Category Archives: New this week

New this week – February 4, 2019

Week of February 4, 2019

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction
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Outpost:  the Donovan series by W. Michael Gear
Cold Case:  a Bob Skinner novel by Quintin Jardine
The Red Address Book by Sofia Lundberg
Late Breaking:  stories by K. D. Miller
Liar, Liar:  a Detective Harriet Blue novel by James Patterson

Adult Non-Fiction
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200+ Ways to Protect Your Privacy:  simple ways to prevent hacks and protect privacy – on and offline by Jeni Rogers
The Year of Less:  how I stopped shopping, gave away my belongs, and discovered life is worth more than anything you can buy in a store by Cait Flanders
A Very Bad Wizard:  morality behind the curtain by Tamler Sommers
The Waking Comes Late by Steven Heighton
Ontario’s African-Canadian Heritage:  collected writings by Fred Landon, 1918-1967 by Fred Landon

New this week – January 14, 2019

Week of January 14, 2019

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fictionexit

The Beirut Hellfire Society by Rawi Hage

Mr. Flood’s Last Resort by Jess Kidd

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Milla

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

French Exit by Patrick de Witt

Adult Non-Fictionplastic

Leaders: myth and reality by Stanley McChrystal

Barracoon: the story of the “Last Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Huston

How to Give Up Plastic: a guide to changing the world, one plastic bottle at a time by Will McCallum

2019 Guide to the Night Sky by Storm Dunlop

Gluten Free Baking by Michael McCamley

Young Adult Fictionqueen

Amber & Dusk: bk. 1 in the Amber & Dusk series by Lyra Selene

Queen of Air and Darkness: bk. 3 in the Dark Artifices series by Cassandra Clare

New this week – january 7, 2019

Week of January 7, 2019

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

A State of Freedom by Neel Mukherjee
The Feral Detective by Jonathan Lethem
The Western Wind by Samantha Harvey
Bleak Harbor by Bryan Gruley
The Coincidence Makers by Yoav Blum

Adult Non-Fiction

How To Build a Shed by Sally Coulthard
The Secret History of Soldiers:  how Canadians survived the Great War by Tim Cook
The Doable Off-Grid Homestead:  cultivating a simple life by hand on a budget by Stewart Stonger
Escape to Reality:  how the world is changing gardening, and gardening is changing the world by Mark Cullen
Helping Your Child With Language -Based Learning Disabilities:  strategies to succeed in school & life by Daniel Franklin

Young Adult Fiction

The Runious Sweep by Tim Wynne-Jones

DVDs

Westworld: Season Two
Puzzle
The House With a Clock in its Walls
Blindspotting
Mission Impossible: Fallout
The Woman in White
Mama Mia! :  Here We Go Again

New this week – November 26, 2018

Week of November 26, 2018

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fictionheaven

The Next Person You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
A Tiding of Magpies: a birder mystery by Steve Burrows
Look Alive Twenty-Five: A Stephenie Plum novel by Janet Evanovich
Intrigue in Covent Garden: the thirteenth Thomas Chaloner adventure by Susanna Gregory
The Very Marrow of Our Bones by Christine Higdon
Absolute Proof by Peter James
City of Secrets: a counterfeit lady novel by Victoria Thompson

Adult Non-Fictionmichelle

Matty Matheson: a cookbook by Matty Matheson
5-Ingredient Instant Pot Cookbook by Marilyn Haugen
Becoming by MIchelle Obama
Talking To My Daughter About the Economy, or How Capitalism Works  by Yanis Yaroufakis

Young Adult Fictionlove

Defy the Stars: a constellation novel by Claudia Gray
The Love That Split the World by Emily Henry
Nyxia: the Nyxia triad by Scott Reintgen
Nyxia Unleashed: the Nyxia triad by Scott Reintgen

DVDsbaking

The Great British Baking Show, Season 1
The Good Karma Hospital, Series 2
Mile 22
George Gently, Series 8
A Quiet Place

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – November 19, 2018

Week of November 19, 2018

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fictionrain

An Irish Country Cottage: an Irish Country novel by Patrick Taylor
The Rain Watcher by Tatiana de Rosnay
The Shadows We Hide By Allan Eskens
Long Road to Mercy: an Atlee Pine novel by David Baldacci
Heads You Win by Jeffrey Archer

Adult Non-Fictionmercer

Rick Mercer Final Report by Rick Mercer
Edibles: small bites for the modern cannabis kitchen by Stephanie Hua
The Year-Round Hoophouse: polytunnels for all seasons and all climates by Pam Dawling
The Happy Brain: the science of where happiness comes from, and why by Dean Burnett

Young Adult Fictioneverless

The Mime Order: a Bone Season novel by Samantha Shannon
Kingdom of Ash: a Throne of Glass novel by Sarah J. Maas
Everless by Sara Holland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – November 12, 2018

