New Books at the Library

Week of July 19, 2019

Adult bestsellers:

The Kremlin Strike by Dale Brown: The Iron Wolf Squadron is called upon to investigate a new threat.

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The Daughter's Tale by Armando Lucas Correa: Berlin, 1939. Amanda and her husband Julius' lives are shattered when their beloved bookshop is burned. He is sent to a concentration camp and she flees to the south of France, desperate to save her children. Along the way, a refugee ship bound for Cuba offers a chance for escape. At the dock, Amanda is forced to make an impossible choice.

The Never Game by Jeffery Deaver: Suspense. A young woman has gone missing in Silicone Valley. Her father has hired Colter Shaw to find her. He makes a living as a "reward seeker", helping police solve crimes. Another victim is kidnapped and the clues point to a video game in which a player has to survive after being abandoned in an inhospitable setting with five random objects. Is someone copying the game?

A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay: Renaissance Italy. Danio's intelligence won him entry into a renowned school, even though he had humble beginnings. Now he is in service at the court of a count with many enemies. Danio recognizes Adria one autumn night entering the count's chambers. She is on a mission and wants to eliminate the count.

Adult biography:

The Golden Boy of Crime: the almost certainly true story of Norman "Red" Ryan by Jim Brown

Adult fiction:

Battle Sight Zero by Gerald Seymour: a thriller. “The first rule of undercover: Don't get too close to the target.” Andy Knight lives a lonely life, that of an undercover officer. Currently he works as a lorry driver, befriending a young woman who will soon play a central role in a carefully-arranged plot.

Adult non-fiction:

Furious Hours: murder, fraud, and the last trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep

The Prairie Table: suppers, potlucks, & socials: crowd-pleasing recipes to bring people together by Karlynn Johnston aka The Kitchen Magpie

Young adult:

Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman

Junior fiction:

Dream Within a Dream by Patricia MacLachlan

Junior non-fiction:

Making Shelter by Neil Champion

Every Last Drop: bringing clean water home by Michelle Mulder

Junior picture book:

Hello, Crabby! by Jonathan Fenske

My Puppy Patch by Theo Heras

You Are Three by Sara O'Leary

A Friend for Dragon by Dav Pilkey

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