Ruby Canton Collection (Leisure Reading)

The Ruby Canton Collection is named in honor of a beloved librarian who worked here in the early 1900s. It focuses on high-quality current and leisure reading. See staff recommendations or see all Ruby books.
10 things employers want you to learn in college, revised : the skills you need to succeed /
16th seduction /
17 carnations : the royals, the Nazis and the biggest cover-up in history /
1967 : a complete rock music history of the summer of love /
The 20-30 something garden guide : a no-fuss, down and dirty gardening 101 for anyone who wants to grow stuff /
The 30-day ketogenic cleanse : reset your metabolism with 160 tasty whole food recipes & a guided meal plan /
4 3 2 1 /
67 shots : Kent State and the end of American innocence /
Act like a lady, think like a man : what men really think about love, relationships, intimacy, and commitment /
Adulting : how to become a grown-up in 468 easy(ish) steps /
After Birth /
Al Franken, giant of the Senate /
Aladdin's lamp : how Greek science came to Europe through the Islamic world /
Alex & Eliza : a love story /
Alice /
All joy and no fun : the paradox of modern parenthood /
All the light we cannot see : a novel /
All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation /
All the wild that remains : Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West /
American conspiracies : lies, lies, and more dirty lies that the government tells us /
American ghost : a family's haunted past in the desert southwest /
And the mountains echoed /
Animals /
Armada : a novel /
The art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye /
The art of crash landing : a novel /
The art of invisibility : the world's most famous hacker teaches you how to be safe in the age of Big Brother and big data /
Art of the pie : a practical guide to homemade crusts, fillings, and life /
Artist's sketchbook : exercises and techniques for sketching on the spot /
Ashley Bell : a novel /
Astonishment /
Astoria : John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's lost Pacific empire : a story of wealth, ambition, and survival /
Astrophysics for people in a hurry /
At the existentialist café : freedom, being, and apricot cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Karl Jaspers, Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and others /
Atlas obscura : an explorer's guide to the world's hidden wonders /
Atlas shrugged /
The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu : and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts /
Barkskins : a novel /
Becoming Beyoncé : the untold story /
The beekeeper's bible : bees, honey, recipes & other home uses /
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end /
The best land under heaven : the Donner Party in the age of Manifest Destiny /
Between the world and me /
Big magic : creative living beyond fear /
The black book /
The bone clocks : a novel /
The book of joy : lasting happiness in a changing world /
The book of Shakespearian useless information /
The book of speculation /
Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood /
Brandwashed : tricks companies use to manipulate our minds and persuade us to buy /
Breakdown /
A brief history of seven killings : a novel /
Britt-Marie was here : a novel /
Brooklyn : a novel /
Camino Island /
Career of evil /
Carry on : the rise and fall of Simon Snow /
Carve the mark /
The case against sugar /
Charlie and the new baby /
Charlie plays ball /
Chelsea Chelsea bang bang /
The chemist : a novel /
Children playing before a statue of Hercules /
The city : a novel /
City on fire /
Classic restaurants of Oklahoma City /
Coach Wooden and me : our 50-year friendship on and off the court /
The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America /
Colorless tsukuru tazaki and his years of pilgrimage : a novel /
Come as you are : the surprising new science that will transform your sex life /
Come sundown /
Commonwealth : a novel /
A conjuring of light /
Crazy house /
Cross the line /
Crow fair : stories /
Cure : a journey into the science of mind over body /
The cyber effect : a pioneering cyberpsychologist explains how human behavior changes online /
Dark matter : a novel /
Daughters of the Samurai : a journey from East to West and back /
The David Foster Wallace Reader /
The days of abandonment /
Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania /
Dear Committee Members /
Dearie : the remarkable life of Julia Child /
Deep down dark : the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free /
Denali's howl : the deadliest climbing disaster on America's wildest peak /
Descent : a novel /
The devil's rooming house : the true story of America's deadliest female serial killer /
Difficult women /
Discount : a novel /
Disrupted : my misadventure in the start-up bubble /
Dog Company : a true story of American soldiers abandoned by their high command /
Dreamland burning /
Dreams to remember : Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the transformation of Southern soul /
Dunkirk : the history behind the major motion picture /
Dust bowl girls : the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory /
The earth is weeping : the epic story of the Indian wars for the American West /
Eleanor and Hick : the love affair that shaped a First Lady /
