The age of light by Whitney Scharer. Chronicles the tumultuous working and romantic relationships of photographer Man Ray and model-turned-photographer Lee Miller in early 1930s Paris.
As long as we both shall live by JoAnn Chaney. A masterful examination of a marriage gone very wrong, a marriage with lots of secrets….
Big bang by David Bowman. Set in the 1950s, this epic presents a brilliant and wholly original take on the years leading up to the Kennedy assassination.
Connections in death by J.D. Robb. Eve Dallas fights to save the innocent – and serve justice to the guilty – on the streets of New York.
The dead ex by Jane Corry. One man’s disappearance throws four women’s lives into chaos – who will survive?
Death by chocolate malted milkshake by Sara Graves. Lively characters, an intricate plot, and enticing descriptions of Down East Maine make this cozy mystery a winner.
The dreamers by Karen Walker. An ordinary town is transformed by a mysterious illness that triggers perpetual sleep.
Forget you know me by Jessica Strawser. A video call between friends captures a shocking incident no one was supposed to see. The secrets it exposes threaten to change their lives forever.
Fugitive Red by Jason Starr. Love on the internet gone wrong when a man tries a dating app but discovers a murdered dead woman instead of a live one.
The girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib. A haunting portrait of a young woman’s struggle with anorexia on an intimate journey to reclaim her life.
Good riddance by Elinor Lipman. One woman’s trash – a high school yearbook with annotations added through the years – becomes another woman’s treasure, with deliriously entertaining results.
The hiding place by C.J. Tudor. A teacher with a hidden agenda returns to settle scores at a school he once attended, only to uncover a darker secret than he could have imagined.
Judgment by Joseph Finder. A thriller about a female judge and the one personal misstep that could lead to her – and her family’s – downfall.
The lost girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff. A story of friendship and courage centered around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II.
New Iberia Blues by James Lee Burke. The shocking death of a young woman leads Detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia, and the backwoods of Louisiana.
The night agent by Matthew Quirk. To find a Russian mole in the White House, an FBI agent must question everything…and trust no one.
The red address book by Sofia Lundberg. 96 year old Doris writes down the memories of her eventful life a she pages through her decades-old address book. But the most profound moment of her life is still to come…
The ruin of kings by Jenn Lyons. A jaw-dropping, action-packed story of betrayal, greed, and grand-scale conspiracy. Virtually un-put-down-able.
The rule of law by John Lescroart. Attorney Dismas Hardy is called to defend the least likely suspect of his career: his longtime, trusted assistant who is suddenly being charged as an accessory to murder.
The stranger inside by Laura Benedict. What if you came home to find a stranger living in your home and everyone around you seems to think it is ok?
That Churchill woman by Stephanie Barron. The life and loves of one of history’s most remarkable women – Winston Churchill’s scandalous American mother, Jennie Jerome.
Turning point by Danielle Steel. Four American trauma doctors face difficult choices when they join a mass-casualty training program in Paris.
Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal. In this one of a kind retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in modern-day Pakistan, Alys Binat has sworn never to marry – until an encounter with one Mr. Darsee at a wedding makes her reconsider.
Untouchable by Jayne Ann Krentz. A man’s quest to find answers for those who are haunted by the past leads him deeper into the shadows.
BlacKkKlansman (2018) starring John David Washington and Adam Driver
The wife (2018) starring Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce
Castle Rock (2018) starring Sissy Spacek, Bill Skarsgard, and Scott Glenn
The old man and the gun (2018) starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek
Halloween (2018) starring Jamie Lee Curtis
American Horror Story: Asylum (2012) starring Jessica Lange and James Cromell
Ant-man (2015) starring Paul Rudd
Adrift (2108) starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin
NEW MUSIC CDs
This one’s for you too by Luke Combs
A star is born (soundtrack) by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
2019 Grammy nominees
Dua Lipa (Complete edition) by Dua Lipa
An Arabian journey by Levison Wood. The author takes us along on a complex expedition: a circumnavigation of the Arabian Peninsula. This is a thrilling personal journey and a skillful piece of cultural reportage.
The art of the con by Anthony Amore. The most notorious fakes, frauds, and forgeries in the art world.
