New Books

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind by Biz Stone

New July Nonfiction

Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind By Biz Stone Summary:  Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, discusses the power of creativity and how to harness it, through stories from his remarkable life and career. From GQ ‘s “Nerd of the Year” to one of Time ‘s most influential people in […]

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Jupiter War by Neal Asher

New July Books

Jupiter War  -  The Owner, Book 3 By Neal Asher Summary:  War threatens to destroy Earth’s last hope in the final installment of the Owner trilogy! Alan Saul is now part human and part machine. He craves the stars, yet his human side still controls him; he can’t leave his to sister die. He must […]

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A Fall of Marigolds book cover

New Large Print in July

The Library added some really wonderful new Large Print books last month.  Here are a couple that we think you’ll really enjoy!  To see all Large Print received in July, just click HERE. September 1911. On Ellis Island in New York Harbor, nurse Clara Wood cannot face returning to Manhattan, where the man she loved […]

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Making Masterpiece book cover

June’s New Large Print

As summer finally arrived, some great new large print books arrived at the Library.  Below are just two of these titles, but you can view the whole list HERE. The Emmy Award-winning producer of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre reveals the secrets to Downton Abbey,  Sherlock,  and its other hit programs. For more than twenty-five years and counting, […]

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New Life, No Instructions by Gail Caldwell

New June Nonfiction

New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir By Gail Caldwell Summary:  Pulitizer Prize winner Gail Caldwell pens a memoir on how seemingly faint winds can blow us wildly off course; on how spending time with a beloved animal can benefit our basic humanity; and on what it means to overcome, at middle age, a multitude of […]

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Elementary: All-New Tales of the Elemental Masters

New June Fiction

Elementary: All-New Tales of the Elemental Masters Edited by Mercedes Lackey Summary:  A second anthology of new stories set in the universe of Lackey’s Elemental Masters alternate-reality Edwardian London features magically gifted individuals whose stories are loosely based on classic fairy tales and includes contributions by leading genre authors. Contents:  Fire-Water / Samuel Conway — […]

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Carnal Curiosity by Stuart Woods book cover

May’s New Large Print!

The Library received some wonderful new titles in Large Print in May.  Here are just a couple we think you’ll enjoy, but you can view the whole list HERE.   Stone Barrington seems to have a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.  When Manhattan’s elite are beset by a series […]

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The Confidence Code by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman

New May Nonfiction

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know By Katty Kay and Claire Shipman Summary:  Working women today are better educated and more well qualified than ever before. Yet men still predominate in the corporate world. In The Confidence Code, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay argue that the key […]

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The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

New May Fiction

The Goblin Emperor By Katherine Addison Summary:  The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant from the Imperial Court and the deadly intrigue that suffuses it. But when his father and three sons in line for the throne are killed in an ‘accident,’ he has no choice but […]

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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd

New April Nonfiction

It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens By Danah Boyd Summary:  What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens’ lives? In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens’ […]

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