See what La Grange Public Library staff members have to recommend.
- Home By Nightfall
by Charles Finch
Home by Nightfall is the ninth book in the Charles Lenox detective series. Charles and his brother Edmund return to their hometown of Sussex after Edmund’s wife unexpectedly passes away. Back in London, Charles’ detective colleagues follow a case involving a missing German pianist. We got a special treat in La Grange in November, when author Charles Finch held a book signing at… Continue
- Deep Blue
by Randy Wayne White
Biologist-spy Doc Ford is back at it again in my favorite Florida location, Sanibel Island. This time, he’s going after cyber terrorist Julian Solo and his father Winslow Shepherd. Julian is sending drones to spy on Dinkin’s Bay and its eccentric residents, but mostly on Doc Ford. Author White throws in a reference to the new Doc Ford’s restaurant he’s building on… Continue
We have 3 circulating devices which will turn your television into a smart TV. It connects either by an HDMI or AV cable (provided). You must have an internet connection in your home. Access dozens of TV shows and movies, or stream Netflix directly to your TV. Check out at the Patron Services desk.
by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Mysterious FBI agent Pendergast works with New York City police officers Vincent D’Agosta and Laura Hayward to solve a gruesome crime which is seemingly tied to the supernatural. Or is it?? From the streets of Manhattan to the Italian countryside, the hunt is dangerous and daring. One of a series with these characters—actually starting with “Relic”.
- Eight Hundred Grapes
by Laura Dave
Did you know it takes 800 grapes to make a bottle of wine? This book will transport you to the vineyards with a great little love story mixed in!
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- The Parent Teacher Collection
We have a wonderful section in the Children’s Department called “The Parent Teacher” collection. A lot of parents who are looking for ideas to help their young children understand difficult things – everything from manners to grief and loss – can find amazing picture books in this small but mighty section.
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne
Fighting Voldemort was nothing compared to raising a teenager and Harry, now a dad, has his hands full. This new Harry Potter book is the script of the new stage play currently playing in London. There's lots of wand waving and all your favorite characters.
- Pastor Needs a Boo
by Michele Andrea Bowen
Reverend Flowers has had his eye on Marsha Metcalf since he came to New Jerusalem Gospel United Church to be their new pastor. Marsha is a Proverbs 31 woman, who would bring joy and honor to her husband, but Denzelle is gun-shy due to his prior marriage to gold-digger Tatiana, currently the wife of a surgeon. Widowed mom Marsha takes a job doing PR for the Pastor’s Aide Society and also… Continue
- Now You See It: Stories from Cokesville, PA
by Bathsheba Monk
The linked stories, set between the late 1940s and mid-1990s, illuminate the lives of various residents of Cokesville, home of steel and coal industries. Many characters recur, particularly young Annie Kusiak and her friend, beautiful Theresa Gojuk, who moves to Hollywood and becomes the mildly successful “Tess Randall”. Most young people dream of leaving the blue collar community,… Continue