Crossing Ebenezer Creek by Tonya BoldenYA BOLDEN Freed from slavery, Mariah and her young brother Zeke join Sherman's march through Georgia, where Mariah meets a free black named Caleb and dares to imagine the possibility of true love, but hope can come at a cost. The Diary of a Provincial Lady by E.M. DelafieldFIC DELAFIELD Behind this rather prim and proper title lies the hilarious fictional diary of a long-suffering, disaster-prone Devon lady of the 1930s, and her attempts to keep her somewhat ramshackle household from falling into chaos: there's her husband Robert, who, when he's not snoozing behind The Times, does everything with grumbling reluctance; her gleefully troublesome children; and a succession of tricky servants who invariably seem to gain the upper hand. Believe Me : A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens by Eddie IzzardB Izzard "Critically acclaimed, award-winning British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard details his childhood, his first performances on the streets of London, his ascent to worldwide success on stage and screen, and his comedy shows which have won over audiences around the world" Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo MbueFIC MBUE An immigrant working class couple from Cameroon and the upper class American family for whom they work find their lives and marriages shaped by financial circumstances, infidelities, secrets, and the 2008 recession. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithMYS MCCALL SMITH The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to help people with problems in their lives. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanYA RIORDAN After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods. Theft by finding : Diaries (1977-2002) by David Sedaris814.54 SED Written with a sharp eye and ear for the bizarre, the beautiful, and the uncomfortable, and with a generosity of spirit that even a misanthropic sense of humor can't fully disguise, Theft By Finding proves that Sedaris is one of our great modern observers. It's a potent reminder that when you're as perceptive and curious as Sedaris, there's no such thing as a boring day. Hillbilly elegy : A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance305.562 VAN From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline WinspearMYS WINSPEAR As Britain becomes engulfed in a second World War, the indomitable Maisie Dobbs is plunged into a treacherous battle of her own when she stumbles on the deaths of refugees who may have been more than ordinary people seeking sanctuary on English soil. Download or stream titles with your PalsPlus Library Card. Hoopla is a streaming service for movies, TV shows, documentaries, video games, music and audiobooks. Instantly borrow entertainment and educational material from our website or through the Hoopla app on a tablet or smartphone. The content is always available without waitlists. Need help getting started? Visit the Hoopla help and support page. Overdrive's Palsplus eLibrary allows you to borrow eBooks and audiobooks that you can stream or download to your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Discover More Great Reads Find your next great read with NoveList. Read reviews for award winning novels, books by your favorite authors and book suggestions and read-alike lists for your favorite books. Go to Online Resources and click on EBSCO to get started. You will need your Verona Public Library card number to login. Get personalized book suggestions based on an extensive list of reader reviews. Get started now! NPR's Book Concierge App provides a dynamic list of NPR's staff's top reading picks of 2016. Click on a book title to read a summary and reviews. The Book Concierge is also optimized for tablet and mobile devices. Get started now! The classic weekly best sellers list from the New York Times. Check it out here!