What's new at your Treasure Valley libraries

July 13, 2014 



"The Right Fight" by Chris Lynch

Juvenile fiction. Roman Bucyk, a minor league baseball star, enlists in the U.S. Army in 1941. This story follows Roman from enlistment, through training, then on into battle. It is the start of a World War II series by Lynch, who also wrote a series about Vietnam.



"Fourth of July Creek" by Smith Henderson

Adult fiction. Social worker Pete Snow has been trying to help an undernourished, nearly feral 11-year-old boy living in the Montana wilderness. He becomes embroiled with the FBI when the boy's paranoid survivalist father spins out of control.



"The House of Hades" by Rick Riordan

Juvenile fiction. This is book four in the "Heroes of Olympus" series which includes some of the characters from Camp Half-Blood, demi-gods who are descendents of Olympian gods. Annabeth, 17-year-old daughter of Athena, and Percy, son of Poseidon, are thrown into the world of Hades. Somehow they must find the Doors of Death and close them and prevent Earth's destruction.



"One Plus One" by Jojo Moyes

Fiction. An abandoned hard-working single mother, Jess, struggles to provide for her little family by cleaning for wealthy clients in London. Her teenage stepson, Nick, is targeted by bullies, and 8-year-old math genius Tanzie has a once in a lifetime opportunity to attend the private school of her dreams. How will Jess ever manage? With the addition of Ed, one of Jess' millionaire clients, though he has troubles of his own, this family has a chance at happiness.



"Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies" by Lawrence Goldstone

Nonfiction. The feud between this nation's great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American personalities. For more than a decade, they battled each other in court, at air shows and in the newspapers. The outcome of this contest of wills would shape the course of aviation history - and take a fearsome toll on the men involved.



"The Last Bride" by Beverly Lewis

Adult fiction. Of her Old Order parents' five daughters, Tessie Miller is the last to marry. She has her heart set on Amishman Marcus King, but Tessie's father opposes the match. Impetuously, Tessie and Marcus elope to the English world, then return to Hickory Hollow to live as singles, trusting they'll convince the Millers to give their love a chance over time.

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