June 14th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Introduces readers to the life, diet, habitat, behavior, and physical description of bald eagles

Colorful spreads, fun facts, diagrams, a range map, and a special reading feature make this an exciting read for animal lovers and report writers alike..  c. 2017

Christina Baker Kline-A piece of the world

June 14th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director


To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known American paintings of the twentieth century.   c. 2017

Stuart Woods-Below the belt (Stone Barrington; #40)

May 31st, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Newly ensconced in his Santa Fe abode with a lovely female companion, Stone Barrington receives a call from an old friend requesting a delicate favor. A situation has arisen that could escalate into an explosive quagmire, and only someone with Stone’s stealth and subtlety can contain the damage.   c. 2017

David Baldacci-The fix (Amos Decker;#3)

May 31st, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Walter Dabney is a family man. A loving husband and the father of four grown daughters , he’s built a life many would be proud of.  But then the unthinkable happens. Standing outside the FBI Headquarters in Washington, D C, Dabney shoots school teacher Anne Berkshire in cold blood before turning the gun on himself. One of the many witnesses is Amos Decker; a man who forgets nothing and sees what most miss.  c. 2017

Beatriz Williams-The wicked city

May 31st, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When she discovers her husband cheating, Ella Hawthorne impulsively moves out of their SoHo loft and into a small apartment in an old Greenwich Village building. Her surprisingly attractive new neighbor, Hector, warns her to stay out of the basement at night. Tenants have reported strange noises after midnight – laughter, clinking glasses, jazz piano – even though the space has been empty for decades. Back in the Roaring Twenties, the place hid a speakeasy.   c. 2017

Alex Kellerman-Heartbreak Hotel (Alex Delaware; #32)

May 31st, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

At nearly 100 years old, Thalia Mars is a far cry from the patients that child psychologist Alex Delaware normally treats. But the charming, witty woman convinces Alex to meet with her in a suite at the Aventura, a luxury hotel with a checkered history.  What Thalia wants from Alex are answers to unsettling questions – about guilt, patterns of criminal behavior, victim selection. When Alex asks the reason for her morbid fascination, Thalia promises to tell all during their next session. But when he shows up the following morning, he is met with silence: Thalia is dead in her room.   c. 2017

Paula Hawkins-Into the water

May 31st, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the care of her mother’s sister, a fearful stranger who has been dragged back to the place she deliberately ran from – a place to which she vowed she’d never return.  c. 2017

Four County Library System Audio Book Circuit

May 17th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

The Audio Circuit is a collection of audio books offered by the Four County Library System. These 48 titles rotate through the libraries and will change in August 2017.

 

  • E.B. White-Charlotte’s web
  • Nora Roberts-The obsession
  • Reed Farrel Coleman-Robert B. Parker’s The devil wins
  • Tracy Chevalier-At the edge of the orchard
  • Aziz Ansani-Modern romance
  •  and more…..

 

Karen Schwabach (local author)-A pickpocket’s tale

May 10th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Molly Abraham is a kinchin mort: a ten-year-old thief trying not to starve on the London streets. But everything changes for Molly when she is sentenced to be transported to the American colonies. She becomes an indentured servant to a kind Jewish family in New York City, and Molly has it good. So why is it that all she wants to do is go back to London? c. 2006

Sage Blackwood (local author-Karen Schwabach)-Miss Ellicott’s school for magically minded

May 10th, 2017 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Chantel would much rather focus on her magic than on curtsying, which is why she often finds herself in trouble at Miss Ellicott’s School for Magical Maidens. But when Miss Ellicott mysteriously disappears along with all the other sorceresses in the city, Chantel’s behavior becomes the least of her problems.   c. 2017