Happy Earth Day 2019!

Happy Earth Day! Check out our new and essential books on everything from climate change to fracking: LOSING EARTH: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich “Rich, a novelist (KING ZENO, 2018) and journalist, turns his widely discussed 2018 investigation for the New York Times Magazine into an exceedingly well-written history of the early political battles […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

Whether young or young at heart, these adult books are great for readers of all ages! HOUSEGIRL by Michael Donkor One of Library Journal’s Best Summer 2018 Debuts! Three adolescents—two Ghanaian “housegirls” and the daughter of wealthy immigrants—must come to terms with themselves and the secrets they have kept from each other in this powerful debut novel. […]

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July 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

July 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

Here’s our updated Edelweiss collection of this month’s bestsellers and recently released titles, perfect for collection development! Here are some of the top titles for July 2018: Bestsellers: I SEE LIFE THROUGH ROSÉ COLORED GLASSES: True Stories and Confessions by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella A GATHERING OF SECRETS by Linda Castillo STAY HIDDEN by […]

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July 2018 Nonfiction

July 2018 Nonfiction

Check out our great new nonfiction titles available this month—then make sure they get checked out at your library! CITY OF DEVILS: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai by Paul French Two starred reviews! “Drugs, gambling, vice, and banditry power China’s seaport mecca in this rollicking true crime saga. French’s two-fisted […]

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Friday Reads: Superstars

Friday Reads: Superstars

Weekend, here we come with these multi-starred #FridayReads in tow: THE MERE WIFE by Maria Dahvana Headley “Headley’s fourth novel is a stunner: a darkly electric reinterpretation of Beowulf that upends its Old English framework to comment on the nature of heroes and how we ‘other’ those different from ourselves. A strange tale told with […]

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