cloudLibrary allows you to read ebooks or listen to audio books on your own device — Android or Apple phones or tablets.  Here is the link to information on our website, if you are new to cloudLibrary.

Once you have installed the app, follow the prompts to choose your country, state, and library, and then enter your library bar code number. After your library card has been authenticated, you are ready to search and borrow!

NEW BOOKS

Ebooks

The Cellist by Daniel Silva, Gabriel Allon series #21

After the fatal poisoning of a Russian billionaire, art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon is led to a musical virtuoso who may hold the key to the truth as well as to secret channels of money and influence that threaten the very stability of the global order.

Appleseed by Matt Bell

Hugely ambitious in scope and theme, part speculative epic, part tech thriller, part reinvented fairy tale, Appleseed is an unforgettable meditation on climate change; corporate, civic, and familial responsibility; manifest destiny; and the myths and legends that sustain us all.

Incense and Sensibility by Sonali Dev, The Rajes series #3

The author of Recipe for Persuasion adds an Indian American twist to Jane Austen’s classic Sense and Sensibility in this delightful retelling that is a feast for the senses.

I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year by Carol Leonnig & Philip Rucker

The true story of what took place in Donald Trump’s White House during a disastrous 2020 has never before been told in full.

Audiobooks

Intimacies by Katie Kitamura

Seeking a fresh start an interpreter takes a position at the International Court at The Hague and is drawn into numerous personal dramas, including her lover’s ongoing entanglement in his marriage and her friend witnessing a random act of violence.

Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

A real-life “final girl”–the one girl always left standing at the end of a horror movie, Lynette Tarkington, who survived a massacre 22 years ago, along with five other final girls, works to overcome her past until someone becomes determined to take their lives apart again, piece by piece.

What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad

Looking at the global refugee crisis through the eyes of a child, this dramatic story follows Vanna who comes to the rescue of a 9-year-old Syrian boy who has washed up on the shores of her small island and is determined to do whatever it takes to save him.

OLDER TITLES

Ebooks

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson (1994)

Presents a tense courtroom drama, a poignant love story, and a haunting reflection on the delicate balance between the mind and heart.

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers (1940)

A quiet, sensitive girl searches for beauty in a small, but damned Southern town.

The Turner House  by Angela Flournoy (2015)

Learning after a half-century of family life that their house on Detroit’s East Side is worth only a fraction of its mortgage, the members of the Turner family gather to reckon with their pasts and decide the house’s fate.

Animals at Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey (2020)

When a young woman is tasked with safeguarding a natural history collection as it is spirited out of London during World War II, she discovers her new manor home is a place of secrets and terror instead of protection.

The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty (1980)

All forty-one stories published by the distinguished writer are brought together, displaying her insights into the American South and including her most famous work, “Death of a Traveling Salesman”.

Interpreter of Maladies: Stories by Jhumpa Lahiri (2000)

In nine stories imbued with the sensual details of Indian culture, Lahiri charts the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations.

Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie, Hercule Poirot mystery #12 (1936)

Detective Poirot becomes involved in the murder of the wife of an American archeologist at an excavation in the Iraqi desert. The woman was frightened and being cared for by a nurse. Poirot discovers that every member of the excavation team could be suspect.

Ebooks and Audiobooks

Ernie’s Ark: Stories by Monica Wood (2002)

In this collection of nine interconnected stories, the community of Abbot Falls, Maine reacts to a near-retiree’s endeavor to build an ark in his backyard, in an effort to find new meaning in life.

If you need reading recommendations, call us at 725-5242 or email helpdesk@curtislibrary.com.  We are always happy to help!