November & December 2023 Book Highlights

These last couple of months seem to have crept up on me and passed me right by!  Here is our list of books we’ve ordered for November and December. You might recognize a few requested titles &/or authors in here!

November 2023- Fiction
Archer, Jeffrey: Traitor’s Gate-William Warwick #6 (Historical Mystery)
Byler, Linda: A Tapestry of Love- New Directions #2 (Christian/Amish Romance)
Follett, Ken: The Armor of Light- Kingsbridge/Pillars of the Earth #4 (Historical)
Irvin, Kelly: The Heart’s Bidding- Amish Calling #1 (Christian/Amish Romance)
Koontz, Dean: After Death (Horror)
Mallery, Susan: The Sister Effect (Romance)
Peterson, Tracie: Finding Us- Pictures of the Heart #2 (Christian Historical)
Sandford, John: Judgment Prey- Prey/Lucas Davenport #33 (Mystery)

December 2023- NonFiction
Belim, Victoria: The Rooster House (Ukrainian Biography)
Duggar, Jill: Counting the Cost
Duggar Vuolo, Jinger: Becoming Free Indeed
Lowe, Keanon: Hometown Victory (High School Football)
O’Reilly/Dugard: Killing the Witches (History)

Carlson, Melody: A Royal Christmas (Christian Romance)
Grisham, John: The Exchange- Sequel to The Firm (Mystery)
Hawker, Olivia: October in the Earth (Historical)
Macomber, Debbie: Must Love Dogs (Romance)
Mallery, Susan: The Happiness Plan (Romance)
Palmer, Diana: Wyoming True- Wyoming Men #10 (Romance)
Patterson, James: 23 1/2 Lies-Women’s Murder Club #23 (Mystery)
Snelling, Lauraine: A Time to Bloom- Leah’s Garden #2 (Christian Historical Romance)
Verghese, Abraham: The Covenant of Water(Historical)
Wiggs, Susan: Sugar and Salt (Romance)
Wilkerson, Charmaine: Black Cake (Literary)
Woods/Battle: Obsession-Teddy Fay #6 (Mystery)

October 2023 Book Highlights

Books we’re looking forward to getting in October, 2023.
A few of these are patron recommendations!

Custer/Englar: The Speed of Air (Flight)
Hamm, Harold: Game Changer (donated by OERB)
Lewis, Dale: Footprints in the Dew (True Crime)

Byler, Linda: Weaving of Life- New Directions #1 (Christian)
Child/Preston: Dead Mountain-Nora Kelly #4 (Mystery)
Clancy/Bentley: Weapons Grade-Jack Ryan Jr #11 (Military)
Cussler/Brown: Condor’s Fury-NUMA Files #20 (Action)
Dailey, Janet: Texas Free-Tylers of Texas #5 (Romance)
Krueger, William Kent: The River We Remember (Historical)
Michaels, Fern: Liar!-Lost & Found #3 (Thriller)
Patterson/Born: Shattered-Michael Bennett #14 (Mystery)
Rollins, James: Tides of Fire-Sigma Force #17 (Military)

Parish, Herman: The New Amelia Bedelia #1-#5 (Humor)
Thaler, Mike: Black Lagoon ‘Magic Show’, ‘Slime’, ‘Spring Break’ (Humor)

September 2023 Book Highlights

Here are the books we’re getting in for September, 2023.
If there are any titles or authors you’d like to see, please let us know!

Grann, David: The Wager-A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, & Murder

Brown, Carolyn: Texas Homecoming-Ryan Family #2 (Romance)
Coble, Colleen: Secrets at Cedar Cabin-Lavendar Tides #3 (Christian)
Dailey, Janet: Yes I Do-Enemy in Camp/Difficult Decision (Romance)
Deveraux, Jude: Meant to Be (Romance)
Finkbeiner, Susie: All American (Christian Historical)
Fox, Candice: Fire with Fire (Thriller)
George, Liana: Perfectly Matched-Hopeful Hearts #3 (Urban Christian)
Gray, Shelley, Shepard: Her Heart’s Desire-Season in Pinecraft #1 (Christian)
Higgins, Kristan: Little Ray of Sunshine (Women’s)
Holmes, L.P.: Singing Wires (Western)
McDaniel, Rachel S.: Starlet Spy-Heroines of World War II #11 (Historical)
Moore, Meg Mitchell: Summer Stage (Romance)
Palmer, Diana: The Loner-Long, Tall Texans #54 (Romance)
Patterson, James: Private Moscow-Private #15 (Thriller)
Patterson/DiLallo: Ninth Month (Thriller)
Shiloh, Toni: Love Script-Love in the Spotlight #1 (Urban Christian)
Steel, Danielle: Palazzo (Romance)
Vaughan, Robert: The Tenderfoot (Western)


