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Check out a novel for winter break!

14 Dec

The MW Library added 70 novels to its collection in the last few days – just in time for you to check one (or more!) out to read over winter break.  Here’s a list of the new arrivals (alphabetic by title):

  • The accordionist’s son / Bernardo Atxaga (Basque land and language, 1930’s, 1960’s, and 1990’s)
  • Anthropology of an American girl : a novel / Hilary Thayer Hamann
  • The appointment : a novel / Herta Müller  (Communist Romania post ww2)
  • Babel-17 and Empire star / Samuel R. Delany (science fiction)
  • Ballad : a gathering of faerie / Maggie Stiefvater
  • The between : a novel / Tananarive Due (science fiction/horror)
  • Born under a million shadows : a novel / Andrea Busfield
  • The Calcutta chromosome : a novel of fevers, delirium & discovery / Amitav Ghosh
  • The cellist of Sarajevo / Steven Galloway
  • Charles and Emma : the Darwins’ leap of faith / Deborah Heiligman
  • Crabwalk / Günter Grass (WW2 maritime story)
  • The curse of the Wendigo / Rick Yancey (horror/suspense)
  • Cutting for stone : a novel / Abraham Verghese (writer of Indian descent, novel set in Ethiopia)
  • Dark corner / Brandon Massey (horror)
  • Dark water / Laura McNeal  (contemporary coming-of-age story, forbidden romance)
  • Desert / J.M.G Le Clezio
  • Eon : Dragoneye reborn / Alison Goodman
  • Factotum / D.M. Cornish
  • Far north / Marcel Theroux (postapocalyptic)
  • Finding Nouf / Zoë Ferraris
  • Foundling / D.M. Cornish
  • The gangster we are all looking for / Lê Thi Diem Thúy (Vietnamese-American immigration story)
  • The gifted Gabaldón sisters / Lorraine López
  • The girl who kicked the hornet’s nest / Stieg Larsson
  • God is in the pancakes / Robin Epstein
  • Going bovine / Libba Bray
  • A handbook to luck : a novel / Cristina García
  • How to ditch your fairy / Justine Larbalestier
  • How to read the air / Dinaw Mengestu (Ethiopian-American immigration story)
  • The hummingbird’s daughter : a novel / Luis Alberto Urrea
  • Island beneath the sea : a novel / Isabel Allende
  • Joplin’s ghost / Tananarive Due (supernatural)
  • Kaddish for an unborn child / Imre Kertész (Holocaust)
  • Kafka on the shore / Haruki Murakami
  • The king of trees / Ah Cheng ; translated by Bonnie S. McDougall
  • Lament : the faerie queen’s deception / Maggie Stiefvater
  • Lark and Termite : a novel / Jayne Anne Phillips (set in South Korea and West Virginia)
  • The last chicken in America : a novel in stories / Ellen Litman (Russian-American immigration story)
  • Linger / Maggie Stiefvater
  • Lost City Radio : a novel / Daniel Alarcón
  • Mockingjay / Suzanne Collins
  • The monstrumologist / Rick Yancey (horror/suspense)
  • Mosquito / Roma Tearne (Sri Lanka)
  • Muse and reverie / Charles de Lint (urban fantasy)
  • My abandonment / Peter Rock
  • My soul to keep / Tananarive Due (supernatural)
  • Nip the buds, shoot the kids / Kenzaburo Oe
  • The painted boy / Charles de Lint
  • Parable of the talents / Octavia E. Butler (science fiction)
  • Parrot and Olivier in America / Peter Carey
  • Perfect Peace / Daniel Black
  • Revenge of the Mooncake Vixen : a manifesto in 41 tales / Marilyn Chin
  • Ship breaker / by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Shiver / Maggie Stiefvater
  • Small island / Andrea Levy
  • Some sing, some cry / Ntozake Shange & Ifa Bayeza
  • Surrender / Sonya Hartnett (YA psychological thriller)
  • The surrendered / Chang-Rae Lee (Korean war refugee)
  • Telex from Cuba : a novel / Rachel Kushner
  • Tinkers / Paul Harding
  • A thousand years of good prayers : stories / Yiyun Li
  • Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption / Laura Hillenbrand
  • Under the feet of Jesus / Helena María Viramontes (Mexican-American immigration story)
  • The unnamed : a novel / Joshua Ferris
  • Velva Jean learns to drive / Jennifer Niven (Appalachian NC pre-ww2)
  • What the birds see / Sonya Hartnett
  • The white tiger : a novel / Aravind Adiga
  • The windup girl / Paolo Bacigalupi (science fiction set in future Thailand)
  • Wintergirls / Laurie Halse Anderson
  • The world to come : a novel / Dara Horn
 
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