Library Corner for the week of May 10, 2021
EXCITING New Books From the Authors You Love …
New to Adult Fiction: the highly anticipate book Sooley (John Grisham). John Grisham’s Sooley takes you to a different kind of court in his first basketball novel. Samuel “Sooley” Sooleymon is a raw, young talent with big hoop dreams and even bigger challenges off the court. In the summer of his seventeenth year, Samuel Sooleymon gets the chance of a lifetime: a trip to the United States with his South Sudanese teammates to play in a showcase basketball tournament. He has never been away from home, nor has he ever been on an airplane. The opportunity to be scouted by dozens of college coaches is a dream come true.
Finding Ashley by the highly acclaimed author Danielle Steel. Finding Ashley is a masterpiece of contemporary drama and tells a gripping story of the strength of the human spirit to chase an impossible dream. It is the story of two strong, brave women turning wrenching loss into reconnection, and a family reunited after bringing dark secrets into the light.
David Baldacci’s new book A Gambling Man, the second book in the ‘Aloysius Archer’
series. In A Gambling Man, the 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of a fresh start after a nearly fatal detour in Poca City. So, Archer hops on a bus and begins the long journey out west to California, where rumor has it there is money to be made if you’re hard-working, lucky, criminal—or all three.
Turn a Blind Eye is the third installment in the gripping story of Detective Inspector William Warwick. Newly promoted to Detective Inspector, William Warwick is tasked with a dangerous new line of work, to go undercover and expose crime of another kind: corruption at the heart of the Metropolitan Police Force. Along with detectives Rebecca Pankhurst and Nicky Bailey, his team is focused on following Detective Jerry Summers, a young officer whose lifestyle exceeds his income. But the investigation risks being compromised when Nicky falls for Summers.
New to Our Collection…
Also new to Adult Fiction: the first two books in Lisa Wingate’s series ‘Tending Roses’, Tending Roses and The Language of the Sycamores. The Sinners the eighth book in Ace Atkins’ ‘Quinn Colson’ series. Lastly, book eight, nine, eighteen, and twenty of Daniel Silva’s ‘Gabriel Allon’ series, Moscow Rules, The Defector, The Other Woman, and The Order.
New to Non-Fiction: Liftoff (Eric Berger), the dramatic inside story of the historic flights that launched Elon Musk’s SpaceX from a shaky start-up into the world’s leading-edge rocket company.
New to Easy Readers: X Marks the Croc (Melinda Larose) a ‘Jake and the Neverland Pirates’ book, The Story of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter), and Love Splat (Rob Scotton).