Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore by Robin Sloan (January 19)
Detroit: an American autopsy by Charlie LeDuff (February 16)
Orphan train by Christina Baker Kline (March 16)
Killing Patton: the strange death of World War II's most audacious general by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (April 20)
Big little lies by Liane Moriarty (May 18)
Orange is the new black: my year in a woman's prison by Piper Kerman (June 15)
Death comes to Pemberley by P.D. James (July 20)
Not my father's son: a memoir by Alan Cumming
On immunity: an inoculation by Eula Biss
Station eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
I'll give you the sun by Jandy Nelson
We are not ourselves by Matthew Thomas
The storied life of A.J. Fikry: a novel by Gabrielle Zevin
The all-girl filling station's last reunion: a novel by
The shadow hero by story by Gene Luen Yang ; art by Sonny Liew ; lettering by Janice Chiang
Vegetarian/ Vegan Cooking
Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe: celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants by Joy Pierson, Angel Ramos, & Jorge Pineda ; photography by Jim Franco ; forewords by Alicia Silverstone and Laura and Woody Harrelson
Vegan holiday kitchen: more than 200 delicious, festive recipes for special occasions by Nava Atlas ; photographs by Susan Voisin
How to cook everything vegetarian: simple recipes for great food by Mark Bittman ; Illustrations by Alan Witschonke
For those who cannot cook well or do not enjoy it
The can't cook book: 100+ recipes for the absolutely terrified! by Jessica Seinfeld ; photographs by John Kernick ; cover photography by Mark Seliger ; design & illustrations by 3&Co. ; food styling by Sara Quessenberry
The last original wife [large print] by Dorothea Benton Frank
From thin air [large print] by Carolyn Brown
The amazing Mrs. Pollifax [large print] by Dorothy Gilman
Hummingbird lake [large print]: an Eternity Springs novel by Emily March
Home to Harmony [large print] by Philip Gulley
Nothing is true and everything is possible: the surreal heart of the new Russia by Peter Pomerantsev
Captive paradise: a history of Hawai'i by James L. Haley
Paper love: searching for the girl my grandfather left behind by Sarah Wildman
Angry birds is also an option for older kids or adults.
There is an initiative to complete one hour of free coding lessons in order to raise the level of somputer science fluency for kids. There is a push to teach computer science in the classroom to ensure that children are getting the best chance possible to succeed. Please visit CODE.org to sign up and try a lesson today!
Join us Saturday January 17 at 1:00 PM to take a tour through our Library's emedia services, taking a close look at options for streaming and downloading movies, TV, music, ebooks and eaudiobooks.
Learn the basics of how to check out free library ebooks and read them on your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other device. Join us Saturday, January 3, 10:00-11:30 AM.
Bootstrapper: from broke to badass on a northern Michigan farm by Mardi Jo Link — It's the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link's dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt and heartbreak. She and her husband of nineteen years have just called it quits, leaving her with serious cash-flow problems and a looming divorce. Link makes a seemingly impossible resolution: to hang on to her century-old farmhouse in northern Michigan and continue to raise her three boys on well water and wood chopping and dirt. Armed with an unfailing sense of humor and three resolute accomplices, Link confronts blizzards and foxes, learns about Zen divorce and the best way to butcher a hog, dominates a zucchini-growing contest and wins a year's supply of local bread, masters the art of bargain cooking, wrangles rampaging poultry, and withstands any blow to her pride in order to preserve the life she wants.