My Book of Life by Angel by Martine Leavitt. Margaret Ferguson Books, 2012.
In Vancouver, Canada, 16-year-old Angel struggles to free herself from the trap of
prostitution in which she is caught.
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. Viking, 2013. A novelist on a remote island
in the Pacific is linked to a bullied and depressed Tokyo teenager after discovering a Hello
Kitty lunchbox that washed ashore in this new novel from the award-wining, best-selling
author of My Year of Meats.
Winger by Andrew Smith. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013. Two
years younger than his classmates at a prestigious boarding school, 14-year-old Ryan Dean
West grapples with living in Opportunity Hall, the dorm for troublemakers; falling for his
female best friend who thinks of him as just a kid; and playing wing on the varsity rugby
team with some of his frightening new dorm mates, including the biggest bully on the team.
Second Annual Book Bash
The hectic holidays are history so now
it’s time relax and read. Library staff has
planned its second annual Book Bash from
2 to 3:30 pm Saturday, January 25 at the
Enjoy refreshments and get suggestions
for books you might have missed.
Browse and borrow from library carts
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filled with 2013’s Best Books. Take home
end-of-the-year lists from The New York
Times, The Plain Dealer, Oprah, NPR, Library
Journal and more!
Come ready to share your favorite
books of last year and get reading
recommendations from others. Reserve
your place online at shakerlibrary.org or by
Meet the Author: Robert Sberna
Meet Robert Sberna, author of House of
Horrors, the shocking true story of Anthony
Sowell, the Cleveland strangler, at 7 pm
Wednesday, January 29 at Main Library.
Sberna is a journalist who contributes
to several national p ublications. He began
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