Boise Public Library
“Here She Is!” by Catherine Leblanc.
Picture book. Little Bear was very excited about having a new sibling — until the baby got here. Now Mama and Papa don’t have as much time to play with Little Bear. Plus, his new little sister is stinky and noisy and takes up way too much time. It isn’t until Little Bear spends a little one-on-one time with Baby Anna that he starts to understand why his parents are so crazy about her.
Meridian Public Library
“Washington’s Revolution: The Making of America’s First Leader” by Robert Middlekauff.
Nonfiction. George Washington was famously unknowable, a man of deep passions hidden behind a facade of rigid self-control. Yet before he was a great general and president, Washington was a young man prone to peevishness and a volcanic temper. Focusing on Washington’s early years, Robert Middlekauff reveals his all-too-human fears, values and passions.
Eagle Public Library
“The Anti-Cancer Diet” by David Khayat.
Adult nonfiction. This book provides easy-to-follow and often surprising guidelines on eating what are now known as foods most likely to reduce the risks of cancer.
“The Court of Thorns and Roses” by Sarah J. Maas.
Young adult fiction. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from stories, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin, a High Lord of the faeries. As her feelings toward him transform from hostility to a fiery passion, the threats against the faerie lands grow. Feyre must fight to break an ancient curse or she will lose Tamlin forever.
Garden City Library
“The Turner House” by Angela Flournoy.
Adult fiction. In Detroit’s East Side stands a house on Yarrow Street that has been a home to 50 years of Turners. It contains an immeasurable history, both joyous and trying, for each of the 10 Turner children who grew into adults here. Now, after the death of their father and their mother’s loss of independence, the family is pulled back together and faced with deciding what will become of their childhood home.
Ada Community Library
“Migrant” by Jose Manuel Mateo and Javier Martinez Pedro.
Juvenile picture book. This is a beautifully illustrated story of migration from a small town in Mexico to Los Angeles. It is designed similar to an ancient codex, unfolding accordion-like into a picture story or timeline-style record.
The book has an English translation printed along the edge on one side and Spanish on the other.
Nampa Public Library
“The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins.
Adult fiction. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes and stops at the signal that allows her to watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason she calls them. Their life as she sees it is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.