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New Thrillers...

Island 731Island 731 by Jeremy Robinson  ~ The high adventure of James Rollins meets the gripping suspense of Matthew Reilly in Robinson's explosive new thriller.

Capital Punishment by Robert Wilson ~ Capital Punishment is a thrilling journey to the dark side of people and places that lie just out of view, waiting for the moment to tear a life apart.

No Way Back by Andrew Gross ~ a thrilling page-turner from Andrew Gross, the New York Times bestselling author of 15 Seconds and The Blue Zone. One woman is framed for a horrific crime, and desperate to prove her innocence.



Poetry Books

Angles of Ascent: a Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry edited by Charles Henry Rowell
Death Dance of a Butterfly by Melba Joyce Boyd ~ "an insightful examination of her relationships with family, friends, and collegues. She writes of the complexities, joys and sadnesses of lives shared, and the influences of daily living on them."
Two Yvonnes by Jessica Greenbaum ~ Written in "plain American that cats and dogs can read," as Marianne Moore phrased it.
Place: New Poems by Jorie Graham ~ An extraordinary American artist whom The New Yorker calls "a mesmerizing voice" Graham is renowned for poetry that is startling, original, and deeply relevant, and has been placed in the poetic lineage of such masters as T.S. Eliot and John Ashbery.










New Romance titles...

Thrill RideThrill Ride by Julie Ann Walker
The Wanderer by Robyn Carr 
Sand Castle Bay by Sherryl Woods  
Seeing is Believing by Erin McCarthy  
The Summer he Came Home by Juliana Stone  


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New Science Fiction...

Empty SpaceEmpty Space: a Haunting by M. John Harrison
Protector: a Foreigner novel by C. J. Cherryh 
Shadow of Freedom: Honor Harrington series by David Weber
Hellhole: Awakening by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson  








Waterford Genealogical Society's 10th Annual Lock-In

Registration is now open for the Waterford Genealogical Society's annual "lock-in" event, held at the library.  Enjoy an evening of classes, research, discussion, and a light supper.  This event has been very successful in previous years, and registration does fill up quickly. To register, fill out this form and mail it in with your registration fee.  Registration forms are also available at the Adult Services desk in the library.

New Mysteries...

Leaving Everthing Most LovedLeaving Everything Most Loved: a Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear
Death of Yesterday: a Hamish Macbeth Mystery by M. C. Beaton
Scratchgravel Road by Tricia Fields 
Deadly Virtues by Jo Bannister  
A Matter of Trust: a Mia Quinn Mystery by Lis Wiehl  
The Missing File by D. A. Mishani
Killer Honeymoon by G. A. McKevett 




New Thrillers...

The Andalucian FriendThe Andalucian Friend by Alexander Soderberg ~ A Monumental International Crime Thriller That Brad Thor Calls "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo meets The Sopranos."
The Boyfriend by Tomas Perry ~ "Clever protagonists, cunning killers, white-knuckle action…" - New York Times Book Review
The Good Cop by Brad Parks ~ Reporter Carter Ross, with his usual single-minded devotion to a good story - and to the memory of a Newark policeman - will do whatever it takes to uncover the truth.
The Guilty One by Lisa Ballantyne ~ a psychological thriller about the darkness in each of us. It explores how we are all tied to our pasts, and what it means to be guilty.



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