New Books for September 7
The 8th confession
Patterson, James, 1947-
The Women's Murder Club faces its toughest challenge as Detective Lindsay Boxer investigates the high-profile murder of two San Francisco millionaires and reporter Cindy Thomas digs into the brutal slaying of a preacher with a message of hope for the homeless.
Child, Lee, author
Carter Crossing, Mississippi. 1997. A lonely railroad track. A crime scene. A coverup. A young woman is dead, and solid evidence points to a soldier at a nearby military base. But that soldier has powerful friends in Washington. Reacher is ordered undercover--to find out everything he can, to control the local police, and then to vanish.
Ain't misbehavin' : tactics for tantrums, meltdowns, bedtime blues and other perfectly normal kid behaviors
Schafer, Alyson, 1963-
Ballad & dagger
Older, Daniel José, eauthor
When sixteen-year-old Mateo and Chela discover each other and their powers during a political battle between neighborhood factions, they set aside their differences to unravel the mystery behind their sunken homeland and to stop a dangerous political operative who is trying to harness their gifts to unleash terror on the world.
Boruto. Naruto next generations. Volume 14, Legacy
Kodachi, Ukyo, 1979- author
"In order to defeat Ohtsutsuki Isshiki and protect the village, Naruto and Kurama use their ultimate trump card. This new mode may give them the power to win, but only at the cost of their lives. Will it be enough?"-- Provided by publisher.
Countdown to midnight : a novel
Brown, Dale, 1956- author
Working for a shadowy intelligence outfit with Cold War roots, former U.S. Air Force officer Nick Flynn must uncover a mysterious collaboration between Iran and Russia.
Death note : short stories
Ōba, Tsugumi, author
"Is Kira's story truly over, or does his influence linger? In this complete collection of Death Note short stories penned by the series' creators, discover tales of lives irrevocably changed by the sinister influence of the Death Note, with surprising andthrilling answers to the question of what it truly takes to use the Death Note...or fight it"-- Provided by publisher.
East coast girls
Kletter, Kerry, author
Twelve years after a terrible trauma wrenched them apart, four childhood friends return to Montauk to rekindle their close bonds but end up having to confront their past and their decisions from that horrible night.
Saint, Jennifer, author
Three women, tangled in an ancient curse. When Clytemnestra marries Agamemnon, she ignores the insidious whispers about his family line, the House of Atreus. But when, on the eve of the Trojan War, Agamemnon betrays Clytemnestra in the most unimaginable way, she must confront the curse that has long ravaged their family. In Troy, Princess Cassandra has the gift of prophecy, but carries a curse of her own: no one will ever believe what she sees. When she is shown what will happen to her beloved city when Agamemnon and his army arrives, she is powerless to stop the tragedy from unfolding. Elektra, Clytemnestra and Agamemnon's youngest daughter, wants only for her beloved father to return home from war. But can she escape her family's bloody history, or is her destiny bound by violence, too?
Every summer after
Fortune, Carley, author
Five summers to fall in love. One moment to fall apart. A weekend to get it right. A magazine writer has to make a choice when she returns to the lake she grew up on--and to the man she thought she’d never have to live without--in this sweeping and achingly nostalgic romantic debut.
Girls dont fart, okay!!
Regan, Lisa, 1971- author
So Ethan asked among his friends, 'Does everyone get wind?' Marty laughed, Fizz looked confused, and Sam just quietly grinned. But Little Trixie took offence. 'Girls don't fart -okay?! Only boys make bottom noise. We girls aren't built that way.' The boys just didn't believe her, and set themselves a test. To see if girls pass wind or not -that would be their quest. And so begins the hilarious, stinky tale about a smelly little boy named Ethan and his rag-tag group of friends who are on the hunt to catch a girl that farts. Filled with funny scenes filled with farting unicorns, mermaids and more, this title is sure to delight both boys and girls alike!. Ages 0+
Rekulak, Jason, author
Mallory Quinn takes a job as a babysitter for Ted and Caroline Maxwell looking after their five-year-old son, Teddy. Teddy, a sweet, shy boy is never without his sketchbook and pencil. His drawings are the usual fare, but one day he draws something different: a man in a forest, dragging a woman's lifeless body. With help from a handsome landscaper and an eccentric neighbour, Mallory sets out to decipher the images and save Teddy - while coming to terms with a tragedy in her own past - before it's too late.
