Adult

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

New Fiction...

The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat Secrets Over Sweet Tea The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore ~ Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat is home away from home for an inseparable Plainview, Indiana, trio. Dubbed “the Supremes” by high school pals in the tumultuous 1960s, they weather life’s storms together for the next four decades.

Secrets Over Sweet Tea by Denise Hildreth Jones ~ As the lives of a boisterous pastor’s wife, polished news anchor, and beleaguered divorce attorney intersect in the tree-lined streets of Franklin, Tennessee, scandal threatens to topple their carefully constructed worlds. Read more

New Suspense...

The Burning AirThe Burning Air by Erin Kelly ~ a stranger has been exacting vengeance upon the family for years without their ever knowing.  

Dark Tide by Elizabeth Haynes ~ a woman caught in an underworld of corruption and murder...

The Russian Donation: Dr. Hoffmann's First Case by Christoph Spielberg ~ when a former patient shows up dead by causes unknown, Hoffmann signs a death certificate that may be his own
 

 

Looking for new Christian Fiction to read?

When Jesus WeptWhen Jesus Wept by Bodie & Brock Thoene ~ The first novel in The Jerusalem Chronicles series by bestselling authors Bodie and Brock Thoene, unfolds the turbulent times in Judea during Jesus' ministry, centering on the friendship between Jesus and Lazarus. 
The Sky Beneath My Feet by Lisa Samson ~ Beth's husband won't be joining the family on vacation at the beach this year. He's not even joining them in the house. Instead, Rick has holed up alone in the backyard shed. Nobody knows exactly what he's up to. Maybe he's immersing himself in prayer. Maybe he's lost his mind. Maybe he's even the modern-day prophet or the saint the neighborhood artist imagines him to be. But while "St. Rick" waits for an epiphany, Beth will have to figure out what to do with herself and their teenage sons, possibly for the rest of her life.
The Fisherman’s Testament by Cesar Vidal ~ Now making its first-ever appearance in English, this award-winning, meticulously researched Spanish bestseller transports readers back to ancient Rome ... to a culture far removed from ours yet with striking similarities ... and a time of tumultuous upheaval where the stakes are high for followers of Christ. Read more

Looking for a new Fantasy to read?

Bloodfire QuestBloodfire Quest: the Dark Legacy of Shannara by Terry Brooks ~ the adventure that started in Wards of Faerie takes a thrilling new turn.
Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs ~ Mercy Thompson series, Book 7
Midnight Blue-Light Special by Seanan McGuire ~ InCryptid series, Book 2

 

 

New Mysteries...

Night Moves

Night Moves by Randy Wayne White ~ Both Doc Ford and his friend Tomlinson have buried secrets. Now one of those secrets is about to come alive—with a vengeance. While trying to solve one of Florida’s most profound secrets, Doc Ford is the target of a murder attempt by someone who wants to make it look like an accident. Or is the target actually Tomlinson? Whatever the answer, the liveaboards and fishing guides at Dinkin’s Bay on Sanibel Island are becoming increasingly nervous—and wary—after a near-poisoning, a plane crash, and an explosion make it apparent that Ford and Tomlinson are dangerous companions.

More new mysteries:
The Book of Killowen by Erin Hart 
The Family Way by Rhys Bowen  
 

Looking for a new Romance to read?

If You Give a Rake a RubyIf You Give a Rake a Ruby by Shana Galen
Killing Time by Cindy Gerard
Edge of Dawn by Lara Adrian 
The Heart of a Hero by Janet Chapman
Perfect Timing by Catherine Anderson
A Shot of Sultry by Macy Beckett
Star Crossed by Jennifer Echols

 

Looking for new Fiction to read?

Calling Me HomeCalling Me Home by Julie Kibler ~ interweaves the story of a heartbreaking, forbidden love in 1930s Kentucky with an unlikely modern-day friendship.
more new fiction:
The Wanting by Michael Lavigne 
Benediction by Kent Haruf 
The Good House by Ann Leary   

 

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

The Best ManThe Best Man by Kristan Higgins ~ Faith Holland left her hometown after being jilted at the altar. Now a little older and wiser, she's ready to return to the Blue Heron Winery, her family's vineyard, to confront the ghosts of her past, and maybe enjoy a glass of red. After all, there's some great scenery there….

Like Levi Cooper, the local police chief—and best friend of her former fiancé. There's a lot about Levi that Faith never noticed, and it's not just those deep green eyes. The only catch is she's having a hard time forgetting that he helped ruin her wedding all those years ago. If she can find a minute amidst all her family drama to stop and smell the rosé, she just might find a reason to stay at Blue Heron, and finish that walk down the aisle.

more new titles...
Bungalow Nights by Christie Ridgway 
A Good Man by J. J. Murray   

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

Bad Blood

Bad Blood by Dana Stabenow ~ Stabenow's latest finds Kate Shugak entangled in a bitter tribal rivalry and murder.

The Sound of Broken Glass by Deborah Crombie ~ Scotland Yard detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are on the case in a captivating mystery that blends a murder from the past with a powerful danger in the present.


 

Oscar nominated movies

The 2013 Academy Awards ceremonies are over and the awards have been awarded!  DVDs of movies that were nominated for or that did win some type of Academy Award (not just for best picture) in our collection as of now include: Beasts of the Southern Wild, Skyfall, Moonrise Kingdom, Snow White and the Huntsman, Brave, Paranorman, Read more