Category Archives: New this week

New this week – May 21, 2018

Week of May 21, 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

Young Adult Fiction

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
Sal by Mick Kitson
Instructions for a Secondhand Heart by Tamsyn Murray

Adult Fiction

Hidden Lives by Judith Lennox
The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz
A Shout In The Ruins by Kevin Powers
Freshwater by Akwaek

Non-Fiction

Steam Lab For Kids: 52 creative hands-on-projects for exploring science, technology, engineering by Liz Lee Hainecke
Unsettling Canada:  a national wake-up call by Arthur Manuel
Life Without Plastic:  the practical step-by-step guide to avoiding plastic to keep your family healthy by Chantal Plamondon
Boys:  what it means to become a man by Rachel Giese

DVDs

Broken
Same Kind of Different as Me
All the Money in the World
Loving Vincent
Better Things, the complete first season

 

 

New this week – May 14, 2018

Week of May 14, 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

Young Adult Fiction

The Initiation by Chris Babu
 Plague Land by Alex Scarrow
A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas

Adult Fiction

The Forgotten Road by Richard Evans
Red Sparrow:  book 1 in the Red Sparrow trilogy by Jason Matthews
The Critic:  book 2 in the Enzo Files by Peter May
Love and Ruin by Paula McLain
The Zoo by Christopher Wilson

Non-Fiction

Age in Place:  a guide to modifying, organizing, and decluttering mom and dad’s home by Lynda G. Shrager
Breaking Up With Busy:  real-life solutions for overscheduled women by Yvonne Tally
How to Raise Kind Kids:  and get respect, gratitude, and a happier family in the bargain by Thomas Lickona
Fermented Probiotic Drinks at Home: make your own kombucha, kefir, ginger bug, jun, pineapple tepache & more by Felicity Evans
1,000 Diabetes Recipes by Jackie Mills

DVDs

The Red Turtle
The Florida Project
Molly’s Game
Dickensian
Alias Grace
The Greatest Showman

 

 

New this week – May 7, 2018

Week of May 7, 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

Young Adult Fiction

What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper
Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian
Steelheart:  book 1 of the Reckoners by Brandon Sanderson
Firefight:  book 2 of the Reckoners by Brandon Sanderson

Adult Fiction

Twisted Prey:  a Lucas Davenport novel by John Sandford
The Man He Never Was by James L. Rubart
Compass by Mathias Enard
The Storm King by Brandon Duffy

Non-Fiction

Vegetarian Viet Nam by Cameron Stauch
The Fruitful City:  the enduring power of the Urban food forest by Helena Moncrieff
Science Experiments You Can Eat by Vicki Cobb
A Higher Loyalty:  truth, lies, and leadership by James Comey
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act:  helping Canadians make reconciliation with Indigeneous peoples a reality by Bob Joseph

DVDs

The Greatest Showman
Thor  Ragnarok
A Place to Call Home, season 5, d.1 & d.2
A Place to Call Home, season 5, d. 3 & d.4
Star Wars:  The Last Jedi
Humor Me

 

New this week – April 23, 2018

Week of April 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

Young Adult Fiction

Rose Under Fire:  a code name Verity novel  by Elizabeth Wein
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor|
Monster:  a gone novel  by Grant Michael

Adult Fiction

Vi by Kim Thuy
Macbeth by Jo Nesbo
Saturday by Ian McEwan
The Fallen:  an Amos Decker novel by David Baldacci
Twenty-One Days:  A Daniel Pitt novel by Anne Perry

Non-Fiction

Resilient: how to grow an unshakable core of calm, strength, and happiness by Rick Hanson
The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities:  a yearbook of forgotten words by Paul Anthony Jones
One Kiss or Two?:  the art and science of saying hello by Andy Scott
That’s What She Said:  what men need to know (and women need to tell them by Joanne Lipman
The Boy Crisis:  why our boys are struggling and what we can do about it by Warren Farrell

DVDs

The Colossal Failure of the Modern Relationship
Outlander, Season 3, d 1-3
Outlander, Season 3, d 4-5
Mr. Robot, Season 3

New this week – April 16, 2018

Week of April 16, 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

Young Adult Fiction

Trial by Fire:  bk 1 of the Worldwide Trilogy by Josephine Angelini
Firewalker bk 2 of the Worldwide Trilogy by Josephine Angelini
Witch’s Pyre bk 3 of the Worldwide Trilogy by Josephine Angelini

Adult Fiction

The Cutting Edge:  a Lincoln Rhyme novel by Jeffrey Deaver
Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes
Varina by Charles Frazier
Rattle by Fiona Cummins
Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
The Disappeared by C. J. Box
The Bird that Did Not Sing:  a Detective Superintendent Lorimer novel by Alex  Gray
The Party by Robyn Harding

