January 2019

What’s New · Featured Book of the Month Program: January

Adult Title

Dreamland

Place a hold on our January selections for the Featured Book of the Month program!

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones
“An explosive true account of addiction, marketing and the making of an epidemic weaves together the story of Purdue Pharma's campaign to market OxyContin, while, at the same time, a massive influx of black tar heroin took the county by storm through an almost unbreakable marking and distribution system.”
Novelist

Teen Title

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
Lara Jean writes plenty of love letters, but she never sends them. When her secret box of letters goes missing and she discovers they’ve been mailed—including one to her sister’s ex-boyfriend—Lara Jean has to come face-to-face with her past and in the process learn more about her future.
Booklist Reviews

Children’s Title

Ella Enchanted

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
“Cursed at birth with the gift of obedience by an irresponsible fairy, Ella is powerless to resist the commands of others. Witty and willful, Ella has managed to hide her affliction from the rest of the world, but when her beloved mother dies, she is sent to a finishing school by her merchant father and finds herself at the mercy of the despicable Lady Hattie, who has discovered her secret. Built around the traditional elements of Cinderella, this retelling boasts an admirable heroine who discovers inner strength by combating her greatest weakness ”
Hornbook Reviews

Look for displays of all our Featured Book of the Month titles at your local branch and the Main Library!