What's new at your Treasure Valley libraries

May 12, 2013 

BOISE PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.boisepubliclibrary.org

"Care of Wooden Floors" by Will Wiles

Adult fiction. A beguiling first novel by architecture and design journalist Will Wiles is inhabited by a directionless man asked to apartment-sit for a meticulous former college friend. During the disastrous week the man housesits for his friend, a minor mishap with the wood floors grows to epic proportions, revealing much about the house-sitter and perhaps more about the composer friend.

EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.eaglepubliclibrary.org

"Lucky Me: Life With and Without My Mom, Shirley MacLaine" by Sachi Parker

Adult nonfiction. Shirley MacLaine's daughter reveals what it was like growing up with a mother who believed in reincarnation and extraterrestrials - but not necessarily in parenthood.

MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.mld.org

"Who Was Dracula? Bram Stoker's Trail of Blood" by Jim Steinmeyer

Adult nonfiction. Hunting through Bram Stoker's notes, literary and theatrical history, and the relationships and events that gave shape to Stoker's life, Jim Steinmeyer illuminates the people and stories behind the legend of Dracula.

ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY

www.adalib.org

"The Round House" by Louise Erdrich

Adult fiction. This story is told from the perspective of a young Objiwe boy. His mother and father experience a crisis that bleeds over into many aspects of relationships between friends and family found on a North Dakotan reservation.

GARDEN CITY LIBRARY

www.notaquietlibrary.org

"After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story" by Michael Hainey

Adult nonfiction. Michael Hainey was only 6 when his family's life was forever changed by the death of his father, assistant copy desk chief at the Chicago Sun-Times. He has spent his life doubting the reported facts and obsessing over the inconsistent details, stirring up family secrets in a search for the truth.

NAMPA PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.nampalibrary.org

"This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works" edited by John Brockman

Adult nonfiction. Drawn from the cutting-edge frontiers of science, "This Explains Everything" presents 150 of the most deep, surprising and brilliant explanations of how the world works.

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