From cult member story, to much gentler books, all at the library

New Books at the Library

              

Fiction

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New Girl in Little Cove by Damhnait Monaghan. Rachel O’Brien arrives in Little Cove seeking a fresh start. As a new teacher, Rachel chafes against the small community, where everyone seems to know her business. Rachel is quickly drawn into the island’s distinctive music and culture, as well as the lives of her students and fellow teacher, Doug Bishop. As Rachel begins to bond with her students, her feelings for Doug also begin to grow. Rachel tries to ignore her emotions because Doug is in a long-distance relationship with his high school sweetheart. Or is he?

Essays

Leaving Isn’t the Hardest Thing by Lauren Hough. As an adult, Lauren Hough has had many identities: an airman in the U.S. Air Force, a cable guy, a bouncer at a gay club. As a child, however, she had none. Growing up as a member of the infamous cult The Children of God, Hough had her own self robbed from her. The cult took her all over the globe, but it wasn't until she finally left for good that Lauren understood she could have a life beyond "The Family."

Cooking

The Zero Waste Chef: Plant-Forward Recipes and Tips for a Sustainable Kitchen and Planet by Anne-Marie Bonneau. A sustainable lifestyle starts in the kitchen with these use-what-you-have, spend-less-money recipes and tips, from the friendly voice behind the popular food blog 'Zero-Waste Chef'.

Graphic Chapter Book

The Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Tree House by Max Brallier. The kids and their monster buddies are hanging out in the tree house, when Jack launches into an epic, totally-heroic, super rad story of one of his many post-apocalyptic adventures. Of course, after he’s finished, everyone’s eager to one-up his tale with a story of their own. A Netflix animated series.

Junior Easy

Reuse This Book. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Revitalize. Learn how budding environmentalists can help take care of the Earth with the interactive story Reuse This Book! Bold collage art made from reused mixed media materials enhances the interactive experience as the reader helps to care for the new life.

 

More new books:

Ocean Prey by John Sandford

Death with a Double Edge by Anne Perry

The Other Emily by Dean Koontz

What the Devil Knows by C. S. Harris

A Matter of Life and Death by Phillip Margolin

Let Me Tell You What I Mean by Joan Didion

The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner

Being Ram Dass by Ram Dass

 

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