September, October and November titles coming soon!
Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking by Susan Cain — January 9th
Defending Jacob: a novel by William Landay — February 13th
Before you know kindness: a novel by Chris Bohjalian — March 13th
The dog stars by Peter Heller — April 10th
The round house by Louise Erdrich — May 8th
The housekeeper and the professor by Yoko Ogawa ; translated by Stephen Snyder — June 12th
The latest version of OverDrive Media Console for Windows computers gives you the option to early-return MP3 audiobooks. The updated desktop application OMC v3.2.2 can be installed on computers running Windows XP (or newer). Don’t forget you can early-return eBooks from Adobe Digital Edition as well.
If you enjoy tense thrillers try…
Down the darkest road by Tami Hoag
Heartless by Alison Gaylin
Silent scream by Karen Rose
Stolen by Allison Brennan
The house on Tradd Street by Karen White
The library has many guides to Paris, and they are all helpful for planning a trip to the City of Light. But these books might help you find it something a bit unusual--whether it is fashion, food, or a quiet corner.
Fashion insiders' guide: Paris by Carole Sabas ; illustrated by Caroline Andrieu — Each entry includes a description of recommended spots with hints about when to go, who to ask for, and what to get. The inclusion of additional advice from local fashion celebrities on their favorite places to frequent puts readers in-the-know.
Quiet Paris by Siobhan Wall — From formal gardens to light-filled art galleries, chic boutiques, small tearooms and gourmet delicatessens, Quiet Paris has over one hundred and twenty tempting places to savor the quiet delights of this most seductive of cities.
Elizabeth and Mary: cousins, rivals, queens by Jane Dunn
Female pharaohs [videodisc] by Discovery Communications
Five empresses: court life in eighteenth-century Russia by Evgenii V. Anisimov ; translated by Kathleen Carroll
Livia, Empress of Rome: a biography by Matthew Dennison
The bombers and the bombed: Allied air war over Europe, 1940-1945 by Richard Overy
Bleeding Kansas, bleeding Missouri: the long Civil War on the border by edited by Jonathan Earle and Diane Mutti Burke
The world of the medieval knight: a vivid exploration of the origins, rise and fall of the noble order of knighthood, illustrated with over 220 fine-art paintings and photographs by Charles Phillips ; consultant: Dr Craig Taylor
If you are homebound, age 60 and older you can receive a hot meal delivered to your home Monday-Friday. For more information contact: Wayne County Office of Nutrition Services 734-727-7357 or 800-851-1454.
Or prepare healthy meals at home:
Cooking light complete meals in minutes: over 700 great recipes by [senior editor, Heather Averett]
Rawsome Vegan Baking: An Un-cookbook for Raw, Gluten- free, Vegan, Beautiful and Sinfully Sweet Cookies, Cakes, Bars and Cupcakes by Von Euw, Emily — Blogging at This Rawsome Vegan Life, Emily Von Euw's new cookbook is not only vegan, but also raw and gluten-free. Who knew all that healthy could look so good?
The oh she glows cookbook: over 100 vegan recipes to glow from the inside out by Angela Liddon — Another vegan book and blog. Oh She Glows is filled with healthy, vibrant recipes and the book promises more of the same.
Handmade Gatherings: Recipes and Crafts for Seasonal Celebrations and Potluck Parties by English, Ashley/ Altman, Jen (PHT) — Ashley English's blog, Small Measures covers more than food. Homesteading, sustainable living and the joy of life might just about cover it, but her newest book focuses on recipes and crafts.
My life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead
E.E. Cummings: a life by Susan Cheever
Citizen explorer: the life of Zebulon Pike by Jared Orsi
Eliot Ness: the rise and fall of an American hero by Douglas Perry
The way forward is with a broken heart [Large print] by Alice Walker
Every man in this village is a liar [Large print]: an education in war by Megan K. Stack
Bossypants [large print] by Tina Fey
My beloved world [large print] by Sonia Sotomayor
First mothers [Large print]: the women who shaped the presidents by Bonnie Angelo
My life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead
Daughter of empire: my life as a Mountbatten by Lady Pamela Hicks
The Cooked Seed: A Memoir by Min, Anchee
Book of ages: the life and opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore
Flappers: six women of a dangerous generation by Judith Mackrell
Elizabeth of York: a Tudor queen and her world by Alison Weir
Long before Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt were big names in the movies, actors such as Chaplin, Dietrich, Bogart, and Gable were considered the ultimate in star power. Read about some of the great actors and actresses who may be gone, but will certainly not be forgotten.
Robert Mitchum: "baby, I don't care" by Lee Server
Dark lover: the life and death of Rudolph Valentino by Emily W. Leider
Bogart by A.M. Sperber and Eric Lax
Man on the flying trapeze: the life and times of W.C. Fields by Simon Louvish
Pioneering women who led and won struggles for equality and civil rights; created and advanced educational and professional opportunities; and made great contributions to the arts, sciences and humanistic causes are honored each year during the month of March — National Women's History Month.
Chronology of women worldwide: people, places & events that shaped women's history by Lynne Brakeman, editor ; Susan Gall, managing editor
Extraordinary women of the Medieval and Renaissance world: a biographical dictionary by Carole Levin ... [et al.]
Notable Black American women by Jessie Carney Smith, editor
Notable women in world government by edited by the editors of Salem Press
The reader's companion to U.S. women's history by editors, Wilma Mankiller ... [et al.]
The House of Silk: a Sherlock Holmes novel by Anthony Horowitz
The Baker Street Letters by Michael Robertson
The Sherlockian by Graham Moore
The Case of Emily V by Keith Oatley
Baskerville by John O'Connell
Sherlock Holmes: the unauthorized biography by Nick Rennison
The Alienist by Caleb Carr
5/21 11:30AM at Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit
5/21 7:00PM at Holocaust Memorial Center
5/22 10:00AM at Westland Public Library
5/22 7:00PM at Rust Belt Market in Ferndale