New Fiction

A new teacher at a prestigious boarding school quickly learns that behind the school’s veneer lies an impenetrable, starkly traditional culture, and secret circumstances surround the departure of her predecessor. 

Relive the sensuality, the romance, and the drama of Fifty Shades Freed through the thoughts, reflections, and dreams of Christian Grey. Can Christian overcome the nightmares of his childhood and the torments of his youth, and save himself?

Investigating a murder, Daniel Pitt  finds his path blocked by officials at every turn, his investigation so unwelcome that even his father, Special Branch head Thomas Pitt, receives a chilling warning from a powerful source.

A heroic rescue of a U.S. Senator from assassination is just the start of a mystery for Bell, who suspects that the would-be assassins have a much larger and more dangerous agenda.

A peaceful Welsh village is thrown into turmoil when a terrified boy stumbles on a body in a nearby river. With little to go on, the village police turn to Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge for help

When an actress is cast to play an aviatress who disappeared trying to circle the globe, the two women’s fates–and their hunger for self-determination in vastly different geographies and times– collide.

When Jack Ryan Jr. hastens to help a woman and her young son, he finds himself the target of trained killers. Alone and outgunned in Israel, Jack will have to use all his skills to protect the life of the child.

When Peter Barrington and Ben Bacchetti come under threat while working at a film festival abroad, Teddy Fay is lured to the glittering city of Macau to resolve the problem.

A British writer in Venice meets a young fan eager to befriend her favorite author at all costs, resulting in a complicated web of desperate friendship, half-truths, and white lies that lead to a choice impossible to undo.

New Nonfiction Titles

Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits.

Casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road forming a growing community of aging migrant laborers. Bruder hits the road to get to know this traveling community intimately.

Royal, Nebraska, population eighty-one–where the church, high school, and post office each stand abandoned, but for nearly twenty years, they had a zoo: seven acres that rose from local peculiarity to key tourist attraction to devastating tragedy.

A riveting history of the momentous Friendship 7 space flight that put America back into the space race.

Experience cultural, culinary delights, and attractions with the guidance of a Local.

Leonnig interviewed countless current and former agents who risked their careers to speak out about an agency that’s broken and in desperate need of a reform.

This dual memoir weaves together their lives Willie and his sister Bobbie experienced them both side-by-side and apart with stories from growing up, playing music, and the trials of  adulthood.

The astonishing true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of 23 comrades-in-arms.

You’ll learn how to work a variety of intermittent fasting approaches into your life, no matter what your circumstances or schedule.

New Fiction

After Jenny’s college roommate Beth goes missing and is then found, Jenny finds herself in the crosshairs of a criminal bent on revenge.

Fitness instructor Adrian begins to receive death threats veiled in vicious rhymes. Year after year, they keep arriving – until the murders start, and the escalation begins.

Exiled to guard a remote radar post along Alaska’s Arctic Frontier, Nicholas Flynn is ordered to find a missing stealth bomber  and prevent a potential nuclear holocaust.

When Shane and Eva meet unexpectedly at a literary event, sparks fly, raising not only their past buried traumas, but the eyebrows of New York’s Black literati.

Piper Moonlight is tired of living life on the run from the remaining Fallen Branch cult members. As additional secrets come to light, those who keep them will stop at nothing to stay hidden.

Everyone knows everyone in the tiny town of Bourne, but the Mitchell triplets are especially beloved. When the first moving truck anyone’s seen in years pulls up, it unloads new residents and old secrets. 

Caroline Grant receives an unexpected bequest: to scatter her great-aunt’s ashes in Venice. Key by key, Lettie’s life of impossible love, loss, and courage unfolds as Caroline’s own journey of self-discovery begins.

A madman abducts ex-president Keating’s teenage daughter, Melanie–turning every parent’s deepest fear into a matter of national security. 

After being divorced from Joe Quinn for many years, Diane Connors abruptly returns with a secret that will not only put Eve in danger but make her choose between protecting her family and doing what is right.

New Nonfiction

Egyptian American visionary and scientist provides an intimate view of her personal transformation as she follows her calling-to humanize our technology and how we connect with one another.

Using a simple and safe strategy that requires 20 minutes a year to implement, readers will learn to take control of their investments and still have time to enjoy a leisurely life.

This delightful book provides 20 easy yet imaginative designs covering a range of animals such as cats, dogs, sheep, a hippopotamus, a fox, giraffes and an alpaca, and includes three-dimensional designs.

With practical steps to improve everything from brain health and energy to immunity and weight, Vibrant introduces readers to a new way of looking at health, as something each person can control for themselves, rather than something that happens to them.

In Beautiful Things, Hunter recounts his descent into substance abuse and his tortuous path to sobriety. The story ends with where Hunter is today–a sober married man with a new baby, finally able to appreciate the beautiful things in life.

