Meyerson has created a multi-layered mystery hinged upon the sudden appearance of a gem pin found in the family matriarch’s bedroom after her death. At first, the family assumed it was costume jewelry, but after having it appraised, they learn it is a famous missing jewel. A larger mystery unfolds. Did their thrifty grandmother steal the pin? As it turns out,…
Suzanne Collins is back with a new installment of the Hunger Games series. Downloadable audio is available now, with no wait, on hoopla digital. Find the ebook on Libby by OverDrive.
From the publisher: It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games….
From the publisher: Originally published in 1987, Diet for a New America awakened the conscience of a nation with its startling examination of the food we buy and eat – and the moral, economic, and medical price we pay for it. Drawing a clear line connecting America’s factory farm system with disease, animal cruelty, and ecological crises, Robbins makes perhaps the most eloquent argument for vegetarianism ever published….
A short and sweet discussion on the importance of making meaning out of chaos. Lennox provides a well-fleshed philosophical and factual account of the current pandemic climate, and how personal beliefs can provide comfort and rationality to combat fear and fatalism. Though the writing leans ultimately towards a Biblical discussion of the nature of difficult times and how faith can positively impact that struggle,…
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer… by Michelle McNamara
This book offers an atmospheric snapshot of a moment in American history and a chilling account of the Golden State Killer, the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade. It is also a portrait of Michelle McNamara’s obsession and her unflagging pursuit of the truth as she died in the middle of hunting the killer down.