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See what staff are reading (and recommending!) and see the [http://hera.jmrl.org/wiki/Librarian_Recommendations '''young adult librarians' selections'''].
 
See what staff are reading (and recommending!) and see the [http://hera.jmrl.org/wiki/Librarian_Recommendations '''young adult librarians' selections'''].
  
==Bob Bjoring (Central)==
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==Linn Browning (Northside)==
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?how+the+dead+dream '''How the Dead Dream'''] by Lydia Millet.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?ocean+lane+gaiman '''The Ocean at the End of the Lane'''] by Neil Gaiman.
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?visit+from+the+goon+squad '''A Visit from the Goon Squad'''] by Jennifer Egan.
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==Tim Carrier (Central)==
 
==Tim Carrier (Central)==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?name+of+the+star '''The Name of the Star'''] by Maureen Johnson.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?name+of+the+star '''The Name of the Star'''] by Maureen Johnson.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?wonder+show+barnaby '''Wonder Show'''] by Hannah Barnaby.
  
 
==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.
 
*[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?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.
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*[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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==Jacqui Dempsey-Cohen (Central) ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?penumbra's+bookstore+sloan '''Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore'''] by Robin Sloan.
  
==Meredith Dickens (Gordon)==
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==Meredith Dickens (Central)==
 
*[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?instance+of+the+fingerpost '''An Instance of the Fingerpost'''] by Iain M. Pears.
 
*[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.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?orchardist+coplin '''The Orchardist'''] by Amanda Coplin.
 
*[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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== 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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==Pam Grammer (Crozet)==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?heft+liz+moore '''Heft'''] by Liz Moore.
  
 
==Gary Grant (Albemarle Trustee) ==
 
==Gary Grant (Albemarle Trustee) ==
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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.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?becoming+holiday+weatherford '''Becoming Billie Holiday'''] by Carole Boston Weatherford.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?sound+of+a+wild+snail+eating '''The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating'''] by Elisabeth Tova Bailey.
  
 
== Tanith Knight (Nelson)==
 
== Tanith Knight (Nelson)==
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==Jackie Lichtman (Central) ==
 
==Jackie Lichtman (Central) ==
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?selected+stories+munro'''Selected Stories'''] by Alice Munro.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?echo+maker+powers '''The Echo Maker'''] by Richard Powers.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?paris+wife+mclain '''The Paris Wife'''] by Paula McLain.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?selected+stories+munro '''Selected Stories'''] by Alice Munro.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sojourn+krivak'''The Sojourn'''] by Andrew Krivak.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sojourn+krivak'''The Sojourn'''] by Andrew Krivak.
  
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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.
 
*[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) ==
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==Gail Ott (Gordon)  ==
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?let's+take+the+long+way+home '''Let's Take the Long Way Home: a Memoir of Friendship'''] by Gail Caldwell.
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==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/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?sum+head+summitt '''Sum It Up:  1098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective'''] by Pat Head Summitt.
==Willoughby Parks (Central)==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?Jefferson+power+meacham '''Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power'''] by Jon Meacham.
*[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.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?visit+from+the+goon+squad '''A Visit from the Goon Squad'''] by Jennifer Egan.
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==Heather Pehnec (Central)==
 
==Heather Pehnec (Central)==
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*[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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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?seraphina+hartman '''Seraphina'''] by Rachel Hartman.
  
 
==Stella Pool (Central) ==
 
==Stella Pool (Central) ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?letters+skye+brockmole '''Letters from Skye'''] by Jessica Brockmole.
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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?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.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dead+end+in+norvelt '''Dead End in Norvelt'''] by Jack Gantos.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dead+end+in+norvelt '''Dead End in Norvelt'''] by Jack Gantos.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?expats+pavone '''The Expats'''] by Chris Pavone.
 
*[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.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?yes+chef+samuelsson '''Yes, Chef: a Memoir'''] by Marcus Samuelsson.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?yes+chef+samuelsson '''Yes, Chef: a Memoir'''] by Marcus Samuelsson.
 
==Jacqueline Rice (Central) == 
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?okay+for+now '''Okay for Now'''] by Gary D. Schmidt.
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?revolution+donnelly'''Revolution'''] by Jennifer Donnelly
 
  
 
==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)  ==
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?girl+in+the+garden '''The Girl in the Garden'''] by Kamala Nair
 
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?girl+in+the+garden '''The Girl in the Garden'''] by Kamala Nair
  
==Andrea Williams (Central) ==
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==Marien Villaman-Chodl (Bookmobile) ==
*[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/X?revenge+prada+weisberger'''Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns'''] by Lauren Weisberger.
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?turn+of+mind '''Turn of Mind'''] by Alice LaPlante.
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Revision as of 22:18, 30 July 2013

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

See what staff are reading (and recommending!) and see the young adult librarians' selections.

Linn Browning (Northside)

Tim Carrier (Central)

Anne Chiles (Central)

Nancy Cook (Central)

Jacqui Dempsey-Cohen (Central)

Meredith Dickens (Central)

Krista Farrell (Central)

Noelle Funk (Scottsville)

Willow Gale (Bookmobile)

Karen Gillaspie (Central)

Pam Grammer (Crozet)

  • Heft by Liz Moore.

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)

Gail Ott (Gordon)

Heather Pehnec (Central)

David Plunkett (Central)

Stella Pool (Central)

Ginny Reese (Greene)

Wendy Saz (Crozet)

Phoebe Anne Tucker (Nelson)

Marien Villaman-Chodl (Bookmobile)