New on the Shelves...

New on the Shelves...

Here is just a small sampling of the new books hitting our library shelves this month.  Have you read any of them?

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Rita Mae Brown

Flesh and Blood: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Private India by James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi

New York Christmas by Anne Perry

Betrayed by Lisa Scottoline

Burning Room (LP) by Michael Connolley

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New Releases Announced

New Releases Announced

Keep an eye out for these new releases to hit library shelves this October.  Here is a glimpse of a few coming your way.  And if you really can’t wait to read one of these, place your hold today to be sure to be among the first to get a copy.

Gossamer Ghost by Laura Childs

A.D. 30 by Ted Dekker

Ghost Wanted
by Carolyn Hart

Deadline by John Sandford

Desert God: A Novel of Ancient Egypt by Wilbur A. Smith

Candlelight Christmas by Susan Wiggs

Paris Match by Stuart Woods
 

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Hold On…

Hold On…

Put a hold on a new book that is….our libraries have some exciting new releases coming in August and September.

August:

One Kick by Chelsea Cain

Love Letters: A Rose Harbor Novel by Debbie Macomber

Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd

September:

Lost Key by Catherine Coulter, J.T. Ellison

Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett

Monogram Murders: The New Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot Mystery by Agatha Christie, Sophie Hannah

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Go Audio!

I recently listened to The Fault in Our Stars in audio book format while driving to the beach. Audio Books are a great option for readers on the go. You can listen to them in the car, during a run or when you’re doing chores around the house. If you just don’t have the time to sit down with a book, audio books are the way to go.

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Happy to Let it Go By Lora-Lynn Kahler

 

The song Happy seems to be everywhere—that and Let it Go. In the car, in the store, on TV, being sung by my neighbor’s children the music just lingers.  And once it hits, it sticks becoming run and rerun in my head over and over and over….  To combat this most recent attack of I’d be happy to let it go, I thought it might be fun to see what our libraries have available about happiness and letting go.

30 lessons for living: tried and true advice from the wisest Americans, by Karl Pillemer, shares the wisdom of older people on how to choose happiness and life without regret.  We’ve got this one as an eBook and in large print too, it’s that good. 

I love the title of this one: The antidote: happiness for people who can't stand positive thinking by Oliver Burkeman.  This book can help out if you are just trying too hard to be happy. 

We have a nice devotional calendar in print and as an eBook: The language of letting go by Melody Beattie52 small changes: one year to a happier, healthier you makes the idea of becoming happy attainable one week at a time.  And if you are raising a teen you might like, Letting go with love and confidence: raising responsible, resilient, self-sufficient teens in the 21st century.

On the work front, the Dali Lama offers guidance on The art of happiness at workHappiness at work: be resilient, motivated, and successful--no matter what is available as an eBook.  We also have a new audiobook with guided mediations called Real happiness at work: meditations for accomplishment, achievement, and peace that you might enjoy. 

We recently added a new Chicken Soup for the Soul title Home Sweet Home: 101 Stories About Hearth, Happiness, and Hard Work.  Why not be among the first to read it?  Go ahead and request it for yourself and we’ll email you as soon as the book is ready. 

So the next time either Happy or Let it Go gets stuck in your head, chase it away with one of these reads instead.

Enjoy,

-LL

Happiness Titles on the YCL eBranch:

Release Your Worries A Guide to Letting Go of Stress and Anxiety

Eat Your Way to Happiness: 10 Diet Secrets to Improve Your Mood, Curb Cravings and Keep the Pounds Off

Contagious Optimism Uplifting Stories and Motivational Advice for Positive Forward Thinking Cesar Millan's Short Guide to a Happy Dog.

 

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