What’s New?

New Items in the Collection, December 11, 2018:

The lost men : the harrowing saga of Shackleton’s Ross Sea party / Tyler-Lewis, Kelly.
No saints in Kansas / Brashear, Amy,
Future home of the living god : a novel / Erdrich, Louise,
Diary of a wimpy kid : the meltdown / Kinney, Jeff,
Merci Suâarez changes gears / Medina, Meg,


Ivy + Bean make the rules / Barrows, Annie,
I survived the Children’s Blizzard, 1888 / Tarshis, Lauren,
I survived the Japanese tsunami, 2011 / Tarshis, Lauren,
I survived the attack of the grizzlies, 1967 / Tarshis, Lauren,
I survived the eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980 / Tarshis, Lauren,
I survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 / Tarshis, Lauren.
Tumtum & Nutmeg : the Rose Cottage tales / Bearn, Emily.
Tumtum & Nutmeg : adventures beyond Nutmouse Hall / Bearn, Emily.
Wemberly worried / Henkes, Kevin.
My day is ruined! : a story for teaching flexible thinking / Smith, Bryan
The good pilot Peter Woodhouse / McCall Smith, Alexander,
Cave of bones / Hillerman, Anne,
Bone Music. Rice, Christopher.
Pink is for boys / Pearlman, Robb,
The Verdun affair : a novel / Dybek, Nick,
He : a novel / Connolly, John,
La Belle Sauvage / Pullman, Philip,
We are grateful : otsaliheliga / Sorell, Traci,
Leadership in turbulent times / Goodwin, Doris Kearns,
The rain watcher / Rosnay, Tatiana de,
Are you there God? It’s me, Margaret. / Blume, Judy,
Look alive twenty-five / Evanovich, Janet,
Who will I be? / Huntsman, Abby,
Alaskan holiday : a novel / Macomber, Debbie,
Before we were yours : a novel / Wingate, Lisa,
Becoming / Obama, Michelle,
Sea of greed : a novel from the NUMA files / Cussler, Clive,
Hazards of time travel / Oates, Joyce Carol,
Robert B. Parker’s Blood feud / Lupica, Mike,
Kingdom of the blind / Penny, Louise,


A Few New Titles, November 19, 2018

We rise, we resist, we raise our voices /
The Noel diary : from the Noel collection / Evans, Richard Paul,
The noel stranger / Evans, Richard Paul,
Varina : a novel / Frazier, Charles,
Unicorn Rescue Society : The Creature of the Pines / the Basque Dragon. Gidwitz, Adam.
The colors of all the cattle / McCall Smith, Alexander,
Night of miracles : a novel / Berg, Elizabeth,
The Witch Elm / French, Tana,
Past tense / Child, Lee,

New Book Order, November 6, 2018!

Be kind / Miller, Pat Zietlow,
The broken ornament / DiTerlizzi, Tony,
The grand escape : the greatest prison breakout of the 20th century / Bascomb, Neal,
Teen trailblazers : 30 fearless girls who changed the world before they were 20 / Calvert, Jennifer,
Merci Suarez Changes Gears. Medina, Meg.
Desperate measures / Woods, Stuart,
Deck the hounds / Rosenfelt, David,
Winter in paradise : a novel / Hilderbrand, Elin,
Taking the arrow out of the heart : poems / Walker, Alice,
Red war / Mills, Kyle,
The quiet side of passion / McCall Smith, Alexander,
The swing of things / Keir, Linda,
The book of hidden things / Dimitri, Francesco,
The mermaid / Henry, Christina,
Good Rosie! / DiCamillo, Kate,
Runaways : find your way home / Rowell, Rainbow,
The big book of the blue / Zommer, Yuval,
What’s your favorite bug? / Carle, Eric,
The squirrels’ busy year / Jenkins, Martin,
The diamond and the boy : the creation of diamonds & the life of H. Tracy Hall / Holt, Hannah,
Walt’s imagination : the life of Walt Disney / Rappaport, Doreen,
Lethal white / Galbraith, Robert,
Blood communion : a tale of Prince Lestat / Rice, Anne,
A heart in a body in the world / Caletti, Deb,
Every breath / Sparks, Nicholas,
The prison letters of Nelson Mandela / Mandela, Nelson,
How to babysit a grandma / Reagan, Jean,
The fairy-tale detectives / Buckley, Michael,
Serafina and the Black Cloak / Beatty, Robert,
The fall of Gondolin / Tolkien, J. R. R.
Hippie / Coelho, Paulo,
The dream daughter / Chamberlain, Diane,
Match making for beginners : a novel / Dawson, Maddie,
Josh and Hazel’s guide to not dating / Lauren, Christina,
Ambush / Patterson, James,
Holy ghost / Sandford, John,
The next person you meet in Heaven / Albom, Mitch,
The snowy nap / Brett, Jan,
Feared / Scottoline, Lisa,


