Reader’s Advisory Department
Whether you’re looking for more books by a favorite author, wondering what to read next, or simply wanting a good movie, the Readers Advisory Department can help.
The department has a collection of fiction books of all genres including large print and audiobooks, as well as new and classic movies, many popular TV series and music on CD. The Reader’s Advisory staff is happy to provide the resources to help you find your next book, DVD, or CD for your personal enrichment and pleasure. Find us on the first floor or call us at (205) 345-5820 (ext 1121).
Bestsellers – Adults’s
- When the Twin Towers suddenly reappear in the Badlands of South Dakota, twenty years after their fall, nobody can explain their return ... the towers seem to sing, even as everybody hears a different song. A rumor overtakes the throng that someone can be seen in the high windows of the southern structure. On the ninety-third floor, Jesse Presley, the stillborn twin of the most famous singer who ever lived, suddenly awakes, driven mad over the hours and days to come by a voice in his head that sounds like his but isn't, and by the memory of a country where he survived in his brother's place ..
- of reversing evolution and a growing police state follows pregnant thirty-two-year-old Cedar Hawk Songmaker, who investigates her biological family while awaiting the birth of a child who may emerge as a member ofa primitive human species.
- An astonishingly incisive and suspenseful novel about a scandal amongst Britain's privileged elite and the women caught up in its wake. Sophie's husband James is a loving father, a handsome man, a charismatic and successful public figure. And yet he stands accused of a terrible crime. Sophie is convinced he is innocent and desperate to protect her precious family from the lies that threaten to rip them apart.
- My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante' s inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship.