BOISE PUBLIC LIBRARY
"What You See in the Dark" by Manuel Munoz
Adult fiction. This is an eerie and atmospheric work by Munoz, juxtaposing the hopes and regrets of multiple lives in Bakersfield, Calif., of the late 1950s, from an aging waitress whose husband left her long ago, to an actress waiting on her famous director to scout location scenes for a Psycho-esque film he is making.
EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
"All in Good Time" by Tara Kuczykowski
Adult nonfiction. The authors have done the research for you. Save money by finding out the best time to get a haircut, buy a grill, flip your mattress, fill your gas tank and much more.
MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
"Tiger Hills" by Sarita Mandanna
Adult fiction. In the year 1878 a beautiful baby girl, Devi, is born. Her fate is intertwined with Devanna, a gifted young boy whose mother has died in tragic circumstances. The two quickly become inseparable, until Devi meets Machu the tiger killer, a hunter of great repute. It is the tangled relationship among the three that leads to a devastating tragedy - an event with unforeseen and far-reaching consequences for generations to come.
ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY
"Stuck" by Oliver Jeffers
Juvenile picture book. It all began when Floyd's kite became stuck in a tree. He threw his favorite shoe to knock the kite loose and that got stuck, too! The sting of things being thrown into the tree to knock other things out include: a cat, a ladder, a door, a milk man, an orangutan and a curious whale in the wrong place at the wrong time. Jeffer's illustrations are fun and child-like, and the story will appeal to young children's sense of the absurd.
GARDEN CITY LIBRARY
"Iron Hearted Violet" by Kelly Barnhill
Juvenile fiction. Princess Violet is not very pretty, way too smart and not at all careful. And when she tells stories - well, things can get totally out of control. One day, she stumbles upon a hidden room and finds a forbidden book. It tells a tale of an evil creature- called the Nybbas - imprisoned. Violet and her friend Demetrius, along with an old, battle-worn dragon, hold the key to the Nybbas' triumph - or its end. It all hinges on how they tell the tale.
NAMPA PUBLIC LIBRARY
"The House Girl" by Tara Conklin
Adult fiction. Weaving together the story of an escaped slave in the pre-Civil War South and a determined junior lawyer, "The House Girl" follows Lina Sparrow as she looks for an appropriate lead plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking compensation for families of slaves. In her research, she learns about Lu Anne Bell, a renowned prewar artist whose famous works might have actually been painted by her slave, Josephine.