Among The Shelves

James Patterson has two new mysteries coauthored with James O. Born.  Blindside, a Detective Michael Bennett thriller and Lost.  Patterson is the world’s bestselling author having created a multitude of fictional characters and series—his mission to prove that there is no such thing as a person who “doesn’t like to read.”—only people who haven’t found the right book.  Patterson has given over three million books to school children and has donated more than seventy million dollars to support education.

Jonathan Kellerman has written a new Alex Delaware novel titled The Museum of Desire in which Delaware and detective Milo Sturgis struggle to solve a vicious crime that tests their skills as psychologist and detective.

Other new fiction includes Moral Compass by Danielle Steel; When You See Me by Lisa Gardner; The Unspoken Name A. K. Larkwood; The Blaze by Chad Dundas; The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James and Last Day by Luanne Rice.

New nonfiction includes a saga of Churchhill, family and the defiance during the blitz titled The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson.  Larson is also author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake.  Brain Wash by David Perlmutter, MD and Austin Perlmutter, MD tells how to detox your mind for clearer thinking, deeper relationships, and lasting happiness.

Dangerous Prayers: Because Following Jesus Was Never Meant to be Safe by Craig Groeschel who is the founding and senior pastor of LifeChurch and bestselling author of several books.

Yellow Bird by Sierra Crane Murdoch is a true murder mystery which unfolds on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota.

Smacked, a memoir by Eilene Zimmerman which tells the painful story of white-collar addiction and tragedy written after the death of her husband of 30 years who was secretly addicted to pain pills, opioids, cocaine, and methamphetamines.

Suffrage by Ellen Carol Dubois relates details about the social movement that led to women’s right to vote by passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1919.

Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 by Stephen Puleo recounts details of this little know disaster and the resulting lawsuit in 1925.

Other nonfiction on the shelf are Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything by B. J. Fogg, PhD and When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains by Ariana Neumann.

For more information about books and classes, contact the library. The library is open 9-6 Monday-Friday and 9-1 on Saturday and is located at 301 N Prouty in Watonga.

Watonga Public Library is a department of the City of Watonga.