New Books - March 2021

April 1, 2021

ADULT BOOKS, MARCH 2021


FICTION

The Center of Everything, by Jamie Harrison

The Committed, by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Eternal, by Lisa Scottoline

How Beautiful We Were, by Imbolo Mbue

The Kindest Lie, by Nancy Johnson

Klara and the Sun, by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Paris Library, by Janet Charles

Peaces, by Helen Oyemi

The Rose Code,by  Kate Quinn

Send for Me, by Lauren Fox



MYSTERY

Every Last Fear, by Alex Finlay

The Sanatorium, by Sarah Pearse

Send For Me, Luanne Rice

Serpentine, by Jonathan Kellerman

Transient Desires, Donna Leon (wait list forming)

Win, by Harlan Coben



BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR

Between 2 Kingdoms: A Life Interrupted, by Sulieka Jaouad 

The Code Breaker:

     Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race, by Walter Issacson

Speak, Okinawa, by Elizabeth Brina


HEALTH  and WELLNESS

Keep Sharp, Build a Better Brain at Any Age, by Sanjay Gupta


BUSINESS

Think Again: The Power of What You Didn’t Know, by Adam Grant


SCIENCE

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, by Bill Gates


NATURE/Essays

World of Wonders, In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks and other Astonishments

    by Aimee Nezhukumatathil



POETRY

African American Poetry, 250 Years of Struggle & Song,  edited by Kevin Young


MIND, BODY, SPIRIT

Dust, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage,  by Anne Lamott


AUDIOBOOKS (New crop of LUV audios are here too!)
Our Only Home, A Climate Appeal to The World by the Dalai Lama and Franz Alt

Life on Our Planet by David Attenborough

Money:  the True Story of a Made-Up Thing, by Jacob Goldstein (Planet Money co-host)



YOUTH MATERIALS


2021 NEWBERY WINNER (JUV FICTION)

When You Trap a Tiger, by Tae Keller


PICTURE BOOKS

The Blue House, by Phoebe Wahl

The Tea Party in the Wood,s by Akiko Miyakoshi


AUDIOBOOK

Brave:  The Wombat Tale by Suzanne Selfors


 

New Materials - February 2021

March 2, 2021

ADULT BOOKS: FEBRUARY 2021


FICTION - LITERARY/HISTORICAL/SCIFI

Black Buck, Mateo Askaripour

Children’s Bible, Lydia Millet

The Children’s Blizzard, Melanie Benjamin

The Four Winds, Kristen Hannah

The Hare, Melanie Finn

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie, Marie Benedict

Our Darkest Night, Jennifer Robson

Outlawed, Anna North

Perestroika in Paris, Jane Smiley

Ridgerunner, Gil Adamson

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars, Christopher Paolini


The Center of Everything, Jaime Harrison (on order)

Peaces, Helen Oyeyemi (on or...


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NEW MATERIALS - DECEMBER 2020

December 22, 2020

ADULT


SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS

Why I Don’t Write and Other Stories, Susan Minot

To Be A Man, Nicole Krause


FICTION - Literary

Hidden in Plain SIght, Jeffrey Archer

Interior Chinatown, Charles Yo (National Book Award Winner)

Shuggie Bain, Douglas Stuart (Booker Prize Winner)

Luster, Raven Leilani


FICTION - Historical 

Miss Benson’s Beetles, Rachel Joyce


MYSTERY/THRILLERS

Confessions on the 7:45, Lisa Unger

Daylight, David Baldacci

Fortune and Glory, Janet Evanovich

The Kingdom, Jo Nesbo

A Time for Mercy, J...


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NEW MATERIALS - NOVEMBER 2020

November 22, 2020

NEW MATERIALS - NOVEMBER 2020


ADULT 


FICTION - Historical

Fifty Words for Rain, Asha Lemmie

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue (Fantasy), V.E. Schwab


FICTION - Women’s/Romance

Just Like You, Nick Hornby

The Return, Nicholas Sparks


FICTION - Literary

Leave the World Behind, Rumaan Alam

Magic Lessons, Alice Hoffman

Migrations, Charlotte McConaghy

The Silence, Don DeLillo


FICTION - Sci-Fri

The Midnight Library, Matt Haig


FICTION - Fairytale/Mythology

A Wild Winter Swan, Gregory Maguire


FICTION - Cultural

Homelan...


