A stack of new GRAPHIC NOVELS have hit the shelves! Will you be the first to borrow one?
A stack of new books are ready for you to read — the latest books by some of your favorite authors, as well as some new authors for you to try out!
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|Adeyemi, Tomi. Children of blood and bone.
Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.
|Adeyemi, Tomi. Children of virtue and vengeance.
After Zélie and Amari bring magic back to the land of Orïsha, the monarchy and military unite to keep control of Orïsha, forcing Zélie to fight to secure Amari’s right to the throne and protect the new maji from the monarchy’s wrath.
|Bergren, Lisa Tawn. Selah.
When a Methodist preacher, called to serve slaves in the West Indies, settles at Selah’s family plantation, their shared purpose brings them together — despite her guardians’ concern over a romance that promises little security. As the Revolutionary War and starvation looms in the States, the future hangs in the balance.
|Cass, Kiera. The betrothed.
When King Jameson declares his love for Lady Hollis Brite, Hollis is shocked — and thrilled. After all, she’s grown up at Keresken Castle, vying for the king’s attention alongside other daughters of the nobility. Capturing his heart is a dream come true. But Hollis soon realizes that falling in love with a king and being crowned queen may not be the happily ever after she thought it would be. And when she meets a commoner with the mysterious power to see right into her heart, she finds that the future she really wants is one that she never thought to imagine.
|Cass, Kiera. The siren.
A member of the sisterhood of sirens deadly to humans, Kahlen must live a lonely life following the rules that prohibit her forming close bonds with humans and though she has lived by these rules for years now, patiently waiting for the life she can call her own, when Akinli, a human, enters her world, she can not bring herself to live by the rules anymore.
|Cavanaugh, Jack. Halo of brimstone.
Having thwarted a rebel angel Spectacle designed to kill a woman and child, Grant Austin finds himself being stalked by the notorious Nosroch, and he is swept back into action. Israeli Special Forces commando Rogan Dorn captures three demons during a daring raid, but not before they kill two members of his team. Empowered with Nephilim skills by the legendary ring of King Solomon, he goes after the being he believes is responsible for their deaths — rebel angel Nosroch. A showdown looms as time-hardened battle lines are blurred, pitting friend against friend, and Grant is plunged into another Spectacle — but this time it’s one he helped plan.
|Cavanaugh, Jack. Heavenly mortal.
Powerful and unseen, the forces of Lucifer execute their diabolical plots against mankind. And once again, Grant Austin finds himself caught up in an endless battle between faithful and rebel angels that tests his link to the supernatural realm, endangers his friends, and threatens his eternal destiny.
|Cossette, Connilyn. Like flames in the night.
In 1367 BC, hunting for his daughter’s killer, Liyam bargains to rescue a strong-willed woman who is determined to complete her mission. Tirzah attempts to convince him to fight alongside her, but his thirst for vengeance may outweigh his duty to God and the woman he’s come to love.
|Ella, Sara. Coral : the little mermaid reimagined.
Coral has always been different, standing out from her mermaid sisters in a society where blending in is key. Worse yet, she fears she has been afflicted with the dreaded Disease said to be carried by humans — emotions. Her sister had the Disease, and Red Tide took her away. Will it come for Coral next? Above the sea, Brooke has nothing left to give. Depression and anxiety have left her feeling isolated. Forgotten. The only thing she can rely on is the numbness she finds within the cool and comforting ocean waves. If only she weren’t stuck at a new group-therapy home that promises a second chance at life. But what’s the point of living if her soul is destined to bleed? Merrick may be San Francisco’s golden boy, but he wants nothing more than to escape his controlling father. When his younger sister’s suicide attempt sends Merrick to his breaking point, escape becomes the only option. If he can find their mom, everything will be made right again — right? When their worlds collide, all three will do whatever it takes to survive. But what — and who — must they leave behind for life to finally begin?.
|Eshbaugh, Julie. Crown of oblivion.
Astrid, indentured to the royal class and long-time surrogate for Princess Renya’s punishments, impetuously decides to risk her life and compete in a cutthroat race in order to win her family’s freedom.
|Hedlund, Jody. The runaway bride.
In 1862, Arabella Lawrence fled past mistakes on a bride ship. Vying for her hand are two very different men who disagree on how the natives should be treated during a smallpox outbreak. Intent on helping a young girl abandoned by her tribe, seeking what’s right may cost her everything.
|Kaufman, Amie. The other side of the sky.
