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!

Here are several new titles we have added to the cloudLibrary collection.  There is a mix of brand new books and some older books; nonfiction as well as fiction.

AUDIO & EBOOKS

Red Widow by Alma Katsu (Mar 2021)

Recruited by the CIA’s Chief of the Russian Division amid rumors of a department mole, former Moscow Field Station handler Lyndsey Duncan teams up with a murdered director’s widow to expose a life-threatening web of secrets.

Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage by Anne Lamott (Mar 2021)

Anne Lamott explores the tough questions that many of us grapple with. How can we recapture the confidence we once had as we stumble through the dark times that seem increasingly bleak? Drawing from her own experiences, Lamott shows us the intimate and human ways we can adopt to move through life’s dark places and toward the light of hope that still burns ahead for all of us.

Double Jeopardy by Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington series #57 (Mar 2021)

Barrington launches an investigation in coastal Maine, where he confronts high-connected and well-funded family enemies hiding in plain sight among the region’s stately houses and private clubs.

Excellent Women by Barbara Pym (1952)

A subtle comedy about life and its complications chronicles the experiences of spinster Mildred Lathbury, who tends to become involved in other people’s affairs, set in England during the 1950s.

AUDIOBOOKS

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katrina Bivald (2016)

Sara traveled from Sweden to meet her pen pal, Amy in Broken Wheel, Iowa. When she arrives, she finds that Amy had died. Sara decides to start a bookstore in honor of her friend’s memory. But she makes some unconventional choices that could force a lot of secrets into the open and change things for everyone in town.

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country by Amanda Gorman (Mar 2021)

As the youngest poet to deliver the inaugural poet, Gorman captivated the nation and brought hope to viewers around the globe.  Narrated by the poet.

 

Super Host by Kate Russo (Feb 2021)

Renting out his West London home in the wake of marital and career setbacks, an award-winning artist rediscovers his sense of purpose through relationships with a lonely American, a tortured fellow artist and a cautiously optimistic divorcee.

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro (2015)

As the wars that have ravaged Britain fade into the past, Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, set out on a journey to find the son they have not seen in years, and are joined in their travels by a Saxon warrior, his orphaned charge, and a knight.

Party of Two by Jasmine Guillory, Wedding Dates series #5 (2020)

Going against her better judgement, LA lawyer Olivia Monroe secretly starts dating a hotshot junior senator until their romance is made public and her life falls under intense media scrutiny, jeopardizing everything.

River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey (2017)

In an alternate 1890s America, feral hippos have overrun the Mississippi bayou and it is up to Winslow Houndstooth and his motley crew to hunt them down and bring them under control. 

 

EBOOKS

Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting  by Lisa Genova (Mar 2021)

Fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories, from the Harvard-trained neuroscientist.

Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolbert (Feb 2021)

Kolbert investigates the immense challenges humanity faces as we scramble to reverse, in a matter of decades, the effects we’ve had on the atmosphere, the oceans, the world’s forests and rivers – on the very topography of the globe. 

Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine by Olivia Campbell (Mar 2021)

Complete history of three pioneering women — Elizabeth Blackwell, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Sophia Jex-Blake—who, despite countless obstacles, earned medical degrees and paved the way for other women to do the same.

Life’s Edge: Searching for What it Means to be Alive by Carl Zimmer (Mar 2021)

The New York Times “Matter” columnist investigates the science community’s conflicting views on what it actually means to be alive as demonstrated by laboratory attempts to recreate life and the examples of particularly remarkable life forms.

The Sentence is Death by Anthony Horowitz, Daniel Hawthorne mystery #2 (2019)

Detective Daniel Hawthorne and his literary sidekick risk their lives to expose dangerous secrets while investigating the murder of a celebrity divorce lawyer and teetotaler who was bludgeoned to death with an expensive bottle of wine.

A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life and Epic Journey of the World’s Smartest Birds of Prey by Jonathan Meiburg (Mar 2021)

Introduces readers to the remarkable world of the caracaras social bird of prey, discussing how the species baffled Darwin and why it has remained confined to a small South American region.

Every Vow You Break by Peter Swanson (Mar 2021)

A bride’s dream honeymoon with her beloved millionaire groom is upended by the appearance of an obsessive one-night stand who would claim her for himself.

Silence is a Sense by Layla AlAmmar (Mar 2021)

A woman sits in her apartment in an unnamed English city, absorbed in watching the dramas of her neighbors through their windows. Traumatized into muteness after a long, devastating trip from war-torn Syria to the UK, she believes that she wants to sink deeper into isolation, moving between memories of her absent boyfriend and family and her homeland, dreams, and reality. At the same time, she begins writing for a magazine under the pseudonym “the Voiceless,” trying to explain the refugee experience without sensationalizing it–or revealing anything about herself.

The Cooking Gene: A Journey through African-American Culinary History in the Old South by Michael W. Twitty (2017)

Food blogger (Afroculinaria), Judaic studies scholar, and Southerner Michael Twitty connects family history with food and culture in this wide-ranging — and often mouth-watering — study. Primarily a narrative cultural history that examines slavery, race relations, soul food, and even kosher cooking, The Cooking Gene includes recipes that Twitty extensively researched and personally tested.

The Golem and the Jinni by Helen Wecker (2013)

After her creator dies en route to America, Chava, a golem from a Polish shtetl, must navigate the streets of 1899 New York City by herself — her only ally is a rabbi unsure whether to destroy her, or allow her to fulfill her destiny as the harbinger of destruction. Ahmad, a jinni from Syria’s deserts has been released from his thousand-year-old glass bottle by a tinsmith but has little intention of remaining a metalworker, despite his uncanny talent for it. Chava and Ahmad meet and discover that they’re soul mates, but a dangerous adversary threatens their future.

Sunflower Sisters by Martha Hall Kelly, Caroline Ferriday novel #3 (Mar 2021)

Union nurse Georgeanna Woolsey, an ancestor of Caroline Ferriday, travels with her sister to Gettysburg, where they cross paths with a slave-turned-army conscript and her cruel plantation mistress.

Her Dark Lies by J. T. Ellison (Mar 2021)

Disregarding messages from an anonymous texter who claims her fiance is not the man he pretends to be, Claire travels to Italy for her destination wedding before harrowing discoveries and accidents expose ominous family secrets.

 

Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld (2005)

During the late 1980s, fourteen-year-old Lee Fiora leaves behind her close-knit, middle-class Indiana family to enroll in an elite co-ed boarding school in Massachusetts, becoming a shrewd observer of, and eventually a participant in, their rituals and customs.

Surviving Savannah by Patti Callahan Henry (Mar 2021)

Savannah history professor Everly Winthrop is shocked by what she discovers when asked to guest-curate a new museum collection focusing on artifacts recovered from the sinking of the steamship Pulaski in 1838.

 

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