Books & Authors

Winter Author Events

Presented by MCDL and the Friends of MCDL

Shirlene Obuobi photoShirlene Obuobi
Tues., Jan. 10, 6:30 pm, Virtual event on Zoom, register online

Shirlene Obuobi is a Ghanaian-American physician, cartoonist, and author. When she's not in the hospital, she can be found drawing comics, writing stories, and obsessing over her three cats. Her debut novel, On Rotation, is "part rom-com, part coming-of-age novel." She currently lives in Chicago, where she is completing her cardiology fellowship.
Browse titles by Shirlene Obuobi.

 

Chuck Wendig photoChuck Wendig
Tues., Jan. 31, 6:30 pm, Virtual event on Zoom, register online

Chuck Wendig is the NYT Bestselling author of Wanderers, The Book of Accidents, Star Wars: Aftermath, as well as several books on writing. He has also worked in comics, games, film, and television. He lives in Pennsylvania with his family.
Browse titles by Chuck Wendig.

 

Winter Reading for Adults

January 3 - March 4, 2023
Read books, eBooks, audiobooks, Playaways or downloadable audiobooks. Enter the titles to win one of eighty Cozy Up and Read prize bundles, complete with a blanket, sticky note booklet, mug, cocoa, and more. Pick up entry forms at any MCDL location. Sponsored by the Friends of MCDL.

 

Book Club Bags

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Get your book club up and running! Each Book Club Bag contains 10 copies of the book and discussion questions. Bags check out for six weeks at a time. Additional formats like audiobooks or large print are available for most titles.

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Amanda photoThe Broken Girls by Simone St. James

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My Name Is Memory by Ann Brashares

People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry
 

Amanda is an Acquisitions Librarian (she buys the books!)