New Titles 8/21/2021

Adult Titles
Posted on 08/21/2021
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She Who Became the Sun

Available: print book

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Two children's fates, his for greatness and hers for nothingness but when tragedy strikes the sister assumes the greater fate of her brother.  Can she claim her brother's destiny as her own?  Mulan meets The Song of Achilles in Shelley Parker-Chan's She Who Became the Sun, a bold, queer, and lyrical reimagining of the rise of the founding emperor of the Ming Dynasty from an amazing new voice in literary fantasy.

 

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 Damnation Spring by Ash Davidson

Available: print book

A piece of land becomes the catalyst for one family's reckoning with way of life, livelihood and loss that mirrors global conversations about species and ecosystem collapse.  For generations, the Gundersen's have made their living as loggers in the PNW but at what cost.  A family and community grapples with the interconnectedness of their impact on the land and the divisive lines that put relationships in peril.



Lonely Planet Italy

Available: Print book

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Neill Public Library’s Lonely Planet travel book selection has been completely refreshed and we have updated editions of books to take you to every continent.  Lonely Planet travel guides offer travel tips for a range of budget, accurate bus and train information, easy to use maps and on the ground researchers providing tips and exemplary recommendations.  The Italy guide takes you from the north to the south and the color photos of food, museums and sightseeing are engaging for armchair travelers, bucket list planning or throwing in your backpack with your passport and going.  One great way to determine which travel guide to use is to look up a place in the world you know well and see how the guide book aligns with your travel style.