What's new at your Treasure Valley libraries

July 6, 2014 



"Outrageous Fortune: Growing Up at Leeds Castle" by Anthony Russell

Nonfiction. Anthony Russell grew up an English child of privilege in the 1950s and '60s at the famous Leeds Castle. Through his eyes we observed the mannered opulence as well as the emotional rigidity and distance that disguised the deeply troubled marriage of his parents and the frustration and loneliness of being one of three boys meant to be rarely heard or seen when adults were about.



"Big Pigs" by Leslie Helakoski

Children's picture book. Mama Pig loves her three little pigs. But the piglets don't think they're little. In fact, they are determined to prove which one of them is the biggest.



"Takedown Twenty" by Janet Evanovich

Adult fiction. Is it possible that Stephanie and Lulu have seen an elusive giraffe moving through the neighborhood as they attempt to collect the people who have jumped their bail bonds? If so, his name is Kevin, according to Lulu, and they are in pursuit of a serial Dumpster killer as well as a popular thug named Sunny.



"Black Lake" by Johanna Lane

Fiction. The Campbells have lived happily at Dulough for generations. But upkeep has drained the family coffers, and so John Campbell must be bold: to keep Dulough, he will open its doors to the public as a museum. He and his wife, daughter and son will move from the luxury of the big house to a small caretaker's cottage. The upheaval strains the already tenuous threads that bind the family, and when a tragic accident befalls them, long-simmering resentments surface.



"The New Art of Capturing Love: The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Wedding Photography" by Kathryn Hamm and Thea Dodds

Nonfiction. The ability to anticipate the needs of the couples you photograph is fundamental to the success of any wedding photographer. These photographs give ideas for poses to create lasting memories for the couple and wedding party.



"The Night Gardener" by Jonathan Auxier

Juvenile fiction. Storytelling and the secret desires of the heart wind together in this atmospheric novel that doubles as a ghost tale. Irish immigrants to England, Molly and Kip, make their way to the Windsor house in search of employment. Despite her young age and the warnings of a local storyteller, Molly uses the power of her own words to secure work but soon realizes that all is not right in the house, which stands in the shadow of a menacing tree.

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