New Titles 4/9/2022

Adult Titles
Posted on 04/09/2022
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The Books of Jacob
by Olga TokarczukThe Books of Jacob book cover

Available in: eBook

Noble Prize-winning author Tokarczuk has written over a dozen books which have been translated into fifty languages.  The Books of Jacob is deeply researched and an intellectual masterpiece w

ith wit, reverence and a wealth of literary genius woven into the interconnected narrative threads.  Set in Poland in the mid-eighteenth century, real historical figures cross paths with those of the authors creation and captures a time of longing and a world view on the precipitous for change.  Timely and evocative writing that will linger with the reader.


The Memory Librarian book coverThe Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer
by Janelle Monae
Available in: print


Singer-songwriter, activist, fashionista and icon’s first book releases in April and you can request in now on our on-line catalog or by calling the library. Listen to Monae’s music while you wait to read this collection of curated stories that feature an Afrofuturistic world that explore what it means to live a totalitarian existence and the identity to escape it.  For fans of science fiction, fantasy and speculative writers like Octavia Butler, Ted Chiang and Nnedi Okorafor, this collection of writing exemplifies the bold themes that Monae includes in her music.


The Weather Girl
by Rachel Lynn Solomon
Available in: print and eBook

The Weather Girl book cover


A romantic comedy based in Seattle.  Set in a TV news station, two meddling co-workers scheme to reunite their divorced bosses but the love story that unfolds creates a twist in this hilarious story of friendship, good intentions, weather and sports.  Office culture is squirmish and hilarious in this fun new romantic read.