Somewhere in the midst of online arguments and crazy politics and the ups and downs of life, we’ve lost sight of the gifts that are all around us: kindness, love, mercy, and joy. In On the Bright Side, Melanie Shankle reminds us of the unchanging principles we can count on in a changing world.

In this investigative story, first published in 1987, Terry details the chilling events, proving that Berkowitz was an affiliate of, and triggerman for, a Satanic cult known as the Process Church of the Final Judgment. 

O’Reilly and co-author Martin Dugard trace the brutal history of 20th Century organized crime in the United States, and expertly plumb the history of this nation’s most notorious serial robbers, conmen, murderers, and especially, mob family bosses.

 Julia Sweig draws on Lady Bird’s own voice in her White House diaries to place her at center stage and to reveal a woman ahead of her time–and an accomplished politician in her own right.

New Fiction

A gothic horror novel for fans of ghost stories, mysteries and psychological thrillers
A historical thriller set in 1950s California. Read if you like C.J. Box, John Sandford and John Grisham.
A western mystery set in the Navajo Nation. For fans of Tony Hillerman, Craig Johnson and Alexander McCall Smith.
A young woman, stalked by a serial killer, fears she won't live to 21. Read if you like Jonathan Kellerman and Stuart Woods.
A historical mystery of gothic proportions. For fans of contemporary psychological fiction.
From two former military officers and award-winning authors. Read if you like political thrillers based on current events.
After losing her son to cancer followed by divorce, a woman sets out in search of the child she was forced to give up as a teenager.
A mystery for dog lovers everywhere. Read if you like Janet Evanovich or Bruce W. Cameron.
A historical mystery about missing children and murders in Mendocino, California. For fans of Rachel Hawkins and Lisa Gardner.

New DVDs

Based on the book The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone
The Hemingway Stories book is also available and features works presented in the film.
A beach vacation goes very wrong in this thriller starring Liana Liberto and Noah Le Groswill
A science fiction action film starring Milla Jovovich, Tony Raa and Ron Perlman
This superhero action film stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Kristin Wiig
A family fantasy drama that stars Academy Award winning actor Roberto Benigni
A historical television series starring Sofia Helin and Kyle MacLachlan
A historical drama starring Steven Yeun that earned 6 Academy Award Nominations
A bittersweet dramatic romance starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci
Tom Hanks stars alongside Helena Zengel in a historical western drama
A dramatic romance inspired by true events starring Jason Seigel, Isabella Kai and Violet McGraw
Rainn Wilson is a security guard stuck in a well who must math wits with two teenagers in this psychological thriller

New Fiction Titles

Step into the jazz age of urban Paris! For fans of historical fiction, magic realism and mysteries.
A suspense filled crime mystery for fans of David Baldacci, James Patterson and John Sandford.
A historical fiction title set in WWII England. Readers may also like When We Were Young and Brave by Hazel Gaynor
A mystery of "Why did she do it?" for fans of C.J. Box, Stuart Woods and Jeffery Deaver
One man's search for the children he's never known results in the discovery of mysterious disappearances. Read if you like Lisa Jackson or Jo Nesbo
A marine themed mystery of "Who dun' it?" featuring the characters Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers
A new suspenseful summer selection. Read if you like characters living on the lamb with a side dish of romance and sand.
John Grisham offers an inspirational story of basketball and family dedication. Yes, that John Grisham. Try if you like historical fiction and sports stories
A tale of mystery, suspense and corporate espionage. Readers may also like J.D. Robb and Iris Johansen.

New Nonfiction Books

For fans of psychology and human behavior. You may also like Thinking, Fast and Slow.
Read if you are a fan of paper crafts and art.
Read if you like personal finance and books on travel.
For fans of memoirs, current affairs and politics and art. Read if you liked A Lone Survivor or A Promised Land.
For fans of history, military science and war stories. Read if you liked The Code Breaker and other World War II stories.
For fans of self-help and inspirational stories. You may also like Originals by Adam Grant.
Read if you like American politics and current affairs. You may also like Them by Ben Sasse.
For fans of self-improvement. Read if you like books by Dave Ramsey.
For fans of politics and memoirs. Read if you liked Rage by Bob Woodward.

New DVDs

Patrons may check out three DVDs for up to three days with zero rental fees.

