New Books

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NEW ITEMS - May 2021

Adult Fiction


Abrams, Stacey

While Justice Sleeps

Andrews, Mary Kay

The Newcomer

Bohalian, Chris

The Hour of the Witch (Large Print)

Brown, Dale

Arctic Storm Rising

Dave, Laura

The Last Thing He Told Me

Deaver, Jeffery

The Final Twist

Deverell, William


Feng, Linda Rui

Swimming Back to Trout River

Fuller, Claire

Unsettled Ground

Gnuse, A. J.

The Girl in the Walls

Grisham, John


Hunter, Stephen

Basil's War

Jenoff, Pam

The Woman with the Blue Star

Kalla, Daniel

Lost Immunity

King, Thomas


Korelitz, Jean Hanff

The Plot

May, Peter

The Night Cry

McKenzie, Catherine

Six Weeks to Live

Montgomery, Erika

A Summer to Remember

Mustian, Kelly

The Girls in the Stilt House

Patterson, James

21st Birthday

Powning, Beth

Sister's Tale

Ragnar Jonasson

The Girl Who Died

Robinson, Peter

Not Dark Yet

Rutherfurd, Edward

China, a novel

Swan, Karen

The Secret Path

Vandermeer, Jeff

Hummingbird Salamander

Weiner, Jennifer

That Summer

Weir, Alison

Katharine Parr, the Sixth Wife



Adult Non-Fiction


Bonneau, Anne-Marie

Zero-Waste Chef

Butcher, Marlis

Park Bagger

Callan, Kevin

The Happy Camper

Callan, Kevin

Top 60 Canoe Routes of Ontario

Castner, Brian


Gunter, Jen

The Menopause Manifesto

Nolan, Tara

Raised Bed Revolution

Nolan, Tara

Gardening Your Front Yard

Perry, Bruce D. with Winfrey, Oprah

What Happened to You?

Raichlen, Steven

How to Grill Vegetables


Sheet Pan Everything

Wylie, Tammy

Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners

Chalk River Branch 

NEW ITEMS - May 2021 to Mid-June



Black Sails: The Complete Series

News of the World

Promising Young Woman


Adult Non-Fiction


You are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience by Tarana Burke (editor)

We'll Do This 'til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice by Mariame Kaba

Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors by Matt Parker

My Remarkable Journey: A Memoir by Katherine G. Johnson

Helgoland: Making Sense of the Quantum Revolution by Carlo Rovelli

The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism by Jen Gunter

The Day the World Stopped Shopping by J. B. MacKinnon

Venison: A Complete Guide to Hunting, Field Dressing and Butchering, and Cooking Deer by Jose L. Souto

Everyone's Table: Global Recipes for Modern Health by Gregory Gourdet

Makeup is Not (Just) Magic: A Manga Guide to Cosmetics and Skin Care by Ikumi Rotta

Great Hunting Rifles: Victorian to the Present by Terry Wieland

Black Girl, Call Home by Jasmine Mans

Two Trees Make a Forest: In Search of My Family's Past Among Taiwan's Mountains and Coasts by Jessica J. Lee


Adult Fiction


While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams

The Newcomer by Mary Kay Andrews

Find Your First by Linwood Barclay

Any Rogue will Do by Bethany Bennett

If I Disappear by Eliza Jane Brazier

Dark Road Home by Anna Carlisle

Spin by Patricia Cornwell

A Daughter's Return by Josephine Cox

The Saboteurs by Clive Cussler

The Final Twist by Jeffrey Deaver

Girl A by Abigail Dean

The Anatomy of Desire by L. R. Dorn

The Woman Who Walked into Doors by Roddy Doyle

Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi

Girl in the Walls by A. J. Gnuse

Bone Canyon by Lee Goldberg

Sooley by John Grisham

The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert

Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand

The Art of Murder by Kevin Hopkins

Reserved for Murder by Kevin Hopkins

Unfinished Business by J. A. Jance

The Woman with the Blue star by Pam Jenoff

Sufferance by Thomas King

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Six Weeks to Live by Catherine McKenzie

