The James Prendergast Library has added several new titles to its collection through Sept. 13. They include:
"And When She Was Good" by Laura Lippman. Heloise is a soccer mom, lobbyist in the state capitol, and the woman of your dreams in a hotel room, but she keeps these aspects of her life separate. When her world starts crumbling, can she stay alive long enough to start over?
"Dog Stars" by Peter Heller. Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knew and is now living in a hangar with his dog and a 1956 Cessna. One day Hig hears a transmission while flying that prompts him to go past his point of no return and seek out life beyond the hangar.
"Survivor" by Gregg Hurwitz. Nate Overbay, a former soldier suffering for PTSD, plans to jump from an eleventh-floor bank window. But when a heist begins to go down, Nate intervenes and becomes embroiled in a plot that could cost his ex-wife and daughter their lives.
Other titles include:
"Beautiful Mystery" by Louise Penny
"Line of Fire" by Stephen White
"Lionel Asbo" by Martin Amis
"Simple" by Kathleen George
"Sweet Talk" by Julie Garwood
"Good to Great" by Jim Collins. How can a good or even mediocre company become a great company? This is the focus of the study that Jim Collins presents in this book.
"History of the World According to Facebook" by Wylie Overstreet. This is a parody of world history presented in the format of Facebook updates.
"Read This." Are you interested in books beyond the current bestsellers? Then check out the lists in this book of titles that can be found in independent bookstores.
More titles are:
"Fish That Ate the Whale" by Rich Cohen
"Tools" by Phil Stutz
"Women in American Politics" by Doris Weatherford
YOUNG ADULT FICTION
"Code Name Verity" by Elizabeth Wein. "Verity" is a British spy captured by the Nazis when her planed crashed. To stay her execution, she writes a confession that reveals her past and friendship with Maddie, a pilot.
"Immortal Beloved" by Cate Tiernan. Nastasya has lived the last century as a spoiled, drugged-out party girl. This changes when she witness her best friend torturing a human. Nastasya decides to clean up her life, but now someone wants her dead.
"Obsidian Blade" by Pete Hautam. Tucker Feye's father disappeared on day and came back older, worn and more distant. Then both of Tucker's parents disappear, and now Tucker is wondering if the disks of shimmering air are somehow connected.
More titles include:
12 Things to do Before you Crash and Burn by James Proimos
Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick
Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia
Birthmarked by Caragh M. O'Brien
Black by D. J. MacHale
Black Heart by Justin Somper
Blood Captain by Justin Somper
Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen
Burned by P. C. Cast
A Certain October by Angela Johnson
Curse of the Wendigo by Rick Yancey
Daughters Break the Rules by Joanna Philbin
Daughters by Joanna Philbin
Daughters Take the Stage by Joanna Philbin
Die for Me by Amy Plum
Dragonfly by Julia Golding
Embrace by Jessica Shirvington
Empire of Night by Justin Somper
Every Day by David Levithan
Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve
Fourth Stall by Chris Rylander
Hades by Alexandra Adornetto
Halo by Alexandra Adornetto
Haunted by Jessica Verday
Heaven by Alexandra Adornetto
Hidden Coronet by Catherine Fisher
Hollow by Jessica Verday
Ice by Sarah Beth Durst
Inquisitor's Apprentice by Chris Moriarty
Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey
Light by D. J. MacHale
Lost Curse by T. Lynn Adams
Lost Heiress by Catherine Fisher
Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott
Margrave by Catherine Fisher
Miles Between by Mary E. Pearson
Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey
Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder
Reaching Through Time by Lurlene McDaniel
Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
Shelter by Harlan Coben
Solitary by Alexander Gordon Smith
Such Wicked Intent by Kenneth Oppel
Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement-Moore
Voice of the Undead by Jason Henderson
Where the Truth Lies by Jessica Warman
"Money in Sports" by Nick Hunter
"Catching Fireflies" by Sherryl Woods