New Items at the Library

The Inn at Ocean’s Edge by Colleen Coble is book 1 of the Sunset Cove series. This is a story about finding answers. Nearly 29 years ago, Claire went missing from a hotel party on her fourth birthday party. She showed up at the same location exactly one year later. No explanation, and no memory of what happened to her. Claire returns to the hotel for a business meeting with her CEO father, and disturbing memories begin to surface. Claire then sets off to unscramble her past. Will she be able to remember enough to piece together the puzzle?

Detained written by Don Brown is book 1 of the Navy JAG series. This is a story about a man Hasan Makari, and his son, both Lebanese nationals that dreamed of the day they would experience freedom in America. But when they arrive in the US, they are arrested, accused of terrorism, and incarcerated at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba, all on false charges. Eventually, they’ll face the dreadful death by execution. Their only hope is Navy JAG Officer Matt Davis, who has been assigned to the case, to defend the Makari’s in court. Matt believes his clients are innocent but faces immense opposition. He needs a miracle.

Mary Connealy’s book Now and Forever is book 2 of the Wild at Heart series. Matthew Tucker and Shannon Wilde, look to each other when they both survive a grizzly attack together by jumping off a cliff. As they fight their way to the shoreline of the rushing river, a connection begins to grow. Despite the many obstacles, such as their families coming from different backgrounds, their relationship continues to blossom. Will their love be strong enough to get through the rough criticism that’s ahead?

Educated written by Tara Westover is a memoir about her life. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara learned to stockpile food and supplies. Her father prohibited hospitals, so she had never seen a doctor or nurse her entire childhood. She was treated with natural herbs. The family was so isolated from society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education. Tara was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her search for knowledge transformed her and she began to educate herself and ended up in numerous universities.

Les enfants de Mathias par Denis Monette : Montréal, 1930. Mathias Goudreau, un veuf de 30 ans, est laisser avec ses 3 garçons moins de 10 ans quand sa femme meure prématurément. Même avec l’aide de ses beaux-parents, Mathias doit changer sa vie pour prendre soin des enfants. Il épousa Maryvonne, même si son cœur n’y est pas. Maryvonne donne naissance a 4 autres enfants et Mathias surmonte la crise économique dans son métier de plombier et continu à mettre du pain sur la table. Les enfants grandissent, un autre déménagement et les déboires suivent les enfants de Mathias.

Tête brûlée : t. 1 : Les portes du couvent par Marjolaine Bouchard : 1946. Flora Blackburn a 5 ans quand un feu détruit la ferme familiale et prend la vie de son père et ses six sœurs. Elle est envoyée chez sa tante Blanche, qui l’inscrit au couvent des Sœurs du Bon-Conseil où elle rencontre sa cousine Jeanne. Elle trouve un ami en sœur Irene, qui cultive son talent musical et sa meilleur amis Simone, qui a une affinité pour la clairvoyance. Simone prédit que Flora va être réunit avec une de c’est membre de famille, soit son grand frère ou sa mère, tous les deux qui avait quitté la maison avant la nuit du feu qui a détruit tout pour la famille Blackburn.

Colère : t. 1 : L’ombre de Jenna Fairchild par Marie-Ève Dion : Jenna Fairchild a perdu la mémoire sans savoir pourquoi, seulement capable de se rappeler d’un couple de chose. Seule le souvenir d’être regardé par quelqu’un (ou quelque chose). Elle se trouve dans une allée, ses mains couvertes dans du sang, seulement elle… et son ombre.