Week of November 12, 2018

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fictionpoldi

The Collector’s Apprentice by B. A. Shapiro
Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy
The Grimoire of Kensington Market by Lauren B. Davis
The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson
The Fox by Frederick Forsyth
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano
Wild Fire: a Shetland novel by Ann Cleeves
The Man She Married by Cathy Lamb

Adult Non-Fictioncritch

Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward
A Big Important Art Book: profiles of unstoppable female artists – and projects to help you become one by Danielle Krysa
Going Off the Grid: the how-to-book of simple living and happiness by Gary Collins
Son of a Critch: a childish Newfoundland Memoir by Mark Critch
Bella Figura: how to live, love, and eat the Italian way by Kamin Mohammadi
War on Peace: the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence by Ronan Farrow

Young Adult Fictionsea

Strangers by David A. Robertson
The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy
Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – October 29, 2018

Week of October 29, 2018

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers
War of the Wolf:  the Saxon stories by Bernard Cornwell
The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald
Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
Blood Communion:  the vampire chronicles by Anne Rice

Adult Non-Fiction

The Little Book of Lykke:  the Danish search for the world’s happiest people by Meik Wiking
From Here to Eternity:  traveling the world to find the good death by Caitlin Doughty
Reader, Come Home:  the reading brain in a digital world by Maryanne Wolf
Ottolenghi Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi
The Savage War:  the untold battles of Afghanistan by Murray Brewster

Young Adult Fiction

First we were IV by Alexandra Sirowy
The Girl With the Iron Touch:  The steampunk chronicles by Kady Cross

DVDs

Book Club
The Tree of Life

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – October 23, 2018

Week of October 23, 2018

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

Holy Ghost:  A Virgil Flowers novel by John Sandford
A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult
DreadfulWater by Thomas King
Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan
A Borrowing of Bones by Paula Munier

Adult Non-Fiction

Little Big Minds:  sharing philosophy with kids by Marietta McCarty
The Power of Kindness:  why empathy is essential in everyday life by Frian Goldman
The Idealist:  Jeffrey Sachs and the quest to end poverty by Nina Munk
Firestorm:  how wildfire will shape our future by Edward Struzik
Food in Jars:  preserving in small batches year round by Marisa McClellan

Young Adult Fiction

The Hazel Wood:  book 1 in the Hazel Wood series by Melissa Albert
A Map of Days:  bk 4 in Miss Peregrines’s peculiar children series by Ransom Riggs
The Freemason’s daughter by Shelley Sackier
Saint Death by Marcus Sedgwick

DVDs

Shetland, Season four
Peaky Blinders, Season 2
A League of Their Own

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – October 15, 2018

Week of October 15, 2018

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

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Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik
The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World by Brian Doyle
Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini
Dark Tide Rising:  a William Monk novel by Anne Perry
Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
A Forgotten Place:  a Bess Crawford Mystery by Charles Todd
The Burning Stone by Jack Whyte

Adult Non-Fiction

18 Miles:  the epic drama of our atmosphere and its weather by Christopher Dewdney
Queen of the Hurricanes:  the fearless Elsie MacGill by Crystal Sissons
The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting:  stitches, techniques, and projects for lighter-than-air shawls and more by Elizabeth Lovick
All Things Consoled:  a daughter’s memoir by Elizabeth Hay
The World in a Grain: the story of sand and how it transformed civilization by Vince Beiser

Young Adult Fiction

Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor
The Soul Keepers by Devon Taylor
Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa
Mirage by Somaiya Daud

DVDs

First Reformed
Sleepless in Seattle
A League of Their Own
Vera, set 7, d. 1 & d. 2
Vera , set 7, d. 3 & d. 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New this week – September 25, 2018

Week of September  25 2018

Here is just some of what’s new this week.  Ask for any of these titles at either branch. For tips on how to place a reserve, please visit the Your Account page (for using our online catalogue to reserve a title) or the Waiting Lists page (to get direct assistance).

Almonte Branch

Adult Fiction

A Steep Price by Robert Dugoni
Robert B. Parker’s Colorblind:  a Jesse Stone novel by Reed Farrel Coleman
Katerina by James Frey
Lethal White:  a Cormoran Strike novel  by Robert Galbraith

Adult Non-Fiction

Tiny Beautiful Things:  advice on love and life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed
Vegetarian India:  a journey through the best of India Home Cooking by Madhur Jaffrey
A Quiet Evolution:  the emergence of indigenous-local intergovernmental partnerships in Canada by Christopher Alcantara
Life Sentence by Christie Blatchford

DVDs

Deadpool 2
Go Fish
The Crown, Season 2
Victoria, the complete second season