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December 20, 2014

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Books, Movies & Music : Books for Adults

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Books for Adults

If you like

Amy Waldman's "The Submission"

George R. R. Martin's "A Game of Thrones"

Gregory Martin's "Stories for Boys"

Kathryn Stockett's "The Help"


Genre Fiction

Contemporary Romance

Fantasy

Fantasy Favorites

Historical Mysteries

Historical Romance

Horror

Pacific Northwest Mysteries and Suspense

Science Fiction

Science Fiction Classics

Thrillers


General Fiction

African American Lit

Asian American

Banned and Challenged Books

Book Group Best Bets: Fiction

Book Group Mainstays

Classics: American

Classics: British

Classics: Short

Classics: World

Cult Classics

Dystopia

Family Lives and Relationships

Fiction for Anglophiles

Graphic Novels and Comics

Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction: World War II

Humor

Latino

LGBTQ

LGBTQ Classics

Seattle Fiction

Seattle Reads 2014: Richard Blanco's "For All of Us, One Today" - Fiction for Further Reading

Staff Favorites - Fiction

Street Fiction

Teen Titles, Adult Allure

World Fiction


Nonfiction

Biography and Memoir

Birds

Book Group Best Bets: Nonfiction

Breast Cancer Awareness

Extreme Adventure

Finding Health Information You Can Trust

Food Writing

Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

History

Langston Hughes: A Resource List

Life After 50

Microhistory

Narrative Nonfiction

Science

Seattle Opera Resource Guides 2014-2015 Season

Seattle Reads 2014: Richard Blanco's "For All of Us, One Today" - Nonfiction for Further Reading

Seattle Reads 2014: Richard Blanco's "For All of Us, One Today" - Poetry for Further Reading

Seattle Rep's 2014-2015 Season: Beyond the Theatre

Staff Favorites - Nonfiction

There is Power in a Union

True Crime

Washington State Nonfiction