Funny, haunting, and thought-provoking, this week’s FBF Library read is a beautifully written novel of the obligation we have toward others, and the responsibility we take for ourselves. With her deep empathy, keen wisdom, and unerring talent for finding the extraordinary moments in our everyday lives, New York Times bestseller, Curtis Sittenfeld is one of the most exceptional voices in literary fiction today.
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In an inspired restaging of Daphne du Maurier’s classic Rebecca, a young curator finds herself haunted by the legacy of her predecessor… The latest Literary Fiction title from the FBF Library!
In this first book in the House of Night series, 16-year-old Zoey Redbird enters the House of Night, a school where, after having undergone the Change, she will train to become an adult vampire–that is, if she makes it through the Change… The latest from the FBF Library!
From critically acclaimed novelist and pop-punk icon Frank Portman comes the companion to the cult classic King Dork. It feels like the first time. Like the very first time… The latest from the FBF Library!
This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel became a motion picture starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman… From critically acclaimed author, Michael Cunningham, it’s the latest from the FBF Library!
The years-long New York Times bestseller and Goodreads Best Historical Novel that is “irresistible…seductive… with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page” (O, The Oprah Magazine). And it’s now a major motion picture starring Michael Fassbender, Rachel Weisz, and Alicia Vikander!
Nearing 30 and trapped in a dead-end secretarial job, Julie Powell reclaims her life by cooking every single recipe in Julia Child’s legendary Mastering the Art of French Cooking in the span of one year.
Ever since the Titans appeared in her Detroit neighborhood, Astrid Sullivan’s world has revolved around the mechanical horses. And for a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, it’s more than a chance at fame or money. Betting on herself is the only way she can see to hang on to everyone in the world she cares about.