New Nonfiction

The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis: Examines the history of behavioral economics, discussing the theory of Israeli psychologists who wrote the original studies undoing assumptions about the decision-making process and the influence it has had on evidence-based regulation

18 and Life on Skip Row by Sebastian Bach: Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over twenty million records both as the lead singer of Skid Row and as a solo artist. This is the story of a man who achieved his wildest dreams, only to lose his family, and then his home. It is a story of perseverance, of wine, women and song and a man who has made his life on the road and always will.

Drink Like a Woman by Jeanette Hurt: Cocktail marketers and male bartenders like to tell women what we want to drink–and it’s usually fruity, frilly, fancy, and pink. In Drink Like a Woman, Jeanette Hurt shakes up barroom expectations, stirs up some new ideas, and pours a lively collection of feminist cocktails that are just as varied, flavorful, and strong as women are.

Let Me Tell You About Jasper by Dana Perino: Dana knows who the real star in her family is: her Vizsla, Jasper-A.K.A. America’s Dog. She also talks about how dogs bring families together -like Dana’s own, from her career in Washington through her life as a TV star.

This Strange Wilderness by Nancy Plain: Award winning author Nancy Plain brings together the amazing story of John James Audubon’s iconic career and the beautiful images that are his legacy.

Hidden Figures by Margot Shetterly: A group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” calculated the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Among the group were talented African American women, some of the brightest minds of their generation.

The Complete Book of Essential Oils by Valerie Worwood: A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this book contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments.

The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan by David Perlmutter: Perlmutter has created a practical, comprehensive program that lowers the risk for brain ailments while yielding other benefits, such as weight loss, relief from chronic conditions, and total body rejuvenation.

Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich: In the late 1930s, in asylums and hospitals across America, a group of renowned neurosurgeons worked to develop and refine a new class of brain operation–the lobotomy.  The most important test subject to emerge was a 27-year-old factory worker named Henry Molaison, who developed short-term memory loss and was studies extensively for the remainder of his life.

New Fiction

Stripped Bare by Shannon Baker: A cattle rancher investigates the murder of another, copes with her husband’s infidelity, and searches for her missing niece–heiress to a ranch that is a source of friction among locals. Set in Nebraska, specifically the Bar J Steak House in Hay Springs.

The Twenty-three by Linwood Barclay: Hundreds of people are going to the hospital with flu-like symptoms–and dozens have died. A college student has been murdered. The motive for harming the people of Promise Falls points to the number 23– and working out why will bring Duckworth closer to death than he’s ever been before.

Chaos by Patricia Cornwell: On a hot late summer evening in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Kay Scarpetta and her investigative partner, Pete Marina, respond to a call about a dead bicyclist. It appears that a young woman has been attacked with almost superhuman force.

The Whole Town’s Talking by Fannie Flagg: Elmwood Springs, Missouri, is a small town like any other, but something strange is happening at the cemetery. Still Meadows, as it’s called, is anything but still. Odd things begin to happen, and it starts the whole town talking.

Reckless Creed by Alex Kava: Ryder Creed and Maggie O’Dell investigate three mysterious deaths in different parts of the United States. The two find a link between all three deaths, and find may be the most prolific killer the United States has ever known. Nebraska author.

The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer: An ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life.

Swing Time by Zadie Smith: Two brown girls dream of being dancers–but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free. It’s a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never to be revisited, but never quite forgotten, either.

Conclave by Robert Harris: The pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world’s most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next seventy-two hours one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on Earth.

Mistletoe Secret by Richard Paul Evans: Thinking no one is reading, a blogger who calls herself LBH writes about her most personal feelings, especially her overwhelming loneliness. Alex Bartlett cares. He’s reading her posts in Daytona Beach, Florida. Nursing his own broken heart and trust issues, he finds himself falling for this sensitive, vulnerable woman whose feelings mirror his own.

New DVDs

The Conjuring 2: Lorraine and Ed Warren, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Genius: A stirring drama about the complex friendship and transformative professional relationship between book editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway) and Thomas Wolfe.

Bad Moms: When three overworked and underappreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long-overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self indulgence.

Don’t Breathe: Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn’t as helpless as he seems.

The Legend of Tarzan: Years after leaving with Jane, Tarzan is invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Captain Leon Rom.

Love Finds You in Valentine: Aftering inheriting property in Nebraska, Kennedy, makes arrangements to sell the property. Instead she finds herself drawn to the ranch and to its attractive manager, Derek Sterling. She decides to spend the summer and reconnect with family members, but soon is subjected to harassment by someone who clearly wants her to leave Valentine.

The Shallows: When Nancy is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy’s ingenuity, resourcefulness and fortitude.

Star Trek Beyond: Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation.

Game of Thrones Sixth Season: The struggle of power continues in Westeros, with new forces coming into control in both the North and the South, and a powerful army moves across the sea.

