New Books at the Library

Why We Can’t Sleep; Women’s New Midlife Crisis, and other good stuff

Adult fiction

The River Murders by James Patterson & James O. Born. Three books in one! A small-town private eye and would-be Navy Seal uncovers a government conspiracy that forces him to use every lethal skill he’s learned.

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Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathon Lethem. Part detective novel and part fantasia, narrated by an amateur detective with Tourette’s syndrome.

The Country Guesthouse by Robyn Carr (number 3 in the Sullivan’s Crossing series). Hannah’s plans for her life are upended when her best friend dies and she becomes guardian to five-year-old Noah.

The Secret Chapter: an Invisible Librarynovel by Genevieve Cogman. Time-travelling, dimension-jumping Librarian spy Irene and dragon prince Kai will have to team up with an unlikely band of misfits to pull off an amazing art heist - or risk the wrath of a dangerous villain with a secret island lake.


The River Murders by James Patterson & James O. Born.

Adult non-fiction

Why We Can’t Sleep; Women’s New Midlife Crisis by Ada Calhoun. Sandwiched between the Baby Boomers and the Millennials, Gen X women are facing new problems as they enter middle age, problems that are being largely overlooked.

Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Livesby Daniel J. Levitin. What happens to our brain as we age? The author challenges many of the beliefs that surround aging, including our assumptions about memory loss and our focus on life span instead of health span.

Young adult fiction

Nameless Queen by Rebecca Mclaughlin. The king couldn’t speak my name because it doesn’t exist. Yet the crown tattoo on my arm means that King Fallow named me heir. It is impossible, yet somehow true. I am Nameless. I am Queen.

This Light Between Usby Andrew Fukuda. A Japanese American boy, a French Jewish girl. Letters will bring them together – war will rip them apart.

Junior fiction

Real Pigeons Fight Crime by Andrew McDonald. Wait, what? You didn’t know your town is protected by a secret squad of crime-fighting feathered friends? Well, you’re about to get schooled!

Bad Kitty Joins the Team by Nick Bruel. It takes some serious convincing, a high-stakes competition and a little bit of trickery, but eventually Kitty gets into the competitive spirit.

Junior Easy

School Rules! By Robert Munsch. Cassandra LOVES school so much she never, ever wants to leave. But on the weekend, the school is closed! Luckily, Cassandra has a plan …


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