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Some of the newly added Fiction, Mysterys, and Science Fiction/Fantasy at the Monterey Public Library.  Follow the links to see if the books are in or to place your name on the hold list.

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Award Winners

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Salvage the Bones - Ward, Jesmyn
Call Number: FIC/WARD, J
2011 National Book Award Winner. For more National Book Award Winners visit:

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Gone - Hayder, Mo
Call Number: M FIC/HAYDER, M
2012 Edgar Award Winner. For more Edgar Award Winners visit:

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The Sense of an Ending - Barnes, Julian
Call Number: FIC/BARNES, J
2011 Booker Award Winner. For more Booker Award Winners visit:

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Blackout - Willis, Connie
Call Number: S/FIC/WILLIS, C
2011 Hugo Award Winner. For more Hugo Award Winners visit:

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