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Champlin Library Staff's Book Lists
Happy Birthday, Shakespeare: Movies (14 titles)
In honor of Shakespeare's 450th birthday, we have put together a list of some of the best film versions of his work. As with the book list, some of the titles are works that were inspired by Shakespeare and his writings.
Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! (22 titles)
In honor of the Bard's 450th birthday, we have put together a list of his works, and some of the many works inspired by his plays and his life. This list includes material for kids and adults. Also see Happy Birthday, Shakespeare: Movies for film versions of Shakespeare's work.
Not Just Superheroes: Graphic Novels (32 titles)

Nonfiction We Couldn't Put Down (25 titles)

Non - Traditional Reads for Valentine's Day (21 titles)
Because we have 364 other days to read Jane Austen. Here are books about love in crazy circumstances, love in all kinds of relationships, and life after love.
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Cover ArtLost in a good book : a novel
by Fforde, Jasper.
Second in the Thursday Next series. Fforde takes his inspired lunacy to a new level in this book!   posted Aug 8, 2014 at 4:41PM

Cover ArtRead this! : handpicked favorites from America's indie booksellers
This is the book for anyone who is looking for their next book to read! This book, edited by an employee of the Twin Cities' own Micawber's Books, is full of diverse recommendations   posted Jul 15, 2014 at 6:58PM

Cover ArtThe fantastic flying books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
by Joyce, William, 1957-
This gorgeous picture book was turned into an Academy Award - winning short film.   posted Jun 25, 2014 at 2:28PM

Cover ArtThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
by Shaffer, Mary Ann.
A wonderful, heartwarming read, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society highlights the ways books can comfort and connect people in very hard times. A writer in postwar London corresponds with a circle of friends in the Channel Islands, learning about the ways they coped with the Nazi occupation.   posted May 6, 2014 at 3:46PM

Cover ArtThe uncommon reader
by Bennett, Alan, 1934-
The Queen of England discovers the pleasures of reading, and chaos ensues, in a highly British manner. A very fun, witty read.   posted May 5, 2014 at 12:58PM

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