BOISE PUBLIC LIBRARY
"Hunter Moran Saves the Universe" by Patricia Reilly Giff
Juvenile fiction. It's summer vacation and there's nothing much to do, so when fifth-grader Hunter Moran misinterprets an intercepted phone call, he is convinced there's a plot by an evil dentist to set off a bomb. With the help of his twin brother, Zach, the two boys set out to foil the plot using all sort of outlandish tricks.
EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
"Because I Said So" by Ken Jennings
Adult nonfiction. This is a fun, lighthearted compendium of conventional wisdom that debunks plenty of old wives' tales and urban myths while offering a few surprising truths.
MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
"Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks" by Gail Damerow
Adult nonfiction. Whether you're an experienced poultry owner or an intrigued beginner, chicken expert Gail Damerow offers everything you need to know about acquiring and brooding hatchlings and what to expect from your young charges as they grow.
ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY
"Ghost Knight" by Cornelia Funke
Juvenile fiction. When 11-year-old Jon Whitcroft's mother sends him to his father's old boarding school in Salsbury, he feels as if he's been banished. He's determined to be miserable, though not as determined as the five vengeful ghosts who are out to kill him. Fortunately, Ella, a girl at the school, knows something about the supernatural and how to fight ghost with ghost.
NAMPA PUBLIC LIBRARY
"Stories of Jonestown" by Leigh Fondakowski
Adult nonfiction. The saga of Jonestown didn't end on the day in November 1978 when more than 900 Americans died in a mass murder-suicide in the Guyanese jungle. While only a handful of people survived that day, more than 80 members of Peoples Temple were elsewhere in Guyana on that day, and thousands more members of the movement still lived in California. Using more than 200 hours of interview material, Emmy-nominated writer Leigh Fondakowski creates intimate portraits of these survivors as they tell their unforgettable stories.
GARDEN CITY LIBRARY
"Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality" by Jacob Tomsky
Adult nonfiction. How do you get the best hotel perks? What is it like to work in the hotel industry? Find out in Tomsky's entertaining yet informative read detailing a life spent (and misspent) in New Orleans and New York City hotels. This insider's perspective affords authentic assessments of the shameless guests and poorly paid workers who serve them.