eBooks & eAudiobooks just for you

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GCLD Staff

Did you know that GCLD has purchased eBooks and eAudiobooks that are available only to GCLD library cardholders?  Look for the tab “eBooks & More” at the top of our website page and click on “OverDrive Catalog.”  Sign in with your library card number and look for the orange Advantage logo on the right side of the screen.  You must be signed in for these titles to display.  Here are a few suggested Advantage titles from former bestseller lists or some great reads you may have just missed:

 

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harnkess.  “A Wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight… Harnkess has created a universe to rival those of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon and Elizabeth Kostova, and she adds a scholar’s depth to this riveting story of magic and suspense.”

 

 

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell.   In this stunning book the author identifies “outliers” as the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful – and asks the question:  “what makes high achievers different?”

 

 

 

The Descendents by Kaui Hart Hemmings.   An Oscar winning film adaption of this novel was released in 2011.  The moving book, written by Hawaiian native Hemmings, follows the changed fortunes of “the King family, descendants of Hawaiian royalty and one of the state’s largest landowners.”

 

 

 

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell.  In his mind-bending third novel, award winning writer Mitchell, “erases the boundaries of language, genre and time to offer a meditation on humanity’s dangerous will to power, and where it may lead us”.

 

 

Three Novels of World War II by Jeff Shaara.  Collected for the first time in this eBook volume are the author’s epic New York Times bestselling novels:  the Rising Tide, The Steel Wave, and No Less Than Victory.  “Jeff Shaara has written vivid, perceptive portraits of America’s wars that have thrilled and mesmerized readers across generations.”