Today In History Reading List

In our Today In History Reading List feature, we take the events of a particular day in history and try to give you a work of fiction and a work of non-fiction relating to those events. 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field Bosworth was the last major battle of the Wars of the Roses and the…

The Month Ahead: New History Books Coming In June

A small sample of the many new history book titles arriving at the library in June The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke by Andrew Lawler A sweeping account of a four-hundred-year-old mystery, the archeologists racing to unearth the answer, and what the Lost Colony reveals about America–from…

1980s Reading List

Ready Player One is generating a lot of 80s nostalgia. And we’ve got the solution. Fiction King, Stephen Cujo Summary: Outside a peaceful town in central Maine, a monster is waiting. Cujo is a two-hundred-pound Saint Bernard, the best friend Brett Camber has ever had. One day Cujo chases a rabbit into a bolt-hole –…

Women’s History Month Reading List

In honor of Women’s History Month we offer a selection of books of Historical Fiction and History featuring women. These books are located on our Read This Book Display in the library and many others in our Fiction and Non-fiction collections. Historical Fiction Jump to Non-Fiction History Thomas, Sherry A conspiracy in Belgravia Summary:Being shunned…

Wonder Woman Reading List

Seen the movie? Now read about it! Graphic Novels, Non-fiction and more… Also check out the Read This Display next time you are in the library. The Graphic Novels Bennett, Marguerite Bombshells. Allies Volume 2, Summary:“Based on the hit DC Collectibles product line! As World War II rages across Europe, the Allied forces issue a…

Wouldn’t You Rather Be On The Riviera?

Making Monte Carlo: A History of Speculation and Spectacle by Mark Braude. A rollicking narrative history of Monte Carlo, capturing its nineteenth-century rise as the world’s first modern casino-resort and its Jazz Age heyday as infamous playground of the rich. [GoodReads] The Other Side of Silence  by Philip Kerr. The war is over. Bernie Gunther,…