Adult Services Blog

  • WHAT'S NEW WEDNESDAY! Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy

    Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy

    Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy
    Maeve Binchy imagined Dublin's Chestnut Street early in her career and every now again she would write about one of its residents for "the future".  Her editors and family gathered these unpublished short stories together to give you one last volume from this popular author who died in 2012.

  • FLASH FICTION! Eggsecutive orders / Julie Hyzy

    Eggsecutive orders / Julie Hyzy

    Eggsecutive orders / Julie Hyzy

    White House chef Ollie Parras is busy getting ready for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll when one of the guests dies at a state dinner.   This mystery is fun to solve and the egg recipes in the back look delicious. 

  • WHAT'S NEW WEDNESDAY! Far gone / Laura Griffin

    WHAT'S NEW WEDNESDAY!  Far gone / Laura Griffin

    Far gone / Laura Griffin

    If you’re in the mood for a romance with lots of suspense, pick up Laura Griffin’s latest.  Austin homicide detective Andrea Finch gets a disturbing call from her younger brother about suspicious activity at a backcountry ranch.  Both the action and the romance in this story will keep you turning pages.

  • FLASH FICTION! People of the book by Geraldine Brooks

    People of the book by Geraldine Brooks

    People of the book by Geraldine Brooks

    Passover is just around the corner so this is the perfect time to read People of the Book.  While restoring the famous Sarajevo Haggadah, Hanna Heath discovers some artifacts hidden in its binding.  The author uses these artifacts to create a fictional account of the book’s 500 year history.  You’ll love this blend of history and mystery.

  • What's New Wednesday! Mimi Malloy, At Last! by Julia MacDonnell

    Mimi Malloy at last!
    Mimi Malloy at last  / Julia MacDonnell

    Are you in the mood for a humorous family chronicle that features strong women and a bit of Irish history?  Fans of Maeve Binchy and Rosamunde Pilcher will enjoy meeting Mimi Malloy.

  • Game of Thrones returns

    With season 4 of Game of Thrones beginning this Sunday, we wanted to throw out some complementary suggestions.

    What to watch

    Catch up with seasons 1, 2, or 3

    Game of Thrones season 1 Game of Thrones season 2 Game of thrones season 3
  • FLASH FICTION!

     I've got you under my skin / Mary Higgins Clark

     I've got you under my skin / Mary Higgins Clark

    In Clark's latest novel, a TV producer and single mom is filming a new cold case series when the real killer surfaces.  While you wait for your copy, try a book by Lisa Gardner or Iris Johansen.   Both of these authors write suspenseful novels featuring independent women.

  • WHAT'S NEW WEDNESDAY!

    Destroyer angel / Nevada Barr Destroyer angel / Nevada Barr
    A vacation brings Park Ranger Anna Pigeon to Minnesota’s Iron Range to test camping equipment for the handicapped.  As usual, this series offers a fantastic mystery and wonderful descriptions of the great outdoors.  Which national park would you like to see Anna work in next?
  • Review: The Bear: A Novel by Claire Cameron

    Five-year-old Anna awakes in her tent to the confusing sound of some sort of commotion at her family’s remote campsite. Moments later her father grabs her and her three-year-old brother and deposits them in the large metal Coleman cooler. Hours later, the children manage to escape.

  • FLASH FICTION! The art of fielding / Chad Harbach

    The art of fielding / Chad Harbach

    The art of fielding / Chad Harbach

    Celebrate Spring Training baseball by reading the coming-of age story of Henry Skrimshander, a college baseball star. It looks like Henry is off to the major leagues when an errant throw changes Henry’s life and the lives of four other people on campus.

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