Bestsellers Collection

Located on the first floor, the bestsellers collection contains more than 350 items including works of fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, and titles from best selling authors.  This collection is available to the whole Upstate community with a loan time of 3-weeks.

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#1 U.S.S. Stevens : the collected stories / Sam Glanzman ; foreword by Ivan Brandon ; introducti...
Glanzman, Sam, illustrator.
Book. xxix, 384 p.
xxix, 384 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
"The legendary Sam Glanzman set many of his tales on the USS Stevens, the actual World War II destroyer on which he served. Thi...ales magazine, the cover of 1967's Combat, Sam's very first illustration of the ship, and more.Suggested for mature readers"--

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#2 Hand to mouth : living in bootstrap America / Linda Tirado.
Tirado, Linda.
Book. xxiv, 195 p.
xxiv, 195 p. ; 24 cm.
"I've been waiting for this book for a long time. Well, not this book, because I never imagined that the book I was waiting for...g in between, and in doing so reveals why "poor people don't always behave the way middle-class America thinks they should."--

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#3 Splinterlands / John Feffer.
Feffer, John, author.
Book. 151 p.
151 p. ; 19 cm.
Part Field Notes from a Catastrophe, part 1984, part World War Z, John Feffer's striking new dystopian novel takes us deep into...y be humanity's last best chance to explain how the world unraveled--if he can survive the savage beauty of the Splinterlands.

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#4 Mischling : a novel / Affinity Konar.
Konar, Affinity, author.
Book. 344 p.
344 p. ; 25 cm.
It's 1944 when the twin sisters arrive at Auschwitz with their mother and grandfather. In their benighted new world, Pearl and ... of the Warsaw Zoo. As the young survivors discover what has become of the world, they must try to imagine a future within it.

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#5 The one-in-a-million boy / Monica Wood.
Wood, Monica, author.
Book. ix, 323 p.
ix, 323 p. ; 24 cm.
After his eleven-year-old son dies, guitarist Quinn Porter does yard work for an aged Lithuanian immigrant, Ona Vitkus, whom his son had often visited and comes to a resolution about his son's death as Ona discusses his son's capacity to listen and learn.

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#6 The shell collector : stories / Anthony Doerr.
Doerr, Anthony, 1973- author.
Book. 219 p.
219 p. ; 22 cm.
In this astonishingly assured, exquisitely crafted debut collection, Anthony Doerr takes readers from the African coast to the ...dship; some discover unique gifts; all are united by their ultimate deference to the mysteries of their respective landscapes.

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#7 Stone butch blues : a novel / Leslie Feinberg.
Feinberg, Leslie, 1949-2014.
Book. 301 p.
Los Angeles : Alyson Books, 2003.
301 p. ; 22 cm.
Jess Goldberg decides to come out as a butch in the bars and factories of the prefeminist '60s and then to pass as a man in order to survive when she is left without work or a community in the early '70s.

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#8 The guest room : a novel / Chris Bohjalian.
Bohjalian, Chris, 1960- author.
Book. 318 p.
318 p. ; 25 cm.
When Richard Chapman hosts his brother's bachelor party, his wife Kristin takes their young daughter to Manhattan for the eveni...e scene, Richard's investment banking firm puts him on indefinite leave, and Kristin is unsure if she can forgive her husband.

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#9 The light in the ruins : a novel / Chris Bohjalian.
Bohjalian, Chris, 1960-
Book. 309 p.
309 p. ; 21 cm.
Hoping to safeguard themselves from the ravages of World War II within the walls of their ancient villa in Florence, the noble lieutenant prompts the Nazis to take over the estate, a situation that leads to a serial murder investigation years later.

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#10 Last night in Montreal : a novel / Emily St. John Mandel.
Mandel, Emily St. John, 1979- author.
Book. 229 p.
229 p. ; 21 cm.
"When Lilia Albert was a child, her father appeared on the doorstep of her mother's house and took her away. Now, haunted by an... find her way home. But what he discovers is a deeper mystery, one that will set past and present spinning toward collision"--

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