New Reads

Call, email, or head into St. Edward Public Library to check out one of our featured titles.

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The Darling Dahlias & the Cucumber Tree

by Susan Wittig Albert

Set in Depression-era Alabama, the small town of Darling has it’s share of secrets,scandals and mysteries. The ladies of the Darling Dahlias Garden Club will have their hands full solving the mysteries that crop up around them. Albert is very skillful at capturing the atmosphere of the 1930’s in her settings and characters.


The Institute

by Stephen King

The story of Luke Ellis, a child with extranormal abilities who, after being taken from his Minneapolis home, is held prisoner along with many others while their ruthless captors seek to exploit the force of their exceptional gifts, by any necessary method.Luke must find a way to get out and get help, even though no one has ever escaped from the Institute.


The Winter Army

by Maurice Isserman

Isserman chronicles the saga of the 10th Mountain Division of WWII. The 10thMountain Division was a mix of Ivy League students, park rangers, Olympic skiers and European refugees who formed the US Army’s first alpine fighting force and led the Allies to victory in Italy against the Nazi’s more experienced Alpini soldiers.


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