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Read The Four Corners of the Sky yet? Thanks to OverDrive, the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library has unlimited access to Michael Malone’s novel in eBook form for a limited time – May 15-June 1.

The Four Corners of the Sky, a story of love, secrets, and the mysterious bonds of families, is presented through the Big Library Read, a pilot program in which libraries worldwide offer a single eBook to their patrons. In addition to creating a global “library book club,” Big Library Read is designed to demonstrate the positive exposure and sales influence library eBook catalogs provide to authors and publishers. It will spotlight one title for a set time period for library patrons around the world to read simultaneously.

You can download The Four Corners of the Sky, as well as our thousands of other eBooks and audiobooks, with all major devices including Kindle and iPad, on HMCPL’s Digital Media Zone –

Anyone with a Huntsville-Madison County Public Library card and PIN can log in and check out digital items. Don’t have a card or need your PIN? Visit any of our 12 locations in Madison County:

Big Library Read is sponsored by OverDrive, with initial support and participation from Sourcebooks, Inc., a leading U.S. independent publisher.

Michael Malone is the author of ten novels, a collection of short stories, and two works of nonfiction. Educated at Carolina and at Harvard, he is now a professor in theater studies at Duke University. Among his prizes are the Edgar, the O. Henry, the Writers Guild Award, and the Emmy. He lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with his wife.

People magazine gave The Four Corners of the Sky four stars and called it “a warmhearted look at how we love and forgive.” It’s not a short book, but People’s reviewer said it’s a quick read: “Five hundred and forty-four pages never seemed so short.”

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, June 1, 2013 (All day)