The weather is beautiful, except when it’s raining. But rainy days are an opportunity to sit with your favorite pet and favorite beverage and enjoy a good book. Beautiful sunny days are an opportunity to sit outside with your favorite pet and favorite beverage and read a good book. It’s a win-win either way.
New books at the Library include Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate, Bounty by Janet Evanovich, Chain by Adrian McKinty, Double Jeopardy by Stuart Woods, Eternal by Lisa Scottoline, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by Victoria Schwab, No Way Out by Fern Michaels, The Other Emily by Dean Koontz, Red Book by James Patterson, Spoils of the Dead by Dana Stabenow, Tell No Lies by Allison Brennan, Win by Harlan Coben, The Rose Code by Kate Quinn and 1st Comes Marriage by Debbie Macomber.
Also new is Dog Man: Mothering Heights by Dav Pilkey and three books for those going through cancer treatment, ABC’s of Cancer: Separating facts from myths by Meshech Asare-Werehene, After the Cure: the untold stories of breast cancer survivors by Emily K. Abel and Overcome the Challenges of Cancer Care: How to avoid the pitfalls on the path to healing by Stephen A. Rosenberg.
The Chandler Public Library added 26 new children’s books to the children’s collection including easy reader, juvenile nonfiction and juvenile fiction.
New easy reader/picture books are I Am a Kindness Hero by Jennifer Adams, The Moon Over Star by Kianna Hutts-Aston, Corduroy Takes a Bow by Viola Davis, Don’t Hug Doug (he doesn’t like it) by Carrie Finson, The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be by Joanna Gaines, I Am Smart, I Am Blessed, I Can Do Anything by Alissa Holder, Grace Box by Kim Howard, A New Day by Brad Meltzer, Our Little Inventor by Sher Rill Ng, The Love Jar by P.N. Tankersley, Sincerely Emerson: a girl, her letter and the helpers all around us by Emerson Weber, The Day You Begin and The Other Side, both by Jacqueline Woodson and New Shoes, Red Shoes by Susan Rollings.
New juvenile nonfiction books are I Am Neil Armstrong, I am Anne Frank and I Am Jackie Robinson, all by Brad Meltzer, Donald Trump by Grace Hansen and Joe Biden: Who is America’s 46th President? By R. Margolin.
New juvenile fiction books (for 2-5th grade readers) are Ranger in Time series: Escape from the Twin Towers and Long Road to Freedom by Kate Messner; Magic Tree House series: Late Lunch with Llamas and To the Future with Ben Franklin! By Mary Pope Osborn, Geronimo Stilton series: The Battle For Crystal Castle: the 13th adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy and Out of Time: the 8th journey through time, both by Geronimo Stilton and Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson.
The Library purchase several new books for readers to enjoy during Spring Break this year. Starting with Affair by Danielle Steel, also Beirut Protocol by Joel C. Rosenberg, Blink of an Eye by Iris Johansen, Dark Sky by C.J. Box, Faithless in Death by J.D. Robb, Fast Ice by Clive Cussler, Kaisers Web by Steve Berry, Last Straw by Oklahoma author Sharon Sala, Missing & Endangered by J.A. Jance, Party of 2 by Jasmine Guillory, Power Couple by Alex Berenson, Serpentine by Jonathan Kellerman, Shadow Box by Luanne Rice, Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder by Joanne Fluke and Walk in My Combat Boots (a nonfiction book) by James Patterson.
The Library purchased several books for your winter reading since the weather is going to be BRRRRRR for the next several days what is there better to do but curl up with your dog/cat, drink coffee/tea and read a good book. And, we have lots to choose from.
Everyone’s favorite authors have new releases from December and January including Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner, All the Colors of Night by Jayne Ann Krentz, Children’s Blizzard by Melanie Benjamin, Gates of Athens by Conn Iggulden, Hush-Hush by Stuart Woods, Lost Boys by Faye Kellerman, The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict, Neighbors by Danielle Steel, NYPD Red 6 and The Russian by James Patterson, Spin by Patricia Cornwell and Troubled Blood by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling).
For the adventurous at heart who like to try new things the Library also purchased several books on the bestseller lists including Confessions of the 7:45 by Lisa Unger, South of the Buttonwood Tree by Heather S. Webber and Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman.
New nonfiction books include God Will Help You and Born Again by Max Lucado and Frontier Follies by Ree Drummond.
The Library recently purchased 19 new titles to add to the adult and young adult fiction collection. Two new young adult books are Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer and Library of Souls the third novel in the Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series.
Also added to the collection were several books on the New York Times Bestseller list. These are author’s the Library does not normally get including Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, Dirty South by John Connolly and Searcher by Tanya French.
Other new books added are: All That Glitters by Danielle Steel, Awakening by Nora Roberts, Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult, Dark Tides by Philippa Gregory, Daylight by David Baldacci, Deadly Cross by James Patterson, Hidden in Plain Sight by Jeffery Archer, In the Lion’s Den by Barbara Taylor Bradford, Law of Innocence by Michael Connelly, Marauder by Clive Cussler, Piece of my Heart by Mary Higgins Clark, Tom Clancy’s Shadow of the Dragon by Marc Cameron and Thomas Kinkade’s One Bright Christmas by Katherine Spencer.
The Chandler Public Library received 23 new books the first of the month for all ages. We have Jeff Kinney’s new Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End and young adult writer Rick Riordan’s new book in the Trials of Apollo series, The Tower of Nero.
The Library added two nonfiction books Killing Crazy Horse by Bill O’Reilly and Murder Thy Neighbor by James Patterson. New fiction books included in the collection are Three Women Disappear and Coast-to-Coast Murders both by James Patterson. Also, several books for Christmas, Brightest Star by Fern Michaels, Christmas Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke, Happily This Christmas by Susan Mallery, Jingle All the Way by Debbie Macomber, and Noel Letters by Richard Paul Evans.
Other fiction books new at the Library, Elsewhere by Dean Koontz, Love Your Life by Sophie Kinsella, Next to Last Stand by Craig Johnson, Sentinel by Lee Childs, Shadows in Death by J.D. Robb, Shakeup by Stuart Woods, Time for Mercy by John Grisham, Troubles in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand, Truly, Madly, Deeply by Karen Kingsbury, Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg, The Return by Nicholas Sparks, and You Betrayed Me by Lisa Jackson.
Several new books have been added to the circulation with something for everyone. For children we have the new Dog Man book Grime and Punishment by Dav Pilkey. For young adults we have Christopher Paolini’s new book To Sleep in a Sea of Stars. We have Max Lucado’s new book You Are Never Alone as well as Call of the Raven by Wilbur Smith, Chaos by Iris Johansen, Thick as Thieves by Sandra Brown, Total Power, a Vince Flynn novel by Kyle Mills, Something Worth Doing by Jane Kirkpatrick, Chance of a Lifetime by Jude Deveraux, The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett and Stone Wall by Beverly Lewis.
Karen Kingsbury children’s book, Finding Home and the Hunger Games prequel Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes by Suzanne Collins.
The Boy From the Woods by Harlan Coben, Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd, Camino Winds by John Grisham, Close Up by Amanda Quick, Dead Land by Sara Paretsky, The Goodbye Man by Jeffery Deaver, Hello Summer by Mary Kay Andrews, Hidden Salem by Kay Hooper, The Last Trial by Scott Turow, The Lincoln Conspiracy (nonfiction book) by Brad Meltzer, Masked Prey by John Sandford, Walk the Wire by David Baldacci, Wedding Dress by Danielle Steel, Week at the Shore by Barbara Delinsky and 20th Victim by James Patterson.
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 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.