Tuesday, February 13, 2018

What We're Reading

Here's a snapshot of what the library staff is reading.

What are you reading right now? Recommend books to others in the comments section.

By Meyer, Marissa
2017-11 - Feiwel & Friends
9781250044662 CHECK CATALOG


From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Marissa Meyer, comes a high-stakes world of adventure, passion, danger, and betrayal.

Secret Identities.

Extraordinary Powers.

She wants vengeance. He wants justice.

The …More

Cry, the Beloved Country
Cry, the Beloved Country
By Paton, Alan
2003-09 - Scribner Book Company
9780743262170 CHECK CATALOG

An Oprah's Book Club selection

Paton's deeply moving story of Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set against the backdrop of a land and people riven by racial inequality and injustice, remains the most famous and important novel in South Africa's history. Published to coincide with the Miramax film release in December, starring James Earl Jones and Richard Harris.

Outliers: The Story of Success
Outliers: The Story of Success
By Gladwell, Malcolm
2011-06 - Back Bay Books
9780316017930 CHECK CATALOG

In this stunning investigation of success, Gladwell asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? Brilliant and entertaining, "Outliers" is a landmark work that will transform the way success is understood. …More

Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
By Macintyre, Ben
2008-08 - Broadway Books
9780307353412 CHECK CATALOG

Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. "Agent Zigzag" offers a unique glimpse into the psychology of espionage, with its thin and shifting line between fidelity and betrayal. …More

Winter's Child
Winter's Child
By Dokey, Cameron
2009-09 - Simon Pulse
9781416975601 CHECK CATALOG

Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale "The Snow Queen is retold in a dramatic new way by a bestselling author of more than 30 teen novels. Original. …More

By Balog, Cyn
2017-11 - Sourcebooks Fire
9781492655473 CHECK CATALOG

This must-read for lovers of Stephen King's The Shining will leave readers breathless as Seda and her family find themselves at the mercy of a murderer in an isolated and snowbound hotel. Get ready for what Kirkus calls "A bloody, wonderfully creepy scare ride."
When her mom inherits an old, crumbling mansion, Seda's almost excited to spend the summer …More

Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
By Bruder, Jessica
2017-09 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393249316 CHECK CATALOG

From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes up short, often underwater on mortgages, these invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of …More

The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
By McCullough, David
1978-10 - Simon & Schuster
9780671244095 CHECK CATALOG

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Truman," here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In "The Path Between the Seas," acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first-rate drama of the sweeping human undertaking that led to the creation of this grand enterprise.
"The Path Between the Seas" tells the story of the men and women who fought …More

Only Child
Only Child
By Navin, Rhiannon
2018-02 - Knopf Publishing Group
9781524733353 CHECK CATALOG

"Perfect for fans of Room... a heartbreaking but important novel." --Real Simple
Readers of Jodi Picoult and Liane Moriarty will also like this tenderhearted debut about healing and family, narrated by an unforgettable six-year-old boy who reminds us that sometimes the littlest bodies hold the biggest hearts and the quietest voices speak the loudest.
Squeezed into a …More

All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See
By Doerr, Anthony
2014-05 - Scribner Book Company
9781476746586 CHECK CATALOG

ALA Notable Books (2015), Alex Awards (2015), Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence (2015), Colorado Blue Spruce Award (2016), Dayton Literary Peace Prize (2015), Idaho Library Association Book Award (2014), Indies Choice Book Awards (2015), National Book Awards (2014), Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award (2015), Pulitzer Prize (2015)

From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. …More

Serafina and the Black Cloak
Serafina and the Black Cloak
By Beatty, Robert
2016-06 - Disney-Hyperion
9781484711873 CHECK CATALOG

"Never go into the deep parts of the forest, for there are many dangers there, and they will ensnare your soul."
Serafina has never had a reason to disobey her pa and venture beyond the grounds of Biltmore Estate.There's plenty to explore in her grand home, although she must take care to never be seen. None of the rich folk upstairs know that Serafina exists; she and her pa, the estate's …More

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