Booksets for Loan

These bookset titles listed below are available for loan to libraries. In addition, local bookclubs (Transylvania County) may borrow these sets.  Juvenile and YA titles are noted with *** after the title. For rules, costs, loan periods and availability, please contact Brenda Ivers via email or by phone at 828-884-3151, ext. 1825.   We also have Batty For Books Themed Book Kits for use by parents and caregivers of young children.

Title Author No. of Copies
Above All Things Rideout, Tanis 12
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Twain, Mark 12
The Adventures of Tintin  The Secret of the Unicorn*** Herge 10
Airborn*** Oppel, Kenneth 10
The Alchemist*** Coelho, Paul 12
All Over But The Shoutin’ Bragg, Rick 7
All Shook Up*** Pearsall, Shelly 9
All the Light We Cannot See Doerr, Anthony 4
And Ladies of the Club Santmyer, Helen Hooven 3
An Hour Before Daylight Carter, James 8
An Imaginary Life Malouf, David 12
Angle of Repose Stegner, Wallace 12
Animal Farm Orwell, George 10
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle Kingsolver, Barbara 22
Anna Karenina Tolstoy, Leo 12
Anne Of Green Gables Montgomery, Lucy 15
At the Water’s Edge Gruen, Sara 20
The Aurora County All-Stars*** Wiles, Deborah 10
The Aviator’s Wife Benjamin, Melanie 18
The Awakening & Other Stories Chopin, Kate 15
Because of Winn Dixie*** DiCamillo, Kate 5
Bel Canto Pachett, Ann 15
Beyond the Laughing Sky*** Cuevas, Michelle 10
Blue*** Hostetter, Joyce 9
Bold Spirit Hunt, Linda Lawrence 12
Book of Ages Lepore, Jill 20
The Book Thief*** Zusak, Markus 22
Boone Morgan, Robert 12
The Boys in the Boat Brown, Daniel James 21
Brave New World Huxley, Aldous 12
Breakfast at Tiffany’s Capote, Truman 12
Brighten The Corner Where You Are Chappell, Fred 12
Broken For You Kallos, Stephanie 12
Brothers and Keepers Wideman, John Edgar 10
Brown Girl Dreaming*** Woodson, Jacqueline 10
The Call of the Wild Graphic*** London, Jack 10
The Castle in the Attic*** Winthrop, Elizabeth 10
Charlotte’s Web*** White, E B 14
Chaucer’s Tale Strohm, Paul 20
Chocolat Harris, Joanne 12
Chocolate Fever*** Smith, Robert Kimmel 9
A Christmas Carol Dickens, Charles 9
Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream*** Han, Jenny 10
Cleopatra Schiff, Stacy 6
Code Name Verity*** Wein, Elizabeth 10
Cold Comfort Farm Gibbons, Stella 10
Cold Sassy Tree Burns, Olive Ann 12
Comet in Moominland*** Jansson, Tove 10
A Confederacy of Dunces Toole, John Kennedy 8
Coraline*** Gaiman, Neil 10
Cosmic*** Cottrell Boyce, Frank 10
A Crooked Kind of Perfect Urban, Linda 11
The Cuckoo’s Calling Galbraith, Robert 10
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Haddon, Mark 12
Cutting for Stone Verghese, Abraham 12
The Deadlies, Felix Takes the Stage*** Lasky, Kathryn 10
Death Comes for the Archbishop Cather, Willa 12
Delta Wedding Welty, Eudora 15
The Devil in the White City Larson, Erik 14
Doll Bones*** Black, Holly 10
Donavan’s Word Jar*** DeGross, Monalisa 10
The Dragonfly Pool*** Ibbotson, Eva 10
The Dry Grass of August Mayhew, Anna Jean 20
The Education of Little Tree*** Carter, Forest 20
Egg & Spoon*** Maguire, Gregory 10
The Egypt Game*** Snyder, Zilpha 15
The Elegance of the Hedgehog Barbery, Muriel 12
