New Titles at the Library:

New at the Library this week:

New in the library for adult fiction are “Secret Daughter” by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, about the interweaving of the lives of a baby girl in India, the American who adopted her, and the mother who gave her up in favor of a son; “We Were the Lucky Ones” by Georgia Hunter, a historical fiction about Holocaust survivors of World War II; “Before We Were Strangers” by Brenda Novak; “Need to Know” by Karen Cleveland; “The Drifter” by Nicholas Petrie; “Another Woman’s Husband” by Gill Paul; “Enigma:  an FBI Thriller” by Catherine Coulter; “Catching Christmas” by Terri Blackstock; “Secret of a Happy Marriage” by Cathy Kelly; “The Sixth Day” by Catherine Coulter; “Think of a Number” by John Verdon; “The Overstory” by Richard Powers; “Not of This Fold” by Mette Ivie Harrison; Christian fiction “The Hawaiian Quilt” and “The Hawaiian Discovery” by Wanda E. Brunstetter; and “Cherished Mercy”, the third book in the Heart of the Frontier series by Tracie Peterson.  In large print there’s “Sea of Greed: a Novel from the Numa Files” by Cline Cussler; “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens; “Target Alex Cross” by James Patterson; “A Season of Grace”, the third of the Under Northern Skies series by Lauraine Snelling; “Someone to Trust”, the 5th book in the Westcott Novel series by Mary Balogh; “The Wife: a Novel of Psychological Suspense” by Alafair Burke; “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” and “One True Loves” both by Taylor Jenkins Reid.  Couple new adult audiobooks are “Slay in Character” by Lynn Cahoon and “MacCallister: the Eagles Legacy” by William W. Johnstone.

Adult nonfiction include “Unplanned: the Dramatic True Story of a Former Planned Parenthood Leader’s Eye-Opening Journey Across the Life Line” by Abby Johnson; the biography “D. Gary Young the World Leader in Essential Oils” by Mary Young; and the North Dakota book “Patterns on the Prairie” by Thomas P. Newgard about the all the different churches in North Dakota.

In junior fiction there’s “Winnie’s Great War” by Lindsay Mattick, an imagining of the journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh; and books 1 – 4 of the Baby-sitters Club Graphic novels by Raina Telgemeier, based on the stories by Ann M. Martin:  “Kristy’s Great Idea”, “The Truth About Stacey”, “Mary Anna Saves the Day”, and “Claudia and mean Janine”.

For the younger kids we have “Little Owl’s Snow” by Divya Srinivasan; “Our Family Farm:  Everyone Works on a Family Farm” by Dana Sullivan; and 10 Little Snowmen:  Number Fun for Little Learners” a board book by Sienna Williams.  So come on in and check us out.

New magazines are ND Water, Christianity Today, Country Living, Horse Illustrated, National Geographic, WWII History, People, Quilter’s World, Web MD, Consumer Reports, McCall’s Quick Quilts, Midwest Living and Outdoor Life.


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Library Book Group


Adult Book Club

The Book Discussion Group will be reading “Secret Daughter” by Shilpi Somaya Gowda for their February selection. This first novel by the author “explores powerfully and poignantly the emotional terrain of motherhood, loss, identity, and love through the experiences of two families—one Indian, one American—and the child that binds them together.”

The next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 6 at 10AM.



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Story Hour

Story Hour for 3-5 year-olds will begin September 14.  The group will meet from 10:15 to 11:00 AM on Fridays that school is in session. There is a sign-up sheet at the circulation desk in the library.





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