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Audio & Ebooks

Midnight Library by Matt Haig (Sept 2020)

Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived if you had made a different choice. What if you had the chance to go to the library and see for yourself? Engaging science fiction.

The Charmed Wife by Olga Grushin  (Jan 2021)

Thirteen years after marrying Prince Charming and having two children, a dissatisfied Cinderella sneaks out to obtain the services of a witch known to provide love potions to disgruntled housewives, but instead of rekindled romance, she wants her husband dead. Fantasy fiction.

The Push by Ashley Audrain (Jan 2021)

Blythe Connor is determined that she will be the mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had. But then Blythe becomes convinced that something is wrong with her daughter– Or is it all in Blythe’s head? Psychological suspense.

A Promised Land by Barack Obama (Nov 2020)

A deeply personal account of history in the making–from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy. Memoir.

The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr. (Jan 2021)

Two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation find refuge in each other while transforming a quiet shed into a haven for their fellow slaves, before an enslaved preacher declares their bond sinful. Culturally diverse historical fiction.

Ebooks

Twenty by James Grippando, Jack Swyteck novel #17 (Jan 2021)

A nightmarish shooting at their daughter’s school finds Swyteck and his law-enforcement officer wife investigating a chief suspect’s alleged ties to Al Qaeda amid growing anti-Muslim fervor. Intricately plotted thriller.

Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson (Jan 2021)

Born on a plantation but set apart from the others by her mother’s position as a medicine woman, a young slave is forced to leave home at eighteen and unexpectedly finds herself in an infamously cruel jail. Moving historical fiction.

At the Edge of the Haight by Katherine Seligman (Jan 2021)

When Maddy Donaldo, a homeless woman who has made a family of sorts in the dangerous spaces of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, witnesses the murder of a young homeless boy and is seen by the perpetrator, her relatively stable life is upended. Thoughtful coming of age story.

The Wrong Alibi by Christina Dodd (Dec 2020)

Sentenced to life in prison for a murder she did not commit, 18-year-old Evelyn escapes and works under an alias at a wilderness camp, where her chance at revenge is complicated by a former employer’s mysterious connections.  Intricately plotted thriller.

Squeeze Me by Carl Hiaasen (Aug 2020)

When a high-society dowager murdered at the height of Palm Beach’s charity gala season is declared a political martyr by the colorful president she supported, a talented wildlife wrangler uncovers the truth amid the discovery of a controversial affair. Satirical crime fiction, offbeat.

Land: How Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World by Simon Winchester (Jan 2021)

Explores the concept of land ownership and how it has shaped history, examining how people fight over, steward, and occasionally share land, and what humanity’s proprietary relationship with land means for the future.  Engaging nonfiction.

The Divines by Ellie Eaton (Jan 2021)

Piecing together memories from her teen years at an elite English boarding school, Josephine gradually exposes a violent secret behind why the once-prestigious institution abruptly closed in disgrace. Haunting coming of age story.

Beneficence by Meredith Hall (Jan 2021)

In the years after World War II, the Senter family built an Eden-like life on their isolated dairy farm in rural Maine. When tragedy strikes, the close-knit family is shattered. Each must fight the isolation of their own grief and guilt as they attempt to reclaim some semblance of their old life-if they can. Character-driven historical fiction. Chosen as the January book for the Maine Public “All Books Considered” Book Club.

The Fortunate Ones  by Ed Tarkington (Jan 2021)

Exposed to the privileges and depravity of wealth when his mother’s connections gain him entry into an elite Nashville boarding school, Charlie faces a difficult choice years later while supporting a friend’s morally questionable political campaign.  Bittersweet literary fiction with a strong sense of place.

West End Girls by Jenny Colgan (Jan 2021)

The new bestseller from Jenny Colgan, about two girls trying to find fame and fortune in London. Relationship fiction

The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard (Jan 2021)

Exploited by the white family that took him in as a servant 15 years earlier, a Black orphan becomes tragically enraged by how his employers mindlessly profit from the talents of a hired Black cook. Thought-provoking historical fiction.

The Ballad of Hattie Taylor by Susan Anderson (Jan 2021)

It’s a new era for Hattie. In the small but bustling town of Mattawa, turn-of-the-century Oregon offers a new kind of frontier: a vast and exciting range of possibilities for women–to a point. It’s a time for change, and no one is more eager to embrace new roads than self-proclaimed black sheep Hattie Taylor. Historical romance.

Walking with Ghosts: A Memoir by Gabriel Byrne (Jan 2021)

The celebrated Irish actor traces his life growing up in the outskirts of Dublin, his failed attempt to become a priest, his initial introduction to acting, and his forty-year career in film and theater. Engaging memoir.

A Lie Someone Told you about Yourself by Peter Ho Davies (Jan 2021)

A family grapples with the decision to terminate a pregnancy after receiving catastrophic test results and must deal with questions that reverberate down the years. Thoughtful, spare writing style.

Trio by William Boyd (Jan 2021)

A film location in 1968 Brighton is riotously upended by a scandalous intelligence investigation into the secret lives and loves of a novelist, an actress and a movie producer. Quirky and offbeat.

The Center of Everything by Jamie Harrison (Jan 2021)

While recovering from a traumatic head injury, Polly Schuster struggles to find her way through one chaotic week in July when her entire extended family descends upon the bucolic town of Livingston, Montana for their annual gathering.  Complex historical fiction with a strong sense of place.

American Traitor by Brad Taylor, Pike Logan thriller #15 (Jan 2021)

Pike Logan is on the desperate hunt for a man who is about to betray his country—and ignite a horrific new world war. Action-packed thriller.

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