New Books 5/1/17

Shelf of new books

Murder both fictional and true top the list along with books to better your life and candy recipes!  What more could you ask for…


The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins
Using the science of habits, riveting stories and surprising facts from some of the most famous moments in history, art and business, Mel Robbins will explain the power of a “push moment.”

American Originality: Essays on Poetry by Louise Gluck
A luminous collection of essays from one of our most original and influential poets.

Any Day Now by Robyn Carr
Recovering alcoholic Sierra Jones seeks a second chance in Sullivan’s Crossing and quickly becomes enamoured with Conrad Boyle, but when her past catches up with her, she’ll have to find the strength to fight for a better future.

Ararat by Christopher Golden
When an ancient relic believed to be Noah’s Ark is discovered in the aftermath of an avalanche on Mount Ararat in Turkey, a team of investigating scholars, archaeologists and filmmakers find the corpse of a monster on the ship before a massive blizzard traps them on the site with a mysterious predator.

Candy is Magic by Jami Curl
Using only real, natural ingredients, a candy-maker extraordinaire and owner of the candy company Quin shares 200 achievable recipes for such delectable—and original—delights as Whole Roasted Strawberry Lollipops, Bergamot Caramels and Pinot Noir cotton candy.

A Colony in a Nation by Chris Hayes
An exploration of policing and democracy in America examines how aggressive policing combined with racial inequality has created conditions resembling a police state, and argues for a more democratic and sympathetic justice system.

Down City by Leah Carroll
After losing both her parents, the author digs deep to uncover the truth about the drug dealers with mafia ties that murdered her gifted, amateur photographer mother and the deeply troubled alcoholic father who tried to raise her alone.

Fallout by Sara Paretsky
V.I. Warshawski travels to Kansas to investigate the disappearances of a young film student and a faded Hollywood star, but long-simmering racial tensions stir up more mysteries as the body count rises.

Fast and Loose by Stuart Woods
Making the acquaintance of a prestigious family while enjoying a boating excursion, Stone Barrington learns that he and his new friends share a common enemy who has a short fuse.

The Fix by David Baldacci
Amos Decker investigates a murder-suicide that occurred outside FBI headquarters and cannot connect the shooter and his victim, but he is ordered off the case, and it becomes clear that finding the link is a matter of national security.

Head Strong by Dave Asprey
The Silicon Valley professional biohacker outlines a revolutionary plan for improving brain resilience, sharing strategic practices in nutrition, inflammation reduction, and promoting neuron growth.

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Grann presents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
When her volunteer firefighter husband goes missing during Maine’s Great Fires of 1947, a pregnant Grace Holland finds her life irrevocably changed and is forced to face an uncertain future in a town that no longer exists.