Fatman starring Mel Gibson
Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page by PBS American Masters
Horizon Line starring Allison Williams, Alexander Dreymon and Keith David
Let Him Go starring Ashley Judd and Kevin Costner
The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee starring Paul Hogan, Chevy Chase, and Olivia Newton-John
Promising Young Woman from visionary director Emerald Fennell starring Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham and Alison Brie
Greenland starring Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin and Scott Glenn
Fear of Rain starring Katherine Heigl, Harry Connick Jr. and Madison Iseman
Tenet starring John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki
The Undoing limited series starring Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant and Donald Sutherland
The Crown: The Complete Fourth Season starring Olivia Coleman and Tobias Menzies
Mr. Mercedes Seasons 2 & 3 starring Brendan Gleeson, Holand Taylor and Jharrel Jerome

New Fiction Titles

The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner: Sophie Whalen, a young Irish immigrant, answers a mail-order bride ad. San Francisco widower Martin Hocking proves to be as aloof as he is mesmerizingly beautiful, but his odd behavior leaves her with an uneasy feeling. Then one early-spring evening, a stranger at the door sets in motion a transforming chain of events. Sophie discovers hidden ties to two other women, whose fates intertwine on the eve of the devastating earthquake.

The City of Tears by Kate Mosse: August 1572: Minou Joubert and her husband Piet travel to Paris to attend a royal wedding which, after a decade of religious wars, is intended to finally bring peace between the Catholics and the Huguenots. Also in Paris is their oldest enemy, Vidal, in pursuit of an ancient relic that will change the course of history. Revenge and Persecution Within days of the marriage, thousands will lie dead in the street, and Minou’s family will be scattered to the four winds.

The Kaiser’s Web by Steve Berry: Two candidates are vying to become Chancellor of Germany. One is a patriot having served for the past sixteen years, the other a usurper, stoking the flames of nationalistic hate. Both harbor secrets, but only one knows the truth about the other. They are on a collision course, all turning on the events of one fateful day – April 30, 1945 – and what happened deep beneath Berlin.

Knit to be Tied by Maggie Sefton: Kelly Flynn and the Lambspun Knitters must come together before their whole town unravels. Newcomer, shy, sweet, and pregnant Nancy Marsted would like to knit a baby hat, and the Lambspun ladies are more than happy to show her the ropes. They share their own pregnancy yarns and soon learn the father of Nancy’s baby isn’t quite the man she dreamed he was. (Large Print edition)

The Burning Girls by CJ Tudor: An unconventional vicar moves to the English countryside, only to discover a community haunted by death and disappearances both past and present–and intent on keeping its dark secrets. Uncovering the truth can be deadly in a village where everyone has something to protect, everyone has links with the village’s bloody past, and no one trusts an outsider.

A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine: An alien armada lurks on the edges of space. No one can communicate with it, no one can destroy it, and Fleet Captain Nine Hibiscus is running out of options. In a desperate attempt at diplomacy with the mysterious invaders, Nine has sent for a diplomatic envoy. Now Mahit Dzmare and Three Seagrass–still reeling from the recent upheaval in the Empire–face the impossible task of trying to communicate with a hostile entity.

Chance of a Lifetime by Jude Deveraux: In 1844 Ireland, Liam O’Connor, a rogue and a thief, fell madly in love with a squire’s daughter and unwittingly altered the future. But the angels disagreed and they’ve been waiting for the right moment in time to step in. Now Liam finds himself reunited with his beloved Cora in Providence Falls, North Carolina. The angels have given Liam a task. He must make sure Cora falls in love with another man—the one she was supposed to marry before Liam interfered.

Robert Ludlum’s Treadstone Exile by Joshua hood: Former Treadstone Operative Adam Hayes finds himself at the center of a web of warring factions and high-level secrets in the second novel in the Treadstone series, the newest addition to the Robert Ludlum universe. In an action-packed, twisty showdown, Hayes must outrun the factions that are hunting him, and prevent the theft of much-needed millions from one of Africa’s poorest nations.

The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles: Paris, 1939. Young, ambitious, and tempestuous, Odile Souchet has it all including a dream job at the American Library in Paris. But when World War II breaks out, Odile stands to lose everything she holds dear – including her beloved library. Based on the true story of the American Library in Paris, The Paris Library explores the geography of resentment, the consequences of terrible choices, and how extraordinary heroism can be found in the quietest of places.

Angel Kisses by Hope Flansberg: As a child, Desiree was fascinated by God, Angels, and the power of faith. Years later when tragedy strikes, she quickly learns there is no angelic hero for her. Drowning with a bitter heart, Desiree isolates herself. After a breakdown leaves her embarrassed by her behavior, healing begins. An encounter with a helpful stranger establishes new friendships, and through the eyes of a child, mysterious messages begin to appear reminding Desiree that faith is not always seen.

The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner:  A female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to liberate women from the men who have wronged them—setting three lives across centuries on a dangerous collision course. Rule #1: The poison must never be used to harm another woman. Rule #2: The names of the murderer and her victim must be recorded in the apothecary’s register. In present-day London, Caroline finds an old apothecary vial near the river Thames and realizes she’s found a link to the unsolved “apothecary murders” that haunted London over two centuries ago.