Take a look at these Nederland Community Library reader favorites.
Take a look at these Nederland Community Library reader favorites.
January 2022
Book News

NCL Reader Favorites in 2021

How many of them did you read?
Most-read books at Nederland Community Library in 2021

Adult Fiction

Dark Sky: A Joe Pickett Novel by C.J. Box
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Bounty: A Fox and O’Hare novel by Janet Evanovich
Ocean Prey by John Sandford
The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict
2034: A Novel of the Next World War by Elliot Ackerman
When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain
Sooley by John Grisham
Legends of the North Cascades by Jonathan Evison
Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Treachery by Brian Freeman

Adult Non-Fiction

The Mountain Baker: 100 High-Altitude Recipes for Every Occasion
   by Mimi Council
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need
   by Bill Gates
Subpar Parks: America’s Most Extraordinary National Parks & Their Least Impressed Visitors
   by Amber Share
The Reign of Wolf 21: The Saga of Yellowstone’s Legendary Druid Pack
  
by Rick McIntyre
Simple: Effortless Food, Big Flavors
   by Diana Henry
Find the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest

   by S. Simard
The Great Outdoors: 120 Recipes for Adventure Cooking

   by Markus Sammer
The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again
   by Robert D. Putnam
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
   by Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho
The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

   by Erik Larson

Have you tried Manga?

These amazing and engaging books have something for everyone—young and old!
Ask a librarian for suggestions, or try one of these.
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MANGA & Graphic Novels


Tokyo Ghoul: Vol 1

By Sui Ishida

College student Ken Kaneki is thrilled to be going on a date with beautiful Rize, but when the encounter turns violent, he is transformed into a human-ghoul hybrid who must learn to deal with Ghoul turf wars, Ghoul society, and his new powers. First in a 13-part series.

*****

One-Punch Man, Volume 7

By ONE

Rated T for ages 16+
When aliens invade Earth, a group of Class-S heroes finally finds a way to fight back and go on the offensive. Inside the enemy mother ship, Saitama fights Boros. Faced with the alien's frightful power, he decides to get serious! What is the Earth's fate?!

eComic, Graphic Novel, Kindle Check Availability 

*****

Aria the Scarlet Ammo (manga), Volume 3

By Chugaku Akamatsu

Gun-toting, sword-wielding, pig-tail haired, Butei (an armed detective) extraordinaire Aria H. Kanzaki, has just proclaimed that the hapless Kinji Tohyama is to be her slave. Kinji denies this vehement request, but agrees to accompany her on a single case regardless of how big or small it is. Unfortunately, that one case turns out to be much bigger than anything they could've ever imagined. Now, Kinji and Aria must face their own troubled pasts and the painful reasoning behind their individual life choices. Action, mystery, and drama combine in this exhilarating, and poignant, volume of Aria: The Scarlet Ammo!

eComic, Kindle Check Availability 

*****

Attack on Titan: Vol. 2 Birth of a Monster

By Hajime Isayama

Rated T for ages 16+. The Colossal Titan has breached humanity's first line of defense, Wall Maria. Mikasa, the 104th Training Corps' ace and Eren's best friend, may be the only one capable of defeating them, but beneath her calm exterior lurks a dark past. When all looks lost a new Titan appears and begins to slaughter its fellow Titans. Could this new monster be a blessing in disguise, or is the truth something much more sinister?

Book, Graphic Novel  Check Availability

*****


Hilda and the Midnight Giant, Hildafolk Volume 2

By Luke Pearson

Hilda finds her world turned upside down as she faces the prospect of leaving her snow-capped birthplace for the hum of the megalopolis. Her mother, an architect, has been offered a prestigious position in the bustling metropolis that she would find hard to reject. Besides, the tiny elven creatures making a daily habit of bombarding them with threats aren't making Hilda's case any better. As she seeks ways to stall her mother's decision, Hilda rushes to befriend the very source of her malady; will they help or hinder her? More importantly, who is this mysterious Midnight Giant?

Graphic Novel  Check Availability

*****
The Giver

By Lois Lowry

Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver, who reveals the dark secrets behind the utopian facade.

Eaudiobook, eBook, CD, Book, Large Print 
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