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Lisa Jewell at the Hudson Library

Bestselling author Lisa Jewell will discuss her book, The Family Upstairs, a page-turning look inside one family’s past as buried secrets threaten to come to light. Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author raves, “Lisa Jewell has done it again—rich, dark and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunnit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect.” Register through the Hudson Library website. 

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$27.00
ISBN: 9781501190100
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Published: Atria Books - November 5th, 2019

William G. Krejci at the Learned Owl

The Learned Owl Book Shop is hosting William G. Krejci on October 27 from 1-3pm. Krejci will be signing his new novel, Ghosts and Legends of Northern Ohio. Hauntings and eerie tales abound in northern Ohio. Does Esther Hale, believed to have been executed for witchcraft, really haunt Columbiana County’s Bowman Cemetery? Is Lonesome Lock on the Ohio and Erie Canal as haunted as rumors say? Do restless spirits stalk the rooms at the Wolf Creek Tavern in Norton and the Rider’s Inn of Painesville?

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$21.99
ISBN: 9781467141444
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Published: History Press - September 16th, 2019

Andrew McCabe at the Hudson Library

Former Deputy Director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, will his book, The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump. The book offers a dramatic and candid account of his own career along with an impassioned defense of the FBI's agents and the institution's integrity and independence in protecting America and upholding our Constitution. 

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$29.99
ISBN: 9781250207579
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Published: St. Martin's Press - February 19th, 2019

H.W. Brands at the Hudson Library

New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands returns to discuss his latest book, Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants.

Therese Anne Fowler at the Hudson Library

Therese Anne Fowler, delves into the world of Alva Vanderbilt and her illustrious family as they rule Gilded-Age New York in her latest novel, A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the VanderbiltsPublishers Weekly called the book, "Genius....Though the novel's lavish sweep and gorgeous details evoke a vanished world, Fowler's exploration of the way powerful women are simultaneously devalued and rewarded resonates powerfully."

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$27.99
ISBN: 9781250095473
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 16th, 2018

Andrew Reeves at the Hudson Library

Award-winning environmental journalist Andrew Reeves discusses his book, Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis. In his book, Reeves traces the carp’s explosive spread throughout North America from an unknown import meant to tackle invasive water weeds to a continental scourge that bulldozes through everything in its path and now threatens to reach the Great Lakes.

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$18.95
ISBN: 9781770414761
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Published: ECW Press - March 12th, 2019

Edward Watts at the Hudson Library

Prize-winning historian Edward J. Watts will speak at the Hudson Library to discuss his latest book, Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell into Tyranny. The book offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that explains why Rome exchanged freedom for autocracy. Kirkus called the book, "an engaging, accessible history that, read between the lines, offers commentary on today's events as well as those of two millennia past."

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$32.00
ISBN: 9780465093816
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Published: Basic Books - November 6th, 2018

Elaine Weiss at the Hudson Library

To commemorate the centennial of women’s suffrage in Ohio, award-winning journalist Elaine Weiss will tell the nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. NPR called her book, The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, “stirring, definitive, and engrossing…Weiss brings a lucid, lively, journalistic tone to the story…The Woman’s Hour is compulsory reading.”

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$28.00
ISBN: 9780525429722
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Viking - March 6th, 2018

Jonathon Sawyer at the Hudson Library

James Beard award winner and author Chef Jonathon Sawyer returns to demonstrate recipes from his latest book, House of Vinegar: The Power of Sour, with Recipes, which expounds the virtues of cooking with vinegar.

In House of Vinegar, Sawyer utilizes acid to revolutionize dishes by enhancing and balancing flavor. Starting with the history of vinegar, he describes how to make your own vinegars at home, followed by preparations for use in vinaigrettes, sauces, marinades, braises, desserts, and drinks.

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780399579165
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 23rd, 2018

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