Spring is upon us- we think.
Tornado season is, anyway.
Come over to the library and
check out the great books
we’re looking forward to!

Blehm, Eric: Fearless (Seal Team Six)
Gillingham/Thomas: Exploring the Elements (Chemistry)
Harkup, Kathryn: The Secret Lives of the Elements (Chemistry)
Ivanov, Michael V.: The Cabin at the End of the Train (Inspirational)
Schwartz, Joanna: Shielded (Police & Community)
Sered, Danielle: Until We Reckon (Restorative Justice)

Bartels, Erin: Everthing is Just Beginning (General)
Benedict, Marie: The Personal Librarian (Historical)
Box, C.J.: Storm Watch- Joe Pickett #23 (Mystery)
Carlson, Melody: Built with Love- Second Chances #2 (Christian)
Dugoni, Robert: The World Played Chess (Historical)
Ellison, J.T.: It’s One of Us (General)
Gardner, Lisa: Before She Disappeared- Frankie Elkin #1 (Thriller)
Jance, J.A.: Collateral Damage- Ali Reynolds #17 (Mystery)
Krentz, Jayne Ann: Sleep No More- Lost Night Files #1 (Thriller)
Makkai, Rebecca: I Have Some Questions for You (General)
Martin, Charles: Son of Man (Christian)
McCauley, Terrence: Where Bullets Fly- Sheriff Mackey #1 (Western)
Miller, Linda Lael: Country Born- Painted Pony Creek #3 (Romance)
Reid, Taylor Jenkins: Carrie Soto is Back (Romance)
Scott, Bradford: The Trail of Blood and Bones (Western)
Shipman, Viola: The Edge of Summer (General)
Tan, Amy: The Joy Luck Club (General)
Taylor, Mary Ellen: The Brighter the Light (Historical)
Unger, Lisa: Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six (Thriller)
Wiggs, Susan: The Lost & Found Bookshop- Bella Vista Chronicles #3 (Romance)

Juvenile, Young Adult, and High School Hi-Lites
Bardugo, Leigh: Ninth House- Alex Stern #1 (HS Fantasy)
Calonita, Jen: Mirror Mirror-Twisted Tales (HS Fantasy)
Han, Jenny: It’s Not Summer Without You (HS Romance)
Han, Jenny: We’ll Always Have Summer (HS Romance)
Ichikawa, Haruko: Land of the Lustrous #1-#7 (HS Manga)
Lockhart, E: Family of Liars: Liars #.5 (HS Fiction)
Meyer, Marissa: Archenemies- Gatlon Trilogy / Renegades #2 (HS Fantasy)
Meyer, Marissa: Supernova- Gatlon Trilogy / Renegades #3 (HS Fantasy)
Oseman, Alice: Loveless (HS, LGBTQA Voices
Patterson, James: Ali Cross- Ali Cross #1 (HS Mystery)
Riordan, Rick: Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods- Percy Jackson Supplemental (HS Fantasy)

Sequoyah 2023
Glasgow, Kathleen: You’d Be Home Now (HS, Addiction)
Gonzalez, Sophie: Perfect on Paper (HS, Romance)
Moulite, Maika: One of the Good Ones (HS, Black Voices)
Sheinkin, Steve: Fallout- Spies, Superbombs, & Ultimate Cold War Showdown (HS, Cuba)
Zentner, Jeff: In the Wild Light (HS Fiction)


Wow, is it nearly spring already?
This crazy weather has me all mixed up!
Here are some titles we are looking for in March:

Buydens, Sharon: DIY- How to Build Your Own Energy Efficient Green Home
Geanacopoulos, Daphne P: The Pirate’s Wife (Sarah Kidd)
Glass, Kathy: An Innocent Baby (author is a foster parent)
Glenn, Ruth: Everything I Never Dreamed (spousal abuse)
Hamalainen, Pekka: Lakota America (Native History)
Hardman, Robert: Queen of Our Times (HRH Elizabeth II)
Sussex, Duke of: Spare (Royal bio)
Wiss, Earl: The Guide to Guns for Beginners (Gun Safety)

