New books at the library this week

Adult Fiction

Smokescreenby Iris Johansen: (Number 24 in the Eve Duncan series). Eve is asked to use her skills as a forensic sculptor to help identify victims of an attack by guerrilla soldiers in a small African village. She finds herself stranded in an unstable country with only her own instincts to rely on if she hopes to get home alive.

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The Bitterroots(A Cassie Dewell novel) by C.J. Box: Cassie is now her own boss and answers to no one, but all that changes when an old friend calls in a favour. As Cassie attempts to uncover the truth, she must fight against a family whose roots are tangled and deadly – as well as the ghosts of her own past that threaten to bring her down.

The Oysterville Sewing Circleby Susan Wiggs: Caroline Shelby returns home to the small town of Oysterville after her career in the fashion world implodes and she becomes the guardian of two small children. However, the Oysterville she left behind has also changed and she discovers that even in an idyllic beach town, people live with the deepest of secrets.

Tidelandsby Philippa Gregory: (Book 1 of the Fairmile series): Alinor, a descendant of a wisewoman, waits in the graveyard for a ghost who will free her from her abusive husband. Instead, she meets James, a young man on the run, and shows him the secret ways across the marsh, not knowing she is leading disaster into her life.


Oh, Canadaby Richard Erlendson: a visual celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.

Junior Fiction

13 and Countingby Lisa Greenwald: When big life stuff happens early in the school year, Kaylen and Ali know they need a new friendship list to guide them through tough times. So they come up with a list of “Thirteen Must-Dos to Keep Crushing it as Thirteen-Year-Olds”.

The Secret Life of Pets 2by David Lewman: Max’s life gets turned upside down when his owner gets married and has a baby.

Miss Porter is Out of Order!  by Dan Gutman: Substitute teacher Miss Porter knows weird jokes and can get pizza delivered by drone, but what happens when Miss Porter turns out to be the opposite of fun?

Junior Picture Books

Give Me Back My Bones!by Kim Norman.

Let’s Play, Crabby! by Jonathan Fenske.

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