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New Books In The House : September 2015

September 14, 2015

saraHere’s a sample of just some of the new books recently arrived to the library:

“The Gilded Hour” by Sara Donati

The year is 1883, and in New York City it’s a time of dizzying splendor, crushing poverty, and tremendous change. Dr Anna Savard and her cousin, Sophie – both graduates of the Women’s Medical School – treat the city’s most vulnerable. Even when doing so puts all they’ve worked for in jeopardy . . .

Nadia Lim’s Fresh Start Cookbook is a no-fuss approach to losing weight, getting fit and feeling your best. With over 100 nutrition-packed, calorie-controlled, deliciously satisfying breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks and treats, Nadia will help you lose weight and keep it off. Combined with her simple exercise tips, you are set to become the healthiest, happiest annadiad most energetic you have ever been.

“The Shepherd’s Crown” by Sir Terry Pratchett

Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The young witch Tiffany Aching can feel it in her boots. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. As an old enemy prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her. terry


“In the Arena” by Diane Foreman

In this candid and engaging book, businesswoman and entrepreneur Diane Foreman tells how she went from being a single mother to creating a successful multi-million-dollar export company. Named by Forbes magazine as one of the most powerful women in Asia in 2014, Diane shares the lessons she’s learned on the road to creating a globally successful business empire.diana


“Black-Eyed Susans” by Julia Heaberlin

I am the star of tabloid headlines and campfire ghost stories. I am one of the four Black-Eyed Susans. The lucky one. Seventeen-year-old Tessa was the only victim to survive a serial killer. Her testimony put a dangerous criminal behind bars – or so she thought. Now, decades later, the wildflowers planted outside her window seem to be a message from a killer who should be safely in prison.

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Excerpt from Penguin Random September newsletter


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