Memorial/Honor Donations (August 2022)
Donation given in memory of Judith Welton Feinberg by the Feinberg Family Trust.
Donation given in honor/memory of those who attended Burch School (Hardy County, WV) by the Burch School Alumni.
“Fairy Tale” by Stephen King (Reg. Print, Audiobook) – When a 17-year-old boy inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war, the stakes could not be higher – for that world or ours.
“Captive” (Eve Duncan; 29) by Iris Johansen (Reg. Print, Lg. Print, Audiobook) – Eve Duncan’s daughter Jane MacGuire seems to have found a perfect life with Seth Caleb – until a ruthless madman threatens to destroy it all.
“Clive Cussler’s Hellburner” (Oregon Files; 16) by Mike Maden (Reg. Print, Audiobook) – Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon must track down a nuclear torpedo before it unleashes World War III.
“Desperation in Death” (Eve Dallas; 55) by J. D. Robb (Reg. Print, Audiobook) – On a case where girls are being abducted and trained for a life of abject service, homicide detective Eve Dallas finds herself pitted against a conspiracy of exploitation and evil, but must keep her head clear if she is to get justice and take down those who prey on the innocent.
“Harvest Moon” (Riverbend Romance; 3) by Denise Hunter – When they are made guardians of their best friends’ daughter after a tragic plane crash, a divorced couple get a second chance at love.
“Hell and Back” (Walt Longmire; 18) by Craig Johnson – Sheriff Walt Longmire is pushed to the very limits of his sanity to do battle with the most dangerous adversary he’s ever faced: himself.
“Killers of a Certain Age” by Deanna Raybourn – They’ve spent their lives as the deadliest assassins in a clandestine international organization, but now that they’ve been marked for death by their own, they must turn the tables and work together to survive.
“Love Conquers All: An Amish Christmas Romance” by Linda Byler – A recent immigrant to America, now a single mother of two, and dealing with severe anxiety, an Amish widow faces a long winter of trials and heartache. When her younger daughter becomes seriously ill, she sets out on foot through the deep snow to get help. Along the way, she encounters another recent immigrant from Germany – a man who quickly becomes a great help and comfort.
“The Rising Tide: (Vera Stanhope; 10) by Ann Cleeves – For 50 years a group of friends have been meeting regularly for reunions on Holy Island, celebrating the school trip where they met, and the friend that they lost to the rising causeway tide five years later. Now, when one of them is found hanged, Vera is called in. She knows she must discover what the friends are hiding, and whether the events of many years before could have led to murder then, and now.
“Robert B. Parker’s Fallout” (Jesse Stone; 21) by Mike Lupica (Reg. Print, Audiobook) – When two seemingly unconnected mysterious deaths occur on his watch, police chief Jesse Stone must pull out all the stops to unravel the truth and stop a killer from striking again.
“A Song of Comfortable Chairs” (No. 1. Ladies’ Detective Agency; 23) by Alexander McCall Smith – Grace Makutsi encounters a pair of quandaries that will require all of her and Mma Ramotswe’s cleverness and generosity to resolve.
“Still My Forever” by Kim Vogel Sawyer – A struggling composer senses a chance to get back on track and rekindle an old flame – even if it means hiding the truth of his failures.
“I’m Glad My Mom Died” by Jennette McCurdy – McCurdy reveals her struggles as a former child actor – including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother – and how she retook control of her life.
“Dinner in One: Exceptional & Easy One-Pan Meals” by Melissa Clark – 100 all-new super-simple and incredibly delicious one-pot, one-pan, one-sheet – one-everything! – recipes.
New JR Fiction
“Project X” (Spy School; 10) by Stuart Gibbs – Superspy middle schooler Ben Ripley races against time and across state lines – traveling by car, train, boat and plane – to track Murray Hill down before Ben’s cyber enemies can find him.
“What We Saw” Mary Downing Hahn – When best friends Abbi and Skylar witness a clandestine meeting between a mysterious woman and someone in a dark van, they make it their mission to find out what’s going on. But then a local woman goes missing and is found dead in the woods, and they realize that their detective work could hold the keys to solving her murder.
New Easy Readers
“Gold” by David Shannon – Instead of making friends, 7-year-old Max Midas decides to make millions and spend it on what he loves best, gold, but one day things get lonely inside his shiny castle and Max finally learns that gold is not worth anything without friends and family by your side.
“I Am Ruby Bridges” by Ruby Bridges – Ruby Bridges tells her story as never before and shares the events of the momentous day in 1960 when, as a 6-year-old girl, she became the first Black child to integrate the all-white William Franz Elementary.
“I Have a Superpower” by Stephen Curry – A young child learns that he does not have to be the strongest, fastest, or jump the highest, but as long as he has determination and heart any goal is achievable.
“My Poet” by Patricia MacLachlan – A little girl wants to write, and one summer day she joins the poet who lives nearby to explore a town on Cape Cod. All things in the natural world, the girl discovers, bring words to the poet. Can she find the words to write her own poetry, too?