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Kathy's Staff Picks

Kathy works most weeknights in the lower level. This is her 26th year at Horizon, and she's become "one with the woodwork," as she puts it.
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780449911358
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 21st, 1997


The whole town might be talking, but if you don't want to buy Flagg's latest in hardcover why not go back to her earliest work? Get to know a variety of characters with their foibles and quirks. Whether reading the "Weems Weekly" or listening to Ninny Threadgoode regale her new friend Evelyn you will be transported. The South visited here is a slower time, but people have strong opinions and aren't afraid to share... and they have lots of heart. A warm tale for a cold winter along with recipes to eat.

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Dillie the Deer: A True Story of Love, Healing, and Family Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781942872108
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Regan Arts - October 27th, 2015


A MUST read! It really makes you stop and think about what's truly important, and it puts a smile on your face. All this in one small volume. Dillie may be blind, but she doesn't let that stop her. Find out what all the Dillie mania is about. She was a dying faun, but...

There is even a webcam address where you can keep up to date at Also learn about Doctor Butera and her journey of challenges and healing. You may hunt down other books but this one is really good.

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At First Sight Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780446401265
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 1st, 2007

 MAY 2013

There were a few things Jeremy Marsh was sure he'd never do: leave New York City, giving his heart away after a failed marriage & never become a parent. Now Jeremy is living in Boone Creek, NC, engaged to Lexie Darnell & anticipating the start of their family. Jus as they are settling into a pattern, a mysterious e-mail sets off a chain of events that will test the strength of their love. As they cope with the doubts, fears of the newly wed, Jeremy discovers an extraordinary truth - the emotion that can break your heart can heal it.

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Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780446407427
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 7th, 2010

MARCH 2013

How much of an impact can an animal have? How many lives can one cat touch? How is it possible for an abandoned kitten to transform a small library, save a classic American town, and eventually become famous around the world? You can't even begin to answer these questions until you read the story of Dewey Readmore Books, the beloved library cat of Spencer, Iowa.

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Angel Falls: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780449006344
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 30th, 2001


Mikaela Campbell lies in a coma. Doctors have told her husband not to expect a recovery, but Liam maintains love can accomplish what medicine cannot. Every day he sits by her bedside sharing stories of their life... then he discovers the secret of Mikaela's past - her first marriage to a movie star who was the love of her life. Mikaela responds to Julian's name, convincing Liam that Julian may be the only person who can bring Mikaela back, but at what cost?

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A Dog Named Christmas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385525985
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Doubleday Books - November 4th, 2008

JUNE 2012

This is a heartwarming story of a developmentally challenged young man and a special dog who changed the lives of the family who adopted him as well as the entire town where they lived.

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