Barbara Kingsolver / Flight Behavior: Again, why I LOVE Kingsolver! So many threads and issues seamlessly woven into a story that has to be read in one sitting! Flight - as applicable to personal life, global warming, fundamentalists.
It would seem that the public library would be irrelevant these days. But visit either the Web site or the Main Library or a branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library -- the home to more than 2.1 million books and periodicals -- and it's clear that no dust is collecting in its stacks.