The Summer of Lost and Found by Mary Alice Monroe

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

21st Birthday by James Patterson

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw

Ridgeline by Michael Punke

The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Legacy by Nora Roberts

The Woman in the Dark by Vanessa Savage

Beach House Romance by Cora Seton

Winter's Mourn by Mary Stone

The Secret Path by Karen Swan

Family Reunion by Nancy Thayer

Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff VanderMeer

That Summer by Jennifer Weiner

Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead

Jackpot by Stuart Woods


Sci-Fi / Fantasy


Penric's Progress by Lois McMaster Bujold

To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

The Haunting of Tram Car 015 by P. Djèlí Clark

A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Space Between World by Micaiah Johnson

A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa

Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor

The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk

Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon

Ambergris by Jeff VanderMeer

Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells

The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter


Picture Books / Easy Readers


Daisy by Jessixa Bagley

We Love Fishing! by Ariel Bernstein

Windows by Julia Denos

Oona by Kelly DiPucchio

No Pants! by Jacob Grant

The Wrench by Elise Gravel

Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn by Shannon Hale

Julia's House Moves On by Ben Hatke

Eyes that Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho

Raven, Rabbit, Deer by Sue Farrell Holler

My Monster and Me by Nadia Hussain

Something's Wrong! by Jory John

Moana and Pua by Melissa Lagonegro

Moana's New Friend by Jennifer Liberts

C is for Country by Lil Nas X

A New Day by Brad Meltzer

How to Catch a Clover Thief by Elise Parsley

(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay by Otis Redding

The Shadow & the Candle by Dennis Scherer

Emergency Kittens! by Jody Jensen Shaffer

I Love You More than Plunder! by Kyle Sullivan


Juvenile Non-Fiction


Imaginary Borders by Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

The New Queer Conscience by Adam Eli

Taking On the Plastics Crisis by Hannah Testa

The Kingfisher Space Encyclopedia by Dr. Mike Goldsmith

The Bare Naked Book by Kathy Stinson

A Shot in the Arm by Don Brown

This is What I Know about Art by Kimberly Drew

Concrete Kids by Amyra Leon

China by Lori Dittmer

Egypt by Lori Dittmer

Rome by Lori Dittmer

The Genius of the Vikings by Sonya Newland


Juvenile Fiction


Doggo and Pupper by Katherine Applegate

Simon and Chester: Super Detectives! by Cale Atkinson

Siha Tooskin Knows the Catcher of Dreams by Charlene Bearhead

Siha Tooskin Knows the Sacred Eagle Feather by Charlene Bearhead

King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender

Avatar the Last Airbender: The Lost Adventures - Team Avatar Tales by May Chan et al.

Anyone's Game by Sylv Chiang

Rising Star by Sylv Chiang

Raya and the Last Dragon: The Graphic Novel by Disney Comics

Mr. Dog and the Kitten Catastrophe by Ben Fogle

Sugar Plum Ballerinas: In Two Acts by Whoopi Goldberg

Lost Stars by Erin Hunter

A Warrior's Spirit by Erin Hunter

Jurassic Peck by Cyndi Marko

Klawde - Evil Alien Warlord Cat: Enemies by Johnny Marciano and Emily Chenowth

Raya and the Last Dragon: Deluxe Junior Novelization by Tenny Nellson

Ikenga by Nnedi Okorafor

Big Nate: In Your Face by Lincoln Peirce

Big Nate Stays Classy by Lincoln Peirce

Midnight Train by Angie Sage

Mr. Penguin and the Lost Treasure by Alex T. Smith

Mr. Penguin and the Fortress of Secrets by Alex T. Smith

Mr. Penguin and the Catastrophic Cruise by Alex T. Smith

The Last Resort Oasis by Geronimo Stilton

The Last Shadow Warrior by Sam Subity

Shark Bait by Jeff Szpirglas and Danielle Saint-Onge

The Greedy Gremlin by Tracy West


Young Adult


Victories Greater than Death by Charlie Jane Anders

Fangs by Sarah Andersen

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo

Fire Keeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown

Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

The Black God's Drums by P. Djèlí Clark

The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

Stage Dreams by Melanie Gillman

The Ones We're Meant to Find by Joan He

Lovesickness by Junji Ito

Catwoman: Soulstealer by Sarah J. Maas

LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor

Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs

Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Trickster Drift by Eden Robinson

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

The Light at the Bottom of the World by London Shah

Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas

The Ancient Magus' Bride Vol. 10 and Vol. 11 by Kore Yamazaki


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