Thursday, May 16, 2019
New for Children
Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles
by Thomas Lennon
Ronan Boyle, age 15, is the youngest and lowliest recruit to Ireland’s secret Garda. Despite his small size, poor eyesight, and social awkwardness, he’s determined to learn all he can in order to prove his imprisoned parents were framed. Fast paced, action packed, and completely hilarious, this is the start to an exciting new middle-grade series.
Building Amazing Creations
by Peter H. Reynolds
This book is for Lego enthusiasts of all ages. Artist Sean Kenney creates his art with Lego bricks ... an assortment of animals, vehicles, architecture, baseball, robots, and even a human head.
by Thomas Lennon
From the creator of the “The Word Collector” comes an empowering story about finding your voice and using it to make the world a better place. In this picture book, the author explores the many ways that a single voice can make a difference. Each of us, each and every day, has the chance to say something with our actions, our words, and our voices. Perfect for kid activists everywhere, this timely story reminds readers of the undeniable importance and power of their voice.
New for Young Adults
A Curse So Dark and Lonely
by Brigid Kemmerer
Eighteen for the 327th time, Prince Rhen despairs of never breaking the curse that turns him into a beast at the end of each day. And then feisty Harper enters his life.
The Gilded Wolves
by Roshani Chokshi
In Paris in 1889 an all-powerful society, the Order of Babel, seeks treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier Séverin Montagnet-Alarie for assistance. To find the ancient artifact the Order seeks, Séverin will need help from a band of experts—an engineer with a debt to pay, a historian who can’t yet go home, a dancer with a sinister past, and a brother in all but blood who may care too much. Together, they’ll have to use their wits and knowledge to hunt the artifact through the dark and glittering heart of Paris. What they find might change the world, but only if they can stay alive.
New for Adults
Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World
by Clive Thompson
From technology writer Clive Thompson, “Coders” is a anthropological reckoning with the most powerful tribe in the world today, computer programmers: where they come from, how they think, what makes for greatness in their world, and what should give us pause.
Inside the Empire: The True Power Behind the New York Yankees
by Bob Klapisch and Paul Solotaroff
Even the most ardent Yankees fans have no idea what goes on behind closed doors in the inner sanctum of the Bronx Bombers. Fans read the tabloids, the sports blogs, and listen to radio call-in sports shows, but the average fan isn’t aware of the internal power politics that the front-office executives confront on an everyday basis.