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Fates and Furies

By Lauren Goff

Broken up into two parts and numerous perspectives, this dazzlingly told tale of a marriage introduces us to Lotto and Mathilde.  The former is an out-of-work actor-turned successful playwright, although some of that success is fueled by forces his ego obscures. And then there's his adoring and enigmatic wife Mathilde, who we later find out is a far better actor than Lotto ever was. For all the smoke and mirrors, Goff crafts a convincing love story that pack an emotional punch, especially when certain truths are revealed. ~Erin Kodicek.

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Salt to the Sea

By Ruta Sepetys

Twelve-year-old Grace and her mother have always been their own family, traveling from place to place like gypsies. But Grace wants to finally have a home all their own. Just when she thinks she's found it her mother says it's time to move again. Grace summons the courage to tell...

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The Terrible Two Get Worse

By Mac Barnett

Eleven-year-old Suzy just can't win. Her brother is a local hero for calling 911 after seeing their elderly neighbor collapse, and only her best friend was able to win a role in the play they both auditioned for. Feeling cast aside from all angles, Suzy sees a kindred spirit in Emily Dickinson, the subject of her summer project. Suzy decides to escape from her disappointments by emulating the poet's life of solitude: no visitors or phone calls (only letters delivered through her window) , no friends (except her goldfish, Ottilie) , and no outings (except church, but only if she can wear her long white Emily dress) .
But being a recluse is harder than Suzy predicted. Will she find a way to fold Emily into her life while also remaining true to herself?
 

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Events & Classes

Check out our classes, discussion groups, craft groups, and storytimes for everyone.

Thu, Apr 28, 2016
Teen Sci-Fi Book Club at 5:00 PM

Location: Lauri Ann West Children's Room

Thu, Apr 28, 2016
Coloring for Grownups at 6:00 PM

Location: Sharpsburg Community Library. Coloring for Grownups.



Location: Library

Thu, Apr 28, 2016
5th Anniversary Event: 5 Films at 6:00 PM

The library is celebrating our 5th anniversary. We'll be screening 5 films during the week, check with the Reference Department for a schedule. Please email us at coopersiegelref@einetwork.net or call 412-828-9520 ext. 15



Location: Program Room

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