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J. Patrick Lewis

After nearly three decades as a professor of economics, J. Patrick Lewis turned to poetry. He is the author of more than 75 children's books including A Hippopotamusn't (1990), BoshBlobberBosh (1998), Please Bury Me in the Library (2004), First Dog (2009), Spot the Plot (2009), and The House (2009).He has recently been named the third U.S. Children's Poet Laureate (2011-2013) by the Poetry Foundation.His...

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Biographies & Memoirs

Frances Mayes

latest book at your library by this author Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir »

Frances Mayes has always adored houses, and when she saw Bramasole, a neglected, 200-year old Tuscan farmhouse nestled in five overgrown acres, it was love at first sight. Out of that instant infatuation have come four marvelous, and hugely popular, books: the bestsellers Under the Tuscan Sun, Bella Tuscany, In Tuscany, a collaborative photo-textbook with her husband, the poet Edward Mayes, and photographer...

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Mystery & Thrillers

M. C. Beaton

latest book at your library by this author Death of a Policeman »

M.C. BEATON has won international acclaim for her bestselling Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin mysteries. She is also the author of over 100 romance titles and a series of romantic suspense, The Edwardian Mystery Series. M. C. Beaton lives in a Cotswold cottage with her husband.Marion is active on Facebook using her most popular pen name, M.C. Beaton. You can find complete book lists, information on events,...

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Deborah Underwood

latest book at your library by this author Here Comes the Easter Cat »

Deborah Underwood grew up in Walla Walla, Washington. When she was little, she wanted to be an astronomer. Then she wanted to be a singer. Then she wanted to be a writer. Today her jobs are writing and singing. Two out of three's not bad! (Okay, she also wanted to work in a piano factory and paste the labels on new pianos, but let's just ignore that one.)Her dad was a math professor, and her mom taught...

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Religion & Spirituality

Beth Moore

latest book at your library by this author Breaking Free: The Journey, The Stories »

Beth Moore has written many best-selling books and is a dynamic teacher and a prolific Bible-study author whose public speaking engagements take her across the United States to challenge tens of thousands. Beth is focused on teaching women all over the world and is known and respected wherever she goes. She is a dedicated wife and mother of two adult daughters and lives in Houston, Texas, where she leads...

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National Geographic

The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, the promotion of environmental and historical conservation, and the study of world culture and history. The National Geographic Society’s logo is a yellow...

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Liane Moriarty

latest book at your library by this author The Husband's Secret »

Liane Moriarty (born November 1966) is an Australian author. She is the sister of author Jaclyn Moriarty.

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Health, Mind & Body

John Chatham

latest book at your library by this author Paleo for Beginners: Essentials to Get Started »

John Chatham started his career as a writer competing in short story competitions and writing for literary publications. During a stint in Asia, he began writing for economic publications and travel guides.He now lives in the Bay Area where he spends his time skiing, kickboxing, hiking with his dog Whiskey, and writing books on cooking, nutrition, fitness and business.

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Romance

Kristan Higgins

latest book at your library by this author The Perfect Match (The Blue Heron Series) »

Kristan divides her time between home in Connecticut and summers on Cape Cod. She is the mother of two lovely kids, the wife of a brave firefighter, and a devoted Ben & Jerry's fan. Previously a copywriter, Kristan began writing fiction when her children graced her life with simultaneous naps...so much more satisfying than folding laundry. She holds a BA in English, which enables her to identify...

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