March / April 2015 — Additions to the collection

Adult Section


  • Alexander, Eben, Proof of heaven : a neurosurgeon’s journey into the afterlife
  • Blanchard, Duncan C., The snowflake man : a biography of Wilson A. Bentley
  • Borman, Tracy, Thomas Cromwell : the untold story of Henry VIII’s most faithful servant
  • Butler, Susan, Roosevelt and Stalin : portrait of a partnership
  • Feldman, Alan, Immortality
  • Kondåo, Marie, The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing
  • Larson, Erik, Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania
  • Lieber, Ron, The opposite of spoiled : raising kids who are grounded, generous, and smart about money
  • Nicholls, Henry, The Galapagos : a natural history
  • Pepys, Samuel, Passages from the diary of Samuel Pepys
  • Rusbridger, Alan, Play it again : an amateur against the impossible
  • Smith, John Chabot, Alger Hiss, the true story
  • Thubten Yeshe, Becoming your own therapist : an introduction to the Buddhist way of thought ; and, Make your mind an ocean : aspects of Buddhist psychology
  • Thubten Yeshe, Ego, attachment and liberation : overcoming your mental bureaucracy : a five-day meditation course


  • Archer, Jeffrey, Mightier than the sword
  • Backman, Fredrik, A man called Ove
  • Callahan, Michael, Searching for Grace Kelly
  • Cheever, John, Thirteen uncollected stories by John Cheever
  • Connelly, Michael, The burning room
  • Conroy, Pat, South of Broad  
  • Diamant, Anita, The Boston girl  
  • Gregory, Philippa, The kingmaker’s daughter
  • Hannah, Kristin, The nightingale
  • Hornby, Nick, Funny girl
  • Ishiguro, Kazuo, The buried giant  
  • Krentz, Jayne Ann, Trust no one
  • Lasdun, James, It’s beginning to hurt
  • Lord, Karen, The best of all possible worlds  
  • Lovett, Charlie, First impressions of old books, unexpected love, and Jane Austen
  • Nahai, Gina Barkhordar, The luminous heart of Jonah S.  
  • Reilly, Matthew, The great zoo of China
  • Tolkien, J. R. R., The legend of Sigurd and Gudrun
  • Winspear, Jacqueline, A dangerous place
  • Zander, Joakim, The swimmer

Large Print

  • Clark, Mary Higgins, Mount Vernon love story a novel of George and Martha Washington
  • Cussler, Clive, The striker
  • Tyler, Anne, A spool of blue thread


  • Angels & demons
  • Arsenic and old lace
  • Draft day
  • The hunt for Red October
  • The imitation game
  • Interstellar
  • Into the woods
  • It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad world
  • The Lemon drop kid
  • Meet the Fockers
  • Nature Propelled
  • Road to Bali Road to Rio
  • The Hobbit : the battle of the five armies
  • The rookie
  • The theory of everything
  • Unbroken The unbelievable true story

Juvenile Section


  • Pascal, Janet B., Who was Dr. Seuss?
  • Romero, Jordan, No summit out of sight : the true story of the youngest person to climb the seven summits
  • Sheinkin, Steve, The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
  • Wolpert, Tom, Whitetails for kids

Board Books

  • Brown, Margaret Wise, A child’s good night book
  • Gamble, Adam, Good night New York City
  • Kubler, Annie, Ten little fingers
  • Watt, Fiona, That’s not my car
  • Watt, Fiona, That’s not my lion

Picture Books

  • Berger, Carin, Finding spring
  • Book, Lauren, Lauren’s kingdom
  • de la Peäna, Matt, Last stop on Market Street
  • Gay, Marie-Louise, Roslyn Rutabaga and the biggest hole on earth
  • Hale, Dean, Scapegoat : the story of a goat named Oat and a chewed-up coat
  • Isaacs, Anne, Pancakes for supper!
  • Messner, Kate, Over and under the snow
  • Muller, Birte, Felipa and the Day of the Dead
  • Rawlinson, Julia, Fletcher and the springtime blossoms
  • Rylant, Cynthia, Dog Heaven
  • Santat, Dan, The adventures of Beekle : the unimaginary friend
  • Sayre, April Pulley, Raindrops roll
  • Silverstein, Shel, Who wants a cheap rhinoceros?
  • Underwood, Deborah, Here comes the Easter Cat!
  • Willems, Mo, Hooray for Amanda & her alligator!

Fiction Books

  • Acampora, Paul, I kill the mockingbird
  • Bell, Cece, El deafo
  • Berry, Julie, The scandalous sisterhood of Prickwillow Place
  • Curtis, Christopher Paul, The madman of Piney Woods
  • Erskine, Kathryn, The badger knight
  • Fitzgerald, Laura Marx, Under the egg
  • Gebhart, Ryan, There will be bears
  • Graff, Lisa, Absolutely almost
  • Hagen, George, Gabriel Finley & the raven’s riddle
  • Herrera, Robin, Hope is a Ferris wheel
  • Johnson, Jaleigh, The mark of the dragonfly
  • Johnson, Terry Lynn, Ice dogs
  • Klise, James, The art of secrets
  • Lawson, Jessica, The actual & truthful adventures of Becky Thatcher
  • Levy, Dana Alison, The misadventures of the family Fletcher
  • Lovejoy, Sharon, Running out of night
  • Milford, Kate, Greenglass House
  • Nye, Naomi Shihab, The turtle of Oman
  • Perkins, Lynne Rae, Nuts to you
  • Snyder, Laurel, Seven stories up
  • Sovern, Megan Jean, The meaning of Maggie
  • Vail, Rachel, Unfriended

Young Adult Fiction Books

  • Alexander, Kwame, The crossover
  • Auxier, Jonathan, The Night Gardener
  • Baldacci, David, The finisher
  • Card, Orson Scott, Visitors
  • Unsworth, Tania, The one safe place


  • Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day
  • Big hero 6
  • The Boxtrolls
  • The hunger games. Mockingjay, Vol. Part 1
  • Maleficent
  • My dog Skip
  • The tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • Thomas and the magic railroad

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