The Book Thief
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A touching film based on the best-selling novel by Marcus Zusak. In WWII Germany, a young girl learns to survive through the beauty of books, with the help of her foster parents and the secret guest under the stairs.
Okay for Now
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Life for Doug Swieteck is not easy. The whole town thinks he is a trouble maker just like his brother, and he’s going to have to learn to trust others before he can make them trust him.
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches
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This is the sixth book in the Flavia De Luce series. Flavia never knew her mother, believed to have died in a climbing accident soon after Flavia was born. But was it an accident? The young sleuth is determined to discover what really happened, and opens up some dark secrets of the DeLuce family.
Hey, Duck!
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A duckling just wants to make friends with what he thinks is another duck, but Cat wants no part of him. Great read aloud!
A Thousand Days in Venice
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When Fernando spots Marlena across the Piazza San Marco, it is love at first sight. A year later he manages to meet her and convince the American chef to marry him and move to Venice. Romance and great recipes.
Bernie
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A brilliant and quirky story of a likeable Texas mortician who befriends a widow that no one can stand, then murders her and manages to hide the crime for months! With Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine.
Argo
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An edge of your seat thriller based on the real-life rescue of 6 American diplomats from Iran during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis. Directed by and starring Ben Affleck.
The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie
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Young Flavia deLuce is both delighted and horrified when she stumbles on the dying man in the kitchen garden of Buckshaw, the family mansion. Her fascination with chemistry and poisons may even lead her to the murderer before the police get there!
Time And Again
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Si Morley agrees to enter the top-secret government project which will send him back in time to New York City in 1882 for a number of reasons, but what he doesn’t bargain for is his growing feelings for an enigmatic young woman he meets there, and the mystery surrounding her.
Deadline
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Ben Wolf has plans, big plans, for what may be his last year – not just in high school, but on earth. There’s the girl of his dreams, Dallas Suzuki, to charm, his brother Cody to coach into college football, and a few people to sort out in the little town of Trout, Idaho!
The Art Of Racing In The Rain
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Enzo the Dog narrates the story of his master, Denny, whose life revolves around his beautiful but ill wife, Eve, daughter, Zoe, best friend Enzo, and his passion, professional racing. Life, like racing, can throw us a few curves.