Bardugo, Leigh: Hell Bent (HS, Fantasy)
Byrd, Sandra: Heirlooms (Christian)
Carlson, Melody: Thursday’s Child: Second Chances #4 (Christian)
Cornwell, Patricia: Livid: Scarpetta #26 (Mystery)
Deaver, Jeffrey: Hunting Time: Colter Shaw #4 (Mystery)
Goldberg, Lee: Bone Canyon: Eve Ronin #2 (Mystery)
Grant, Michael: Gone Series #1-#3 (HS, Paranormal)
Greenwood, T: Such a Pretty Girl (General- deals with abuse)
Hawkins, Rachel: The Villa (Women’s)
Hoover, Colleen: Heart Bones (Romance)
Jackson, Lisa: Wicked Dreams: Wicked #5 (Thriller)
Jenoff, Pam: Code Name Sapphire (Historical)
Jewell, Lisa: Before I Met You (Thriller)
Johansen, Iris/Roy: Blink of an Eye: Kendra Michaels #8 (Mystery)
Johnson, Craig: Hell & Back: Longmire #18 (Mystery)
Kingsolver, Barbara: Demon Copperhead (Literary)
Margolin, Phillip: Murder at Black Oaks: Robin Lockwood #6 (Mystery)
Maas, Sarah: The Court of Mist & Fury: Court of..#2 (Fantasy)
Michaels, Fern: Tick Tock: Sisterhood #34 (Mystery)
Robb, J.D.: Encore in Death (Mystery)
Stratton, Richard: Defending Alice (Historical)
Tolkien, J.R.R.: The Fall of Numenor (Fantasy)

Abtahi, Olivia: Perfectly Parvin (7th-12th, romance, ethnic voices)
Albus, Kate: A Place to Hang the Moon (4th-7th, historical fiction)
Alston, B.B.: Amari & the Night Brothers (4th-7th, paranormal, ethnic voices)
Arnold, Elaina K.: The House That Wasn’t There (3rd-6th, fantasy, friendship)
Fipps, Lisa: Starfish (5th-9th, novels in verse, weight, self image)
Gerber, Alyson: Taking Up Space (4th-7th, Sports, boundaries)


Just a glimpse at some of the authors and titles we are looking out for.  We generally try to wait for the large print version where possible.
If you are keeping an eye out with us, watch for hardcover publishing dates. If you see a date after the title, that is just an estimation.

Archer, Jeffrey: Traitor’s Gate (2024?)
Baldacci, David: Simply Lies
Box, C.J.: Storm Watch
Brown, Carolyn: Texas Homecoming
Carr, Robyn: The Friendship Club
Coben, Harlan: I Will Find You
Cussler, Clive: The Serpent’s Eye
Dailey, Janet: A Calder at Heart
Dailey, Janet: Blue Moon Haven
Deveraux, Jude: My Heart Will Find You
Deaver, Jeffrey: The Pain Hunter
Gray, Shelley S.: Coming Home
Gray, Shelley S.: Her Heart’s Desire
Hilderbrand, Elin: The Five-Star Weekend
Johnson, Craig: The Longmire Defense
Jance, J.A.: Nothing to Lose
Jance, J.A.: Collateral Damage
Michaels, Fern: On the Line
Michaels, Fern: Amazing Gracie
Mallery, Susan: The Sister Effect
Preston/Child: Dead Mountain
Patterson/Paetro: 23rd Midnight
Parker, T. Jefferson: The Rescue
Parker, Robt/Gaylin: Bad Influence
Palmer, Diana: The Loner
Paris, B.A.: The Guest
Rollins, James: Tides of Fire
Steel, Danielle: Worthy Opponents
Smith, Nicholas Sansbury: Hell Divers
Thomas, Jodi: Strawberry Lane
Thayer, Nancy: All the Days of Summer
Taylor, Mary Ellen: When the Rain Ends
Warren, Susan May: Fraser
Wiggs, Susan: Beach Town
Wiggs, Susan: Welcome to Dog Town
Woods, Stuart: Obsession
Ware, Ruth: Zero Days


Here we are in February already!  Wow!  Here’s what we’re looking forward to this month!

