New Books at the Library

March 29, 2019

Adult bestseller:

The Girl in the Glass Box by James Grippando: Julia and her teenage daughter Beatriz fled the dangers of El Salvador, arriving in Miami undocumented. They work hard to make a new life for themselves. When Julia rejects her boss's advances, the authorities receive a tip, she is arrested and slated for deportation. It's up to Miami attorney Jack Swyteck to take on the case and win.

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The Next to Die by Sophie Hannah: Suspense. A psychopath has pairs of best friends in his sights. The victims had all apparently received a small white book, blank except for two lines of text - different messages for each one. Law enforcement has Billy's DNA which he leaves on a teacup at each crime scene.

Don't Wake Up by Liz Lawler: When she opens her eyes, Dr. Alex Taylor doesn't recognize the man as one of her colleagues at the hospital where she works. She assumes she must have been in an accident. She receives another dose of anesthesia and when she wakes up again, she is surrounded by her colleagues. She reports her case to the police but there seems to be no evidence. Then she meets the next victim.

The Chef by James Patterson with Max DiLallo: a very tasty thriller. New Orleans. Caleb is a police detective by day and a celebrity food truck chef by evening. In the days before Mardi Gras he comes under investigation for a crime allegedly committed in the line of duty.

Connections in Death by J.D. Robb: Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her husband Roarke are putting some of their wealth towards building a brand new school and youth shelter as they know youngsters can be at a dangerous crossroads. They have hired Dr. Rochelle Pickering to help them. Her brother has pulled himself out of addiction and crime.  

Turning Point by Danielle Steel: Four trauma doctors confront new challenges as they travel to Paris for the opportunity to work with their counterparts. They were especially honoured to be chosen. Then the unthinkable happens and their skills are desperately needed.

Adult fiction:

I Invited Her In and She Took Everything…. by Adele Parks: When Mel receives an email from her oldest friend Abigail, the long-buried memories return. Those were the carefree days at university. Abi, in trouble now, needs a place to stay, just for a few days. It's the least that Mel can do, isn't it?

Adult audio book:

The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman, read by John Rubenstein: LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis teams up with Dr. Alex Delaware to question a hundred guests at a wedding reception that has gone rowdy. An unknown, uninvited guest now complicates matters.

Adult non-fiction:

The Orchid and the Dandelion: why some children struggle and how all can thrive by W. Thomas Boyce, M.D.

What to Eat When: a strategic plan to improve your health & life through food by Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Michael Crupain, M.D. M.P.H., with Ted Spiker

Junior fiction:

Magic Treehouse 29 a big day for baseball by Mary Pope Osborne

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