New Titles at the Nederland Library; News for Book Clubs
New Titles at the Nederland Library; News for Book Clubs
July 2021
Book News

Exciting News
for Book Clubs

You can now order up to 12 copies of the same book for your Book Club. Click here for more info.

New Titles at NCL

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FICTION


State of Terror

By Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny

This high-stakes thriller of international intrigue features behind-the-scenes global drama informed by details only an insider could know. State of Terror is a unique and utterly compelling international thriller cowritten by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the 67th secretary of state, and Louise Penny, a multiple award-winning #1 New York Times bestselling novelist.
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*****


Half Life

By Jillian Cantor

In Poland in 1891, Marie Curie (then Marya Sklodowska) was engaged to a budding mathematician, Kazimierz Zorawski. But when his mother insisted she was too poor and not good enough, he broke off the engagement. A heartbroken Marya left Poland for Paris, where she would attend the Sorbonne to study chemistry and physics. Eventually Marie Curie would go on to change the course of science forever and be the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. But what if she had made a different choice? 
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*****


The Last Graduate 

By Naomi Novik

A budding dark sorceress determined not to use her formidable powers uncovers yet more secrets about the workings of her world in the stunning sequel to A Deadly Education, the start of Naomi Novik's groundbreaking crossover series.
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*****


The Other Black Girl

By Zakiya Dalila Harris

Get Out meets The Devil Wears Prada in this electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing. A whip-smart and dynamic thriller and sly social commentary that is perfect for anyone who has ever felt manipulated, threatened, or overlooked in the workplace, The Other Black Girl will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last twist.
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*****


While Justice Sleeps

By Stacey Abrams

Avery Keene, a brilliant young law clerk for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn, is doing her best to hold her life together—excelling in an arduous job with the court while also dealing with a troubled family. When the shocking news breaks that Justice Wynn—the cantankerous swing vote on many current high-profile cases—has slipped into a coma, Avery’s life turns upside down. She is immediately notified that Justice Wynn has left instructions for her to serve as his legal guardian and power of attorney which plunges her into an explosive role she never anticipated. 
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MYSTERY


Daughter of the Morning Star:
Longmire Mystery Series, Book 17

By Craig Johnson

A new novel in the beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series. When Lolo Long's niece Jaya begins receiving death threats, Tribal Police Chief Long calls on Absaroka County Sheriff Walt Longmire along with Henry Standing Bear as lethal backup.
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*****


Choose Me

By Tess Garritsen and Gary Braver

Taryn Moore is young, beautiful and brilliant, so why would she kill herself? When Detective Frankie Loomis arrives on the scene to investigate the girl's fatal plunge from her apartment balcony, she knows in her gut there's more to the story, especially after the autopsy reveals that the college senior was pregnant. It could be reason enough for suicide-or a motive for murder.
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*****


The Bone Code

By Kathy Reichs

#1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs returns with her twentieth gripping novel featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, whose examinations, fifteen years apart, of unidentified bodies ignite a terrifying series of events. The Bone Code is Temperance Brennan's most astonishing case yet--one that gives new meaning to today's headlines.
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Romance

Party of Two
The Wedding Date #5

By Jasmine Guillory

A chance meeting with a handsome stranger turns into a whirlwind affair that gets everyone talking. Dating is the last thing on Olivia Monroe's mind when she moves to LA to start her own law firm. But when she meets a gorgeous man at a hotel bar and they spend the entire night flirting, she discovers too late that he is none other than hotshot junior senator Max Powell.
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Non-Fiction


Sidecountry: Tales of Death and Life from the Back Roads of Sports

By John Branch

Breathtaking tales of climbers and hunters, runners and racers, winners and losers by the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter. New York Times reporter John Branch's riveting, humane features on ordinary people doing extraordinary things at the edges of the sporting world have won nearly every major journalism prize
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*****


Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis De Lafayette in the Age of Revolution

By Mike Duncan

Best-selling author (The Storm Before the Storm) and podcast host (The History of Rome) Duncan reintroduces a celebrated hero whose name may be common knowledge but whose life story is not. Using French and American archives, Duncan narrates the long career of the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) as he fell victim to changing times and political perceptions.
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*****


Into the Deep: A Memoir From the Man Who Found Titanic

By Robert D. Ballard

Oceanographer and marine biologist Robert D. Ballard looks back on a long and storied life that includes accomplishments ranging from discovering new life-forms to finding the wreck of the Titanic.
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Children


T. Rexes Can't Tie Their Shoes

By Anna Lazowski and illustrator Steph Laberis

Humorous, alphabetical look at all the things animals can't do but kids can.
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*****


The Bad Guys in Cut to the Chase
Bad Guys, volume 13

By Aaron Blabey

The Bad Guys have entered a whole new world--like, literally--a VERY nasty new universe awaits. Oh, Mr. Snake, what have you done...?
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*****

Marty

By Rachel Noble and illustrator Zoey Abbott

Marty is an undercover Martian and master of disguises who lives on Earth, but when one of his costumes gives him away an unexpected friend helps him find a place where he can be himself.
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