New Books and July 4th Library Hours

Please note that we will be closed on Saturday, July 4th for the holiday. However, we will be open for pickups on Friday, July 3rd from 2-6 to make up for it!

New books are in!  Take a look and decide what you want to read next!  We have a number of back-ordered books, I have indicated the ones that we are still waiting for, but fingers crossed that they are here soon. Log into your KOHA account and place a hold, send us an email (staff@jacksonlibrary.org) or leave us a voicemail message (603-383-9731). Let us know which books you want and we will get them ready for you!

Adult Fiction:

Close Up by Amanda Quick.  "Welcome to Burning Cove, California, where 1930s Hollywood glamour conceals a ruthless killer....”

Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhon. “Based on the thrilling real-life story of socialite spy Nancy Wake, comes the newest feat of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of I Was Anastasia.

In Her Shadow by Kristin Miller. Inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, In Her Shadow is a chilling thriller of a story!

Man of My Time by Dalia Sofer. "Finely wrought, a master class in the layering of time and contradiction that gives us a deeply imagined, and deeply human, soul." 

The Stolen Daughter by ReShonda Tate Billingsley. “Award-winning author ReShonda Tate Billingsley delivers a poignant, page-turning novel about the power—and fragility—of family, personal identity, and the choices we are called on to make.”

Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler. “From the beloved Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection.”

Silver Wings, Iron Cross by Tom Young. “From air combat veteran Tom Young comes the explosive saga of two enemy combatants—an American pilot and German U-boat officer —united by fate in an epic fight for survival.”

Simon the Fiddler by Paulette Jiles. “The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Women returns to Texas in this atmospheric story, set at the end of the Civil War.”

A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry. “From the two-time Booker Prize finalist author, a dazzling new novel about memory and identity, set in Tennessee in the aftermath of the Civil War.”

On Backorder:

All Adults Here by Emma Straub. “Literary sunshine.” “The queen of the summer novel.” And a page turner on top of all that!

One Last Lie by Paul Doiron. “The disappearance of Mike Bowditch’s beloved mentor reveals an ominous connection to a 15-year-old cold case” in this thriller.

Adult Nonfiction:

100 Drives 5000 Ideas: Where to go, when to go, what to do, what to see by Joe Yogerst. “Buckle up for the road trip of a lifetime: 100 epic journeys through all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces offering thousands of sites and roadside attractions along the way.”

The Impeachers: The trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation by Brenda Wineapple. “This is simply an amazing, mesmerizing book, impossible to put down.”

My Vanishing Country: a memoir by Bakari Sellers. “What J. D. Vance did for Appalachia with Hillbilly Elegy, CNN analyst  and one of the youngest state representatives in South Carolina history Bakari Sellers does for the rural South, in this important book that illuminates the lives of America’s forgotten black working-class men and women.”

Why Fish Don’t Exist: A story of loss, love, and the hidden order of life by Lulu Miller. “A wondrous debut from an extraordinary new voice in nonfiction, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and—possibly—even murder.”

On Backorder

Entangled Life: How fungi make out worlds, change our minds & shape our futures by Merlin Shedrake. “A mind-bending journey into the hidden universe of fungi.”

The Rural Diaries by Hilarie Burton Morgan.  “Hilarie Burton Morgan, tells the story of leaving Hollywood for a radically different kind of life in upstate New York with her husband Jeffrey Dean Morgan—a celebration of community, family, and the value of hard work in small town America.”

White Fragility: Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism by Robin Diangelo. “The value in White Fragility lies in its methodical, irrefutable exposure of racism in thought and action, and its call for humility and vigilance.”

Young Adult:

Again Again by E. Lockhart. The newest release by an author who loves to surprise us with the most unexpected twists and turns. “In this novel full of surprises ups the ante with an inventive and romantic story about human connection, forgiveness, self-discovery, and possibility.”

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins.  This prequel to the Hunger Games Triology focuses on Coriolanus Snow and is set during the 10th Games.  If you are wondering, yes, it is as riveting as you hope it will be, so make sure you clear your calendar when you bring this title home.

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo. “In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.”

Children’s Titles:

Enchanter’s Child: Twilight Hauntings  by Angie Sage (Fiction - recommended ages 8-12) Welcome to a fantasy world where enchantment is illegal! By the author of the Septimus Heap series, this will be a page-turner!

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic (Graphic Novel) by Lauren Tarshis.  Need I say more?!

What About Worms? An Elephant and Piggie Like Reading book by Ryan T. Higgins and Mo Willems. A new beginning reader in the ever-popular series that is a huge hit with kids.

Don’t Feed the Coos! by Jonathan Stutzman (picture book). “A laugh-out-loud tale about the dangers…of feeding pigeons!”

Oh No, Bobo! By David Donna and Laura Watkins (picture book). “A sweet story with a gentle message about personal space.”

On Backorder:

All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman (picture book). “A warm, welcoming picture book that celebrates diversity and gives encouragement and support to all kids.”

I Am Enough by Grace Byers (picture book). “A lyrical ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind to one another.”

Look Up With Me - Neil deGrasse Tyson: a life among the stars by Jennifer Berne (children’s nonfiction picture book). “An inspiring, interesting, picture biography of a living legend... great for a read aloud.“

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