The shortest month has an extra day this leap year, which gives you an extra day of reading time! So slip into your favorite reading spot and open one of these great titles.
Africaville by Jeffrey Colvin
Although Africaville is a work of fiction, it has its roots in a real neighborhood in Halifax, Nova Scotia, founded in the early 1800s, and lasting through the 1960s. Settled by former slaves from the original thirteen colonies and black loyalists freed by Great Britain after the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, the community became an important symbol for Black Canadians.[Read more…] about Adult Reads for the Shortest Month
These eight books will keep you entertained with fictional stories based on real life people and events and tales about the relationships between mothers and children and the origins of road trips and fast food.[Read more…] about Adult Reads for September
Is your TBR list growing and growing and growing — to the point that you may never finish the books on it? We’re sorry to tell you that it’s about to grow longer! You’re sure to find one or more books of interest in this list of new fiction and nonfiction titles. [Read more…] about More Titles for Your To Be Read List
Of all our Staff Picks 2018 lists, the one for Best Adult Fiction is the longest! With recommendations that include mysteries, thrillers, literary fiction, sci-fi/fantasy, and more, this list has suggestions that will have you reading long into the next year.
See 2018 Staff Picks for Children’s Books, Young Adult Literature, and Adult Nonfiction. [Read more…] about Staff Picks 2018: Best Adult Fiction
Each month, our Collection Management Specialist highlights new fiction and nonfiction titles in our system. This month, her list includes a thriller, a satire, and two books set during WWI — one fiction, the other nonfiction.
Lies by T.M. Logan
Six days ago, Joe Lynch was a happily married man, a devoted father, and a respected teacher living in a well-to-do London suburb. But that was before he spotted his wife’s car entering a hotel parking garage. Before he saw her in a heated argument with her best friend’s husband. Before Joe confronted the other man in an altercation where he left him for dead, bleeding and unconscious. [Read more…] about 11 New Reads for Mid-Fall
Our August Recommended Reads for adults take you around the world with stops in present-day Canada, pre-revolutionary Russia, WWII London, an aging cruise ship, cancer research labs, kitchens full of Jell-o, and more. [Read more…] about New Adult Fiction & Nonfiction for August
Here are ten young adult books our Collection Management Librarian says you should be reading this summer! Featuring new books by popular authors, a graphic novel, and an anthology on “hope and activism”, the books on this list will keep you entertained for weeks to come. [Read more…] about Summer Reads for Young Adults
If you are searching for your next great read, consider these titles. All, except one, are new. The list includes satire, short stories, memoir, and [Read more…] about Looking for Something New to Read?
We’re shining the spotlight on nine new books in our collection. These four fiction and five non-fiction titles are by and/or about women, and include [Read more…] about New Books for Women’s History Month