Are we really nearly at school time already? My how time flies!
Here’s our book list for August, 2023.

Andrews, V.C.- Little Paula: Eden #2 (Horror)
Cameron, Marc- Breakneck: Arliss Cutter #5 (Mystery/Thriller)
Carr, Jack- Only the Dead: James Reece #6 (Military/Mystery)
Craig, Erin A.- The House of Salt & Sorrow: Sisters of the Salt (Fantasy)
Finkbeiner, Susie- The All-American (Christian Historical)
Gabhart, Ann H.- In the Shadow of the River (Christian)
George, Liana- Perfectly Matched: Hopeful Hearts #3 (Urban Christian)
Hlad, Alan- The Book Spy (Historical)
Jewell, Lisa- The Family Remains (Thriller)
Lu, Marie- Stars & Smoke (Fantasy)
McDaniel, Rachel S.- The Starlet Spy (Christian Historical)
Morton, Kate- Homecoming (Historical)
Nethercott, GennaRose- Thistlefoot (Fantasy)
Parker/Gaylin- Robert B. Parker’s Bad Influence (Mystery)
Score, Lucy- The Things We Hide from the Light (Literary)
Shiloh, Toni- Love Script (Urban Christian)
Ware, Ruth- Zero Days (Horror)
Wells, Lee E.- Danger Valley (Western)
Worth, Lenora- Pinecraft Refuge: Pinecraft Seasons #1 (Christian)

July 2023 Book List

We cannot believe we’re getting ready for July!  Don’t forget about our Summer Reading Program every Thursday in July from 10am-12pm next door at the Fairview Community Center!

Child, Brenda: Board School Seasons (Native history)
Colbert, Brandy: Blackbirds in the Sky (Tulsa Race Massacre)
Cottingham, Dale: Midwest Hymns (poetery, Oklahoma author)
Fine, Karen: The Other Family Doctor (veterinarians)
Glass, Kathy: A Life Lost (Child neglect & fostering)
Krawec/Estes: Becoming Kin (Native history)
Lomawaima, K.T.: They Called it Prairie Light (Native history)
Strathern, Paul: Mendeleyev’s Dream (chemistry)

Andrews, V.C.: Eden’s Children (Horror)
Baldacci, David: Simply Lies (mystery)
Carlson, Melody: Armando’s Treasure (Christian)
Carr, Robyn: The Country Guesthouse (Romance)
Clancy/Bentley: Flash Point (military mystery)
Cussler/Maden: Fire Strike (maritime mystery)
Dundee, Wayne D.: Rainrock Reckoning (western)
Hillerman, Anne: The Way of the Bear (Native mystery)
Hilliard, M.E.: The Unkindness of Ravens (mystery)
Hunter, Denise: Harvest Moon (Christian)
Hunter, Denise: A Novel Proposal (Christian)
Kepnes, Caroline: For You and Only You (Thriller)
McCauley, Terrence: Dark Sunrise (western)
McCauley, Terrence: Get Out of Town (western)
Patterson/Paetro: 23rd Midnight (mystery)
Score, Lucy: Things We Never Got Over (General)
Snelling, Lauraine: Seeds of Change (Christian)
Steel, Danielle: A Worthy Opponent (Romance)
Thayer, Nancy: All the Days of Summer (Women’s)
Turk, Marilyn: The Escape Game (historical
Webb, Heather: The Next Ship Home (historical)
Woods, Stuart: Near Miss (mystery)

A New Section of Books Coming Soon!

Male manga character spinning a pen in his fingertips

Well, we finally did it!
We’re dipping our toes
into the Manga waters.

