New Fiction - February 21, 2014
Here are some of Seymour Library's new books in Adult Fiction. It includes regular fiction, mysteries, short stories, Westerns, and science fiction. Click on the title to place it on hold.
After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman - M Lippman
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer - SF VanderMeer
Archetype by M.D. Waters - F Waters
Baptism by Max Kinnings - F Kinnings
By Blood We Live by Glen Duncan - F Duncan
Cell by Robin Cook - F Cook
Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo - M Nesbo Harry #2
Confessions of a Wild Child by Jackie Collins - F Collins
Do or Die: Reluctant Heroes by Suzanne Brockman - F Brockman
Doing Harm by Kelly Parsons - F Parsons
The Forever Girl by Alexander McCall Smith - F McCall Smith
Golden State by Michelle Richmond - F Richmond
The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick - F Quick
Hard Going by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles - M Harrod-Eagles
I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira - F Oliveira
Killer by Jonathan Kellerman - M Kellerman Alex #29
Private L.A. by James Patterson - M Patterson Private #7
Queen Sugar by Nathalie Baszile - F Baszile
Road to Reckoning by Robert Lautner - W Lautner
The Secret of Raven Point by Jennifer Vanderbes - F Vanderbes
Somerset by Leila Meacham - F Meacham
Strange Bodies by Marcel Theroux - F Theroux
The Strangling on Stage by Simon Brett - M Brett Fether #15
Nov. 25, 2013: New Audiobooks
Going out of town for the holidays? Staying in and looking to listen to a great story? Either way, check out Seymour Library's newest audiobooks on cd. Click on the title to connect to the catalog and place your hold.
Inferno by Dan Brown
Deadline by Sandra Brown
Never Go Back by Lee Child
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Bomb Shell by Catherine Coulter
The Heist by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton
Sycamore Row by John Grisham
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
Police by Jo Nesbo
Mistress by James Patterson
How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
Night Film by Marisha Pessl
Bones of the Lost by Kathy Reichs
Thankless in Death by J.D. Robb
Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
Car Talk: 25 Years of Lousy Car Advise by Car Talk on NPR
Sister Mother Husband Dog, Etc. by Delia Ephron
Still Foolin’ Em by Billy Crystal
The Duck Commander Family by Willie and Korie Robertson
Happy, Happy, Happy by Phil Robertson
Si-Cology 101 by Si Robertson
Nov. 13, 2013: Vocational education, part 2 - books about chefs
We have lots of books by chefs - you'll find them in the cookbook section - but we have a lot of novels about chefs, too. Here are some books you'll want to sink your teeth into. Click on any of the titles to go to our catalog and place a hold.
Buffalo West Wing by Julie A. Hyzy: When a mysterious box of barbecued chicken arrives for the First Kids, White House executive chef Olivia Paras discovers that the chicken is poisoned and fears that the new president and his family are being targeted by a madman.
The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais: This story follows the life journey of chef Hassan Haji, who progresses from his family's modest restaurant in Mumbai to master haute cuisine in an elegant Parisian restaurant.
When in Doubt Add Butter by Beth Harbison: Dedicating herself to her culinary patrons, private chef Gemma Craig goes home every night to boxed cereals until an unexpected event compels a confrontation with the past and an unexpected romance.
Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown: In 1819, kidnapped chef Owen Wedgwood transforms meager shipboard supplies into sumptuous meals at the behest of his kidnapper, pirate queen Mad Hannah Mabbot, while she pushes her exhausted crew to track down a deadly privateer.
The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister: Gathering at Lillian's Restaurant for a weekly cooking class, a young mother struggles with the growing demands of her family, an Italian kitchen designer works to adapt to life in America, and a widower mourns the loss of his wife to breast cancer.
Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich: On Boston's North Shore, pastry chef Lizzie Tucker is recruited by newcomer Diesel to track down a cache of priceless ancient relics while keeping them out of the hands of Diesel's criminal mastermind cousin.
Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots by Jessica Soffer
White Truffles in Winter by N.M. Kelby
Roux Morgue by Claire M. Johnson
Fever by Mary Beth Keane
Nov. 12, 2013: Vocational education - books about teachers
We've been putting together some book recommendations based on the vocation of the main character (believe it or not, there are books that feature vocations other than that of detective!) How about, say, teachers? This list features a little mystery, a little romance, and a book by Auburn native Betsey Osborne. Click on any of the titles to go to our catalog and place a hold.
Devil’s Trill by Gerald Elias: Living in self-imposed exile while berating his students, blind violin instructor Daniel Jacobus attends a Carnegie Hall competition where a cursed Stradivarius is stolen and an old nemesis is brutally murdered, forcing Daniel to prove his innocence for both crimes.
Belonging by Robin Lee Hatcher: Leaving behind her bitter past, Felicia Kristoffersen seeks to make a brighter future for herself as a teacher in Frenchman's Bluff, Idaho.
Innocent in Death by J.D. Robb: Investigating the baffling murder case of an ordinary and much-loved private school teacher, New York City lieutenant Eve Dallas struggles to identify who may have wanted the death of an innocent man.
Deep Pockets by Linda Barnes: Hired by a respected Harvard professor whose indiscretions with a student are being threatened by a blackmailer, Boston private investigator Carlotta Carlyle struggles with her morals to track down the blackmailer.
An Invisible Sign of My Own by Aimee Bender : Mona Gray, a young second-grade teacher who orders her universe with tidy numbers, finds chaos and romance with an odd new math teacher.
The Natural History of Uncas Metcalfe by Betsey Osborne: Struggling with his wife's illness, his daughter's return home, and memories about a past affair, sixty-five-year-old botany professor Uncas Metcalfe finds his routine upended by a menacing older student and his family's growing impatience with his obstinate personality.
The English Teacher by Lily King
Tonoharu by Lars Martinson (GN Martinson)
A Cold White Sun by Vicki Delany (M Delany)
The Bug Funeral by Sarah R. Shaber (M Shaber)
Ms. Hempel Chronicles by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum (F Bynum)
A Knife in the Back by Bill Crider (M Crider)