Pre­pare your­self for fall with this week’s CCPL se­lec­tions

Cecil Whig - - ACCENT - By FRA­ZIER WALKER

Spe­cial to the Whig

This week the good peo­ple at the Ce­cil County Pub­lic Li­brary have as­sem­bled a list of fall har­vest books to bring in the first days of au­tumn. It’s time to move out of that sum­mer mind­set and gear up for brisker weather, golden leaves and pump­kin pick­ing. Har­vest (2013)

By Jim Crace A small pas­toral vil­lage’s res­i­dents are sus­pi­cious of three strangers who ar­rive just af­ter an un­ex­plained fire. Set in feu­dal Eng­land, the vil­lagers are pro­tec­tive of their mas­ter and quick to levy charges of witch­craft. Swift pun­ish­ment and a thirst for re­venge turns this quiet ham­let up­side down. Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize. Har­vest (1997) By Tess Ger­rit­sen Dr. Abby DiMat­teo’s hon­ored to join a top trans­plant team but a dif­fi­cult life-and­death de­ci­sion soon jeop­ar­dizes her ca­reer. Abby learns that donor and hospi­tal records have been fal­si­fied and she re­fuses to ig­nore the facts, much less re­main silent. What’s re­ally hap­pen­ing in Bos­ton’s or­gan trans­plant in­dus­try? Fa­tal Har­vest (2003)

By Cather­ine Palmer High schooler Matt Strong has hacked into Agri­max and dis­cov­ered a dev­as­tat­ing se­cret. The agribusi­ness food con­glom­er­ate will use its global power to si­lence him, in­clud­ing fram­ing him for mur­der. When his son dis­ap­pears, Matt’s fa­ther works with teacher Jill Pruitt to un­cover the truth dur­ing an in­ter­na­tional search. Other Se­lec­tions: Har­vest Moon (2011) By Robyn Carr Deadly Har­vest (2008) By Heather Gra­ham Dark Har­vest (2007) By Nor­man Par­tridge Bone Har­vest (2005) By Mary Logue Blood Har­vest (2011) By S. J. Bolton For more in­for­ma­tion, ti­tle avail­abil­ity and read­ing rec­om­men­da­tions, please visit the Ce­cil County Pub­lic Li­brary’s web­site at ce­cil.ebranch.info, face­book.com/ce­cil­coun­ty­pub­li­cli­brary, call 410-996-5600 or stop by any branch.

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