We’ve started a brand
new section of manga
& graphic novels, for
adults & mature
young adults. If there’s
something you’d like
to see, just let us know!

Some series that we’re
Spy x Family
The Promised Neverland
Bunny Drop (aka Usagi Drop)
Vinland Saga (as seen on cable)
Land of the Lustrous
Hawkeye (Fraction/Aja)

Some that will be moving:
Maximum Ride the Manga
Fruits Basket
Reina Telgemeier books
Some adapted classics
Alex Rider
Percy Jackson
Assorted nonfiction

June 2023 Hi-Lites

Lately a couple of months have hit us at once.  Summer is here, albeit a bit early.

White, Betty: Betty White’s Pearls of Wisdom (Anecdotes, Quotes)

Black, Lisa: Red Flags (Thriller)
Brunstetter, Wanda: Letters of Trust (Christian, Amish)
Coble, Colleen: The View from Rainshadow Bay (Christian, Women’s)*
Dailey, Janet: Blue Moon Haven & A Calder at Heart (Romance)*
Dallas, Sandra: Where Coyotes Howl (Historical)*
Deveraux, Jude: My Heart Will Find You (Romance)
Dugoni, Robert: Her Deadly Game (Mystery)
Fuller, Kathleen: The Courtship Plan (Christian, Amish)
Gould, Leslie: A Brighter Dawn (Christian, Amish)
Hannon, Irene: Sea Glass Cottage & Windswept Way (Romance)*
Henry, Emily: Happy Place (General)
Jones, Stephen Graham: My Heart is a Chainsaw (Horror)
Kepnes, Caroline: You Love Me (General)
Landay, William: All That is Mine I Carry With Me (General)
McCauley, Terrence: The Revengers (Western)
Michaels, Fern: On the Line (Mystery)
Moyes, JoJo: Someone Else’s Shoes (Women’s)*
Reid, Taylor Jenkins: Daisy Jones & the Six (Women’s)*
Winspear, Jacqueline: The White Lady (Romance)


Kobabe, Maia: Gender Queer (Graphic Novel Bio, LGBTQ)

Endo, Tatsuya: Spy X Family, Volumes 1-3 (Comedy, Slice of Life)
Shirai, Kaiu: The Promised Neverland, Volumes 1-3 (Dark Fantasy, Horror)
Unita, Yumi: Bunny Drop, Volumes 1-3 (Family, Slice of Life)
Yagi, Norihiro: Claymore, Volumes 1-3 (Dark Fantasy)
Yoshino, Satsuki: Barakamon, Volume 1-3 (Comedy, Slice of Life)
Yukimura, Makoto: Vinland Saga, Volume 1-2 (Historical)

May 2023 Hi-Lites

May has already come and gone…. It seems like we skipped spring entirely and went straight to summer. Somehow we’re not surprised- after all, Oklahoma! * titles are requested authors!

Desmond, Matthew: Poverty, by America (Sociology)
Drummond, Ree: Frontier Follies (Bio)*

Alexander, Hannah: Some Kind of Hero & Woman Worth Knowing (Christian)
Beck, Jamie: Take it from Me (Romance)
Brown, Carolyn: Devine Doughnut Shop (Women’s, Romance)*
Carlson, Melody: Looking for Cassandra Jane (Christian)
Fortune, Carley: Every Summer After (Romance)
Garmus, Bonnie: Lessons in Chemistry (General)
Hepworth, Sally: The Soulmate (General)
Kent, Minka: Gone Again (Audio)*
Kingfisher, T: A House with Good Bones (Horror)
Mustian, Kelly: The Girls in the Stilt House (Historical)
Napolitano, Ann: Hello, Beautiful (Literary)
Oke, Janette: Sustaining Faith (Christian, Amish)*
Patterson/DuBois: Countdown (Mystery)
Perry, Marta: The Promise of Easter (Christian, Amish)
Peterson, Tracie: Remember Me (Christian, Historical)
Sandford, John: Dark Angel (Mystery)
Scottoline, Lisa: Loyalty (Mystery, Thriller)
Snelling, Lauraine: The Florence Legacy (Christian, Women’s)
Walls, Jeanette: Hang the Moon (Historical)
Ware, Ruth: The It Girl (Thriller)


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)