Last Tuesday of every month
Tues, Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm
FICTION // Bartender Malcolm Gephardt buys the Half Moon bar hoping to transform it into a bigger success, but struggles to stay afloat. His wife and devoted lawyer, Jess, is facing the idea that motherhood may not be in the cards for her. They both feel their youth slip away and wonder how to reshape their future.
The Twelve Topsy-Turvy, Very Messy Days of Christmas ⇗ by James Patterson and Tad Safran
(also in Large Print, e-book, and e-audio)
FICTION // During the holiday season, a family of three, missing someone very dear to them, find their house filling up with unexpected guests, making Christmas memories to last a lifetime.
FICTION // Bestselling sensation Juniper Song is not who she says she is, she didn't write the book she claims she wrote, and she is most certainly not Asian American--in this chilling and hilariously cutting novel. As June races to protect her secret, she discovers exactly how far she will go to keep what she thinks she deserves.
FICTION // Follows the lives of four American Indian men and their families, all haunted by a disturbing, deadly event that took place in their youth. Years later, they find themselves tracked by an entity bent on revenge, totally helpless as the culture and traditions they left behind catch up to them in a violent, vengeful way. Equal parts psychological horror and cutting social commentary on identity politics and the American Indian experience.
FICTION // 19-year-old tough-as-nails Ojibwe Renee "Cash" Blackbear and her guardian Sheriff Wheaton make for a strange partnership. When they find themselves staring at the dead Indian lying in the field, there's a long and dangerous way to go to find the men who killed him.
FICTION // Two top women gladiators fight for their freedom within a depraved private prison system not so far-removed from America’s own in this explosive, hotly-anticipated debut novel from the New York Times bestselling author.
FICTION // Equal parts crime thriller and family saga, transporting readers from the dusty villages of Uttar Pradesh to the urban energy of New Delhi, Age of Vice is an intoxicating novel of gangsters and lovers, false friendships, forbidden romance, and the consequences of corruption.
FICTION // Meet Elizabeth Zott: a “formidable, unapologetic and inspiring” (PARADE) scientist in 1960s California whose career takes a detour when she becomes the unlikely star of a beloved TV cooking show.
SCIENCE FICTION // The visionary time-travel classic whose Black female hero is pulled through time to face the horrors of American slavery and explores the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now.
The Measure ⇗ by Nikki Erklick (also in Large Print ⇗, CD audio ⇗, e-book ⇗ and e-audio ⇗)
SCIENCE FICTION // Eight ordinary people. One extraordinary choice. The Measure charts the dawn of a new world through an unforgettable cast of characters whose decisions and fates interweave with one another in this luminous, spirit-lifting blockbuster.
The Last Thing He Told Me ⇗ by Laura Dave (also in Large Print ⇗, CD audio ⇗, e-book ⇗ and e-audio ⇗)
MYSTERY // Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her. Hannah quickly realizes her husband isn't who he said he was and sets out to find the truth.
Crying in H Mart ⇗ by Michelle Zauner (also in e-book ⇗ and e-audiobook ⇗)
NONFICTION // From the indie rock sensation known as Japanese Breakfast, an unforgettable memoir about family, food, grief, love, and growing up Korean American—in losing her mother and cooking to bring her back to life, Zauner became herself.
Light Years from Home ⇗ by Mike Chen (also in CD audiobook ⇗)
SCIENCE FICTION // When their brother who has been missing for fifteen years suddenly returns, changed, Evie and Kass Shao must cast aside their differences to hide him from the FBI and an entire alien army who are in fast pursuit.
Anxious People ⇗ by Fredrik Backman (also in e-book ⇗ and CD audiobook ⇗)
FICTION // A charming, poignant novel about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they have more in common than they ever imagined.
Black Cake ⇗ by Charmaine Wilkerson (also in e-book ⇗ and e-audiobook ⇗)
FICTION // Two estranged siblings delve into their mother’s hidden past—and how it all connects to her traditional Caribbean black cake—in this immersive character-driven family saga of how the inheritance of betrayals, secrets, memories, and even names can shape relationships and history.
Educated: A Memoir ⇗ by Tara Westover (also in e-book ⇗ and e-audiobook ⇗)
NONFICTION // Raised by survivalist extremists, Tara finally steps foot into her first public school at age 17. Through her quest for knowledge, her world expands dramatically. Torn between family and independence lies the question: How much must she betray them to grow up?
Race of the Century ⇗ by Neal Bascomb (also in e-book ⇗ and e-audiobook ⇗)
NONFICTION // In 1952, after suffering defeat at the Helsinki Olympics, three world-class runners each set out to achieve the impossible — the perfect four-minute mile. Spanning three continents and defying the odds, their collective inspiring quest captivated the world and stole headlines.
Project Hail Mary ⇗ by Andy Weir (also in e-book ⇗)
SCIENCE FICTION // Cinematic thriller full of suspense, humor, and fascinating science -- Ryland is sent to the far reaches of space to conquer an extinction-level threat to our species, and thanks to an unexpected ally, he just might have a chance.