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Every week, adult reference librarians will recommend recently published books or will be released soon. Most of the recommended books are available as e-books and audiobooks. Find more book recommendations by following the library’s Facebook page. E-books can be requested through the Nassau digital gate at nassau.overdrive.com to download on the Libby app. Free Libby app is the easiest way to start downloading digital books and audio books from the library. To get started, download the Libby app from your device’s app shop. Or visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge browser. Once you are in Libby, follow the directions to find the Garden City Public Library and sign in with a valid library menu. If you have a device that is not compatible with Libby, you can still use the OverDrive app to borrow and enjoy digital titles. For a brief introduction to Libby, watch a one-minute video on help.overdrive.com/en-us/1307.html . Look for more book recommendations by following the Facebook page of the library.


Through the pages with librarian Laura Flanagan

Everything we haven’t said through Nicole Baart, a novel it makes a lot of noise. Juniper Baker is back in town. Apparently she is there to help a friend who has fallen ill and to work with her at the local library. But coming back for Juniper means she has to face just one some things. First there is the teenage daughter she left behind – the one who was raised by his mother and stepmother. And then there are the neighbors who were brutally murdered around the time she took off. His younger brother was the prime suspect in this murder. So now she’s back and has a chance to do a lot of things. But before her in fact, there will be a lot to undo. Will reveal what really is
arrived means a new beginning? Or will the truth destroy everything Juniper loves for a second time? (Release date 11/21/21)

Apollo’s Murders by Chris Hadfield. – Bestseller Hadfield (Guide to the life of an astronaut on earth) made his fiction debut with a spectacular alternative history thriller. NASA is on to launch Apollo 18. While the mission has been billed as a science mission, flight controller Kazimieras “Kaz” Zemeckis knows there is a darker objective. Intelligence discovered a secret Soviet space station spying on America, and Apollo 18 might be the only chance to stop this. But even as Kaz strives to keep the NASA crew one step ahead of their Russian rivals, a fatal accident reveals that not everyone involved is quite what they were meant to be. With political stakes stretched to breaking point, the White House and the Kremlin can only watch their astronauts collide on the lunar surface, far beyond the scope of law or rescue, The Apollo Murders has a little something for everyone. Daring space flight, political intrigue, spy thriller and old school thriller, all rolled into one gripping story! (Release date 12/10/21)

The list of judges through John grisham is back with his latest legal thriller, investigator Lacy Stoltz follows the trail of a serial killer and gets close to a shocking suspect, a sitting judge. Inasmuch as Florida Board on Judicial Conduct investigator Lacy Stoltz sees a lot of corruption among the men and women elected to the judiciary. In The whistler, she confronted a crime syndicate who paid millions to a rogue judge. Now in The list of judges, the crimes are even worse. The man behind the black robe doesn’t take bribes, but he can take lives. (Exit 19/10/21)


Still life through Sarah winman Tuscany, 1944, as an ally the troops advance and the bombs fall desert villages, a young English soldier, Ulysses Temper, has a chance encounter with Evelyn Skinner, a middle-aged art historian who came to Italy to collect paintings from the ruins and recall long forgotten memories of his own youth. All in all, Ulysses and Evelyn find a soul mate among the rubble of war-torn Italy, and embarks on a series of events that shape the life of Odysseus for the next four decades. As Ulysses returns home to London, he wears his time in Italy with him. And when an unexpected legacy brings him back to where it all started, Odysseus knows better than to tempt fate, and returns to the Tuscan hills. (Release date 11/2/21)

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