Bissinger, Buzz…The Mosquito Bowl (football & WWII)
Cline, Adam…Dahomey Amazons (movie Woman King is based on them)
Diemer, Andrew…Vigilance: William Still & Underground RR
Glass, Cathy…Negelected (child abandonment; by Foster Mom)
Hucklebridge, Dane…No Beast So Fierce (Champawat Tiger)
O’Reilly/Dugard…Killing the Legends (dangers of celebrity)

Black, Holly…The Stolen Heir: Folk of the Air #4/Stolen Heir Duology #1 (Fantasy)
Brown, Carolyn…Sandcastle Hurricane (Women’s; OK author)
Deveraux/Sheets…An Impossible Promise: Providence Falls #2 (Romance)
Dugoni, Robert…What She Found: Crosswhite #9 (Mystery)
Gilman, Laura…Uncanny Times: Huntsmen #1 (Paranormal)
Gray, Shelley S…Happily Ever Amish: Amish of Apple Creek #1 (Christian)
Margolin, Phillip…The Darkest Place: Robin Lockwood #5 (Mystery)
McCauley, Terrence…Dark Territory: Sheriff Mackey #2 (Western)
Naigle, Nancy…The Wedding Ranch (Romance)
Nix, David…Dead Man’s Hand: Jake Paynter #1 (Western)
Palmer, Diana…Wyoming Heart (Romance)
Patterson/Karp…NYPD Red 7: Murder Sorority (Mystery)
Patterson/Sitts…The Perfect Assassin: Doc Savage #1 (Mystery)
Patterson, James…Steal: Instinct #3 (Mystery)
Patterson, James…20th Victim: Women’s Murder Club #20 (Mystery; fill in)
Patterson, James…21st Birthday: Women’s Murder Club #21 (Mystery)
Preston/Child…The Cabinet of Dr. Leng: Agent Pendergrast #21 (Mystery)
Reid, Taylor Jenkins…Malibu Rising (Romance)
Sandford, John…Righteous Prey: Lucas Davenport/Prey #32(Mystery)
Shine, A.M….The Creeper (Horror)
Traviss, Karen…Gears of War: Aspho Fields: Gears of War #1 (GameLit, SciFi)
Traviss, Karen…Gears of War: Jacinto’s Remnant: Gears of War #2 (GameLit, SciFi)
Turow, Scott…Suspect: Kindle County #12 (Mystery)
Woods, Stuart…Class Act: Barrington #58 (Mystery; fill in)
Woods, Stuart…Distant Thunder: Barrington #63 (Mystery)


Wow, is it almost 2023 already?  We certainly hope 2023 is an improvement over 2022.  At any rate, here’s our book list for January.

Archer, Jeffrey- Next In Line: William Warwick #5
Baldacci, David- The 6:20 Man: No series
Bunn, Davis- The Christmas Hummingbird: Miramar Bay #7
Child, Lee & Andrew- No Plan B: Jack Reacher #27
Dailey, Janet- Hope Creek: New Americana #6
Dailey, Janet- Calder Grit: Calder Brand #2
Evans, Richard Paul- A Christmas Memory: No series
Haines, Carolyn- Bones of Holly: Sarah Booth Delaney #25
Mallery, Susan- Home Sweet Christmas: Wishing Tree #2
Michaels, Fern- Falling Stars: No series
Patterson, James- Triple Cross: Alex Cross #30
Perry, Marta- The Second Christmas: Amish Holiday #1
Warren, Susan May- Sunburst: Sky King Ranch #2
Warren, Susan May- Sundown: Sky King Ranch #3


Catanese, Elizabeth- The Amazing Catapult: Mt. Olympus Theme Park (2nd Grade)
Catanese, Elizabeth- The Hunting House: Mt. Olympus Theme Park (2nd Grade)
Catanese, Elizabeth- Pandora’s Phone: Mt. Olympus Theme Park (2nd Grade)
Folktales- The Great Race (Chinese Zodiac; appreciating differences) (2nd Grade)
Folktales- Raven the Trickster (NW Coast Tribes; doing what’s right) (2nd Grade)
Folktales- John Henry (African American Folk Heroes; proving yourself) (2nd Grade)
Keene, Carolyn- The Curse of the Arctic Star: Nancy Drew Diaries (3rd Grade)
Keene, Carolyn- Strangers on the Train: Nancy Drew Diaries (3rd Grade)
Keene, Carolyn- Midnight Rider: Nancy Drew Diaries (3rd Grade)
Miedoso/Riveras- The Haunted House Next Door: Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol (2nd Grade)

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)