Ella Minnow Pea Dunn, Mark 12
Eli the Good*** House, Silas 15
Elsewhere*** Zevin, Gabrielle 7
Emma Austen, Jane 14
Empire Falls Russo, Richard 11
The End of Your Life Book Club Schwalbe, Will 20
Ender’s Game*** Scott Card, Orson 10
The Enormous Egg*** Butterworth, Oliver 15
Every Last Cuckoo Maloy, Kate 12
Fair and Tender Ladies Smith, Lee 12
The Faith Club Idliby, Oliver, Warner 12
Farewell To Arms Hemingway, Ernest 10
Finding Buck McHenry*** Slote, Alfred 10
The Five People You Meet in Heaven Albon, Mitch 12
The Flame Trees of Thika Huxley, Elspeth 13
The Forest of Hands and Teeth*** Ryan, Carrie 10
Frankenstein Shelley, Mary 12
The French Broad Dykeman, Wilma 20
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café Flagg, Fannie 12
Frindle*** Clements, Andrew 10
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler*** Konigsburg, E. L. 13
Galileo’s Daughter Sobel, Dava 12
The Get Rich Quick Club*** Gutman, Dan 10
Gilead Robinson, Marilynne 11
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland*** Valente, Catherynne 11
Girl With A Pearl Earring Chevalier, Tracy 12
The Giver*** Lowry, Lois 21
The Glass Castle Walls, Jeannette 12
The Good Earth Buck, Pearl S. 12
The Grapes of Wrath Steinbeck, John 16
The Graveyard Book*** Gaiman, Neil 10
The Great Cake Mystery*** McCall Smith, Alexander 10
The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald, F. Scott 12
The Greater Journey McCullough, David 12
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Shaffer, Mary Ann & Barrows, Annie 15
Half Magic*** Eager, Edward 10
Hamlet Shakespeare, William 20
The Handmaid’s Tale Atwood, Margaret 13
The Hare With Amber Eyes DeWaal, Edmund 12
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter McCullers, Carson 16
The Help Stockett, Kathryn 12
Hobbit*** Tolkien, JRR 9
Hotel Du Lac Brookner, Anita 12
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet Ford, Jamie 21
How to Save Your Tail*** Hanson, Mary 10
The Hypnotists*** Korman, Gordon 10
I am Malala*** Yousafzie, Malala 8
I Am Number Four*** Lore, Pittacus 10
I Capture the Castle Smith, Dodie 20
I Heard The Owl Call My Name*** Craven, Margaret 13
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Skloot, Rebecca 18
In A Sunburned Country Bryson, Bill 20
In the Arms of Elders Thomas, William 9
In the Garden of Beasts Larson, Erik 12
Into Thin Air Krakauer, Jon 12
The Invention of Hugo Cabret*** Selznick, Brian 11
The Invention of Wings Kidd, Sue Monk 21
A Jane Austen Education Deresiewicz, William 16
Janis Joplin*** Angel, Ann 10
Jim the Boy Earley, Tony 12
Journey to the River Sea*** Ibbotson, Eva 10
Keowee Valley Crawford, Katherine Scott 18
The Killer Angels Shaara, Michael 12
The Kitchen Boy Alexander, Robert 12
The Kite Runner Hosseini, Khaled 12
The Known World Jones, Edward P. 10
A Land More Kind Than Home Cash, Wiley 12
The Language of Flowers Diffenbaugh, Vanessa 15
A Lesson Before Dying Gaines, Ernest J 12
Leviathan*** Westerfeld, Scott 9
Life of Pi Martel, Jann 12
The Light Between Oceans Stedman, M. L. 20
The London Eye Mystery*** Dowd, Siobhan 10
Lonesome Dove McMurty, Larry 11
A Long and Happy Life Price, Reynolds 20
Look Homeward, Angel Wolfe, Thomas 12
The Looking Glass Wars*** Beddor, Frank 4
