New Books 5/7/18

Nonfiction books can make you think such as two of the books in this week’s group – Hans Rosling’s book that Bill Gates says is one of the most important books he has ever read and Madeline Albright’s book that offers a warning to beware fascism.   After Anna by Lisa Scottoline When her daugher… Continue Reading New Books 5/7/18

New Books 4/30/18

We offer a good mix of fiction and nonfiction that ranges in time from a fictional Civil War story of the wife of Jefferson Davis to the true, but lesser-known, inside story behind the dangerous Apollo 8 mission and ranges in topic from a fictional Amish story to the nonfictional exploration of addiction.   Alternate… Continue Reading New Books 4/30/18

New Books 4/2/18

Technology addiction, travel guides, and lots of murder and mayhem are in store for those who read books from this week’s list.     Fade to Black by David Rosenfelt Attending an amnesia support group after being wounded in the line of duty, New Jersey state police officer Doug Brock is approached by a fellow… Continue Reading New Books 4/2/18

New Books 3/26/18

This week’s selections include advice for baby boomers about navigating Social Security and Medicare, as well as help for those serving as executors, popular series titles by Karen Marie Moning and Laura Childs, the newest by Phillip Margolin, and one about the Tulsa Race Riots.   Closer Than You Know by Brad Parks When Melanie… Continue Reading New Books 3/26/18

New Books 3/12/18

An eclectic mix of suspense, historical fiction, memoir, and advice on healthy eating, raising girls and starting a small-business is found on this week’s list, many of which are written by award-winning authors.   Bad Daughter by Joy Fielding Estranged from her family because of her difficulties getting along with her stepmother, Robin returns home… Continue Reading New Books 3/12/18

New Books 3/5/18

This week we offer some mystery series, science fiction and a few political books, which seem to somehow fit right it with the mysteries and sci-fi.  And psychological suspense, historical fiction, essays, and a business book are also in the mix. Agent in Place by Mark Greaney Taking a contract to abduct the mistress of… Continue Reading New Books 3/5/18

New Books 2/26/18

This is the week of the “How-to.”  Books explaining how to treat your dirty genes, fix your broken heart, and live happily are part of the line-up along with some great series books including a new Dismas Hardy novel by John Lescroart and a new Alex Delaware by Jonathan Kellerman.     12 Rules for… Continue Reading New Books 2/26/18

New Books 2/19/18

An interesting mix of books in this week’s list from short stories to essays, an Oprah pick, a memoir about 17 brushes with death, a journalistic investigation on a rape incident, a report from a former agent for the U. S. Border Patrol and a number of books from the ever popular genres of suspense,… Continue Reading New Books 2/19/18

Cooking: Just for Kids

As a part of the Health Literacy Project, the library is participating in some children’s cooking classes with Northeastern Tribal Health Systems.  The classes take place at the three locations of the Ottawa County Boys and Girls Club.  The first series took place at the Commerce unit.  What fun! The Health Literacy Project is a cooperative… Continue Reading Cooking: Just for Kids

New Books 2/12/18

Two books on this week’s list offer insight into the lives of a President’s daughters and the lives of a President’s wife and her family.  Several books by Nolo Press offer tax help for small business owners, advice on credit repair, and guidance for navigating the criminal justice system.  Throw in a few cozy mysteries… Continue Reading New Books 2/12/18