Library Corner for the week of October 7, 2019

Updated 2019/10/10

The library is a wonderful gathering place for community members to enjoy a peaceful respite from their busy day. We have places to relax and peruse a book or magazine, public use computers, free wifi, an amazing selection of books for all ages and a meeting room which is available for $20.00 per day for individuals, groups and organizations. Feel free to stop in and enjoy the many great services that we have to offer.

New Fiction

Tom Clancy’s President Jack Ryan struggles to identify the lethal chess master behind the mounting tensions between China and the United States in Power and Empire.

Daniel Silva offers a stunning new thriller filled with deception, betrayal and vengeance in The New Girl. Legendary chief of Israeli intelligence Gabriel Allon must partner with Crown Prince Khalid bin Mohammed to find his daughter who has been brutally kidnapped from an exclusive school in Switzerland.

Mosquitoland is an illuminating and memorable novel by David Arnold. Mim Malone is not okay. Her parents split and her father dragged her out to Mississippi where she finds her mom is sick back in Ohio. Picking up her life and catching a Greyhound bus back to Cleveland which takes her on some hilarious encounters all over the map.

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney takes us into the lives of the dysfunctional Plumb family. The characters are desperate and entitled, conniving and lovable.

Ann Cleeves writes The Long Call. Detective Matthew Venn investigates a body found on the beach near his new home. North Devon has a killer in their midst.

Stephen King takes us on a journey into The Institute. Luke Ellis’s parents are murdered in the night and he is loaded into a black SUV. He will wake up at the institute filled with kids with special talents who got to this place the same way he did.

Radiance of Tomorrow is a novel by Ishmael Beah. This haunting, beautiful novel about two longtime friends who return to their hometown after a devastating civil war. They struggle to forge a new community by taking up their former posts as teachers and are beset by obstacles.

Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center is a stunning new novel about courage, hope and learning to love against all odds. Cassie Hanwell is good at managing other people’s tragedies, but when the mother of this female firefighter asks her to move to Boston suddenly she has an emergency of her own. There is an infatuation-inspiring rookie at her new firehouse that will test her resolve to be the hero she has worked so hard to become.