Announcements

NEW BOOKS!

New titles recently added to the book collection at Petersburg Public Library:

 

NON-FICTION BESTSELLER

 
Conviction: The Untold Story of Putting Jodi Arias Behind Bars by Juan Martinez
Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West by Tom Clavin
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age by Bill Gertz
Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors by George W. Bush
This Life I Live: One Man’s Extraordinary, Ordinary Life and the Woman Who Changed It Forever by Rory Feek
 
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FICTION BESTSELLER
 
Accidentally On Purpose: A Heartbreaker Bay novel by Jill Shalvis
Banana Cream Pie Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery, with recipes, by Joanne Fluke (Mystery)
Bone Box: A Decker/Lazarus Novel by Faye Kellerman
Crisis: Blue by J. A. Davis
Echoes in Death by J. D. Robb (Mystery)
The Girl Before by JP Delaney
Heartbreak Hotel by Jonathan Kellerman
Humans, Bow Down by James Patterson (Science Fiction)
Never Never by James Patterson (Mystery)
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (Fantasy)
Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
Star Wars: Empire’s End: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig (Science Fiction)
The Whistler by John Grisham
 
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NON-FICTION
 
The Alpha Female’s Guide To Men & Marriage: How Love Works by Suzanne Venker
Barbarians: How Baby Boomers, Immigrants and Islam Screwed My Generation by Lauren Southern ; intro. by Ezra Levant
The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America by Michael Eric Dyson
The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson
Bowls of Plenty: Recipes for Healthy and Delicious Whole Grain Meals by Carolynn Carreno
The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities by KC Johnson & Stuart Taylor, Jr.
Chosen for Greatness: How Adoption Changes the World by Paul J. Batura, with a foreword by Eric Metaxas and an afterword by Larry King
A Consequential President: The Legacy of Barack Obama by Michael D’Antonio
Cooking That Counts: 1,200- to 1,500-Calorie Meal Plans To Lose Weight Deliciously by the editors of Cooking light
Cop Under Fire: Moving Beyond Hashtags of Race, Crime & Politics for a Better America by Sheriff David Clarke Jr.
Food, Health, and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life by Oprah Winfrey
The Fourth Way: The Conservative Playbook for a Lasting GOP Majority by Hugh Hewitt
The Genius of Judaism by Bernard-Henri Lâevy
God’s Generals: The Military Lives of Moses, Buddha, and Muhammad by Richard A. Gabriel
How the Hell Did This Happen? The Election of 2016 by P. J. O’Rourke
How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician by Ari Herstand
How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution by Joel B. Pollak and Larry Schweikart
A Life of Jesus by Shusaku Endo
The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own; edited by Veronica Chambers
Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980 by Craig Shirley
The Rise of Athens: The Story of the World’s Greatest Civilization by Anthony Everitt
Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley on the Writing of Roots
Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890 to 1928 by S. A. Smith
Seven Revolutions: How Christianity Changed the World and Can Change It Again by Mike Aquilina and James L. Papandrea
Sex Scandal: The Drive To Abolish Male and Female by Ashley McGuire
Target: JFK: The Spy Who Killed Kennedy? by Robert K. Wilcox.
The Truth About Your Future: The Money Guide You Need Now, Later, and Much Later by Ric Edelman
Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook by Tony Robbins
We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama; edited by E.J. Dionne Jr. and Joy-Ann Reid
The Worst President in History: The Legacy of Barack Obama by Matt Margolis & Mark Noonan
 
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TEST PREPARATION
 
5 Practice Exams for the GED Tests, by the Staff of the Princeton Review
GED Test 2017: Strategies, Practice & Review (Kaplan)
GED Test for Dummies
TASC: Strategies, Practice, & Review 2017-2018 (Kaplan)
 
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FICTION
 
Blood Vow by J.R. Ward
Broken Glass by V.C. Andrews
Octavia Butler’s Kindred: a graphic novel adaptation by Damian Duffy and John Jennings
 
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AFRICAN-AMERICAN FICTION
 
Copycat by Kimberla Lawson Roby
An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole (Civil War historical novel)
The Inheritance by Rochelle Alers
Killer Dolls, part 3 by Nisa Santiago
Man on the Run by Carl Weber
She’s No Angel by E. N. Joy and Nikita Lynnette Nichols
Supreme: Men of the Bitch series, part 2 by Joy Deja King
 
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LARGE PRINT FICTION
 
A Sinful Calling: A Reverend Curtis Black novel by Kimberla Lawson Roby (shelved in African-American section)
 
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LARGE PRINT NON-FICTION
 
Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail by Jonathan Chait (Best Seller)
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
 
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YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION
 
Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space by Margot Lee Shetterly (Young Readers’ edition)
In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives by Kenneth C. Davis
Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story by Caren B. Stelson
Samurai Rising: The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune by Pamela S. Turner
This Land Is Our Land: The History of American Immigration by Linda Barrett Osborne
Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II by Albert Marrin
The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolution’s Most Unbelievable Solutions to Life’s Biggest Problems by Matt Simon
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler by Russell Freedman
 
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YOUNG ADULT BIOGRAPHY
 
Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded by Hannah Hart
Die Young With Me: a memoir by Rob Rufus
Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History by Karen Blumenthal
In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero
Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland with Charisse Jones
 
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YOUNG ADULT FICTION
 
Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit
Arena by Holly Jennings
Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth
Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard
Heels, Heartache & Headlines by Ni-Ni Simone, Amir Abrams
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko by Scott Stambach
The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry
Rani Patel in Full Effect by Sonia Patel
Romeo and/or Juliet: A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North, and William Shakespeare
Scythe by Neal Shusterman
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
Tell Me Some-thing Real by Calla Devlin
Unbecoming by Jenny Downham
When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore
When We Collided by Emery Lord
 
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YOUNG ADULT GRAPHIC NOVELS
 
Campfire Classics: The Count of Monte Cristo ; Romeo & Juliet
 
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CHILDREN’S NON-FICTION
 
Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford
Happy to be Nappy by bell hooks
Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space by Margot Lee Shetterly (Biography – Young Readers’ edition)
Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA by Sue Bradford Edwards (Biography)
The Unofficial Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Companion: The Norse Heroes, Monsters, and Myths Behind the Hit Series by Peter Aperlo
When I Grow up: Misty Copeland by Lexi Ryals (Biography)
 
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CHILDREN’S FICTION
 
Asking For It by Louise O’Neill
The Ballad of a Broken Nose by Arne Svingen
Dream On, Amber by Emma Shevah
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
Ghost by Jason Reynolds
Horizon by Scott Westerfeld (Science Fiction)
The Infamous Ratsos by Kara LaReau
The Inquisitor’s Tale, or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz
Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina
The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye
Wolf Hollow  by Lauren Wolk
 
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CHILDREN’S GRAPHIC NOVELS
 
Narwhal: Unicorn of the sea by Ben Clanton
Lowriders in Space by Cathy Camper
Lowriders to the Center of the Earth by Cathy Camper
 
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BEGINNING READER
 
Chocolate Me! by Taye Diggs (Easy Reader)
Go, Otto, Go! by David Milgrim
Lillian’s Right To Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by Jonah Winter (Easy Reader)
We Are Growing! by Mo Willems and Laurie Keller