New Additions to Our Collection

We are adding new books, movies, audiobooks, and music to our collection all the time. Check here each month to find the latest additions.

September 2021 | New Additions to Our Adult Collection

 

New Fiction:

Tuscan Holiday by Holly Chamberlain

A mother and daughter travel to Italy together-and discover a world of new possibilities and second chances.

Peyton Place by Grace Metalious

Three women are forced to come to terms with their identity, both as women and as sexual beings, in a small, conservative, gossipy New England town, with recurring themes of hypocrisy, social inequities and class privilege in a tale that includes incest, abortion, adultery, lust and murder.

The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths

There’s nothing Ruth Galloway hates more than amateur archaeologists, but when a group of them stumble upon Bronze Age artifacts alongside a dead body, she finds herself thrust into their midst—and into the crosshairs of a string of murders circling ever closer.

Rabbits by Terry Miles

It’s an average work day. You’ve been wrapped up in a task, and you check the clock when you come up for air – 4:44 p.m. You check your email, and 44 unread messages have built up. With a shock, you realize the date is April 4 – 4/4. And when you get in your car to drive home, your odometer reads 44,444. Coincidence? Or have you just seen the edge of a rabbit hole?

The Cellist  by Daniel Silva

A timely and explosive new thriller featuring art restorer and legendary spy Gabriel Allon.

Sunrise by the Sea by Jenny Colgan

The solitude Marisa  craves proves elusive. Between her noisy Russian piano-teaching neighbor, the bustle and community spirit of the tiny village struggling back to life after the quarantine, and the pressing need to help save the local bakery, can Marisa find her joy again at the end of the world?

Intimacies, a novel by Katie Kitamura

A novel from the author of A Separation, an electrifying story about a woman caught between many truths.

The Man with the Silver Saab ( a Detective Varg Series) by Alexander McCall Smith

In the hilarious new novel in the best-selling Detective Varg series, an eminent art historian is framed and the ace investigators of the department of sensitive crimes are on the case.

It’s Better This Way by Debbie Macomber

After her marriage ends, one woman’s struggle to pick up the pieces finally leads to a new beginning but is the past truly behind her?

 

Nonfiction:

The Great Influenza by John M. Barry

In the winter of 1918, at the height of World War I, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. Ultimately a tale of triumph amid tragedy, this crisis provides us with a precise and sobering model as we confront the epidemics looming on our own horizon.

Flu Hunter:  Unlocking the secrets of a virus by Robert G. Webster

The 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic was undoubtedly the most devastating influenza pandemic to date, and it has been Webster’s life’s work to figure out how and why. In so doing he has made a remarkable contribution to our understanding of the evolution of influenza viruses and how to control them. 

Codependent No More by Melody Beattie

For anyone struggling with a relationship involving alcoholism or other compulsive behaviors, this program points the way to healing and the renewal of hope.

Diver Down by Michael R. Ange

Most of the stories in Diver Down involve diver error and result in serious injury or death. Each of these tales is accompanied by an in-depth analysis of what went wrong and how you can recognize, avoid, and respond to similar underwater calamities.

The Natural Soap Book by Susan Miller Cavitch

In this introductory guide, Susan Miller Cavitch shows you how to craft your own all-natural, wonderfully smelling soaps. Illustrated directions take you through the whole process, from buying supplies to cutting the final bars. 

The 10 Best-ever Anxiety Management Techniques by Margaret Wehrenberg

Drawing on fresh insights into the anatomy of the anxious brain, Wehrenberg gets to the biologically-based heart of the problem and offers readers practical, effective tips to manage their anxiety on a day-to-day basis.

Espionage, the Greatest Spy Operations of the 20th Century by Ernest Volkman

Espionage expert Ernest Volkman goes behind the scenes of 20th-century history to uncover twenty-three incredible capers, con games, and subterfuges.

Eating for IBS by Heather Van Vorous

175 Delicious Nutritious Low-Fat Low-Residue Recipes to Stabilize the Touchiest Tummy

Grilling by Williams-Sonoma

Grilling offers more than 40 delicious recipes including both beloved classics and inspiring new ideas.

In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond by John Zada

For centuries, people have reported encounters with the Sasquatch – a species of hairy, bipedal man-apes said to inhabit the deepest recesses of this pristine wilderness. John Zada decides to seek out the diverse inhabitants of this rugged and far-flung coast, where nearly everyone has a story to tell.

In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson

In a Sunburned Country is a delectably funny, fact-filled and adventurous performance by a writer who combines humor, wonder, and unflagging curiosity. Australia is an immense and fortunate land, and it has found in Bryson its perfect guide.

Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean

A devastating and lyrical work of nonfiction, Young Men and Fire describes the events of August 5, 1949, when a crew of fifteen of the US Forest Service’s elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. 

Starting a Business by Ken Colwell

In his comprehensive Starting a Business QuickStart Guide, Ken Colwell concisely presents the core fundamentals that all new entrepreneurs need to know to get started, find success, and live the life of their dreams.

Scenes of Subjection by Saidiya V. Hartman

In this provocative and original exploration of racial subjugation during slavery and its aftermath, Saidiya Hartman illumines the forms of terror and resistance that shaped black identity. Scenes of Subjection examines the forms of domination that usually go undetected; in particular, the encroachments of power that take place through notions of humanity, enjoyment, protection, rights, and consent.

Everyday Mathematics Made Easy by Tom Begnal

This easy-to-understand handbook teaches essential math concepts using real-life examples so you can confidently apply math skills in everyday situations such as personal finance, cooking, home repair, and shopping.

Wounded Knee: Party politics and the Road to an American Massacre by Heather Cox Richardson

Richardson tells a dramatically new story about the Wounded Knee massacre, revealing that its origins lay not in the West but in the corridors of political power back East. Politicians in Washington, Democrat and Republican alike, sought to set the stage for mass murder by exploiting an age-old political tool — fear.

The Boy Crisis by Warren Farrell and John Gray

A comprehensive blueprint for what parents, teachers, and policy-makers can do to renew our sons’ sense of purpose to help them become men, fathers, and leaders worthy of our respect.

 

Large Print:

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

A heartbreaking story of addiction, sexuality, and love, Shuggie Bain is an epic portrayal of a working-class family that is rarely seen in fiction. It is a blistering debut by a brilliant novelist who has a powerful and important story to tell.

The Guncle by Steven Rowley

From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor comes a warm and deeply funny novel about a once-famous gay sitcom star whose unexpected family tragedy leaves him with his niece and nephew for the summer.

Good Eggs by Rebecca Hardiman

When Kevin Gogarty’s 83-year-old mother is caught shoplifting yet again, he has no choice but to hire a caretaker to keep an eye on her. Sylvia, the upbeat home aide, appears at first to be their saving grace – until she catapults the Gogarty clan into their greatest crisis yet.

 

Graphic Novel:

I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf by Grant Snider

 Writer-artist Grant Snider explores bookishness in all its forms, and the love of writing and reading, building on the beloved literary comics featured on his website, Incidental Comics.  

The Graphic Guide to Beekeeping by Yves Gustin

These fully illustrated pages, perfect for visual learners, offer you complete, easy-to-understand whys and how-tos on every aspect of beekeeping, plus an entertaining approach.

 

Audiobooks:

Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand

A Nantucket novelist has one final summer to protect her secrets while her loved ones on earth learn to live without their golden girl.

Dream Girl  by Laura Lippman

 A dark, complex tale of psychological suspense with echoes of Misery involving a novelist, incapacitated by injury, who is plagued by mysterious phone calls.