What’s new at your Treasure Valley libraries

March 2, 2014 

EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.eaglepubliclibrary.org

“Sins of the Flesh” by Colleen McCullough

Adult fiction. Detective Carmine Delmonico is on the track of a possible serial killer in this riveting mystery.

McCullough’s mysteries take you back to a time when detectives relied mainly on logic, intelligence, instinct and a good home-cooked meal with colleagues.

MERIDIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.mld.org

“Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination” by Joyce Appleby

Nonfiction. When Columbus first returned to Spain from the Caribbean, he dazzled King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella with exotic parrots, tropical flowers and bits of gold. Inspired by the promise of riches, countless seafarers poured out of the Iberian Peninsula and wider Europe in search of spices, treasure and land.

NAMPA PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.nampalibrary.org

“Uncommon Marriage” by Tony Dungy

Nonfiction. What does it take to build a marriage that will last? Tony and Lauren Dungy have together known the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. They fell in love, built a family and made sports history when Tony became the first African American head coach to win the Super Bowl. Tony and Lauren share the secrets that hold them together.

ADA COMMUNITY LIBRARY

www.adalib.org

“Kon-Tiki,” DVD

Adult fiction. This film is based on the actual voyage of Thor Heyerdahl on a balsam raft from Peru to Polynesia. The individual personalities of the crew and dynamics of Heyerdahl’s personality are explored in this beautifully filmed ocean adventure. You can also watch the additional disc to see the techniques and skills used in making the film.

GARDEN CITY LIBRARY

www.notaquietlibrary.org

“What Addicts Know: 10 Lessons from Recovery to Benefit Everyone” by Christopher Kennedy Lawford

Nonfiction. We live in a society of instant gratification. In a way, many of us are addicted to something, whether it’s bad relationships, caffeine, junk food or working too much. Investigate how your life is going with 10 lessons on how to live life well, techniques not just for recovering addicts but also for all of us.

BOISE PUBLIC LIBRARY

www.boisepubliclibrary.org

“Return to Oakpine” by Ron Carlson

Adult fiction. Ron Carlson, the author of the splendid novel “Five Skies,” which is set in south-central Idaho, returns to the West in his latest novel, but this time to Wyoming. In “Return to Oakpine,” we observe the homecoming of four high school friends and fellow band members brought together by the impending death of one of their number.

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