Non-Fiction

Women and Power:  a manifesto by Mary Beard
Faster, Higher, Smarter:  bright ideas that transformed sports by Simon Shapiro
The New Canadian Garden by Mark Cullen
Animation Lab for Kids:  fun projects for visual storytelling and making art move by Laura Bellmont
50 ways to get a job:  an unconventional guide ti finding work on your terms by Dev Aujla
Niki Jabbour’s Veggie Garden Remix:  224 new plants to shake up your garden and add variety, flavor and fun by Niki Jabbour
Nomadland:  surviving America in the twenty-first century by Jessica Bruder

DVDs

Sila and the Gatekeepers of the Arctic
The Endurance
Unrest
The Last Movie Star
Phantom Thread
Call Me By Your Name
Lucky
The Handmaid’s Tale, season one

New this week – April 3, 2018

Week of April 3, 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

Tom Thomson’s Last Bonfire by Geoff Taylor
The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
February by Lisa Moore
The Punishment She Deserves:  an Inspector Lynley novel by Elizabeth George
Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

Non-Fiction

Visionary Women:  how Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall and Alice waters changed our world by Andrea Barnet
How to be Yourself:  quiet your inner critic and rise above social anxiety by Ellen Hendriksen
Yoga for Healthy Aging: a guide to lifelong well-being by Baxter Bell
The Roots of Culture, the Power of Art:  the first sixty years of the Canada Council for the Art by Monica Gattinger
More Trails, More Tales by Bob Henderson

New this week – March 26, 2018

Week of March 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

Young Adult Fiction

Roseblood by A. G. Howard
Tempests and Slaughter:  the Numair Chronicles by Tamora Pierce

Adult Fiction

The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian
Once More With Feeling by Meira Cook
The Rising Sea:  a Kurt Austin adventure by Clive Cussler
The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

Non-Fiction

The Doomsday Machine:  confessions of a nuclear war planner by Daniel Ellsberg
Startle and Illuminate:  Carol Shields on writing by Carol Shields
The Healing Trees:  the edible and herbal qualities of northeastern woodland trees by Robbie Hanna Anderman
The Vanity Fair Diaries:  1983-1992 by Tina Brown

DVDs

Agatha Raisin, series one
A Place to Call Home, season 4
Surviving the Wild
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

New this week – March 19, 2018

Week of March 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

Young Adult Fiction

As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti
Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena
Scythe:  book 1 in the Arc of a Scythe series by Neal Shusterman

Young Adult Non-Fiction

The Giant Book of Hacks for Minecrafters:  a giant unofficial guide featuring tips and tricks other guides won’t teach you by Megan Miller

Adult Fiction

Lake Silence:  book 6 in The Others series by Anne Bishop
I’ll be Your Blue Sky by Marisa de los Santos
The Hush by John Hart
The Third Victim by Phillip Margolin

Non-Fiction

Maker Lab Outdoors:  25 super cool projects by Jack Challoner
Declutter Your Data:  take charge of your data and organize your digital life by Angela Crocker
Grief Works:  stories of life, death and surviving by Julia Samuel
Worth It:  your life, your money, your terms by Amanda Steinberg
Antiques Roadshow:  40 years of great finds by Paull Attenburg

DVDs

Justice League
Blade Runner 2049
Longmire, the complete season 5
Lady Bird
The Shape of Water

New this week – March 12, 2018

Week of March 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

Young Adult Fiction

All the Forever Things by Jolene Perry
Runebinder:  book 1 of the Runebinder chronicles by Alex R. Kahler
The Cipher by John C. Ford
Warcross:  book 1 of the Warcross series by Marie Lu

Adult Fiction

Brock’s Agent: a War of 1812 novel by Tom Taylor
The Evolution of Alice by David A. Robertson
Police by Jo Nesbo
A Long Way From Home by Peter Carey

Non-Fiction

The Crown, the Official Companion, volume 1:  Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill, and the making of a young Queen by Robert Lacey
Remodelista:  the organized home by Julie Carlson
Extraordinary Ornamental Edibles:  100 perennials, trees, shrubs and vines for Canadian gardens by Mike Lascelle
Spirited Away:  fairy stories of old Newfoundland by Tom Dawe

DVDs

Murder on the Orient Express
Arthur King of the Britons
Darkest Hour

New this week – March 5, 2018

Week of March 5, 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

Non-Fiction

Enlightenment Now:  the case for reason, science, humanism, and progress by Steven Pinker
How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky
The Healing Self:  a revolutionary new plan to supercharge your immunity and stay well for life by Deepak Chopra
Simply Keto:  a practical approach to health & weight loss with 100+ easy recipes by Suzanne Ryan
The Organized Child:   an effective program to maximize your kid’s potential – in school and in life by Richard Gallagher
The Sun and Her Flowers:  poetry by Rupi Kaur
Trumpocracy:  the corruption of the American republic by David Frum

DVDs 

Death Comes to Pemberley
Battlecreek
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Season four
Last Flag Flying
American Fango
Benjamin Troubles
Barefoot at Dawn/Pieds Nus Dans l’Aube/