What’s new at your Treasure Valley libraries

August 25, 2013 

BOISE PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.boisepubliclibrary.org

“Penguin on Vacation” by Salina Yoon

Picture book. Penguin is tired of the snow and decides he needs to go on vacation. Someplace tropical sounds just right, so he sets off in search of a beach. He finds the perfect spot — but it’s not until he meets his new friend crab that the fun really begins.

EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.eaglepubliclibrary.org

“The Telling Room” by Michael Paterniti

Adult nonfiction. Equal parts mystery and memoir, travelogue and history, this astonishing work tells a tale of love, betrayal and the world’s greatest piece of cheese.

MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.mld.org

“This Close: Stories” by Jessica Francis Kane

Adult fiction. In 12 stories about the difficult, sometimes impermeable boundaries between friends, neighbors and family relations, Jessica Francis Kane explores just how close we can come to love, success, happiness and forgiveness.

ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY

www.adalib.org

“Sailor Twain” by Mark Siegel

Adult graphic novel. A mysterious and evocative story set on the historic Hudson River. A steamship captain who is also an author observes the strange behavior of a Frenchman whose brother has disappeared on the river. Strange mythology and the weaknesses of mankind are beautifully illustrated.

GARDEN CITY LIBRARY

www.notaquietlibrary.org

“A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life” by James Bowe

Adult nonfiction. If you were struggling and barely had the means to feed yourself, could you take on a new pet? James Bowen was earning a meager living on the streets of London when Bob entered his life. The diminished humanity of living on the street was familiar to both. As their acquaintance developed, James found that caring for a life, one that is dependent on the benevolence of others, gave him the strength to follow a new direction in his own life.

NAMPA PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.nampalibrary.org

“Deadly Forecast: a Psychic Eye Mystery” by Victoria Laurie

Adult fiction. Abby Cooper must keep her FBI agent fiance safe from harm after she has a frightening premonition of his murder and her spirit guides alert her in the 11th installment of the series following “Lethal Outlook.”

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