Pete’s Dragon: For years, Mr. Meacham has told tales of the fierce dragon deep in the woods. To his daughter, Grace, these stories are little more than tall tales, until she meets Pete. Pete is a mysterious ten-year-old with no family who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot.

New YA Fiction

Booked by Kwame Alexander: Soccer, family, love, and friendship, take center stage as twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.

Riverkeep by Martin Stewart: When 15-year-old Wulliam’s father is possessed by a dark spirit, Wull must care for him and take on his family’s mantle of Riverkeep, tending the Danek. Wull finds out there is a cure for his father’s illness, and embarks on an epic journey to kill the great sea-dwelling beast known as the mormorach.

Cradle and All by James Patterson: Anne Fitzgerald, a former nun turned private investigator, is hired by the Archdiocese of Boston to investigate two immaculate conceptions as terrifying forces of light and darkness gather.

The Walking Dead: Call to Arms by Robert Kirkman: After being betrayed by members of his own community, Rick Grimes charts a new course and marshals his forces against the Whisperers.

The Midnight Star by Marie Lu: When a new danger appears, Adelina’s forced to revisit old wounds, putting not only herself at risk, but every Elite. In order to preserve her empire, Adelina and her Roses must join the Daggers on a perilous quest — though this uneasy alliance may prove to be the real danger.

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo: Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn’t think they’d survive. As powerful forces from around the world descend on Ketterdam to root out the secrets of the dangerous drug known as jurda parem, old rivals and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz’s cunning and test the team’s fragile loyalties.

Moon Chosen by P.C. Cast: Mari is an Earth Walker, heir to the unique healing powers of her Clan, but she has cast her duties aside until she is chosen by a special animal ally, altering her destiny forever. When a deadly attack tears her world apart, Mari reveals the strength of her powers and the forbidden secret of her dual nature as she embarks on a mission to save her people.

Fight Club 2 by Chuck Palahniuk: Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, Sebastian lives a mundane life. A kid, a wife. Pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won’t last long, the wife has seen to that. He’s back where he started, but this go-round he’s got more at stake than his own life

All We Have Left by Wendy Mills: In interweaving stories of sixteen-year-olds, modern-day Jesse tries to cope with the ramifications of her brother’s death on 9/11, while in 2001, Alia, a Muslim, gets trapped in one of the Twin Towers and meets a boy who changes everything for her as flames rage around them.

The Fever Code by James Dashner: Reveals how Thomas and WICKED built the Maze against the backdrop of an apocalyptic world.

New Fiction

Pushing Up Daisies by M.C. Beaton: When a wealthy land developer who had been planning to turn a community garden into a housing estate winds up dead, Agatha Raisin is hired by the victim’s accused son to clear him of suspicion and identify the real killer among numerous suspects.

The Life She Wants by Robyn Carr: Emma Shay Compton’s life is shattered by a husband who stole his client’s money, so she returns to her hometown and finds that starting over isn’t easy in a place full of unhappy memories and people she’d rather not face, especially Riley Kerrigan. Riley and Emma were like sisters–until Riley betrayed Emma, ending their friendship.

Winter Storms by Elin Hilderbrand: Some of the stormy weather of the past few seasons seems to have finally lifted for the Quinns. That doesn’t mean there aren’t a few dark clouds on the horizon as the family juggle health scares and love triangles. But if there’s one holiday that brings the Quinn family together, it’s Christmas, especially as they prepare to host Kevin and Isabelle’s wedding at the inn.

Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz: It is said that when he is reached by the truly desperate and deserving, the Nowhere Man can and will do anything to protect and save them. Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. Now, however, someone is on his tail with similar skills and training. Someone who knows Orphan X and its covert operation.

The Obsidian Chamber by Douglas Preston: After a harrowing, otherworldly confrontation on the shores of Exmouth, Massachusetts, Special Agent A.X.L. Pendergast is missing, presumed dead. Sick with grief, his ward, Constance, retreats to her chambers beneath the family mansion at 891 Riverside Drive — only to be taken captive by a shadowy figure from the past.

Escape Clause by John Sandford: Two large, and very rare, Amur tigers have vanished from their cage at the Minnesota Zoo, and authorities are worried sick that they’ve been stolen for their body parts. Traditional Chinese medicine prizes those parts for home remedies, and people will do extreme things to get what they need. Some of them are a great deal more extreme than others.

Manitou Canyon by William Kent Krueger: When a man camping in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness goes missing, and the official search ends with no recovery in sight, Cork is asked by the man’s family to stay on the case. And when Cork goes missing as well, his family struggles to uncover the mystery behind the disappearances, while racing against an oncoming winter storm.

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult: Two white supremacists and don’t want Ruth, a black nurse, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but the baby later goes into cardiac distress when Ruth is on duty. She hesitates before rushing to perform CPR. When her indecision ends in tragedy, Ruth finds herself on trial, represented by a public defender who warns against bringing race into a courtroom.