Elephant Company : the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II /
Eligible : a novel /
Elon Musk : Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future /
An ember in the ashes : a novel /
The empathy exams : essays /
The emperor of water clocks : poems /
The end of average : how we succeed in a world that values sameness /
The end of heart disease : the eat to live plan to prevent and reverse heart disease /
End of watch : a novel /
The essential West : collected essays /
Euphoria : a novel /
Everything, everything /
Exit west : a novel /
Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings /
Family furnishings : selected stories, 1995-2014 /
Fantastic beasts and where to find them : the original screenplay /
Five presidents : my extraordinary journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford /
Fix-it and forget-it healthy slow cooker cookbook : 150 whole food recipes for paleo, vegan, gluten-free, and diabetic-friendly diets /
Fledgling : novel /
From bacteria to Bach and back : the evolution of minds /
A full life : reflections at ninety /
A full life : reflections at ninety /
Furiously happy : a funny book about horrible things /
Gem : the definitive visual guide /
Gemina /
A gentleman in Moscow /
George Lucas : a life /
Georgia cooking in an Oklahoma kitchen : recipes from my family to yours /
Get in trouble : stories /
Ghettoside : a true story of murder in America /
The ghost in my brain : how a concussion stole my life and how the new science of brain plasticity helped me get it back /
Ghostly : a collection of ghost stories /
The girl in the spider's web /
The girl on the train /
Girl waits with gun /
The girl who knew too much /
The girl with the lower back tattoo /
The girls : a novel /
A god in ruins : a novel /
Going clear : Scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief /
Going rogue : an American life /
The golem and the jinni : a novel /
Gone girl : a novel /
Good without God : what a billion nonreligious people do believe /
Graduation day /
Grain brain : the surprising truth about wheat, carbs, and sugar--your brain's silent killers /
The gratitude diaries : how a year looking on the bright side can transform your life /
The graveyard apartment : a novel /
The great leader and the fighter pilot : the true story of the tyrant who created North Korea and the young lieutenant who stole his way to freedom /
The great quake : how the biggest earthquake in North America changed our understanding of the planet /
Grit : the power of passion and perseverance /
Guantánamo diary /
The gunning of America : business and the making of American gun culture /
Gutshot : stories /
Hallelujah anyway : rediscovering mercy /
The harder they come /
Heaven is for real : a little boy's astounding story of his trip to heaven and back /
Here I am /
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race /
The hidden life of trees : what they feel, how they communicate : discoveries from a secret world /
The high mountains of Portugal : a novel /
Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis /
The hippest trip in America : Soul Train and the evolution of culture and style /
Hit makers : the science of popularity in an age of distraction /
Holding up the universe /
Holy cow /
Homegoing /
Homo deus : a brief history of tomorrow /
Homo deus : a brief history of tomorrow /
Honeydew : stories /
Hope against hope : three schools, one city, and the struggle to educate America's children /
The hour I first believed : a novel /
A house among the trees /
A house of my own : stories from my life /
How about never--is never good for you? : my life in cartoons /
How children succeed : grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character /
How to be Parisian wherever you are : love, style, and bad habits /
How to be a Victorian : a dawn-to-dusk guide to Victorian life /
How to build a girl /
How to murder your life : a memoir /
How to retire happy : the 12 most important decisions you must make before you retire /
How to ruin everything : essays /
How to set a fire and why /
Humans of New York : stories /
I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban /
I contain multitudes : the microbes within us and a grander view of life /
I hope they serve beer in Hell /
I will send rain : a novel /
If the fence could talk /
Illuminae /
In the country : stories /
In search of lost time : Swann's Way /
In the shadow of Edgar Allan Poe : classic tales of horror, 1816-1914 /
Independent study /
The inevitable : understanding the 12 technological forces that will shape our future /
Instrumental : a memoir of madness, medication, and music /
The Interestings /
The invention of wings /
Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto /
The job : true tales from the life of a New York City cop /
John A. Brown's, Kerr's & Halliburton's : where Oklahoma City loved to shop /
John Lennon : the life /
Katrina : after the Flood /
The keeper of lost things : a novel /
Kennedy and King : the president, the pastor, and the battle over civil rights /
Kick Kennedy : the charmed life and tragic death of the favorite Kennedy daughter /
Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI /
Killing and dying /
The killing lessons /
A Kim Jong-Il production : the extraordinary true story of a kidnapped filmmaker, his star actress, and a young dictator's rise to power /
