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  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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10 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library SAM (Text) 33500013455498 New On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library SAM (Text) 33500013455506 New Checked out 10/07/2021
Red Lake Falls Public Library SAM (Text) 35500006507808 New Checked out 10/08/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593201374
  • ISBN: 059320137X
  • ISBN: 0593201388
  • ISBN: 9780593201381
  • Physical Description: 329 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
"Lonely librarian June Jones has never left the sleepy English village where she grew up. Shy and reclusive, the thirty-year-old would rather spend her time buried in books than venture out into the world. But when her library is threatened with closure, June is forced to emerge from behind the shelves to save the heart of her community and the place that holds the dearest memories of her mother. Joining a band of eccentric yet dedicated locals in a campaign to keep the library, June opens herself up to other people for the first time since her mother died. It just so happens that her old school friend Alex Chen is back in town and willing to lend a helping hand. The kindhearted lawyer's feelings for her are obvious to everyone but June, who won't believe that anyone could ever care for her in that way. To save the place and the books that mean so much to her, June must finally make some changes to her life. For once, she's determined not to go down without a fight. And maybe, in fighting for her cherished library, June can save herself, too"-- Provided by publisher.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 July #1
    June Jones lives a quiet life as a library assistant in small-town England. She's got her indifferent cat, Alan Bennett; the piles of books her mother, a librarian, left her when she died; weekly takeout from the local Chinese restaurant; and favorite library patrons, including Stanley, who requires her help with the daily crossword puzzle and sending emails to his son in America. But when the council threatens to close the library, June is shaken into action—quiet action, since her boss declared that advocating on the library's behalf would mean losing her job. She must mobilize her library misfits, including Stanley, who is not quite what he seems; a teenager who uses the library as a refuge; and a woman determined to relive her protesting heyday to save the library, without letting things get out of control. A full roster of quirky characters, hijinks (including a cleverly diverted stripper), and a handsome schoolmate come back to town to populate Sampson's debut, a sweet testament to the power of reading, community, and the library. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Bashfulness > Fiction.
Librarians > Fiction.
Libraries and community > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
FICTION / Women.
FICTION / Humorous / General.
FICTION / Romance / Contemporary.
Librarians.
Libraries and community.
Life change events.
Librarians > Fiction.
Libraries and community > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Genre: Romance fiction.
Fiction.
Love stories.
Romance fiction.

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