Andrews, Mary Kay, 1954- author
Hattie Kavanaugh went to work helping clean up restored homes at eighteen; married at twenty; and was only twenty-five when her husband, Hank, was killed in a motorcycle accident. Broken hearted, but determined to continue the business of their dreams, she takes the life insurance money and flips houses. Then, Hattie gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: star in a beach house renovation reality show cast against a male lead who may be a love interest, or may be the ultimate antagonist. It's a question of who will flip, and who will flop, and will Hattie ever get her happily-ever-after.
Horimiya : Hori-san and Miyamura-kun. 02
Hero (Manga author), author
The sweet, "aww"-inspiring tale of school life continues!! By all appearances, Kyouko Hori and Izumi Miyamura are worlds apart. Bright and capable, Hori is always surrounded by classmates, the center of attention. For Miyamura, a quirky loner, getting through class unnoticed counts as a good day. But ever since these two started sharing secrets, they've found themselves drawn into each other's orbit little by little and the distance between them shrinking bit by bit...
How I stayed alive when my brain was trying to kill me : one person's guide to suicide prevention
Blauner, Susan Rose, 1965- author
Suicide has touched the lives of nearly half of all Americans, yet it is rarely talked about openly. In her highly acclaimed book, Susan Blauner--a survivor of multiple suicide attempts--offers guidance and hope for those contemplating ending their lives and for their loved ones. The statistics on suicide are staggering. The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 800,000 people die by suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds, and for each completed suicide there may be twenty or more attempts. In How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me, Susan Blauner is the perfect emissary for a message of hope and a program of action for these millions of people. A survivor of multiple suicide attempts, she explains the complex feelings and fantasies that surround suicidal thoughts. In a direct, nonjudgmental, and loving voice, she offers affirmations and suggestions for those experiencing life-ending thoughts, and for their friends and family. With an introduction by Bernie Siegel, M.D., this important, timely book has now been updated with a revised resources section, and a new chapter on the author's experiences since the book's initial publication.
The Paris apartment
Bowen, Kelly (Romance fiction writer), author.
London, 2017: When Aurelia Leclaire inherits an opulent Paris apartment, she is shocked to discover her grandmother's hidden secrets -- including a treasure trove of famous art and couture gowns. One obscure painting leads her to Gabriel Seymour, a highly respected art restorer with his own mysterious past. Together they attempt to uncover the truths concealed within the apartment's walls. Paris, 1942: The Germans may occupy the City of Lights, but glamorous Estelle Allard flourishes in a world separate from the hardships of war. Yet when the Nazis come for her friends, Estelle doesn't hesitate to help those she holds dear, no matter the cost. As she works against the forces intent on destroying her loved ones, she can't know that her actions will have ramifications for generations to come. Set seventy-five years apart, against a perilous and a prosperous Paris, both Estelle and Lia must unearth hidden courage as they navigate the dangers of a changing world, altering history -- and their family's futures -- forever.
The sixth day
Coulter, Catherine, author
When several major political figures die mysteriously, officials declare the deaths are from natural causes. Then the German Vice-Chancellor dies on the steps of 10 Downing Street, and a drone is spotted hovering over the scene. The Covert Eyes team is tasked to investigate, with the help of Dr. Isabella Marin, a young expert in the enigmatic Voynich Manuscript and cryptophasia (twin language). Nicholas and Michaela home in on Roman Ardelean, a wealthy cybersecurity genius and a descendant of fifteenth century Romanian Vlad the Impaler--often romanticized as Dracula. Ardelean believes the Voynich Manuscript will unlock the secret to curing his severely ill twin brother's blood disorder and is willing to murder anyone who gets in his way, including Nicholas and Michaela. Along with MI5, the Covert Eyes team must race against the clock to find Ardelean before he unleashes a devastating attack on London intended to destroy those he believes betrayed him.
Who has seen the wind
Mitchell, W. O. (William Ormond), 1914-1998.
As readers enter the world of four-year-old Brian O'Connal and his family and friends, they find characters that radiate life so convincingly that the book has a life of its own. No ordinary simple novel, it is the ageless story of childhood told with tenderness and humour and without sentimentality, and the picture of a small town anywhere, drawn with realism and understanding.