Creating compassionate kids by Shauna Tominey. Young children can surprise us with tough questions. This essential guide teaches us how to answer them and foster compassion along the way.
The end of ice by Dahr Jamail. This book will help readers understand how ecosystems have been affected by climate change and how inaction has potentially doomed further generations.
The feather thief by Kirk Johnson. Beauty, obsession, and the natural history heist of the century.
One-day room makeovers by Martin Amado. How to get the designer look for less with three easy steps.
The fire this time by Jesmyn Ward. A new generation speaks about race.
Hidden America by Jeanne Laskas. From coal miners to cowboys, an extraordinary exploration of the unseen people who make this country work.
How does it feel to be a problem? by Moustafa Bayoumi. A look at how young Arab and Muslim Americans are forging lives for themselves in a country that often mistakes them for the enemy.
If we can keep it by Michael Tomasky. A game-changing account of the deep roots of political polarization in America, including an audacious 14 point plan for how to fix it.
Maid by Stephanie Land. Work, low pay, and a mother’s will to survive.
Merchants of truth by Jill Abramson. The business of news and the fight for facts: this is a definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade.
No beast so fierce by Dane Huckelbridge. American Sniper meets Jaws in this true account of the deadliest animal of all time, the Champawat Tiger – responsible for killing more than 400 humans in northern India and Nepal in the first decade of the 20th century – and the legendary hunter who finally brought it down.
Parkland by Dave Cullen. This offers an intimate, deeply moving account of the extraordinary teenage survivors who became activist and pushed back against the NRA and feckless Congressional leaders – inspiring millions to join their grassroots #neveragain movement.
Women rowing north by Mary Pipher. How to navigate life’s currents and flourish as we age.
All you need is love by John Lennon
Donkey egg by Janet Stevens
Dreamland by Noah Klocek
Ear by Piret Raud
Epic adventures of Huggie & Stick by Drew Daywalt
Found by Jeff Newman
Gingerbread Man & the leprechaun loose at school by Laura Murray
Good egg by Jory John
Hands up by Breanna J. McDaniel
Harold Snipperpot’s best disaster ever by Beatrice Alemagna
Hip-hop Lollipop by Susan McElroy Montanari
I love you more than by Taye Diggs
Little Brown by Marla Frazee
Love Z by Jessie Sima
Lucia the luchadora & the million masks by Cynthia Leonor Garza
Mary wears what she wants by Keith Negley
Me and my fear by Francesca Sanna
Niblet & Ralph by Zachariah Ohora
No boring stories by Julie Falatko
Perfect by Max Amato
Say something by Peter H. Reynolds
Spectacular spring by Bruce Goldstone
Squirrel’s family tree by Beth Ferry
Steve goes to Carnival by Joshua Button
The truth about elephants by Maxwell Eaton III
The very last castle by Travis Jonker
When sadness is at your door by Eva Eland
BEGINNING CHAPTER BOOKS
A gift for Goose by Tad Hills
The hair book by Graham Tether
Call of the wraith by Kevin Sands
Beavers by Rachel Poliquin
Different families by Steffi Cavell-Clarke
DK findout! Universe by Giles Sparrow
DK findout! Space Travel by Jerry Stone
Maker lab outdoors: 25 super cool projects : build, invent, create, discover by Jack Challoner
Renegade women in film & TV by Elizabeth Weitzman
A round of robins by Katie Hesterman
Secret engineer: how Emily Roebling built the Brooklyn Bridge by Rachel Dougherty
Seeing stars: a complete guide to the 88 constellations by Sara Gillingham
Snowman – cold = puddle by Laura Purdie Salas
Charlie and the chocolate factory with Johnny Depp
Ella enchanted with Anne Hathaway
Enchanted with Amy Adams
Fancy Nancy: Volume 1
Goosebumps 2 with Wendi McLendon-Covey
How to train your dragon 1 and 2 with Jay Baruchel
LEGO Jurassic world : The secret exhibit
Mary Poppins with Julie Andrews
Paw Patrol : Pups save Puplantis
Pegasus : pony with a broken wing with Jonathan Silverman
Fireworks with Suzu Hirose
Kung Fu Panda with Jack Black
Peppa Pig: When I grow up
Notes from Booklist, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, and New York Times Book Review.