The kindness of enemies /
The king of sports : why football must be reformed /
Lab girl /
Lafayette in the somewhat United States /
The late show /
Leaf /
The leavers : a novel /
The leftovers /
The lemon tree : an Arab, a Jew, and the heart of the Middle East /
Lentil underground : renegade farmers and the future of food in America /
Life in motion : an unlikely ballerina /
The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing /
Lilac girls : a novel /
Lincoln in the Bardo : a novel /
Little house living : the make-your-own guide to a frugal, simple, and self-sufficient life /
Lord of Shadows: the dark artifices,
The lost city of the Monkey God : a true story /
Lost in Shangri-la : a true story of survival, adventure, and the most incredible rescue mission of World War II /
Lovecraft Country : a novel /
The lying game /
M train /
Maestra /
A manual for cleaning women : selected stories /
Map : exploring the world /
The marriage book /
The Martian : a novel /
A man called Ove : a novel /
A man called Ove : a novel /
Me before you /
Me, my hair, and I /
Meaty : essays /
The mechanical horse : how the bicycle reshaped American life /
Memories /
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China /
Midnight man /
Milk and honey /
Millennials of New York /
Modern romance /
Mooncop /
Moonglow : a novel /
Mother Nature is trying to kill you : a lively tour through the dark side of the natural world /
The mothers : a novel /
Mothers, tell your daughters : stories /
Move fast and break things : how Facebook, Google, and Amazon cornered culture and undermined democracy /
Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore /
Mr. Splitfoot /
Munch /
My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry : a novel /
My name is Lucy Barton : a novel /
My Salinger year /
Nature anatomy : the curious parts & pieces of the natural world /
Nature's nether regions : what the sex lives of bugs, birds, and beasts tell us about evolution, biodiversity, and ourselves /
Necronomicon : the best weird tales of H. P. Lovecraft /
The nest /
Neurotribes : the legacy of autism and the future of neurodiversity /
Never let me go /
The new annotated H.P. Lovecraft /
News of the world : a novel /
Night at the Fiestas : stories /
The night bookmobile /
Night school : a Jack Reacher novel /
Nighthawk : a novel from the NUMA Files /
The nine of us : growing up Kennedy /
No man's land /
Nobody move /
Norse mythology /
Notes on the assemblage /
Nothing to prove : why we can stop trying so hard /
Notorious RBG : the life and times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg /
Number9dream : a novel /
NW /
Of arms and artists : the American Revolution through painters' eyes /
On tyranny : twenty lessons from the twentieth century /
One more thing : stories and other stories /
The opposite of loneliness : essays and stories /
Option B : facing adversity, building resilience, and finding joy /
The Oregon Trail : a new American journey /
Originals : how non-conformists move the world /
The orphan's tale /
Pablo /
Pachinko /
Paleo/Primal in 5 ingredients or less : more than 200 sugar-free, grain-free, gluten-free recipes /
Patience /
Peplum /
The photo ark : one man's quest to document the world's animals /
Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography /
The pioneer woman cooks : recipes from an accidental country girl /
The pioneer woman cooks : a year of holidays : 140 step-by-step recipes for simple, scrumptious celebrations /
Playing hurt : my journey from despair to hope /
Plotted : a literary atlas /
The poisoner's handbook : murder and the birth of forensic medicine in Jazz Age New York /
The politically incorrect guide to the Civil War /
The portable Veblen /
Portraits of courage : a commander in chief's tribute to America's warriors /
The potlikker papers : a food history of the modern South /
Pounce /
Primary greatness : the 12 levers of success /
The princess diarist /
Prisoners of geography : ten maps that explain everything about the world /
The prize : who's in charge of America's schools? /
Purity /
The queen of the night /
Radical hope : letters of love and dissent in dangerous times /
The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women /
The rainbow comes and goes : a mother and son on life, love, and loss /
Rampage nation : securing America from mass shootings /
The rational optimist : how prosperity evolves /
Reaching down the rabbit hole : a renowned neurologist explains the mystery and drama of brain disease /
Reality is not what it seems : the journey to quantum gravity /
The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism /
Reckless : my life as a Pretender /
Red Queen : the chronicles of Alice /
The refugees /
Religion, law, and the growth of constitutional thought, 1150-1650 /
A revolution in color : the world of John Singleton Copley /
The rise and fall of D.O.D.O. : a novel /
Rogue One : a Star Wars story /
Rolling blackouts : dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq /
Romeo and/or Juliet : a chooseable-path adventure /
The Route 66 encyclopedia /
Sapiens : a brief history of humankind /
Scrappy little nobody /
A season with the witch : the magic and mayhem of Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts /
Secondhand souls /
The secret chord /
The secret to hummingbird cake /
See how small : a novel /
Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything /
The sensational salesman : a second chance story: providing a simple path to improving your relationships, career, and life /
Seven brief lessons on physics /
Seveneves : [a novel] /
Sex at dawn : the prehistoric origins of modern sexuality /
The shining /
The shining /
Shooting ghosts : a U.S. Marine, a combat photographer, and their journey back from war /
Shotgun lovesongs /
Sick in the head : conversations about life and comedy /
Signal to noise /
Six of crows /
The sixth extinction : an unnatural history /
Slade house : a novel /
Small great things : a novel /
Something rich and strange : selected stories /
The soul of an octopus : a surprising exploration into the wonder of consciousness /
Speak /
Speaking American* : *how y'all, youse, and you guys talk : a visual guide /
Spinster : making a life of one's own /
Spooky action at a distance : the phenomenon that reimagines space and time--and what it means for black holes, the big bang, and theories of everything /
A square meal : a culinary history of the Great Depression /
Stalin's daughter : the extraordinary and tumultuous life of Svetlana Alliluyeva /
The stargazer's handbook /
Stark mad abolitionists : Lawrence, Kansas, and the battle over slavery in the Civil War era /
Station eleven : a novel /
The Store /
Strong looks better naked /
The summer before the war /
Summer days and summer nights : twelve love stories /
Swing time /
Swing your sword : leading the charge in football and life /
The switch : a novel /
The sympathizer /
Symphony for the city of the dead : Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad /
Tales of the marvellous and news of the strange /
Talking as fast as I can : from Gilmore girls to Gilmore girls, and everything in between /
Taming the infinite : the story of mathematics /
The Tao of Bill Murray : real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing /
The terranauts /
The Testing /
Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations /
There once lived a woman who tried to kill her neighbor's baby : scary fairy tales /
They poured fire on us from the sky : the true story of three lost boys from Sudan /
The thing about jellyfish /
Thing explainer : complicated stuff in simple words /
The third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future /
This changes everything : capitalism vs. the climate /
This is where it ends /
The three-body problem /
To rise again at a decent hour : a novel /
Tom Clancy : true faith and allegiance /
Tom Clancy point of contact /
A tour of bones : facing fear and looking for life /
TransAtlantic : a novel /
Trigger warning : short fictions and disturbances /
The triumph of seeds : how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, & pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history /
The true believer : thoughts on the nature of mass movements /
Truevine : two brothers, a kidnapping, and a mother's quest : a true story of the Jim Crow South /
Truly madly guilty /
Turpen time : the wit and wisdom of Mike Turpen /
Twain's end /
Two by two /
Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption /
The underground railroad : a novel /
Unreal city : Las Vegas, Black Mesa, and the fate of the West /
The unsettlers : in search of the good life in today's America /
Uprooted /
Urban homesteading : heirloom skills for sustainable living /
The utopia of rules : on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy /
Voices in the night : stories /
Want not /
The war that forged a nation : why the Civil War still matters /
Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles /
We gon' be alright : notes on race and resegregation /
Welcome to the universe : an astrophysical tour /
What do you want to do before you die? /
What if? : serious scientific answers to absurd hypothetical questions /
What stands in a storm : three days in the worst superstorm to hit the South's tornado alley /
When breath becomes air /
The whistler /
White rage : the unspoken truth of our racial divide /
White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America /
Who killed these girls? : cold case : the yogurt shop murders /
The whole30 : the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom /
Why we march : signs of protest and hope : voices from the Women's March.
Wind/Pinball : two novels /
Wires and nerve /
The witches : Salem, 1692 /
Without you, there is no us : my time with the sons of North Korea's elite /
The women in the castle /
The woman who would be king /
Wonderbook : an illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction /
The world of Downton Abbey /
Written out of history : the forgotten founders who fought big government /
The wrong side of goodbye /
Y is for yesterday /
You are a badass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life /
You are not a gadget : a manifesto /
You will not have my hate /
You'll grow out of it /
Your personal paleo code : the 3-step plan to lose weight, reverse disease, and stay fit and healthy for life /
Z : a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald /
Zero K : a novel /
Zero sugar diet : the 14-day plan to flatten your belly, crush cravings, and help keep you lean for life /
The zookeeper's wife /
The zookeeper's wife : a war story /

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