What’s New for January 2019
For readers who try to find the secrets of love and “what could have been” within the pages of their chosen books will enjoy Brass by Xhenet Aliu. Set in a defunct factory town in Connecticut, this novel explores the choices made by two women. The first being a young and pregnant Elsie, who wonders if the father of her unborn child loves her, and seventeen-years later, her daughter Luljeta who decides to discover the truth about the father she never knew. Check it out for a moving read!
What could be better than combining recipes with stories about your favorite cook, otherwise known as your mom? Rick Bragg has penned such a book entitled The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table. Chock-full of home-style recipes and anecdotes about his mother and her food sense, this book is sure to please cooks and non-cooks alike. Check it out for an absorbing read!
For middle-school-aged readers, the Library has Tank & Fizz books by Liam O’Donnell and Mike Deas. Tank is a technology-tinkering troll and Fizz is a goblin detective. Together the two solve mysteries of escaped slime, missing wizards-in-training, a stolen crown that keep a dragon from eating everyone and battling robots. Check them out for a suspenseful read!
From the imaginative mind of Mo Willems comes a Pigeon book entitled Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Pigeon wants to drive a bus when the driver has to leave for a few minutes but he cannot seem to talk anyone into letting him do it. Check it out for a fun read!