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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Calling Nonfiction Fans

Calling all nonfiction fans! Be sure to stop in and take a look at our latest selections, including: Crisis of Character: a White House Secret Service Officer Discloses his Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate, by Gary J. Byrne; The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, by Amy Schumer; Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939, by Volker Ullrich; Pearl Harbor: from Infamy to Greatness, by Craig Nelson; and The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life, by John Le Carré.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Audiobook Additions

Even though the calendar says that it’s still summer, the arrival of September marks the unofficial end of summer for many of us. But the shift from summer road trips back to fall routines doesn’t mean that we can’t continue enjoying a good audiobook (or two)! Here are some of our newest additions to consider: Behind Closed Doors, by B. A. Paris; A Catered Tea Party: a Mystery with Recipes, by Isis Crawford; The Couple Next Door, by Shari Lapeña; Razor Girl, by Carl Hiaasen; Sting, by Sandra Brown; and The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Latest Large Print Fiction

Fans of fiction in a large print format will want to check out some (or all!) of these latest additions to our large print fiction collection, including Curious Minds, the first book in a new series by Janet Evanovich; First Star I See Tonight, by Susan Elizabeth Phillips; Lilac Girls, by Martha Hall Kelly; Truly Madly Guilty, by Liane Moriarty; and Smooth Operator, by Stuart Woods.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Gentle Reads

Readers may often find themselves reaching out for a compelling story, but would prefer to avoid profanity and graphic descriptions of sex and violence in their reading. If you feel this way at times, then “gentle reads” are for you! Stop by the library and take a look at our new book display, which contains gentle reads in different categories, including mystery and romance. Authors whose books are on display include Maeve Binchy, Jennifer Chiaverini, Diane Mott Davidson, Philip Gulley and Kim Vogel Sawyer.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

“Stretches” for Readers

As avid readers, we know the books and authors we like, and we seek them out. But it can be a short step from reading what we like to finding ourselves in a bit of a reading rut - so why not try a reader’s “stretch?” This can be as simple as trying a fiction book if you’re a nonfiction fan and vice versa. Here are some great new fiction suggestions for nonfiction readers: Curious Minds, by Janet Evanovich (a crime novel); Family Tree, by Susan Wiggs (a romance); and Insidious, by Catherine Coulter (a thriller). And for fiction readers, these nonfiction selections are sure to please: The Gene: an Intimate History, by Siddhartha Mukherjee (a biography of the gene - a combination of science and social history); Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance (a look at the struggles of America’s white working class); and When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi (a physician’s moving account of how he dealt with his Stage IV cancer diagnosis at the age of 36).

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Mysteries and Thrillers – What’s New

Looking for a good book to brighten up the “dog days” of August? Try one of our latest selections in mysteries and thrillers, including these new selections: Damaged, by Lisa Scottoline; Good as Gone, by Amy Gentry; Insidious, by Catherine Coulter; Sting, by Sandra Brown; and Watching Edie, by Camilla Way.