A few new titles as of October 30, 2018:

Nory Ryan’s song / Giff, Patricia Reilly
Dragons in a bag / Elliott, Zetta,
Texas Ranger / Patterson, James,
The glass ocean : a novel / Williams, Beatriz,
The reckoning /  


Eli the Good / House, Silas,
Juror #3 / Patterson, James,


Mt. Vernon just became an official AARP Age-Friendly Town, and AARP sent us some good resources which we’ve just added to the collection, as of October 22, 2018:

Planning for long-term care for dummies / Levine, Carol,
Checklist for family survivors : a guide to practical and legal matters when someone you love dies / Hurme, Sally Balch,
Downsizing the family home : what to save, what to let go / Jameson, Marni,
The single woman’s guide to retirement / Cullinane, Jan,
Taking care of aging family members : a practical guide / Lustbader, Wendy.
New aging : live smarter now to live better forever / Hollwich, Matthias,
The sandwich generation’s guide to eldercare / Wickert, Kimberly McCrone
Social security for dummies / Peterson, Jonathan
This chair rocks : a manifesto against ageism / Applewhite, Ashton,
Learning to speak Alzheimer’s : a groundbreaking approach for everyone dealing with the disease / Coste, Joanne Koenig,
The other talk: a guide to talking with your adult children about the rest of your life / Prosch, Timothy
Medicare for dummies / Barry, Patricia


A few new ones for October 17, 2018

The new organic grower : a master’s manual of tools and techniques for the home and market gardener / Coleman, Eliot,
Awesome autumn / Goldstone, Bruce.
Brief answers to the big questions / Hawking, Stephen,
Killing commendatore : a novel / Murakami, Haruki,
The clockmaker’s daughter : a novel / Morton, Kate,
Unsheltered : a novel / Kingsolver, Barbara,
The hunchback of Neiman Marcus : a novel about marriage, motherhood, and mayhem / Sones, Sonya.
One tiny turtle / Davies, Nicola,

New titles, October 9, 2018

Counting on fall / Flatt, Lizann.
I know it’s autumn / Spinelli, Eileen.
Friends and foes : poems about us all / Florian, Douglas,
How to be a good creature : a memoir in thirteen animals / Montgomery, Sy,
American like me : reflections on life between cultures /
A spark of light : a novel / Picoult, Jodi,
Transcription / Atkinson, Kate,
The labyrinth of the spirits : a novel / Ruiz Zafâon, Carlos,
Meet me at the museum / Youngson, Anne,
Do doodlebugs doodle? : amazing insect facts / Demas, Corinne,
Desolation mountain : a novel / Krueger, William Kent,
Pieces of her : a novel / Slaughter, Karin,
Tailspin / Brown, Sandra,
The bake shop ghost / Ogburn, Jacqueline K.
The rainbow comes and goes : a mother and son on life, love, and loss / Cooper, Anderson,
Unhinged : an insider’s account of the Trump White House / Omarosa,
Promise me, Dad : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose / Biden, Joseph R,
Pachinko / Lee, Min Jin,
The Lost City of the Monkey God : a true story / Preston, Douglas J,
The deal of a lifetime : a novella / Backman, Fredrik,
Sea prayer / Hosseini, Khaled,
Hello Lighthouse / Blackall, Sophie,
Waiting for Eden / Ackerman, Elliot,
The forbidden door : a Jane Hawk novel / Koontz, Dean R.
In his father’s footsteps : a novel / Steel, Danielle,
Leverage in death / Robb, J. D.,
Shadow tyrants : a novel of the Oregon files / Cussler, Clive,
Louisiana’s way home / DiCamillo, Kate,
How to stage a catastrophe / Donnelly, Rebecca.
Outback Cop The colorful life and times of the Birdsvile policeman. McShane, Neale with Evan McHugh
Hearts beat loud /
Letters to the Wall : Memorial Day Events 2015 & 2016 / Veterans for Peace, Vietnam Full Disclosure,
Fear : Trump in the White House / Woodward, Bob,