Library Corner for the week of July 18, 2022
Be sure to check out our “New” book section, these are books new to our library in 2022. There are also “New in 2021” and “New-ish” sections (the blue shelves at the end of the adult fiction section aisles), books that have been overlooked during the library closures in 2020 & 2021.
Scot Harvath is having his best summer ever. With a cottage on the fjord, a boat, and his beautiful girlfriend Sølvi, he’s got everything he could possibly want. But out of vacation days and long overdue back home, America’s top spy has a decision to make—return, or submit his resignation. Black Ice by Brad Thor, the 20th in the Scott Harvath series.
Both suspenseful and deeply moving, Carolina Moonset is an engrossing novel about family, memories both golden and terrible, and secrets too dangerous to stay hidden forever, from New York Times bestselling and Emmy Award-winning author, Matt Goldman.
David Housewright brings readers a locked room mystery in the latest book in the Mac McKenzie series. In Something Wicked, Rushmore McKenzie agrees to help a friend of his wife’s by investigating a death at a castle turned hotel and a family fighting over the inheritance.
Reverberating with emotional power, authenticity, and insight, Swing Low is Miriam Toews’s daring and deeply affecting memoir of her father’s struggle with manic depression in a small Mennonite community in rural Canada.
The Husband Hour by Jamie Brenner. When a young widow’s reclusive life in a charming beach town is interrupted by a surprise visitor, she is forced to reckon with dark secrets about her family, her late husband, and the past she tried to leave behind.
13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker–his classmate and crush–who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah’s voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he’ll find out why.
When pirate cats threaten Mouse Island, Professor von Volt sends Geronimo Stilton and his friends back through time to ancient Greece, Atlantis, and Stonehenge to try and find out how ancient civilizations were able to find peace and avoid war — only to find that the key to peace was under their whiskers the whole time. Check out Time Warp, The Seventh Journey Through Time by Elisabetta Dami.
Did you know that the Narcisse Wildlife Management area has the largest concentration of snakes in the the world? 999 more awesome facts in to read about in, Canada For Kids 1000 Awesome Facts by Aaron Kylie.
Fox and Squirrel are the best of friends. But when Yellow Bird comes along, he and Squirrel frolic high up in the treetops where Fox can’t reach. Fox feels like Squirrel doesn’t need him anymore. Can Squirrel help Fox see that there’s room in their friendship for another? Find out in Fox and Squirrel Make A Friend by Ruth Ohi.