Lord of the Flies*** Golding, William 10
Love in the time of Cholera Marquez, Gabriel 6
The Lovely Bones Sebold, Alice 13
Lysistrata/The Acharnians, The Clouds Aristophanes 12
The Madman’s daughter*** Shepherd, Megan 20
The Madman of Piney Woods*** Curtis, Christopher Paul 8
The Madonnas of Leningrad Dean, Debra 15
Magic Thief*** Prineas, Sarah 9-8 in
Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand Simonson, Helen 20
The Maltese Falcon Hammett, Dashiell 10
March Brooks, Geraldine 12
The Marriage Bureau for Rich People Zama, Farahad 19
The Master & The Margarita Bulgakov, Mikhail 8
The Maze Runner*** Dashner, James 8
The Member of the Wedding McCullers, Carson 12
Memoirs of a Geisha Golden, Arthur 10
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter Edwards, Kim 8
Middlemarch Eliot, George 12
Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil Berendt, John 10
Mockingbird Shields, Charles 12
Moon Over Manifest *** Vanderpool, Clare 10
Mountains Beyond Mountains Kidder, Tracey 12
A Moveable Feast Hemingway, Ernest 12
The Moviegoer Percy, Walker 12
Mr. Popper’s Penguins*** Atwater, Florence & Richard 12
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh*** O’Brien, Robert 11
Mrs. Mike Freedman, Benedict 11
Much Ado About Nothing Shakespeare, William 20
My Antonia Cather, Willa 14
My Father’s Dragon*** Gannett, Ruth Stiles 8
My Reading Life Conroy, Pat 20
My Side of the Mountain*** George, Jean Craighead 9
My Wish List Delacourt, Gregoire 7
Naples*** De Laurentiis, Giada 10
Nickel & Dimed Ehrenreich, Barbara 12
The Nine Pound Hammer*** Bemis, John 13
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency Smith, Alexander McCall 12
Nobody’s Fool Russo, Richard 12
North of Ithaka Gage, Eleni 12
Northanger Abbey Austen, Jane 12
No More Dead Dogs*** Korman, Gordon 10
No Talking*** Clements, Andrew 9
O Pioneers Cather, Willa 10
Olive Kitteridge Strout, Elizabeth 12
On Agate Hill Smith, Lee 14
One Hundred Years of Solitude Marquez, Gabriel Garcia 12
One Thousand White Women Fergus, Jim 12
The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog*** Erickson, John 10
Orleans*** Smith, Sherri 10
Our Southern Highlanders Kephart, Horace 11
Out of Africa Dinesen, Isak 15
Out of My Mind*** Draper, Sharon 9
The Paris Wife McLain, Paula 16
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Bender, Aimee 15
Pay it Forward Hyde, Catherine Ryan 11
Peace Like A River Enger, Leif 12
People of the Book Brooks, Geraldine 16
Peter Pan*** Barrie, JM 10
Philomena Sixsmith, Martin 21
Pie*** Weeks, Sarah 10
Pitching Tents Mount, Gail 4
Plainsong Haruf, Kent 15
Please Look After Mom Shin, Kyung-Sook 12
The Poisonwood Bible Kingsolver, Barbara 14
Poppy*** Avi 9
The Portrait of a Lady James, Henry 12
Pride and Prejudice Austen, Jane 12
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Spark, Muriel 12
The Prince of the Pond*** Napoli, Donna Jo 15
Prodigal Summer Kingsolver, Barbara 17
The Professor and the Madman Winchester, Simon 10
The Puzzling World of Winston Breen*** Berlin, Eric 15
Ramona and her Father*** Cleary, Beverly 13
Raney Edgerton, Clyde 13
Rapunzel’s Revenge*** Hale, Shannon & Dean 10
The Reader Schlink, Bernhard 8
Reading Lolita in Tehran Nafisi, Azar 12
