by Dee Hare, Librarian
Great new fiction releases that we’ve recently at the library received include:
The Baker Street Translation by Michael Robertson is a mystery starring Reggie and Nigel Heath, who reside at 221B Baker Street, the former address of famed sleuth Sherlock Holmes. When they receive new letters addressed to the detective, the brothers find themselves compelled to sort out an unconventional will, translate a nursery rhyme and prevent an attack at an upcoming royal event.
Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg finds Cecilia Ross, a successful motivational speaker, suddenly deciding to take time off from her career. She moves into a beautiful old house with three roommates, including one who wishes to reconnect with the daughter she gave up for adoption, one who wants to visit her ex and a professional chef looking for inspiration from other restaurants.
In All That Is by James Salter, a former naval officer returns to American after serving during World War II. He finds a job as a book editor and soon immerses himself in a world where he makes intimate connections and achieves surprising triumphs until he is betrayed by the woman he loves. This action ultimately sets him on a course he could never have imagined.
Secrets from the Past by Barbara Taylor Bradford is the story of Serena Stone, a photojournalist who leaves her job after the unexpected death of her famous photographer father. Serena risks her life as she discovers a hidden cache of her late father’s work in war-torn Libya that also reveals shocking truths about her parent’s idyllic marriage.
New non-fiction titles that might be of interest to you include: The Myths of Happiness: What Should Make You Happy, but Doesn’t, What Shouldn’t Make You Happy, but Does by Sonia Lyubomirsky, Houses with Charm: Simple Southern Style by Susan Sully, Patti’s Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking by Pati Jinich and Always the Fat Kid: The Truth About the Enduring Effects of Childhood Obesity by Jacob Warren.
We look forward to seeing everyone soon at the library.