BOISE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Im Bored by Michael Ian Black
Picture book. Bored, bored, bored and nothing at all to do. Thats what a little girl is feeling until along comes a potato and hes bored, too. Even worse, he thinks kids are boring. So the little girl sets out to prove that kids are anything but boring in this tale of how imagination and the right motivation can take care of any boring day.
EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Tamarack County by William Kent Kruger
Adult fiction. Sheriff Cork OConnor tackles another case when the car of the wife of a judge is discovered abandoned on a snowy rural road. A startling pattern of ominous incidents plagues the small Minnesota town while Cork struggles to solve the mystery.
ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY
In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
Young adult fiction. Its 1918, and Mary Shelley Blacks world is full of fear and uncertainty. The government is sending men overseas to fight in the Great War. Meanwhile, the Spanish influenza epidemic is devastating the United States. Mary Shelley watches as the bereaved congregate at the studios of spiritual photographers in search of solace. Though Mary Shelley doesnt believe in ghosts, she finds herself sitting for the brother of her friend Stephen, who owns such a studio. Her photo shows what photographer Julius believes is the spirit of his brother, whose last known whereabouts was the trenches in France. Soon Mary Shelley finds herself being haunted by the traumatized spirit of her first love.
GARDEN CITY LIBRARY
Steven Spielberg: A Retrospective by Richard Schickel
Adult nonfiction. This timely retrospective celebrates more than 40 years of director Steven Spielbergs remarkable career. The author provides unique insight on every one of Spielbergs 28 major movies.
NAMPA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Spirit Animals: Wild Born, Book No. 1 by Brandon Mull
Juvenile fiction. The appearance of the Four Fallen Great Beasts in Erdas signals the re-emergence of an evil power long forgotten. In the tradition of Erdas, four 11-year-olds are given Nectar, a substance designed to help them call their spirit animals. Their mission is to retrieve the talismans from the other Great Beasts before the Devourer can regain power and destroy the world.
MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Beginners Guide to Quilting: 16 Projects to Learn to Quilt by Elizabeth Betts.
Adult nonfiction. Learn how to make beautiful quilts with this comprehensive guide to patchwork and quilting for beginners. This guide covers all aspects of quilting from piecing and patchwork to quilting and binding; includes quick and clever techniques with step-by-step illustrated instructions; and features a quilting glossary explaining common terms.