Moffat Library Databases: FREE DATABASE THROUGH AUG 31 - BOOKCLOUD
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We know that things are stressful and uncertain during these difficult times. But that does not mean that you can no longer get library books. In fact, there are more books and audiobooks than ever that you can enjoy digitially. TumbleBooks has graciously offered libraries across the country free access to its databases until August 31. The BookCloud databases highlighted here include audiobooks and romance novels, perfect for getting away from the news for a while. TumbleBooks has lots of materials for kids as well! Check out their offerings for kids here.
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Read to Your Heart's Content!
The Stone Flower Garden, by Deborah Smith - For Darl Union, life in Burnt Stand, North Carolina, has always been a mixture of wealth, privilege, loneliness and sinister family secrets. Even her childhood love for Eli Wade, the son of a stone cutter, was tangled in a web of deceit and murder. His father, an innocent man, died for killing her great aunt.
Letter from a Rake, by Sasha Cottman - Millie Ashton thinks London society is full of empty headed, arrogant fools, but when she meets Alex Radley she falls desperately in love with him. Fearing humiliation and rejection, she decides the only sensible thing to do is take her pride and go home to India. Men like Alex do not fall for girls like her, whereas every girl loses her heart to Alexander the Great.
Egret Cove, by Margaret Nava - At sixty-something years old Angela Dunn has given up on finding excitement in her life. She's got her half-blind dog, Gizmo, a crummy retail job, a tiny house, and no close friends or family to call on in her Kokomo, Indiana hometown. But when her brother Tony calls from Florida with a house-sitting offer, Angela to gear up all her courage to accept.
Looking for some Mystery & Suspense?
A Murder of Quality, by John Le Carre - Ex-spy George Smiley investigates a murder.
City of Thieves, by David Benioff - Alternately funny and grim, two Soviet boys search for food during the World War II Siege of Leningrad.
Burning Moon, by Richard Barre - Private investigator Wil Hardesty helps a Vietnamese fisherman inquire into the disappearance of his son.
Looking for some Non-fiction instead?
Disney War, by James Stewart -- A corporate history of The Walt Disney Company during the tumultuous 20 year tenure of CEO Michael Eisner.
Titanic: A Survivor's Story, by Archibald Gracie - An autobiographical account of a survivor of the RMS Titanic Disaster.
Argo, by Antonio Mendez - A true account of the joint covert rescue operation by the Canadian government and the CIA of six American diplomats during the Iran Hostage Crisis.
How about some classic literature?
Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen - The classic comedy of manners and romance between Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy.
The Natural, by Bernard Malamud - A lyrical novel of old era baseball and its grand and hardscrabble players.
Watership Down, by Richard Adams - A small band of determined rabbits begins a long and perilous journey in search of a new home.