May: New Arrivals
Here are some new titles that you might want to reserve now!
Faith by Jennifer Haigh. "Starred Review. At its broadest, this is a frank and timely story of familial and institutional heredity; at its most personal, the novel is a devastating portrait of a priest who discovers that he's also a man." - Publishers Weekly
Miss New India by Bharati Mukherjee. "Starred Review. With its fast-paced story and sympathetic portrayal of a young woman trying to make it on her own against all odds, this novel is essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary Indian and Indian American fiction. Highly recommended." - Library Journal
Dreams of Joy by Lisa See. "Joy's education is a stellar example of finding new life in a familiar setup, and See's many readers will be pleased to see the continued development of Pearl and May's relationship. " - Publishers Weekly
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks. Once again, Geraldine Brooks takes a remarkable shard of history and brings it to vivid life. In 1665, a young man from Martha's Vineyard became the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College. Upon this slender factual scaffold, Brooks has created a luminous tale of love and faith, magic and adventure.
Greater Journey by David McCullough. "McCullough (1776) has hit the historical jackpot....a colorful parade of educated, Victorian-era American travelers and their life-changing experiences in Paris." - Publishers Weekly
If You Ask Me by Betty White. "Slyly profound; heartwarmingly winning." - Barnes and Noble