This month in books: January 2021

New reads for adults
January 11, 2021

If you are the sort who must read the book before seeing the movie, then now is the perfect time to pick up this book, recently adapted into a film starring Tom Hanks.

News-of-the-world-(1).jpg News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences. In Kansas he is offered a job delivering Johanna, a young child living with the Kiowa people, to her white relatives. Johanna is being torn away from the only home she knows and their journey together proves difficult and, at times, dangerous. Yet as the miles pass, the two lonely survivors tentatively begin to trust each other, forming a strong bond that becomes nearly unbreakable. The movie will capture the scenic Texas vistas, but will surely miss the depth of character in this morally complex and heartwarming book.
 


New & Upcoming

Start off the new year with some great new releases such as the exciting new Orphan X thriller, Prodigal Son by Gregg Hurwitz or the much heralded literary debut of Robert Jones Jr., The Prophets. Looking forward to spring, there are plenty of books to fill your hold queues including Of Women and Salt, a debut novel from Gabriela Garcia, and the exciting new psychological suspense novel Who is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews

 

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Have you been captivated by Bridgerton on Netflix? May we suggest a few more historical romance book series you might enjoy?    
What We’re Reading
Boyfriend-Material-(1).jpg Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
When 5 different people recommend a book to you, it must be good! That’s what happened to me recently with Boyfriend Material and it turned out to be one of the best romances I read last year. It’s a diverting and laugh out loud funny m/m romance wherein Luc needs to find a nice normal guy to clean up his public image and Oliver needs a date for a family party. They agree to be fake boyfriends for a set period of time and then go their separate ways. But before long, this fake relationship will become all too real.
 


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