Sixteen new books for the new year were added to the Library circulation this week. We have something for everyone, children, young adults, adult mystery and romance.
New young adult series by James Patterson, Ali Cross and new graphic novels in the children’s area are Dragonet Prophecy by Tui Sutherland, this is book one in the Wings of Fire Graphic novel series and Dogman: Fetch-22 by Dav Pilkey.
New adult novels include Abandoned by Allison Brennan, Confession Club by Elizabeth Berg, Final Option by Clive Cussler, Genesis by Robin Cook, Ghost Fire by Wilbur Smith, Girl Behind the Red Rope by Ted Dekker and his daughter Rachelle Dekker, Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci, Noel Street by Richard Paul Evans, Rise of the Magicks by Nora Roberts, Siberian Dilemma by Martin Cruz Smith, Spy by Danielle Steel and Tom Clancy’s Code of Honor written by Marc Cameron.

The Library will be closed for the following holidays:

Thanksgiving-Thursday-Sunday, November 28-December 1
Christmas-Tuesday & Wednesday, December 24-25
New Years Day-Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Wishing everyone blessings during this holiday season.

The Library purchased about 20 new books recently including the children’s book Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball by Jeff Kinney and the nonfiction books Finding Chika: A little girl, an earthquake and making a family by Mitch Albom. Other new books include 19th Christmas by James Patterson, Andromeda Evolution by Michael Crichton, Bloody Genius by John Sandford, Blue Moon by Lee Child, Christmas Boutique by Jennifer Chiaverini, Child’s Play by Danielle Steel, Deserter by Nelson DeMille, Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes, Guardians by John Grisham, Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry by Mary Higgins Clark, Night Fire by Michael Connelly, Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout, Quantum by Patricia Cornwell, Shape of the Night by Tess Gerritsen, Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock, Stealth by Stuart Woods, Twisted Twenty-Six by Janet Evanovich, and What Happens in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand.

New fiction books at the Library include: The Dark Side by Danielle Steel, The Fifth Column by Andrew Gross, The Institute by Stephen King, Killer Instinct by James Patterson, Land of Wolves by Craig Johnson, The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter, Lethal Agent (a Vince Flynn novel) by Kyle Mills, Met Her Match by Jude Deveraux, Nothing Ventured by Jeffrey Archer, A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier, Sins of the Fathers by J.A. Jance, Tidelands by Philippa Gregory, The Timepiece by Beverly Lewis, The Titanic Secret by Clive Cussler, Under Currents by Nora Roberts, What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr, Vendetta in Death by J.D. Robb, and You Don’t Own Me by Mary Higgins Clark.
Also new are How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado and young adult books The Golden Tower by Holly Black and The Tyrant’s Tomb by Rick Riordan

Story Time will resume Tuesday, September 3 at 9:30 a.m. for fall with the theme

What Can I Dewey in the Library?

Children will learn how to use the Library, all the different classifications of books, all the information available at our library and how to find what you are looking for.
Tuesday, September 3 we will celebrate Grandparents Day reading books about grandparents and making a craft for grandparents. Also the children will be able to select the books that we will read the following week, September 10. We will also have snacks that week to celebrate the beginning of Story Time.
Story Time will be held every Tuesday morning from 9:30-10 a.m. from Sept. 3-Nov. 19.

One Good Deed by David Baldacci, Bitterroots by C.J. Box, Contraband by Stuart Woods, Dangerous Man by Robert Crais, Feared by Lisa Scottoline, Game of Snipers by Stephen Hunter, The Inn and Warning by James Patterson, Labyrinth by Catherine Coulter, Lost and Found by Danielle Steel, Outfox by Sandra Brown, Queen Bee by Dorothea Benton Frank, Red Metal by Mark Greaney, Smokescreen by Iris Johansen, Temptation Darling by Johanna Lindsey, The New Girl by Daniel Silva and Window by the Bay by Debbie Macomber.
We also got the children’s book Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls by Dav Pilkey and the young adult book Sophia, Princess Among Beasts by James Patterson.

The Library purchased 15 new best sellers for the Library collection this week including A List by J.A. Jance, Celtic Empire by Clive Cussler, Cornwalls are Gone and First Lady by James Patterson, Dark Tribute by Iris Johansen, Deep Harbor by Fern Michaels, Fifth Doctrine by Karen Robards, Last Second by Catherine Coulter, Persian Gamble by Joel C. Rosenberg, Redemption by David Baldacci, Run Away by Harlan Coben, Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline, Wild Card by Stuart Woods and Wolf Pack by C.J. Box.

The Library recently purchase several new books including the children’s book Wimpy Kid Diaries: The Meltdown. Also, young adult books Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak and Queen of the Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare. Other new books include Beauchamp Hall by Danielle Steel, Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly, Elevation by Stephen King, Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer, In Dreams Forgotten by Tracie Peterson, Long Road to Mercy by David Baldacci, Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich, Night of Miracles by Elizabeth Berg, Of Blood and Bone (on compact disc) by Nora Roberts, Past Tense by Lee Child, Safe and Sound by Fern Michaels, Target: Alex Cross by James Patterson, The House at Saltwater Point by Colleen Coble; The Traveler’s Summit by Andy Andrews, Tom Clancy’s Oath of Office by Marc Cameron, Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver, Vendetta by Iris Johansen, and When Through Deep Waters by Rachelle Dekker.

Books Sandwiched In book club resumed in September. Members come and bring their lunch and discuss the books they are reading. Everyone is invited to come and talk about what they are reading and hear what books other members are reading. Books Sandwiched in meets the first Wednesday of the month. The next meeting will be Wednesday, October 3 from noon until 1 p.m. in the Community Room of the Library.

To kick off National Teen Read Week, October 7-13, the Chandler Public Library will host a Teen Book Tasting event on Saturday, October 6 from 10-11 a.m. There will be donuts and refreshments, a book discussion and tasting of young adult books to see if we like them.
Those attending the event will have an opportunity to get a taste of a book which will be wrapped in paper by reading a paragraph from the book. If they like it, they can unwrap the book and check it out. There will be books from all ages and genres in the book tasting.