February 2021

Here is a small selection of what is new.


How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316536981
Availability: On our shelves now (while supplies last)
Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 2nd, 2021



"Searing . . . In affluent Baxter's Beach, the gentry of Barbados maneuver around their servants with velvet gloves and steel nerves, exposing fault lines of resentment, love as ephemeral as a tropical breeze." (O Magazine)


In Baxter's Beach, Barbados, Lala's grandmother Wilma tells the story of the one-armed sister. It's a cautionary tale, about what happens to girls who disobey their mothers and go into the Baxter's Tunnels. When she's grown, Lala lives on the beach with her husband, Adan, a petty criminal with endless charisma whose thwarted burglary of one of the beach mansions sets off a chain of events with terrible consequences. A gunshot no one was meant to witness. A new mother whose baby is found lifeless on the beach. A woman torn between two worlds and incapacitated by grief. And two men driven into the Tunnels by desperation and greed who attempt a crime that will risk their freedom - and their lives.

Blood Grove (Easy Rawlins #15) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316491181
Availability: On our shelves now (while supplies last)
Published: Mulholland Books - February 2nd, 2021

After being approached by a shell-shocked Vietnam War veteran who claims to have gotten into a fight protecting a white woman from a black man, Easy embarks on an investigation that takes him from mountaintops to the desert, through South Central and into sex clubs and the homes of the fabulously wealthy, facing hippies, the mob, and old friends perhaps more dangerous than anyone else.

Go and Do Likewise!: The Parables and Wisdom of Jesus Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419737053
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

The parables and teachings of Jesus are brought to life in this stunning picture book from award-winning author and illustrator John Hendrix


But Jesus was going somewhere.
His journey to find those most in need of him began anew each morning.
Jesus walked . . . and ever since, people have followed him.


Through parables of the good Samaritan and the prodigal son, the lost sheep and the beatitudes, Jesus taught his disciples the redeeming power of sacrificial love and showed mercy to everyone around him--especially the sick, the poor, and the downtrodden.


In this inspirational and richly illustrated book, John Hendrix brings to life the wisdom of Jesus. Interweaving hand lettering with his signature, award-winning art style, Hendrix captures the spirit of Jesus's timeless message that will resonate with readers of any Christian faith.

The Age of Witches: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316419543
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Published: Redhook - February 9th, 2021

In Gilded Age New York, a centuries-long clash between two magical families ignites when a young witch must choose between love and loyalty, power and ambition, in this magical novel by Louisa Morgan.


In 1692, Bridget Bishop was hanged as a witch. Two hundred years later, her legacy lives on in the scions of two very different lines: one dedicated to using their powers to heal and help women in need; the other, determined to grasp power for themselves by whatever means necessary.


This clash will play out in the fate of Annis, a young woman in Gilded Age New York who finds herself a pawn in the family struggle for supremacy. She'll need to claim her own power to save herself-and resist succumbing to the darkness that threatens to overcome them all.

Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393245585
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 2nd, 2021

Best-selling author Russell Shorto, praised for his incisive works of narrative history, never thought to write about his own past. He grew up knowing his grandfather and namesake was a small-town mob boss but maintained an unspoken family vow of silence. Then an elderly relative prodded: You're a writer--what are you gonna do about the story?

Smalltime is a mob story straight out of central casting--but with a difference, for the small-town mob, which stretched from Schenectady to Fresno, is a mostly unknown world. The location is the brawny postwar factory town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The setting is City Cigar, a storefront next to City Hall, behind which Russ and his brother-in-law, "Little Joe," operate a gambling empire and effectively run the town.

The Four Winds: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250178602
Availability: On our shelves now (while supplies last)
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 2nd, 2021

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My Year Abroad: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594634574
Availability: On our shelves now (while supplies last)
Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
ISBN: 9780593134047
Availability: On our shelves now (while supplies last)
Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

Writers & Lovers Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802148544
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Published: Grove Press - February 16th, 2021

Following the breakout success of her critically acclaimed and award-winning novel Euphoria, Lily King returns with another instant New York Times bestseller: an unforgettable portrait of an artist as a young woman.


Blindsided by her mother's sudden death, and wrecked by a recent love affair, Casey Peabody has arrived in Massachusetts in the summer of 1997 without a plan. Her mail consists of wedding invitations and final notices from debt collectors. A former child golf prodigy, she now waits tables in Harvard Square and rents a tiny, moldy room at the side of a garage where she works on the novel she's been writing for six years. At thirty-one, Casey is still clutching onto something nearly all her old friends have let go of: the determination to live a creative life. When she falls for two very different men at the same time, her world fractures even more. Casey's fight to fulfill her creative ambitions and balance the conflicting demands of art and life is challenged in ways that push her to the brink.

A Court of Silver Flames (A Court of Thorns and Roses #4) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681196282
Availability: On our shelves now (while supplies last)
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 16th, 2021

The Echo Wife Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250174666
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Published: Tor Books - February 16th, 2021

Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393652666
Availability: On our shelves now (while supplies last)
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 2nd, 2021