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MCLS Booklists

Current Lists:
Winter Chill - January 2013
Not All Snow Means Christmas and Light - December 2012
The Show Must Go On!- November 2012
Autumn Gatherings - October 2012
The Three R's: Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic - September 2012
Don't Worry Be Happy - August 2012
The Mysterious and Deadly Tropics - July 2012
It's A Fine Day For A Wedding - June 2012
Grow With a Beautiful Garden of Books - May 2012
April Showers Bring May Flowers - April 2012
Spring Tea - March 2012
The "Other" Holiday - February 2012
National Hot Tea Month - January 2012
Deck The Halls With A Good Book - December 2011
The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month: Novels in Honor of Veterans Day - November 2011
Werevolves, Vampires, and Zombies, OH MY! - October 2011
Cooking Books - September 2011
Big Dresses, Big Drama! - August 2011
Cool Reads For Warm Summer Nights - July 2011
Listen Up! Enjoy Your Summer with Audiobooks - June 2011
Say Cheese!! National Photo Month - May 2011
Get Out! - April 2011
Laugh Your Socks Off! - March 2011
The Heart of it All - February 2011
Begin Anew in 2011 - January 2011
All I Want for Christmas is eBooks - December 2010
Fun, Frugal, Family Holidays - November 2010
Zombies - October 2010
Back to School - September 2010
Relax During the Dog Days of Summer with a Good Book - August 2010
Gone Fishing - July 2010
Staycation - June 2010
National Military Appreciation Month - May 2010
Spring Into Adventure - April 2010
National Women’s History Month: Writing Women Back into History
- March 2010
Business & Career Books - From Recommended Sites
Bestsellers @ MCLS: Fiction and Nonfiction bestsellers lists from Publisher's Weekly and the New York Times.
Booklists on the Web: Recommendations of notable books for adults, young adults, and several children reading levels.
Check out booklists for Young Adults and Kids
Archived Lists:
Laugh Your Socks Off! - March 2011
The Heart of it All - February 2011
Begin Anew in 2011 - January 2011
All I Want for Christmas is eBooks - December 2010
Fun, Frugal, Family Holidays - November 2010
Zombies - October 2010
Back to School - September 2010
Relax During the Dog Days of Summer with a Good Book - August 2010
Gone Fishing - July 2010
Staycation - June 2010
National Military Appreciation Month - May 2010
Spring Into Adventure - April 2010
National Women’s History Month: Writing Women Back into History
- March 2010
Freshen the Home - February 2010
Stress Relief - January 2010
Holiday Hair Raisers! - December 2009
Christmas Reads - December 2009
Made Of and By Native Americans - November 2009
The Slightly Scary, the Spooky, and the Downright Frightening: October 2009
Your Guide to College - September 2009
Great Reads for the Family on the Go - August 2009
Red, White, and Blue - July 2009
Celebrate Dad! - June 2009
Strong Women - May 2009
Award-Winning Fiction through the Decades April 2009
Fiction For The Faithful Heart - March 2009
Love is in the Air……. or Maybe Not - February 2009
Making Changes - January 2009
Christmas in Britain - December 2008
USA Today's Best Selling Books of the last 15 Years
Political Thrillers - November 2008
Blood Curdling and Bone Chilling Reads - October 2008
Tropical Escapes with Jimmy Buffett - Sept. 2008
Beach Reads 2008: Suggestions from Beach Towns
Summer Reads 2008
The Edgar Awards 2008 Nominees & Winners - The Mystery Writers of America give these awards to honor the best in mystery fiction and nonfiction produced the previous year. The awards began in 1954 and are named in honor of Edgar Allan Poe.  This year’s awards will be announced on May 1, 2008.
50 Essential Michigan History Books 2008
2008 Library Journal Books Most Borrowed in U.S. Libraries
African American History Month & African American Heroes
Romance Fiction & Romance Fiction for Kids and Young Adults
2007 National Book Critics Circle Awards - The National Book Critics Circle promotes the best books published in English. There is no cash prize awarded but it is a prestigious award for any author. There are six categories in which awards are made: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Memoir/Autobiography, Biography and Criticism.
2007 Christmas Mysteries
2007 Christmas Romance
Homelessness Awareness Fiction Booklists
Homelessness Awareness Non-Fiction Booklists
2007 Newbery & Caldecott Winners
2007 ALA Notable Books
2007 Women's History Month
Publishers Weekly Best Books Of The 2006
NY Times Business Bestsellers List

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