Check out these new books by Native American authors published in 2020. Titles include fantasy, historical fiction, horror, poetry. children's books, and more.
Join us for a virtual visit with Alys Arden, author of the young adult book series The Casquette Girls. The gritty urban legends of the French Quarter come alive in this gripping supernatural saga. According to School Library Journal, The Casquette Girls is recommended for readers in grade 9 and up. If you would like to learn more about the author, please visit http://www.thecasquettegirls.com. This author visit will be held through Zoom on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 11 AM. To register, call 225-673-8699. If you love these books, check out the read-alikes.
Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction set during the 19th-century in societies dominated by real or imaginary steam-powered technology. It is almost always speculative and can be dark and gritty, fun and romantic, or dystopian and fantastical. Find your favorite steampunk world with this list of recommendations from Samantha Matherne.
The Case of the Missing Marquess is the first in the series of middle grade fiction novels by Nancy Springer featuring intrepid sleuth, Enola Holmes. The film adaptation is now available on Netflix starring Millie Bobby Brown, Helena Bonham Carter, Henry Cavill, and Sam Claflin. You can check out the entire series from the library!
These historical fiction picks are centered on World War II. Settings range from the homefront to occupied zones to the battlefield.
Step back in time with these historical Christian fiction books that take you from American to Europe to Egypt.
This list is the first in a series that highlights titles by people of color from our print and online collections. These choices are some favorites in adult fiction.
These stories take you into unusual libraries and bookstores. The list includes a mysterious time-defying library, a mobile bookshop, a library-turned-escape room, a historical Pack Horse Library, and more.
Addicted to Hamilton: The Musical? Explore a little further with these books and films.
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of a good book. Enjoy these books on 4th of July or any time of the year.