Prince North’s home is in the sky, in a gleaming city held aloft by intricate engines, powered by technology. Nimh is the living goddess of her people on the Surface, responsible for providing answers, direction—hope. North’s and Nimh’s lives are entwined—though their hearts can never be. Linked by a terrifying prophecy and caught between duty and fate, they must choose between saving their people or succumbing to the bond that is forbidden between them.
|Mason, Susan Anne. Love’s faithful promise.
Dr. Matthew Clayborne, a widower, is dedicated to his work and his daughter. When Deirdre O’Leary arrives in Toronto, Matthew refuses to lose his focus, but when his daughter gets sick, Deirdre offers a deal — they can stay on her farm for some needed peace if Matthew is willing to take care of Deirdre’s sick mother. They have an undeniable attraction to each other, but they do not want to give up their lives.
|Moccero, Joyce Magnin. Charlotte Figg takes over paradise : a novel of Bright’s Pond.
Charlotte Figg, having moved to the Paradise Trailer Park after the death of her husband, is surprised the residents are not as she imagined they would be, and, through her friendship with Rose Tattoo, she organizes a women’s softball team and uncovers secrets about the community.
|Redwine, C. J. The blood spell : a Ravenspire novel.
A dark and romantic epic fantasy retelling of the Cinderella story, about a girl who must team up with the prince she despises to defeat an evil creature threatening their kingdom.
|Redwine, C. J. The shadow queen : a Ravenspire novel.
This retelling of Snow White follows the adventures of Lorelai, an exiled princess who is being pursued by a magic-wielding prince serving as the personal huntsman for evil queen Irina, who has charged him with bringing her Lorelai’s heart.
|Smith, Jill Eileen. Star of Persia : Esther’s story.
Esther is poised to save her people from annihilation. Relying on a fragile trust in a silent God, can she pit her wisdom against a vicious enemy and win?.
|Sundin, Sarah. The sea before us.
In 1944, American naval officer Lt. Wyatt Paxton arrives in London to prepare for the Allied invasion of France. He works closely with Dorothy Fairfax, a “Wren” in the Women’s Royal Naval Service. Dorothy pieces together reconnaissance photographs with thousands of holiday snapshots of France — including those of her own family’s summer home — in order to create accurate maps of Normandy. Maps that Wyatt will turn into naval bombardment plans. As the two spend concentrated time together in the pressure cooker of war, their deepening friendship threatens to turn to love. Dorothy must resist its pull. Her bereaved father depends on her, and her heart already belongs to another man. Wyatt too has much to lose. The closer he gets to Dorothy, the more he fears his efforts to win the war will destroy everything she has ever loved.
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Just a little sneak peek at what has already started to arrive for borrowing next year!
Guess what the library has on pre-order for this summer, and that you’ll be able to borrow next year …
The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes (a Hunger Games Novel) by Suzanne Collins!
Have a listen to an audio clip of an excerpt from the book, read to you by the author Suzanne Collins:
If you enjoyed these, check this book out:
The Artful match by Jennifer Delamare
Flights of Fancy by Jen Turano
The Unexpected Champion by Mary Connealy
“Fourteen-year-old Molly worries about school, friends, and her parents’ failed marriage, but mostly about her mother’s growing depression. Molly knows her mother is nursing a carefully kept secret. A writer with an obsession for other people’s life stories, Elaine Donnelly is the poster child of repressed emotions. Molly spends her California summer alternately watching out for her little brother Angus and tiptoeing around her mother’s raw feelings. Molly needs her mother more than ever, but Elaine shuts herself off from real human connections and buries herself in the lives and deaths of the strangers about whom she writes. When Uncle Stephen is pressed into the limelight because of his miracle cure of a young man, Elaine can no longer hide behind other people’s stories. And as Molly digs into her mother’s past, she finds a secret hidden in her mother’s dresser that may be the key to unlocking a family mystery dating to 1918 New York – a secret that could destroy or save their future.” Book Jacket
Author’s webite: https://www.maureenmcquerry.com/
Here’s a peek at a stack of books that were just added to the library and put out on display for you to check-out!
Is there a book you wish the library had? Add your request on the discussion thread in this group, or on the Suggest A Book link on the library blog.
Andrews, Mesu. Of fire and lions : a novel.
Baart, Nicole. You were always mine : a novel.
Busse, Morgan L. Tainted.
Christie, Agatha. Murder at the vicarage.
Harrel, Lindsay. The secrets of paper and ink.
Kaufman, Amie. Their fractured light.
Kaufman, Amie. These broken stars.
Kaufman, Amie, author. This shattered world.
Lore, Pittacus. Out of the shadows.
Rosenberg, Joel C. The Persian gamble.