The Pulitzer Prize winner of The Soul of a New Machine (1981) and National Book Award winner of Mountains Beyond Mountains (2003), has now written a biography of Paul English, founder of Kayak, a software pioneer, entrepreneur and philathropist. English’s life is a fascinating story of the Internet boom and the beginnings of the online start-up… A Truck Full of Money: One Man’s Quest to Recover From Great Success, by Tracy Kidder
Brandon Sanderson is one of the biggest names in modern fantasy today. Currently a creative writing professor at Brigham Young University, his first major novel Elantris, was a breakthrough success when it was released in 2005. Sanderson would go on to help complete Robert Jordan’s epic The Wheel of Time fantasy series after his untimely… Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
The children at Love of Christ! foster home are the ones that no one wants. One has arthritic claws for hands, another came out of the gutter with bugs under her skin, and Ruth has a map of scars across her face and a bond with her foster brother Nat that is stronger than family.… Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt
Neil Gaiman is a prolific author who has built a dedicated fan base through his long and varied career. From his early work writing the comic series Sandman, to his Newbery award winning novel The Graveyard Book, Gaiman has proven time and again to be a versatile author, writing engaging stories full of excitement, intrigue… Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
On March 6, 2017, Elizabeth Weislak will take over as the Youth Services Coordinator for Alamance County Public Libraries. While Elizabeth is new to this position, she is certainly not new to our library system. We are excited about working with Elizabeth in this new endeavor! Elizabeth came to Alamance County Public Libraries in 2009,… Welcome to the new Youth Services Coordinator!
As pregnant Trudy awaits the imminent birth of her baby boy, the unborn child narrates a tale of duplicitous deceit involving his parents. In a highly unusual first person narrative, the full-term fetus tells a tale of intrigue in which his pretty blonde mother and her lover plot to kill the baby’s father. John Cairncross,… Female of the Species is Deadlier Than the Male