Title: Get a Life, Chloe Brown
Author: Talia Hibbert
Release Date: November 5, 2019
Talia Hibbert, one of contemporary romance’s brightest new stars, delivers a witty, hilarious romantic comedy about a woman who’s tired of being “boring” and recruits her mysterious, sexy neighbor to help her experience new things—perfect for fans of Sally Thorne, Jasmine Guillory, and Helen Hoang.
Although you can't tell by the temperature outside, fall is underway and with that comes the time of frightful fun that only comes with Halloween! Regardless of the age range or type of material you're looking for, there are some fun and easy ways to browse and find the perfect thing to check out for you or any member of your family. Through the library's website, we have numerous research guides, called Libguides, on a variety of different topics compiled by our knowledgeable staff; several of which written by yours truly. You can access them here. For this festive time of year especially, I have made several guides to make browsing our collection even easier.
We are so excited about our October book club pick! The authors, Judy Christie and Lisa Wingate, will here for a special Community Conversation with the Huntsville Library Foundation on October 29. More information may be found here.
Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society by Judy Christie and Lisa Wingate
Release Date: October 22
It is only 32 days until it is officially fall. If you are more of a summer person, we have a book list that will extend the season of sand and sun for you (aside from the Alabama temps!)
The Friends We Keep
By Jane Green
The Wedding Party
By Jasmine Guillory
Our August Librarian Book Club pick is a novel set in North Alabama....."Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe," by Heather Webber
Release Date: July 16, 2019
Heather Webber's Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small-town Southern charm.
Nestled in the mountain shadows of Alabama lies the little town of Wicklow. It is here that Anna Kate has returned to bury her beloved Granny Zee, owner of the Blackbird Café.
The third season of the Netflix series, "Stranger Things" was just released in time for the Independence Day and is a thrill ride of 80's nostalgia! Whether you've already binged the entire season in one day, are working through it slowly or haven't started it yet, we've curated some of our favorite library materials to fully immerse yourself in the world of "Stranger Things!" If you're looking to catch up, we have both the first and second seasons in the system as well as the officially licensed book and comic book that give you a look at even more of the back story of the peculiar events in Hawkins:
If you are like me, your "to-read" list is pretty ambitious, which is why I am still trying to get through last year's releases. Here is a great list of "not so new" summer reads to pick up while you are enjoying some down time (or air conditioning)......
The Last Cruise
by Kate Christensen
Mary B: A Novel
by Katherine J. Chen
Our July Librarian Book Club pick is the latest novel from one of Alabama's favorite authors....."Never Have I Ever," by Joshilyn Jackson
Release Date: July 30, 2019