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NEW Audiobooks - October 2020

October 23, 2020

AUDIOBOOKS - Adult

Beowulf, Headley, Maria (the new translation)

The Book of Two Ways, Jodi Picoult

Conversations with RBG, Jeffrey Rosen (backordered)

Is This Anything? Jerry Seinfeld (read by the comedian)

Next to Last Stand, Craig Johnson (backordered)


AUDIOBOOKS - Youth

Alice’s Farm, Maryrose Wood

A Tale of Witchcraft, Chris Colfer 

 #2 in A Tale of Magic series)



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NEW MATERIALS YOUTH COLLECTION - October 2020

October 23, 2020

BOOKS - YOUTH COLLECTION - October 2020


YA

Burn Our Bodies Down,  Rory Power

Kind of a Big Deal, Shannon Hale

Punching the Air, Ibi Zoiboi 

Star Daughter, Shveta Thakrar (backordered)


J - Fiction

Before the Ever After, Jacqueline Woodson

One Time, Sharon Creech

Paola Santiago and the River of Tears, Taylor Kay Mejia

Spy School Revolution, Stuart Gibbs

The Tower of Nero, Rick Riordan


J - Graphic

Narwhal and Jelly 1, Ben Clanton

Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt


ER - Easy Reader

Dear Beast, Dori Butler

Kayla & King ...


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New Materials/October 2020

October 9, 2020
FICTION
Anxious People, Frederik Backman (back ordered)
The Book of Two Ways, Jodi Picoult
The Evening and the Morning, Ken Follett
Jack, Marilyn Robinson
The Last Story of Mina Lee, Nancy Kim (Reese’s Book club)
The Lying Life of Adults, Elena Ferrante
Monogamy, Sue Miller
Musical Chairs, Amy Poeppel (back ordered)
Transcendent Kingdom, Yaa Gyasi (back ordered)
What Are You Going Through, Sigrid Nunez
MYSTERY/THRILLER
The Darkest Evening, Ann Cleeves
Next to Last Stand, Craig Johnson (Longmire)
One by...

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NEW MATERIALS/September 2020

September 16, 2020

DVDs

Scoob!

The King of Staten Island

Emma

Resistance

Think Like a Dog

Deep Water

Lucky Grandma

Marriage Project

The WIndemere Children

Valley of the Gods

Just Mercy

Rocketman



ADULT BOOKS - SEPTEMBER 2020


MYSTERY/THRILLER

All the Devils are Here, Louise Penny/ reserve list

Choppy Water, Stuart Woods

The Exiles, Christina Baker Kline (wrote Orphan Train)

The SIlent Wife, Karin Slaughter

A Private Cathedral, James Lee Burke


FICTION

The Boy in the Field, Margot Livesey*

Hamnet, Maggie O’Farrell (back ordered)

Her La...


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Library Notes--3/9/2017

March 12, 2017
Left at the library: a (handmade) knitted hat, neutral color.

New titles include: fiction:"Pachinko" - Min Jin Lee, " The One Inside" - Sam Shepard, "A Piece of the World" - Christina Baker Kline; non-fiction: 
"The Stranger In the Woods:The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit" - Michael Finkel, ""Naturally Sweet" - Americas Test Kitchen; 
for younger readers: "Caraval" - Stephanie Garber, "The Girl Who Drank the Moon" (Newbery Award winner)- Kelly Barnhill, 
"Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" - ...


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Library Holiday Sale

November 6, 2016
Back by Popular Demand!
The Re-giftables (previously known as "white elephants") table.

Where: the Friends of the Morrill Memorial Library Holiday Sale!
December 3, 2016 from 11-2
Our motto is "reduce, reuse and recycle!"

Well, the holidays are coming and it’s time to consider sorting through
your drawers, cupboards, basements, attics, and closets to seek out those
rather “odd” gifts. If you never really knew what to do with them, bring
them to the Library.  Do you have any irresistible yard sa...


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