BOISE PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Mapmakers Sons by V.L. Burgess
Juvenile fiction. Late one night while Tom Hawkins is roaming the grounds of The Lost Preparatory Academy for Boys, he is attacked by two men. He is saved by a peg-legged man who gives him a map and charges him with a quest to find the Sword of Five Kingdoms, which has been missing for a thousand years. Toms quest will lead him to many harrowing and exciting adventures.
EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Coming Clean by Kimberly Rae Miller
Adult nonfiction. Miller, an immaculately put together woman with a great career and a tidy New York apartment, relates the story of her childhood with her hoarder father in a cluttered rat-infested home.
MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Necessary Errors by Caleb Crain
Adult fiction. Its 1990. Jacob Putnam is young and full of ideas. Hes arrived a year too late to witness Czechoslovakias revolution, but he still hopes to find its spirit. As the men and women Jacob meets begin to fall in love, no one turns out to be quite the same as the idea Jacob has of them.
ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Confessions of a Band Geek Mom by Stacy Dymalski
Adult nonfiction. The author is a busy woman with stand-up comedienne experience. In Park City, Utah, she raises two high-energy sons with a variety of interests that result in many forays to school and band-related functions. In the midst of this chaos, her attempts to remain fit, competent and free-spirited contain many humorous elements.
GARDEN CITY LIBRARY
A Treacherous Paradise by Henning Mankell
Adult fiction. A gripping novel about a young womans journey to find a better life in the early 20th century, and the tragedy she encounters. Hanna Renstrom left the poverty of remote Sweden in 1904 to find a better life in Australia, but after two short marriages finds herself the owner of a bordello in Portuguese East Africa. Hanna learns how to survive the racism of white colonization in Mozambique, isolated by her gender, profession and race.
NAMPA PUBLIC LIBRARY
School Spirits (Hex Hall) by Rachel Hawkins
Young adult fiction. Since her older sister went missing nearly a year ago, 15-year-old Izzy and her mother are all that remain of the family. Endowed with extra strength and supernatural powers, the Brannicks have been ridding the world of evil creatures for thousands of years. Always warned by her mother to go in, do the job, and get out, Izzy realizes that the relationships shes formed may be placing peoples lives in jeopardy.