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July 2020

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

Virtual Event

July 8 1:30pm to 2:30pm

The Unhoneymooners is available to download with your Tinley Park library card!

Click here for the eBook: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/mediaondemand-tinleypark/content/media/4501220

Click here for the eAudiobook: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/mediaondemand-tinleypark/content/media/4335334

This is a virtual event—it will not be held at the library. The live event is interactive, and you may be visible to other participants.

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Named a "Must-Read" by TODAY, Us Weekly, Bustle, BuzzFeed, Goodreads, Entertainment Weekly, Publishers Weekly, Southern Living, Book Riot, Woman's Day, The Toronto Star, and more!

For two sworn enemies, anything can happen during the Hawaiian trip of a lifetime—maybe even love—in this romantic comedy from the New York Times bestselling authors of Roomies.
Olive Torres is used to being the unlucky twin: from inexplicable mishaps to a recent layoff, her life seems to be almost comically jinxed. By contrast, her sister Ami is an eternal champion . . . she even managed to finance her entire wedding by winning a slew of contests. Unfortunately for Olive, the only thing worse than constant bad luck is having to spend the wedding day with the best man (and her nemesis), Ethan Thomas.

Olive braces herself for wedding hell, determined to put on a brave face, but when the entire wedding party gets food poisoning, the only people who aren't affected are Olive and Ethan. Suddenly there's a free honeymoon up for grabs, and Olive will be damned if Ethan gets to enjoy paradise solo.

Agreeing to a temporary truce, the pair head for Maui. After all, ten days of bliss is worth having to assume the role of loving newlyweds, right? But the weird thing is . . . Olive doesn't mind playing pretend. In fact, the more she pretends to be the luckiest woman alive, the more it feels like she might be.

With Christina Lauren's "uniquely hilarious and touching voice" (Entertainment Weekly), The Unhoneymooners is a romance for anyone who has ever felt unlucky in love.

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Virtual Event

July 10 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Gideon the Ninth is available to download with your Tinley Park library card!

 

Click here for the eBook: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/mediaondemand-tinleypark/content/media/4322340

Click here for the eAudioBook: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/mediaondemand-tinleypark/content/media/4942008

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A USA Today Best-Selling Novel, and one of the Best Books of 2019 according to NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, BookPage, Shelf Awareness, BookRiot, and Bustle!
WINNER of the 2020 Crawford Award
Finalist for the 2020 Hugo Award
Finalist for the 2020 Nebula Award
Finalist for the 2020 Locus Award
"Unlike anything I've ever read. " —V.E. Schwab

"Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!" —Charles Stross
"Deft, tense and atmospheric, compellingly immersive and wildly original." —The New York Times

The Emperor needs necromancers.
The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman.
Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead nonsense.
Tamsyn Muir's Gideon the Ninth unveils a solar system of swordplay, cut-throat politics, and lesbian necromancers. Her characters leap off the page, as skillfully animated as arcane revenants. The result is a heart-pounding epic science fantasy.
Brought up by unfriendly, ossifying nuns, ancient retainers, and countless skeletons, Gideon is ready to abandon a life of servitude and an afterlife as a reanimated corpse. She packs up her sword, her shoes, and her dirty magazines, and prepares to launch her daring escape. But her childhood nemesis won't set her free without a service.
Harrowhark Nonagesimus, Reverend Daughter of the Ninth House and bone witch extraordinaire, has been summoned into action. The Emperor has invited the heirs to each of his loyal Houses to a deadly trial of wits and skill. If Harrowhark succeeds she will be become an immortal, all-powerful servant of the Resurrection, but no necromancer can ascend without their cavalier. Without Gideon's sword, Harrow will fail, and the Ninth House will die.
Of course, some things are better left dead.

The Ultimate Retirement Guide for 50+

Virtual Event

July 25 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The Ultimate Retirement Guide for 50+ is available to download with your Tinley Park library card!

 

Click here for the eBook: https://mediaondemand.overdrive.com/mediaondemand-tinleypark/content/media/5186236

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THE PATH TO YOUR ULTIMATE RETIREMENT STARTS RIGHT HERE!
Retirement today is more complex than ever before. It is most definitely not your par­ents' retirement. You will have to make deci­sions that weren't even part of the picture a generation ago. Without a clear-cut path to manage the money you've saved, you may feel like you're all on your own.
Except you're not—because Suze Orman has your back.
Suze is America's most recognized per­sonal finance expert for a reason. She's been dispensing actionable advice for years to people seeking financial security. Now, in The Ultimate Retirement Guide for 50+, she gives you the no-nonsense advice and practical tools you need to plan wisely for your retirement in today's ever-changing landscape. You'll find new rules for downsizing, spending wisely, delaying Social Security benefits, and more-starting where you are right now.
Suze knows money decisions are never just about money. She understands your hopes, your fears, your wishes, and your desires for your own life as well as for your loved ones. She will guide you on how to let go of regret and fear, and with her unparal­leled knowledge and unique empathy, she will reveal practical and personal steps so you can always live your Ultimate Retirement life.
"I wrote this book for you," Suze says. "The worried, the fearful, the anxious. I know you need help navigating the road ahead. I've helped steer people toward happy and secure retirements my whole life, and that's exactly what I want to do for you."