New Titles 4/29/2023

Adult Titles
Posted on 04/29/2023
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Seven Empty Housescover of Seven Empty Houses
by Samanta Schweblin

Available as: print book, eAudio, eBook

Translated from Spanish, Seven Empty Houses consist of seven stories of seven houses that reveal the fragile truths of our sense of place and home.  Samanta Schweblin is a 3-time Booker Prize finalist and winner of the 2022 National Book Award for Translated Literature.  This book with change you and despite its slim size, the weight of this book is immense.


cover of Hello BeautifulHello Beautiful
by Ann Napolitano

Available as: print book

This book might require tissues as it will open readers heart right up and asks, “can love make a broken person whole?”.  From the author of Dear Edward, comes a book that is an homage to Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and tells the story of what it means to love deeply through pain, chaos and rupture.  This is Oprah’s newest book club pick.


The Hard Partscover of The Hard Parts
by Oksana Masters

Available as: print book

A memoir of grit beyond compare.  Born in Ukraine, in the aftermath of Chernobyl with a long list of significant birth defects as a result of nuclear chemical exposure.  Unable to care for a high needs infant, Oksana was relinquished by her birth parents to the orphanage system.  This is a memoir of the pivotal moment, at age 7 when Gay Masters began a two-year fight to adopt and rescue Oksana from abusive circumstances.  This is the astonishing story of a journey from the darkness of despair to becoming the most decorated winter Paralympic or Olympic athlete.