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Books, Audiobooks, DVDs, and Music that are new to our collections or that are especially relevant to current events. Click on the titles for more information or to place a hold on the item.

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson For reasons even he didn’t understand, Bill Bryson decided in 1996 to walk the 2,100-mile Appalachian trail. Winding from Georgia to Maine, this uninterrupted ‘hiker’s highway’ sweeps through the heart of some of America’s most beautiful and treacherous terrain. Accompanied by his infamous crony, Stephen Katz, ... Read More »

Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner


Who do You Love by Jennifer Weiner Weiner (All Fall Down) delivers yet another flawless and gripping read with realistic and well-developed characters in her unforgettable love story. With her well-known humor and charm, she conveys the essence of first love, particularly the adage that true love never dies. Complete with a riveting, realistic recounting of 9/11 and a plot ... Read More »

Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

Kitchens of the Great Midwest

Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal “This novel is quirky and colorful. The story revolves around chef Eva Thorvald and the people who influence her life and her cooking. With well-drawn characters and mouthwatering descriptions of meals, Kitchens of the Great Midwest will appeal to readers who like vivid storytelling. Foodies will also enjoy this delicious tale.” ... Read More »

The Endless River by Pink Floyd

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Pink Floyd’s “Endless River” is their 15th and final album, according to the band.  For every diehard Pink Floyd fan or every newbie, this offers  psychedelic delights for all listeners.   Dennis Leary might say,  “Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out ”  But I  say turn on and tune in, but no dropping out!  This album will send you on a ... Read More »

The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson

The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson

The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson “With her freshly painted sunny yellow bedroom in 1962 Denver, Kitty Miller leads a content if solitary life. Running a bookshop with her best friend, Frieda, is a welcome break from teaching school. Everything about Kitty’s life seems benignly commonplace until she begins waking up in another bedroom, in another life: a life in which ... Read More »

The Definitive Biography : Billy Joel

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The Definitive Biography: Billy Joel by Fred Schruers New York: Crown Publishing 2014. 387 pages. Reviewed by John A. Clexton. Fred Schruers, a well established writer for giant publication Rolling Stone Magazine who has covered many other high profile musicians over the years, has yet again chronicled another musician of our time, Billy Joel. Otherwise known as the “piano man”, ... Read More »

The Nightingale


The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah “Viann and Isabelle have always been close despite their differences. Younger, bolder sister Isabelle lives in Paris while Viann lives a quiet and content life in the French countryside with her husband Antoine and their daughter. When World War II strikes and Antoine is sent off to fight, Viann and Isabelle’s father sends Isabelle to ... Read More »