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December 11, 2017

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Popular Romance books for adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most popular Romance books for adults.

 

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: [a Novel]

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: [a Novel]
Honeyman, Gail

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. But meeting two other loners may rescue them each from their lives of isolation.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 17 on 7 copies

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The Remains of the Day

The Remains of the Day
Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-

It is the summer of 1956, and the aging butler of Darlington Hall takes a rare holiday. But it is a journey that will also take him deep into his past. The Remains of the Day is a remarkable story: a man's exploration of his own life, and his heart-breaking attempt to make sense of it.


Format: Audiobook CD
Holds: 14 on 6 copies

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Mr. Miracle: A Christmas Novel

Mr. Miracle: A Christmas Novel
Macomber, Debbie

"Harry Mills is a guardian angel on a mission: help twenty-four-year-old Addie Folsom get her life back on track--and, if the right moment strikes, help her find love. Posing as a teacher at a local college in Tacoma, Washington, Harry is up to the task, but not even he can predict the surprises that lay in store. After trying to make it on her own, Addie has returned home to Tacoma for the holidays, but this time she plans to stay for good, enrolling in the local community college to earn her degree. What she doesn't plan to do is run into Erich Simmons. Addie and her next-door neighbor, Erich, are like night and day. Growing up, he was popular and outgoing while she was rebellious and headstrong, and he never missed an opportunity to tease her. Now she intends to avoid him entirely, yet when they're suddenly forced to spend Christmas together, Addie braces for trouble. Perhaps it's the spirit of the season or the magic of mistletoe, but Addie and Erich soon find they have more in common than they thought--and that two people who seem so wrong for each other may actually be just right. With a little prompting from a certain angelic teacher, the two are in for a holiday miracle they'll never forget"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 13 on 13 copies

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The Paper Magician

The Paper Magician
Holmberg, Charlie N., 1988-

Bound to a magic she never wanted, a young apprentice falls deeper into its mysteries when she must use everything she's learned from her master in order to save him, and his heart.


Format: Book
Holds: 13 on 3 copies

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Everyone Brave Is Forgiven

Everyone Brave Is Forgiven
Cleave, Chris


Format: Book
Holds: 12 on 29 copies

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Más allá del invierno

Más allá del invierno
Allende, Isabel

"New York Times and worldwide bestselling "dazzling storyteller" (Associated Press) Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil. In the Midst of Winter begins with a minor traffic accident--which becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster--a 60-year-old human rights scholar--hits the car of Evelyn Ortega--a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala--in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an unforeseen and far more serious turn when Evelyn turns up at the professor's house seeking help. At a loss, the professor asks his tenant Lucia Maraz--a 62-year-old lecturer from Chile--for her advice. These three very different people are brought together in a mesmerizing story that moves from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil, sparking the beginning of a long overdue love story between Richard and Lucia. Exploring the timely issues of human rights and the plight of immigrants and refugees, the book recalls Allende's landmark novel The House of the Spirits in the way it embraces the cause of "humanity, and it does so with passion, humor, and wisdom that transcend politics" (Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post). In the Midst of Winter will stay with you long after you turn the final page"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 12 on 5 copies

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A Discovery of Witches: A Novel

A Discovery of Witches: A Novel
Harkness, Deborah E., 1965-


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 7 copies

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Oryx and Crake: A Novel

Oryx and Crake: A Novel
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-

This novel of the future explores a world that has been devastated by ecological and scientific disasters.


Format: Book
Holds: 11 on 25 copies

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before

To All the Boys I've Loved Before
Han, Jenny

"Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 11 on 18 copies

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The Night Circus: A Novel

The Night Circus: A Novel
Morgenstern, Erin

Waging a fierce competition for which they have trained since childhood, circus magicians Celia and Marco unexpectedly fall in love with each other and share a fantastical romance that manifests in fateful ways.


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 20 copies

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