BOISE PUBLIC LIBRARY
"Escape into Danger: The True Story of a Kievan Girl in World War II" by Sophia Orlovsky Williams
Adult nonfiction. This is a nearly unbelievable true story of a young half-Jewish Ukrainian girl from Kiev who survived overwhelming deprivations and horrors of World War II in Russia and Eastern Europe, coming through unscathed and finding love in the form of a German soldier in the process.
EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
"The Secret of the Stone Frog" by David Nytra
Children's graphic novel. When Leah and Alan awaken in an enchanted forest, they discover pet bees and giant rabbits, and befriend foppish lions and stone frog in this imaginative graphic novel for children.
MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
"The Science of Love" by Robin Dunbar
Adult nonfiction. Top evolutionary biologist Robin Dunbar draws on the latest research to examine the many aspects of romantic love from a scientist's point of view. He separates the chemical from the logical, explains why we evolved one way and not another and reveals that love is not just about passion and pain - it's about survival.
ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY
"Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs: A True Story of Bad Breaks and Small Miracles" by Heather Lende
Adult nonfiction. The small town of Haines, Alaska, can be reached by ferry, car or air, but it is a long trip from most places. The author is riding through the small community on her bike when a truck hits her. Her stories engross the reader in the ebbs and flows of pain, faith and joy as she travels on her own long journey towards health.
GARDEN CITY LIBRARY
"Scarlet" by Marissa Meyer
Young-adult fiction. In this fast-paced sequel to the bestselling book "Cinder," we find Cinder is in prison, plotting escape. Meanwhile, Scarlet Benoit meets Wolf, a criminal who may have information that could unlock the mysteries of Scarlet's life. They are inexplicably drawn to one another, and as Scarlet and Wolf solve one mystery, they encounter another in Cinder. Now, all of them must outwit the vicious Lunar Queen Levana, who will stop at nothing to make Prince Kai her husband and prisoner.
NAMPA PUBLIC LIBRARY
"Hijacked by Your Brain: How to Free Yourself When Stress Takes Over" by Julian Ford and Jon Wortmann
Adult nonfiction. Stress is not the enemy. In order to reduce stress, you have to understand why your brain causes you to feel stress and how you can take advantage of it to handle the high-stress people and situations in your life. This groundbreaking book reveals the step missing in most stress-reduction guides. We can't stop stress, but we can control the effect it has on us.