Summer Reading Program 2019

 

New Books 5/20/19

This week’s list includes a book that has been compared to The Handmaid’s Tale, a book about the book Harper Lee didn’t write, and a plethora of books about family secrets, mysteries and love.   Becoming Us by Robin Jones Gunn From the author of the best-selling Christy Miller and SisterChicks series comes a new… Continue Reading New Books 5/20/19

New Books 5/6/19

There’s nothing better than curling up in your favorite chair with a good book on a rainy night…or stretched out on a beach towel on a sunny day.  Check these out!   13-Minute Murder by James Patterson An elite assassin takes a last job before retirement only to find himself in a cat-and-mouse game opposite… Continue Reading New Books 5/6/19

New Books 4/15/19

The incredible beauty of our planet and the danger it is in are topics of several of this week’s books along with books about taking better care of our own bodies.  Throw in a few more about justice, or the lack thereof, and you have potential causes with which to get involved.  It can start… Continue Reading New Books 4/15/19

Friends of the Library Book Sale 4/27/19

Friends of the Library are hosting a Book Sale at the library on Saturday, April 27, from  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during 2019 Mural Fest 66.  Hundreds of books available!

New Books 4/8/19

Murder mysteries that take place on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as in a universe of the future, are part of this week’s new books.  Books providing insight into hidden bias, burnout, politics, and spiritual perspectives are also on the shelf.   American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear Coordinating an effort between Scotland Yard… Continue Reading New Books 4/8/19

New Books 4/1/19

There are many good reads here and we are not fooling!   The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton Doomed to repeat the same day over and over, Aiden Bishop must solve the murder of Evelyn Hardcastle in order to escape the curse in a world filled with enemies where nothing and… Continue Reading New Books 4/1/19

New Books 3/25/19

A varied mix of nonfiction and fiction awaits you on this week’s list.   Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer A witty, authoritative guide to writing by the leading Twitter language guru and veteran Random House copy chief shares playful lessons on better writing that cover usage questions… Continue Reading New Books 3/25/19

New Books 3/18/19

Suspense sits on the shelf next to books with topics ripped from the latest headlines and hot new science and gorgeous photography from National Geographic.   American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago by Alex Kotlowitz Alex Kotlowitz chronicles one summer in the city, writing of those who have emerged from the violence and whose… Continue Reading New Books 3/18/19

New Books 3/11/19

Are you looking for a dose of adrenaline, a little romance, a cozy mystery, or a fantasy?  Look no further than this week’s new books!   After She’s Gone by Camilla Grebe An amnesia-stricken psychological profiler struggling to recall the details of the case she had been investigating and a teenage boy with a closely… Continue Reading New Books 3/11/19