Allison Public Library Notes 9/26
“THE MURDER LIST” by Hank Phillippi Ryan . . . A bright, hard-working law student married to a faithful and devoted husband discovers that everything she believes about her life is false and is caught up in a game of cat-and-mouse for her very survival.
“THE WARNING” by James Patterson . . . Returning home after a power-plant accident, Maggie and Jordan discover something is very wrong and as friends and family morph into terrifying strangers, their search for the truth puts them in the crosshairs of a sinister presence.
“THE WHISPER MAN” by Alex North . . . Mourning the death of his wife, a father and his young son move to Featherbank for a fresh start but find their new town has a dark past involving a serial killer named "The Whisper Man."
“LOST AND FOUND” by Danielle Steel . . . Spurred by old memories and a life-changing accident, Madison embarks on a cross-country adventure to reconnect with three very different men to reevaluate her past choices.
“THE BAGGAGE HANDLER” by David Rawlings . . . When David, Gillian, and Michael all take the wrong suitcase in baggage claim, they are directed to a mysterious facility where the Baggage Handler shows them that their baggage represents larger problems in their lives.
“LOVE AT FIRST LIKE” by Hannah Orenstein . . . When her Instagram following skyrockets over a mistaken rumor about her mystery engagement, a young jewelry-shop owner hires an actor to keep up the ruse, which is complicated by her growing feelings for someone else.
“BRUNCH AT BITTERSWEET CAFE” by Carla Laureano . . . Melody Johansson is stuck in a rut going from bad relationship to bad relationship and wasting her classical French training in a chain bakery, but when a handsome private pilot walks through the door, Melody's luck may be turning around.
“THE FAMILY NEXT DOOR” by John Glatt . . . An investigative journalist details the disturbing case of Louise and David Turpin, who outwardly displayed a picture of domestic bliss, but in reality perpetrated shocking abuse, including isolation, torture, and near starvation on their thirteen children.
“ROGUE MOST WANTED” by Janna MacGregor . . . To keep her family land, Miss Theodora Worth agrees to a fake engagement with her neighbor Lord William Cavensham, who doesn’t believe in love, while searching for a husband—an arrangement that leads to something unexpected.
FOR YOUNG READERS:
“HARBOR ME” by Jacqueline Woodson . . . When six students are chosen to participate in a weekly talk with no adults allowed, they discover that when they're together, it's safe to share the hopes and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world.
“HOMES IN THE WILD” by Lita Judge . . . Looks at the different homes that animals have, from rabbits in their burrow and black bears in their den to koalas in trees and pack rats in nests. In loving memory of Marilee Reiher, forever a teacher.
“SQUARE” by Mac Barnett . . . Looks at the different homes that animals have, from rabbits in their burrow and black bears in their den to koalas in trees and pack rats in nests.
NEW DVDs for your viewing enjoyment: A DOG'S JOURNEY, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2, and THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR.