Here’s a look at what I’ve ordered for December. Our book lists are now running a month ahead, so we can make sure we have them ready to go for you- instead of you having to wait eternally for that title to come in! As always, if you have any suggestions, please let me know! Some of these authors are from patron suggestions- like Olivia Hawker & Pam Jenoff, for example! Others are well known favorites, like Sandra Brown or Susan Mallery or Debbie Macomber.

Drury, Bob & Clavin, Tom- The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend (Native Biographies)
Fortunate Eagle, Matthew- Pipestone: My Life in an Indian Boarding School (Native Boarding School History)
Gardner, Mark Lee- The Earth is All That Lasts: Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and the Last Stand of the Great Sioux Nation (Native History)
Harden, Blaine- Murder at the Mission: A Frontier Killing, Its Legacy of Lies, and the Taking of the American West (Native History)
Hogeland, William- Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion That Opened the West (Native History)
Neihardt, John- Black Elk Speaks, Complete Edition (Native Biographies)
Ostler, Jeffrey- Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas (Native History)
Stannard, David- American Holocaust: The Conquest of the New World (Native History)

Baker, Peter- Planes (general)
Bliss, Lauralee- Escape from Amsterdam: Heroines of WWII (historical)
Box, C.J.- Treasure State: Cassie Dewell/ Cody Hoyt (mystery)
Brown, Sandra- Overkill (thriller)
Cussler/Du Brul- The Sea Wolves: Isaac Bell (adventure)
Deveraux/Sheets- Thief of Fate: Providence Falls (romance)
Evanovich, Janet- Going Rogue- Rise and Shine 29: Stephanie Plum (humor, mystery)
Hawker, Olivia- The Ragged Edge of Night (historical)
Hilderbrand, Elin- Reunion Beach: collection (romance)
Jenner, Natalie- The Bloomsbury Girls (historical)
Jenoff, Pam- The Winter Guest (historical)
Jenoff, Pam- Almost Home: Jordan Weiss (historical)
Jenoff, Pam- Hidden Affair: Jordan Weiss (historical)
Maas, Sarah- Kingdom of Ash: Throne of Glass (fantasy)
Maas, Sarah- Tower of Dawn: Throne of Glass (fantasy)
Macomber, Debbie- The Christmas Spirit (holidays, romance)
Mallery, Susan-: The Christmas Wedding Guest: Wishing Tree (holidays, romance)
McCauley, Terrence: Disturbing the Peace: Jeremiah Halstead (western)
Patterson, James: Fear No Evil: Alex Cross (mystery)
Scarrow, Simon: Blackout: Berlin Wartime (historical)
Sparks, Nicholas: Dreamland (romance)
Wiseman, Ellen Marie: The Lost Girls of Willowbrook (historical)
Woods, Stuart: Foul Play: Stone Barrington (mystery)

Halloween @Library, Part 3

Halloween themed reads at Fairview City Library… Just a skip from the paranormal, we have fantasy fiction.  This includes many popular series that are great cable or TV shows – Game of Thrones for instance!

Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll (junior)
Arafel’s Saga, C. J. Cherryh
Bartimaeus Trilogy, Jonathon Stroud (young adult)
Book of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau (young adult)
Chronicles of Narnia, C. S. Lewis (junior)
Crescent City, Sarah Maas
Deltora Quest, Emily Rodda (junior)
Edge Chronicles, Stewart & Riddell (junior)
Flip Side, Kristin Stecklein
Guardians of Ga’hoole, Kathryn Lasky (junior)
Harry Potter, J. K. Rowling (young adult)
Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkein (high school)
Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins (high school)
Inheritance Saga, Christopher Paolini (young adult)
Keeper of the Lost Cities, Shannon Messenger (young adult)
Kiesha’ra, Amelia Atwater-Rhodes (young adult)
Leven Thumps, Obert Skye (junior)
Magnus Chase & Gods of Asgard, Rick Riordan (young adult)
Maximum Ride, James Patterson (young adult)
Merlin Saga, T. A. Barron (junior)
Mistborn, Brandon Sanderson
Percy Jackson & Olympians, Rick Riordan (young adult)
Pern, Anne McCaffrey
Ranger’s Apprentice, John Flanagan (junior)
Redwall, Brian Jacques (junior)
Sword of Truth, Terry Goodkind
Throne of Glass, Sarah Maas
Warriors; Seekers, Erin Hunter (young adult)
Wheel of Time, Robert Jordan
Wingfeather Saga, Andrew Peterson (junior)
Wings of Fire, Tui Sutherland (junior)
Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum (junior)

Halloween @Library, Part 2

For Halloween this year, we’re posting Halloween themed reads from our library.  Today we’re going from ‘reality’ to ‘extraordinary’- the paranormal! Check out these authors and series for some stories that are beyond the normal…

Arcane Society & Sub-Series by Quick & Krentz
Bishop/Special Crimes Unit by Kay Hooper
Cousins O’Dwyer by Nora Roberts
House of Night by P.C. & Kristin Cast (high school fiction)
Hush Hush Saga by Becca Fitzpatrick (young adult fiction)
Krewe of Hunters by Heather Graham
Lizzy & Diesel by Janet Evanovich
Midnight Texas by Charlaine Harris
Miss Peregrine by Ransom Riggs (young adult fiction)
Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare (young adult fiction)
Poison Apple by various authors (junior fiction)
Sign of Seven Trilogy by Nora Roberts
Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer (high school fiction)
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (high school fiction)

Halloween @ the Library!

In honor of Halloween, we’re featuring horror and paranormal related reads.
How about we start off with some real-life horror?
Sometimes the truth is stranger, and more horrifying, than fiction.

The 57 Bus
Dashka Slater

Bloodletters and Badmen….American Criminals from the Pilgrims to the Present
Jay Robert Nash

The Blood of Emmett Till
Timothy B. Tyson

Deliver Us…Infamous I-95 Texas Killing Fields
Kathryn Casey

Filthy Rich…Shocking True Story of Jeffrey Epstein
James Patterson

Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire & Death
Ann Rule

Hell in the Heartland: Murder, Meth…Two Missing Girls
Jax Miller

Killers of the Flower Moon
David Grann

Little Demon in the City of Light
Steven Levingston

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes…New York’s Greatest Female Detective
Brad Ricca

Murder Beyond the Grave- True Crime Thrillers
James Patterson

Public Enemies…Birth of the FBI
Bryan Burrough

Red River Prosecutor: True Cases of Oklahoma Crime
Kenneth D. Bacon

Seattle Vice
Rick Anderson

Smoke, Mirrors, & Murder
Ann Rule

Tommy Gun Winter: Jewish Gangsters…Trial That Shocked 1930s Boston
Nathan Gorenstein

Without Pity…Most Dangerous Killers
Ann Rule

November 2022 New Books List

Is it really almost November?  Wow!  We are so ready for cool weather and fall leaves!  Bring on the pumpkin spice!  In the meantime, here are the books we are looking forward to getting for November.

Chesney, Will: No Ordinary Dog (military dog)

Baldacci, David: Long Shadows (Mystery)
Barker, Clive: Absolute Midnight (Horror)
Brewer, Heather: Cemetery Boys (Horror)
Dugoni, Robert: The Silent Sisters (Thriller)
Gerritsen, Tess: Listen to Me (Thriller)
Grisham, John: Boys from Biloxi (Mystery)
Hawker, Olivia: The Fire & The Ore (Historical)
Healey, Jane: The Secret Stealers (Historical)
Hilderbrand, Elin: Endless Summer (Romance)
Johansen, Iris: Captive (Mystery)
Kelly, Cathy: Between Sisters (Women’s)
Krueger, William Kent: Fox Creek (Mystery)
Leigh, Melinda: Cross Her Heart (Thriller)
Ng, Celeste: Our Missing Hearts (Women’s)
Patterson/Dubois: Blowback (Mystery)
Picoult/Boylan: Mad Honey (Women’s)
Priest, Cherie: Agony House (Horror)
Robotham, Michael: When You Are Mine (Thriller)
See, Lisa: The Island of Sea Women (Historical)
Shelley, Mary Wolstonecraft: Frankenstein (Horror)
Simpson, Susan Lantz: Samuel’s Return (Christian)
Slaughter, Karin: Girl, Forgotten (Thriller)
Stoker, Bram: Dracula (Horror)
Winfrey, Kerry: Just Another Love Song (Romance)

King, Stephen: Dolores Claiborne; Bag of Bones; Carrie;
Firestarter; Misery; The Shining (Horror)

Children, Juvenile, Young Adult, High School
Dolbear, Emily: Juneteenth (Juv; Black History)
Hobkirk, Lori: Madam CJ Walker, First Black Female Entrepreneur
(Juv; Black History)
Laughlin, K.L.: The Racial Justice Movement (Juv; Black History)
Laughlin, K.L.: The Tulsa Race Massacre (Juv; Black History)
Neshama, R.: Nat Turner & the Virginia Slave Revolt (Juv; Black History)
Santella, Andrew: The NAACP (Juv; Black History)

Fraction, Matt: Hawkeye #1- My Life As a Weapon (HS Graphic Novel)
Kaur, Rupi: Healing Through Words (HS, Novel in Verse)
White, Kiersten: And I Darken (HS Fantasy)


We’re starting to get our October books in here at the library! So many great titles to look forward to!

Ham, Ken: Creation to Babel (creation science)
Swenson, Kate: Forever Boy (Autism & parenting)

Austin, Lynn: Long Way Home (Christian)
Brooks, Geraldine: Horse (General)
Cameron, Marc: Cold Snap (Thriller)
Carlson, Melody: Heartland Skies (Christian)
Cussler/Maden: Hellburner (Adventure)
Dailey, Janet: Paradise Peak (fill in, Romance)
Dailey, Janet: Quicksand (Romance)
Fielding, Joy: The Housekeeper (Thriller)
Griffin, Laura: Hidden (Thriller)
Hawker, Olivia: One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow (Historical)
Hawker, Olivia: The Rise of Light (Historical)
Henry, Emily: Book Lovers (Women’s)
Higgins, Kristan: Out of the Clear Blue Sky (Women’s)
Hoover, Colleen: Layla (Romance)
Kelly, Cathy: Other Women (Women’s)
King, Stephen: Fairytale (Horror)
King, Stephen: The Body (Horror)
Maas, Sarah J.: Heir of Fire (fill in, Fantasy)
Maas, Sarah J.: House of Earth & blood (fill in, Fantasy)
Michaels, Fern: Secrets (Mystery)
Oke, Janette: Unfailing Love (Christian)
Parker/Lupica: Fallout (Mystery)
Patterson, James: Shattered (Mystery)
Robards, Karen: The Girl from Guernica (Thriller)
Warren, Susan May: Sunrise (Christian)

Junior & Young Adult Reads
Reynolds, Aaron: Creepy Crayon (Children)
Reynolds, Aaron: Creepy Carrots (Children)
Reynolds, Aaron: Creepy Pair of Underwear (Children)
St. Clair, Scarlett: Touch of Darkness (Young Adult)
St. Clair, Scarlett: Touch of Ruin (Young Adult)

Books We’re Looking Forward To…

How about a list of books we here at the library are looking forward to adding to our collection?
We’re going by when the hardback comes out, allowing about a month after that.
So you may not see some really popular authors here yet (like Debbie Macomber).

Askew, Rilla: Prize for the Fire
Baldacci, David: Long Shadows
Brown, Sandra: Overkill
Box, CJ: Treasure State
Child, Lee: No Plan B
Cameron, Marc (Clancy): Red Winter
Carr, Robyn: Holidays in Virgin River
Deaver, Jeffrey: Hunting Time
Dailey, Janet: Quicksand
Dailey, Janet: Blue Moon Haven
Dallas, Sandra: Tenmile
Deveraux, Jude: Thief of Fate
Evanovich, Janet: Going Rogue
Evans, Richard Paul: A Christmas Memory
Fielding, Joy: The Housekeeper
Griffin, Laura: Vanishing Hour
Grisham, John: Boys from Bilouxi
Haines, Carolyn: Bones of Holly
Hilderbrand, Elin: Endless Summer
Hopkins, Ellen: Sanctuary Highway
Howard, Catherine Ryan: Run Time
Hyde, Catherine Ryan: So Long Chester Wheeler
Johansen, Iris: Captive
Johansen, Iris: More Than Meets The Eye
Johnson, Craig: Hell and Back
King, Stephen: Fairy Tale
Kingsolver, Barbara: Demon Copperhead
Krueger, William Kent: Fox Creek
Mallery, Susan: Home Sweet Christmas
Morris, Heather: Listening Well

Box, CJ: Storm Watch
Coben, Harlan: I Will Find You
Child, Lincoln (& Preston): The Cabinet of Dr. Leng
Cameron, Marc: Breakneck
Coble, Colleen: Dark of Night
Dallas, Sandra: Where Coyotes Howl
Griffin, Laura: Deep Tide
Grippando, James: Code 6
Hillerman, Anne: The Way of the Bear
Hyde, Catherine Ryan: Just a Regular Boy
Iles, Greg: Southern Man
Jenoff, Pam: Code Name Sapphire
Kingsbury, Karen: Just Once
Koontz, Dean: The House at the End of the World
Krentz, Jayne Ann: Sleep No More
Kubica, Mary: Just the Nicest Couple
Mallery, Susan: The Sister Effect
Moyes, JoJo: Someone Else’s Shoes


SEPTEMBER 2022 – titles are large print unless italicized

No nonfiction this month, so we’re putting a list of our
existing nonfiction titles on the subject of
‘school shootings’.
As always, if you have title suggestions,
please let us know!

Belden, Emily: Husband Material (ROMANCE)
Brown, Carolyn: The Sunshine Club (WOMEN’S FICTION)
Bunn, Davis: The Emerald Tide (CHRISTIAN)
Carr, Jack: In the Blood (MYSTERY)
Clay, James: Justice Rider (WESTERN)
Coble, Colleen: Aloha Series #2-#4 (CHRISTIAN)
Cole, Lee: Groundskeeping (WOMEN’S FICTION)
Coulter, Catherine: Reckoning (MYSTERY)
Egan, Jennifer: The Candy House (MYSTERY)
Fay, Kim: Love & Saffron (ROMANCE)
Gabhart, Ann: When the Meadow Blooms (CHRISTIAN)
Haines, Carolyn: Lady of Bones (HUMOR, MYSTERY)
Hogan, Ray: Betrayal in Tombstone (WESTERN)
Jenoff, Pam: The Woman with the Blue Star (HIST.)
Jewel, Lisa: The Family Returns (MYSTERY)
Koontz, Dean: The Big Dark Sky (HORROR)
Martin, Charles: The Record Keeper (CHRISTIAN)
McAuley, Terrence: Blood on the Trail (WESTERN)
Mitchard, Jacqueline: The Good Son (FICTION)
Olsen, Gregg: The Last Thing She Ever Did (MYSTERY)
Simon, Christine: The Patron Saint of 2nd Chances (HUMOR)
Walsh, Courtney: Things Left Unsaid (FICTION)
Webber, Heather: Midnight @ the Blackbird Cafe (MYST.)
Woods, Stuart: Black Dog (MYSTERY)

Asher, Jay: Thirteen Reasons Why (HS)
Bowden, Oliver: Assassin’s Creed full series (HS)
Kirby, Matthew: Assassin’s Creed: Last Descendants Trilogy (HS)
Messenger, Shannon: Unlocked: Keeper of Lost Cities (YA)

Columbine Victims/Survivors-
Bernall, Misty: She Said Yes
Scott, Darrell & Nimmo, Beth: Rachel’s Tears
Nickel Mines School Tragedy (Amish School)-
Monville, Marie & Lambert, Cindy: One Light Still Shines
Yoder, Harvey: The Happening
Kent State University, Ohio-
Charles River Editors: The Kent State Massacre
Newman, Katherine: Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings
Grieving a child’s death-
Wiersbe, David: Gone But Not Lost


AUGUST 2022 – titles are large print unless italicized

O’Reilly/Dugard: Killing the Killers (Mob)
Yaffa, Joshua: Between Two Fires (Ukraine)

Andrews, Mary Kay: Savannah Breeze (FICTION)
Austin, Lynn: Chasing Shadows (CHRISTIAN)
Castillo, Linda: The Hidden One (MYSTERY)
Cussler/Brown: Dark Vector (MYSTERY)
Dailey, Janet: Someone Like Santa (ROMANCE)
Doiron, Paul: Hatchet Island (MYSTERY)
Golden, Christopher: Ararat (FICTION)
Grisham, John: Sparring Partners (FICTION-COLLECTION)
Harmel, Kristin: The Book of Lost Names (FICTION)
Hilderbrand, Elin: Hotel Nantucket (WOMEN’S FICTION)
Hoover, Colleen: Confess (ROMANCE)
Hoover, Colleen: Verity (ROMANCE)

Hunter, Denise: Mulberry Hollow (CHRISTIAN)
Hunter, Stephen: Targeted (MYSTERY)
Hyde, Catherine: Dreaming of Flight (FICTION)
Jackson, Lisa: The Girl Who Survived (MYSTERY)
Mallery, Susan: The Boardwalk Bookshop (ROMANCE)
Miller, Linda Lael: Country Proud (ROMANCE)
Patterson, James: Ali Cross, The Secret Detective (MYSTERY)
Richardson, Kimberly: The Book Woman’s Daughter (WOMEN’S FICTION)
Steel, Danielle: Suspects (ROMANCE)
Thayer, Nancy: Summer Love (ROMANCE)
Webber, Heather: South of the Buttonwood Tree (FICTION)
Weiner, Jennifer: The Summer Place (ROMANCE)
White, Kate: The Fiancee (MYSTERY)
Wiggs, Susan: Summer by the Sea (ROMANCE)