New at the library this week

It was a rainy, rainy week. And if you were lucky enough to spend the time curled up inside with a good book, then perhaps you’re now in need of a new read. Here’s what just came in at the library.

ADULT:

girl-who-married-lionThe Girl Who Married a Lion, by Alexander McCall Smith (audiobook)
Alexander McCall Smith was born in what is now Zimbabwe and grew up hearing stories that so enchanted him, he passed them along to his own children. He now shares them in this jewel of a book. (Library catalog | Amazon)

martyrMartyr, by Rory Clements
Introducing John Shakespeare, master sleuth in the service of the Elizabethan queen, “Matyr” is rich with tension and historical immediacy as it builds to an explosive finale. (Library catalog | Amazon)

circle-flightCircle of Flight (The Ellie Chronicles), by John Marsden (Young Adult collection)
Ellie is a fighter. She has faith in her own abilities. But she’s not Superwoman. Not all battles can be won with a gun and bullets, and never has she faced enemies so ruthless or so brutal. Whether she has friends at her side or stands alone, for Ellie, enemies are everywhere. Life as she knows it is about to change. (Amazon)

CHILDREN:

solar-systemAmazing Solar System Projects You Can Build Yourself, by Delano Lopez
Presents more than twenty-five hands-on building projects and activities related to the solar system, accompanied by informative text about the sun, the planets and their moons, meteors and comets, and tools that astronomers and astronauts have used to study the solar system. (Library catalog | Amazon)

animals-marco-poloAnimals Marco Polo Saw, by Sandra Markle
Chronicles the travels of Marco Polo and the exotic animals that he saw along the way. (Library catalog | Amazon)

13th-realityThe 13th Reality: The Journal of Curious Letters, by James Dashner
Thirteen-year-old Atticus “Tick” Higginbottom begins receiving mysterious letters from around the world signed only “M.G.,” and the clues contained therein lead him on a journey to the perilous 13th Reality and a confrontation with evil Mistress Jane. (Library catalog | Amazon)

lions-shareThe Lion’s Share, by Matthew McElligott
Ant is honored to receive an invitation to lion’s annual dinner party, but is shocked when the other guests behave rudely and then accuse her of thinking only of herself. (Library catalog | Amazon)

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