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WSL Updates for October 17, 2016 Special Edition

Volume 12, October 17, 2016 for the WSL Updates mailing list

SPECIAL EDITION – FREE BOOKS FOR WASHINGTON LIBRARIES

The next regular edition of WSL Updates will be published on Thursday, October 20, 2016.

FREE BOOKS FOR WASHINGTON LIBRARIES

Thanks to the generosity of Bellingham Public Library, Seattle Public Library Foundation, and Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation, Washington State Library has the following titles to distribute to any public or school library within Washington State:

  • In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez, fiction – 9 copies
  • In Search of the Rose Notes by Emily Arsenault, fiction – 15 copies
  • The Teahouse Fire by Ellis Avery, fiction – 10 copies
  • For All of Us, One Today by Richard Blanco, poetry in English & Spanish – 2 copies
  • The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown, nonfiction – 37 copies
  • In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson, nonfiction – 13 copies
  • Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • Little Bee by Chris Cleave, fiction – 4 copies
  • Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis De Bernieres, fiction – 11 copies
  • Broken Words: The Abuse of Faith in American Politics by Johnathan Dudley, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton, nonfiction – 9 copies
  • Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine, fiction – 10 copies
  • Motion of the Ocean by Janna Cawrse Esarey, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer, fiction – 21 copies
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler, fiction – 183 copies
  • Wife 22 by Melanie Gideon, fiction – 15 copies
  • Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay in America by Mitchel Gold, nonfiction – 11 copies
  • A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick, fiction – 18 copies
  • Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen, fiction – 4 copies
  • Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson, fiction – 15 copies
  • The Painter by Peter Heller, fiction – 87 copies
  • For the Sake of Peace by Daisaku Ikeda, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen, nonfiction – 8 copies
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingslover, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • Last Days of Summer by Steve Kluger, fiction – 10 copies
  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, fiction – 9 copies
  • Secret Son by Laila Lalami, fiction – 18 copies
  • The Fortune Cookie Chronicles by Jennifer 8. Lee, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • The Devil in the Junior League by Linda Francis Lee, fiction – 9 copies
  • Border Songs by Jim Lynch, fiction – 12 copies
  • The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis, fiction – 15 copies
  • The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones, fiction – 9 copies
  • The Call by Yannick Murphy, fiction – 15 copies
  • Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron, nonfiction – 12 copies
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi, nonfiction – 2 copies
  • The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht, fiction – 11 copies
  • The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer, nonfiction – 15 copies
  • Nowhere But Home by Liza Palmer, fiction – 15 copies
  • Truth & Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult, fiction – 15 copies
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio by Terry Ryan, nonfiction – 9 copies
  • On Gold Mountain by Lisa See, nonfiction – 12 copies
  • Testimony by Anita Shreve, fiction – 15 copies
  • Touching the Void by Joe Simpson, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • Blue Shoes & Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith, fiction – 10 copies
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein, fiction – 12 copies
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed, nonfiction – 20 copies
  • Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout, fiction – 15 copies
  • A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole, fiction – 10 copies
  • We the Animals by Justin Torres, fiction – 15 copies
  • Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • Vaclav & Lena by Haley Turner, fiction – 15 copies
  • Harvest the Wind by Philip Warburg, nonfiction – 10 copies
  • Fingersmith by Sarah Waters, fiction – 8 copies
  • Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams, nonfiction – 9 copies
  • The Homecoming of Samuel Lake by Jeremy Wingfield, fiction – 15 copies

Usually a minimum order of 5 copies of the same title is required but we are offering a mix and match special on these titles, minimum of 5 total books per order.

These books will be distributed on a first come, first served basis at no charge to the requestor.

Please do not return any books received as part of this program without contacting Shirley Lewis.

If you are interested in any of the titles above, please contact Leanna Hammond at leanna.hammond@sos.wa.gov. Please indicate which title(s) and how many of each you would like.

If you have any questions about free books redistribution, please contact Shirley Lewis at shirley.lewis@sos.wa.gov.

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