New Books 11/6/17

Shelf of new books

Hot off the press, these new books are ready for checkout at your library!


Deep Freeze by John Sanford
When a woman from a community where he exposed school-board corruption years earlier is found dead, Virgil Flowers identifies clues linking the case to a 20-year high school reunion and its related traumas, dramas and rivalries.

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans by Don Brown
Presents a graphic account of the events of Hurricane Katrina and its effects on the city of New Orleans and its people, detailing the selflessness, heroism, and courage, while also noting the incompetence, racism, and criminality.

From a Certain Point of View by Renee Ahdieh
Commemorates the Star Wars franchise’s fortieth anniversary with stories retelling scenes from the original “Star Wars” film from the point of view of different background characters.

How Not to Kill Your Houseplant by Veronica Peerless
An introduction to the basics of horticulture shows readers how to keep plants alive, what to look for in a dying plant and how to turn the home into a plant-safe environment.

The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
A coolly manipulative woman worms her way into the lives of a wealthy golden couple from Connecticut as part of her plot to achieve a privileged life, unveiling dark secrets along the way.

A Life Beyond Amazing by David Jeremiah
A pastor, author and founder of an international Christian ministry helps believers develop a strategy for life in troubled, turbulent times by providing God’s wisdom and exploring nine qualities of character the will improve relationships with themselves, others and God

Master Your Diabetes by Mona Morstein
A guide for diabetes patients, caregivers, and medical practitioners instructs them on how to use a low-carb diet, exercise, good sleep, stress management, detoxification, supplementation, and medication to help deal with the disease.

Merry and Bright by Debbie Macomber
Merry is skeptical when her mother and brother create an online dating profile for her without her knowledge, but she decides to give it a try and finds herself chatting with an endearing match who turns out to be someone she recognizes.

The Power of Moments by Chip Heath
The best-selling authors of Made to Stick explore why certain defining moments can be elevating and transforming, sharing the stories of people who have created and experienced such moments and how readers can facilitate meaningful, powerful moments of positive change themselves.

Pulse by Felix Francis
When a man found at the racecourse with no identification dies in the hospital without regaining consciousness, Dr. Chris Rankin becomes obsessed with finding out who the nameless man was, but someone doesn’t want his identity revealed.

Recovery: Freedom from our Addictions by Russell Brand
The British comedian, radio host and best-selling author of My Booky Wook shares the story of his personal struggles with addictions ranging from drugs and alcohol to food and fame, offering compassionate advice about the programs that most helped him.

Righteous by Joe Ide
Isaiah Quintabe and his volatile sidekick, Dodson, confront Chinese gangsters and a formidable loan shark in Las Vegas, where they follow leads to uncover the truth about the death of Isaiah’s brother a decade earlier.

The Summer that Made Us by Robyn Carr
Returning to her childhood summer home to rebuild her life after losing her job, a television talk-show host is flooded with memories of the summers she spent with her sisters and cousins before a tragic event that they seem to remember quite differently.

The Tiger’s Prey by Wilbur Smith
One of four sons of master mariner Sir Hal Courtney, Tom embarks on a treacherous voyage across the vast reaches of the ocean and confronts dangerous enemies in exotic locales while following passions that lay the future for his family.

Where the Past Begins by Amy Tan
The best-selling author of such novels as The Joy Luck Club presents an intimate memoir on her life as a writer that explores formative experiences from her childhood and her evolving perspectives on the symbiotic relationship between fiction and emotional memory.

Winter Solstice by Elin Hilderbrand
Preparing for a particularly joyful holiday season after Bart’s safe return from Afghanistan, the Quinn family members count their blessings, from Kevin’s marriage to Patrick’s rehabilitation, only to encounter unexpected challenges.