WHITMAN COUNTY LIBRARY
“Father’s Day” by Debbie Macomber
Robin Masterson’s 10-year-old son thinks he needs a dog more than anything else in the world. And there just happens to be one right next door. The only problem is it’s owned by Cole Camden, the most unfriendly neighbor on the planet. Can one young boy and one four-footed friend bring Robin and Cole together?
“Father’s Day Murder” by Leslie Meier
Book number 10 in the Lucy Stone Series has Lucy at a Boston newspaper conference, where she is feeling guilty about not being home for Father’s Day. That is until the untimely death of an owner of a nearly bankrupt newspaper dynasty has Lucy thinking less about Father’s Day and more about murder.
“Father in Training” by Susan Mallery
Single mom Sandy Walker moved to Glenwood seeking a quiet place to raise her three kids. No way was she looking for a wild ride and especially not with notorious bachelor Kyle Haynes. But Kyle has had a crush on Sandy for nearly 16 years. Can Kyle convince Sandy he has been training for her and for fatherhood his whole life?
NEILL PUBLIC LIBRARY
“In At the Deep End” By Kate Davies
“In at the Deep End” is a remarkable odyssey through the pitfalls and seductions we encounter on the path to love and self-discovery. It’s also a debut novel about a 20-something Londoner who discovers that she may have been looking for love — and pleasure — in all the wrong places. An unforgettable, disarming read.
“Fall” By Neal Stephenson
The author of “Seveneves,” “Anathem,” “Reamde” and “Cryptonomicon” returns with an inventive and entertaining science fiction thriller that unfolds in the near future, in parallel worlds. Neal Stephenson raises profound existential questions and questions the revolutionary breakthroughs that are transforming our future. Combining the technological, philosophical and spiritual, he delivers a great speculative literary saga.
“The Electric Hotel” By Dominic Smith
“The Electric Hotel” is a story of art and love. For more than 30 years, Claude Ballard has been living in the Electric Hotel when a chance encounter brings the past surging back. He is a man entranced by the magic of moviemaking, romance and early cinema. A book that will take you between the golden age of silent films and the hills of Los Angeles, with sweeping views along the way.
LATAH COUNTY LIBRARY
“The Gift of Our Wounds” by Arno Michaelis and Pardeep Singh Kaleka
A Sikh and a former fhite supremacist find forgiveness after hate. Arno Michaelis, founder of one of the largest skin head organizations in the world, had renounced his racist beliefs by the time a 2012 hate crime left six people dead in a Wisconsin Sikh Temple. But the incident coupled with his past actions left him sick with grief. Spurred to take action, Michaelis began a journey which lead him to Pardeep Kaleka, the son of the temple leader murdered in the 2012 shooting. Together Michaelis and Kaleka founded Serve 2 Unite, an organization aimed at linking students together to create inclusive, peaceful and compassionate climates in schools.
“An Instinctive Feeling of Innocence” by Dana Grigorcea, translated by Alta L. Price
Victoria has just moved back to her hometown of Bucharest, from Zurich, when the bank she works at is robbed. She is granted leave to process the trauma of the robbery, and she tries relaxing by wandering through town, a place which has changed dramatically since her childhood. But each street makes her realize she has more trauma to deal with than just the bank robbery. When she encounters the bank robber, she is set on an extraordinary path of self-discovery filled with colorful characters along the way.
“Machines Like Me” by Ian McEwan, CD book
Set in an alternate 1980s London, Charlie is dissatisfied with life, unwilling to commit to fulltime employment, and longing after Miranda, a smart young student who seems to be interested in Charlie only as a friend. Charlie comes into money and uses it to purchase one of the first synthetic humans, Adam. Trying to impress Miranda, Charlie enlists her help to design Adam’s personality, and unwittingly create Miranda’s dream.