New Books

Week of May 3, 2019

Library news:

Check out our rotation block of audiobooks on CD from Melita, here until May 23 when they will be exchanged for a new rotation block.

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Adult bestseller:

In Another Time by Jillian Cantor: Germany, 1931. Max, a bookshop owner, meets Hanna, a budding concert violinist, both falling in love, making plans for the future. She is Jewish, he is not and their love is tested. In Germany in 1946 she awakens in a field outside Berlin, disoriented and afraid with no memory of the past ten years. Moving to London to live with her sister, she becomes more involved with her dream of being a concert violinist.

Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths: Author of the Ruth Galloway mysteries. Clare, a high school English teacher, teaches a course on her favourite author every year. But when something happens to a colleague and close friend, and a line from his most famous story is left at the scene, she knows it must be someone she knows. She turns to her diary to record her suspicions. One day, she notices something odd, writing that isn't hers left on the page of an old diary.

The Perfect Alibi by Phillip Margolin: a legal thriller. A college football superstar is accused of a crime, and the DNA evidence against him is overwhelming. A second crime occurs, again the DNA evidence points to him. But he was incarcerated at the time. Now he is granted a new trial and bail. His original lawyer disappears.

The First Lady by James Patterson and Brendan Dubois: The leader of the Presidential Protection division is summoned to a meeting with President Tucker and his chief of staff. She never could have predicted the nature of the call. The First Lady has disappeared just two months before the election for a second term.

Adult fiction:

The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas: In 1967, four female scientists worked together to build the world's first time machine. As they are ready to debut their new creation something happens to one of them and the project is put on hold. Fifty years later, Ruby knows that her grandmother was one of the pioneers but no one will tell her anything more.

Adult inspirational:

The Angelic Occurrence, book four in The Angelic Letters series by Henry K. Ripplinger: After many years apart, Henry and Jenny's lives will cross paths again. Henry's oldest son brings home his new girlfriend, Camilla, who resembles Jenny. Even her name is what Jenny would have chosen if she had had a daughter.  

Young adult: Mike by Andrew Norriss

Junior fiction: Birthday Boy by David Baddiel

DVD: Mary Poppins Returnswith Emily Blunt

Junior easy reader: Corduroy's Garden by Don Freeman

Junior non-fiction: Company's Coming for Kids: Lunches, eat in - take out

Junior picture book:

Ten Rules of the Birthday Wish according to Beth Ferry and Tom Lichtenheld



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