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Final Alex Rider Novel

Russian Roulette by Anthony HorowitzYes, I know this is a children's/young adult book, but this adult loved the series.  Anthony Horowtiz has been writing Alex Rider books since 2001 starting with Stormbreaker.  His main character is a 14 year old British boy who becomes a spy for M16.  His deceased parents and uncle were members and he becomes forced to join the espionage ranks.

Life of Pi

Our Monday Movie Matinee, Oct. 21 at 1:00 pm will feature Life of Pi which won 4 Academy Awards including Best Director, Ang Lee.  If you enjoyed reading the book, our Spotlight may have titles that you would enjoy.

American Boy

American Boy by Larry WatsonLarry Watson's evocative coming of age story, "American Boy," takes place in the small town of Willow Falls, Minnesota.  Matthew Garth, a high school student, is best friends with the son of the local doctor.  Matthew's mom is a waitress, and his father is out of the picture.  When a local woman is shot by her boyfriend, Matthew and the doctor's son assist his fat

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