OverDrive: New and Recommended eBooks

We've been busy adding new eBook titles to our OverDrive collection.  There's something for everyone!  Here are just a few of our new selections:

Rules of Civility, by Amor Towles.  A chance encounter with a handsome banker in a jazz bar on New Year's Eve 1938 catapults Wall Street secretary Katey Kontent into the upper echelons of New York society, where she befriends a shy multi-millionaire, an Upper East Side ne'er-do-well, and a single-minded widow.

Absolute monarchs: a history of the papacy, by John Julius Norwich.  A comprehensive, rollicking, and timely history of the papacy.  Epic and compelling, Absolute Monarchs is the astonishing story of some of history’s most revered and reviled figures, men who still cast light and shadows on the Vatican and the world today.

Messages: signs, visits, and premonitions from loved ones lost on 9/11, by Bonnie McEneaney.  New Canaan resident Bonnie McEneaney, whose husband Eamon was a 9/11 victim, relates true stories about the spiritual and paranormal experiences--including premonitions, signs, dreams, visitations, and communications through mediums and psychics--of others who lost loved ones during the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil.

Headhunters, by Jo Nesbo, author of The Snowman.  With Headhunters, Jo Nesbø has crafted a funny, dark, and twisted caper story worthy of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen brothers. First time published in the U.S.  

Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness, by Alexandra Fuller.  In this sequel to Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight,  Alexandra Fuller braids a multilayered narrative around the perfectly lit, Happy Valley-era Africa of her mother's childhood; the boiled cabbage grimness of her father's English childhood; and the darker, civil war- torn Africa of her own childhood.

1105 Yakima Street, by Debbie Macomber.  When his wife Rachel, who is pregnant, leaves him, Bruce Peyton, while dealing with his spoiled thirteen-year-old daughter Jolene, is determined to get her back with a little help from his Cedar Cove friends.

Through my eyes, by Tim Tebow.  One of the best quarterbacks in the history of college football traces his path to success, discussing his childhood as the son of Christian missionaries and how his faith combined with his drive to succeed have made him the person he is today.

Guy Fieri Food: more than 150 off-the-hook recipes, by Guy Fieri.  Food Network superstar Fieri presents his first-ever full-color cookbook, filled with more than 125 original recipes, along with photos and illustrations and loads of great cooking tips.

Dream big, little pig! by Kristi Yamaguchi, illustrated by Tim Bowers.  Kristi Yamaguchi is an ice-skating Olympic gold medalist and world champion who knows how to make dreams come true. Through her picture book debut, Kristi inspires children of all ages to dream big!

The power of six,  by Pittacus Lore.  Sequel to I am Number Four.  A breathless page-turner of a sci-fi novel that will have readers rooting for the teen alien who must save himself, his human friends, and the planet.

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