Celebrate National Library Week!


News, useful tips, and fun information from the adult librarians

Looking for Historical Fiction? Place holds now on these New Titles!

San MiguelSan Miguel by T. C. Boyle
The Unfaithful Queen by Carolly Erickson
With Blood in Their Eyes by Thomas Cobb
A Place Beyond Courage by Elizabeth Chadwick 



Looking for a new Fantasy/Science Fiction book to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Map of the SkyThe Map of the Sky by Felix J. Palma ~ "a mesmerizing novel casting H.G. Wells in a leading role, as the extraterrestrial invasion featured in The War of the Worlds is turned into a bizarre reality."
The Dirty Streets of Heaven by Tad Williams ~ "a noir fantasy series with a dark and thrilling story of Heaven and Hell battling for human souls." - Publishers Weekly


Looking for a War Story? Place holds now on these New Titles!

FobbitThe Yellow BirdsFobbit by David Abrams ~ "Darkly humorous and based on the author's own experiences in Iraq, Fobbit is a fantastic debut that shows us a behind-the-scenes portrait of the real Iraq war."
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers ~ "A novel written by a veteran of the war in Iraq, The Yellow Birds is the unforgettable story of two soldiers trying to stay alive."




Looking for a Mystery to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Buffalo Bill's Dead NowBuffalo Bill's Dead Now by Margaret Coel ~ the latest Wind River novel
Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King ~ featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Detroit Breakdown by D.E. Johnson ~ set in the Motor City



Looking for a Romance to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

From sizzling paranormal romance to inspirational romance, there's something for everyone...
Close Enough to TouchClose Enough to Touch by Victoria Dahl
The Ugly Duchess by Eloisa James
When Lightning Strikes by Brenda Novak

Unending DevotionUnending Devotion by Jody Hedlund
Courting Carolina by Janet Chapman
A Lady and Her Magic by Tammy Falkner Read more

September is Healthy Aging Month

We're all getting older. It's never too late to work on staying healthier and happier, especially with these books to help

Ageless body, timeless mind : the quantum alternative  to growing old / Deepak Chopra.
Call number:  612.68 C       

Aging as a spiritual practice : a contemplative guide to growing older and wiser / Lewis Richmond.  
Call number:  NEW 294.333 RICH                   

The Alzheimer's prevention program : keep your brain healthy for the rest of your life / Gary Small, Gigi Vorgan.
Call number:  NEW 616.831 SMAL     

Healthy aging [sound recording (CD)] : [a lifelong guide to your physical and spiritual well-being] / Andrew Weil.
Call number:  CD 612.67 WEIL     

Healthy aging : a lifelong guide to your physical and spiritual well-being / Andrew Weil.
Call number:   612.67 WEIL       Read more

Looking for a Michigan Author to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

We Sinners by Hanna PylvainenWe Sinners by Hanna Pylvainen ~ "This stunning debut novel tells the story of an unforgettable family of eleven, driven apart and bound together by their conservative faith."



Red Jack by Joseph HeywoodRed Jacket: a Lute Bapcat Mystery by Joseph Heywood ~ "A new historical mystery set in 1913, featuring rough rider turned game warden Lute Bapcat, a violent miners' strike, deadly sabotage, and the intentional destruction of wildlife."



Looking for a New Book to read? Place holds now on these New Titles!

Cat in a White Tie and Tails by Carole Nelson Douglas ~ "Midnight Louie is the funniest, hairiest, hard-boiled PI on the planet." - Janet Evanovich
The Spymasters: a Men at War novel by W.E.B. Griffin ~ "A master of the genre and a wonderful storyteller." - Charleston Post and Courier
The St. Zita Society by Ruth Rendell ~ "Unequivocally the most brilliant mystery writer of our time." - Patricia Cornwell
A Hundred Flowers by Gail Tsukiyama ~ "Tsukiyama has long been known for her emotional and detailed stories." - Lisa See

Looking for a New Fantasy to read? Place holds now on this New Title!

A Guile of Dragons: A Tournament of Shadows, Book One by James Enge
"I could read him forever and never get bored" - Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians



This is the last week of the Adult Summer Reading Program!

The Adult Summer Reading Program is almost over! The last day to turn in an entry form is Sunday, August 12th -- entering five forms makes you eligible to attend the Library Luau on Thursday, August 16th.