February 23rd, 2016

New Releases: February 23rd, 2016


FLIGHT OF DREAMS by Ariel Lawhon
On the evening of May 3, 1937, Emilie Imhof boards the Hindenburg. As the only female crew member, Emilie has access to the entire airship --- from the lavish dining rooms and passenger suites to the gritty engine cars and control room. She hears everything, but with rumors circulating about bomb threats, Emilie's focus is on maintaining a professional air…and keeping her own plans under wraps. What Emilie can't see is that everyone --- from the dynamic vaudeville acrobat to the high-standing German officer --- seems to be hiding something. Historical Fiction


THE BONE TREE by Greg Iles
THE BONE TREE is an explosive, action-packed thriller full of twisting intrigue and deadly secrets, a tale that explores the conflicts and casualties that result when the darkest truths of American history come to light. It puts us inside the skin of a noble man who has always fought for justice --- now finally pushed beyond his limits. Just how far will Penn Cage, the hero we thought we knew, go to protect those he loves? Thriller

A DANGEROUS PLACE: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear
On a ship bound for England to visit her aging father after her stepmother summons her home, Maisie Dobbs realizes she isn’t ready to return. Against the wishes of the captain, who warns her, “You will be alone in a most dangerous place,” she disembarks in Gibraltar. Days after her arrival, a photographer and member of Gibraltar’s Sephardic Jewish community is murdered, and Maisie becomes entangled in the case and renews an uneasy acquaintance in the process. Mystery

HELL AND GOOD COMPANY: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made by Richard Rhodes
From the life of John James Audubon to the invention of the atomic bomb, readers have long relied on Richard Rhodes to explain, distill and dramatize crucial moments in history. Now, he takes us into battlefields and bomb shelters, into the studios of artists, into the crowded wards of war hospitals, and into the hearts and minds of a rich cast of characters to show how the ideological, aesthetic and technological developments that emerged in Spain changed the world forever. History

Peeking into the archives...today in:
2014: Avatar: the Last Airbender - The Search, Part Three by Gene Luen Yang
2013: Come August, Come Freedom by Gigi Amateau
2012: Out of Oz (Wicked Years #4) by Gregory Maguire
2011: The Healer's Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson
2010: The Lute Player by Norah Lofts
2009: Temporary Hiatus