Caroline Starr Rose.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?may+b '''May B'''] by Caroline Starr Rose.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?okay+for+now '''Vanished'''] by Gary D. Schmidt.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?okay+for+now '''Vanished'''] by Gary D. Schmidt.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?vegetable+gardening+williamsburg '''Vegetable Gardening the Colonial Williamsburg Way:  18th-Century Methods for Today's Organic Gardeners'''] by Wesley Greene.
  
 
==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) ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?paris+wife+mclain '''The Paris Wife'''] by Paula McLain.
 
*[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.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?elizabeth+the+queen+the '''Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch'''] by Sally Bedell Smith.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?elizabeth+the+queen+the '''Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch'''] by Sally Bedell Smith.
 
*[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?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.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?paris+wife+mclain '''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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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?Jefferson+power+meacham '''Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power'''] by Jon Meacham.
 
==Willoughby Parks (Central)==
 
==Willoughby Parks (Central)==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?battle+hymn+of+the+tiger+mother '''Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother'''] by Amy Chua.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?battle+hymn+of+the+tiger+mother '''Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother'''] by Amy Chua.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?beautiful+mystery+penny '''The Beautiful Mystery: A Chief Inspector Gamache Mystery'''] by Louise Penney.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?visit+from+the+goon+squad '''A Visit from the Goon Squad'''] by Jennifer Egan.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?visit+from+the+goon+squad '''A Visit from the Goon Squad'''] by Jennifer Egan.
  
 
==Heather Pehnec (Central)==
 
==Heather Pehnec (Central)==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?aviary+o'dell'''The Aviary'''] by Kathleen O'Dell.
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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)  ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?don+quixote+cervantes '''Don Quixote'''] by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
 
*[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.
  
 
==Stella Pool (Central) ==
 
==Stella Pool (Central) ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?secret+keeper+morton'''The Secret Keeper'''] by Kate Morton.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?world+without+end+follett '''World Without End'''] by Ken Follett.  
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?world+without+end+follett '''World Without End'''] by Ken Follett.  
  
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*[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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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?yes+chef+samuelsson '''Yes, Chef: a Memoir'''] by Marcus Samuelsson.
  
 
==Jacqueline Rice (Central) ==   
 
==Jacqueline Rice (Central) ==   
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==Wendy Saz (Crozet)==
 
==Wendy Saz (Crozet)==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?emily+alone '''Emily Alone'''] by Stewart O'Nan.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?emily+alone '''Emily Alone'''] by Stewart O'Nan.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sea+crocodiles+geda '''In the Sea There Are Crocodiles: a Novel Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari'''] by Fabio Geda.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?major+pettigrew's+last+stand '''Major Pettigrew's Last Stand'''] by Helen Simonson.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?major+pettigrew's+last+stand '''Major Pettigrew's Last Stand'''] by Helen Simonson.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?nothing+daunted+the+unexpected '''Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West'''] by Dorothy Wickenden.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?nothing+daunted+the+unexpected '''Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West'''] by Dorothy Wickenden.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?odds+stewart '''The Odds'''] by Stewart O'Nan.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?odds+stewart '''The Odds'''] by Stewart O'Nan.
 
==Linda Smoke (Central)  ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?red+garden '''The Red Garden'''] by Alice Hoffman.
 
  
 
==Phoebe Anne Tucker (Nelson)  ==
 
==Phoebe Anne Tucker (Nelson)  ==
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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.
  
 
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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)

Sarah Hamfeldt (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)

Phoebe Anne Tucker (Nelson)

Andrea Williams (Central)