Rebecca Dumaurier, Daphne 13
The Red Badge of Courage*** Crane, Stephen 13
The Red Tent Diamant, Anita 14
Refuge Jackson, Dot 10
A Reliable Wife Goolrick, Robert 9
The Returned Mott, Jason 15
A River Runs Through It (& other stories) Maclean, Norman 12
The Road Ehle, John 14
The Road Out Hicks, Deborah 10
The Round  House Erdrich, Louise 20
Saints at the River Rash, Ron 12
A Sand County Almanac Leopold, Aldo 12
Sarah’s Key Rosnay, Tatiana De 9
The Scarlet Letter Hawthorne, Nathaniel 12
Scat*** Hiaasen, Carl 10
The School at Crooked Creek*** Lawlor, Laurie 9
Schooled*** Korman, Gordon 10
Seabiscuit Hillenbrand, Laura 15
The Sea of Trolls*** Farmer, Nancy 10
The Secret Life of Bees Kidd, Sue Monk 19
Selected Canterbury Tales Chaucer, Geoffrey 20
Seraphina*** Hartman, Rachel 10
Serena Rash, Ron 16
A Short Time to Stay Here Roberts, Terry 20
Siddhartha Hesse, Hermann 8
The Sign of the Beaver*** Speare, Elizabeth 11
Snow Falling on Cedars Gutterson, David 12
So B. It*** Weeks, Sarah 10
Song of Solomon Morrison, Toni 13
The Song of the Lark Cather, Willa 12
A Star for Mrs. Blake Smith, April 14
Stoneheart    (Bk 1 in Trilogy)*** Fletcher, Charlie 8
Stones into Schools Mortenson, Greg 8
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle Wroblewski, David 9
Super-Sized Slugger*** Ripken, Jr., Cal 11
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry Zevin, Gabrielle 19
Surviving the Applewhites*** Tolan, Stephanie 12
Swann’s Way Proust, Marcel 9
The Tale of Despereaux*** DiCamillo, Kate 17
A Tale of Two Cities Dickens, Charles 16
Team of Rivals Goodwin, Doris Kearns 12
The Road McCarthy, Cormac 8
Their Eyes Were Watching God Hurston, Zora Neale 21
Theodore Boone Kid Lawyer*** Grisham, John 9
The Westing Game*** Raskin, Ellen 18
Things Fall Apart Achebe, Chinua 12
This House of Sky Doig, Ivan 21
A Thousand Splendid Suns Hosseini, Khaled 21
Three Cups of Tea Mortenson, Greg 8
Three Junes Glass, Julia 5
Three Times Lucky*** Turnage, Sheila 16
The Time Traveler’s Wife Niffenegger, Audrey 7
To Kill A Mockingbird Lee, Harper 22
To The Lighthouse Woolf, Virginia 9
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Smith, Betty 15
The Trouble With Chickens*** Cronin, Doreen 10
The Truest Pleasure Morgan, Robert 12
Truth & Beauty Pachet, Anne 12
Tuesdays With Morrie Albon, Mitch 8
Uglies*** Westerfeld, Scott 8
Under Magnolia Mayes, Frances 12
Under the Tuscan Sun Mayes, Frances 15
Under the Wide and Starry Sky Horan, Nancy 6
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Joyce, Rachel 16
Waiting Jin, Ha 7
A Walk In The Woods Bryson, Bill 15
Walking Across Egypt Edgerton, Clyde 15
The Watch That Ends the Night*** Wolf, Allan 11
Water For Elephants Gruen, Sara 16
When You Reach Me*** Stead, Rebecca 9
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon*** Lin, Grace 10
Wicked Maguire, Gregory 8
Wide Sargasso Sea Rhys, Jean 11
Wild Strayed, Cheryl 12
The Woman in White Collins, Wilke 7
A Wrinkle in Time*** L’Engle, Madeline 13
A Wrinkle in Time, Graphic Novel*** Larson, Hope 10
The Year of Billy Miller *** Henkes, Kevin 6
The Year of the Dog*** Lin, Grace 10
A Year in Provence Mayle, Peter 16
The Zookeeper’s Wife Ackerman, Diane 20
Zoro’s Field Crowe, Thomas Rain 12