New Nonfiction Roundup – December 2017

Get a head start on 2018 with host of health, fitness and self-improvement books.  A pair of essays from great thinkers and a pair of memoirs from fierce survivors round out December.

12/5: Bobby Flay Fit: Food for a Healthy Lifestyle by Bobby Flay. The popular chef returns with a new cookbook for people interested in healthy foods that don’t sacrifice flavor.

12/5: Brunch is Hell: How to Save the World by Throwing a Dinner Party by Brendan Francis Newman & Rico Galliano. The hosts of NPR’s Dinner Party Download eschew leisurely brunches for lively dinner parties. Continue reading “New Nonfiction Roundup – December 2017”

New fiction roundup – December 2017

12/1: The Mansions of Murder by Paul Doherty – In the 18th outing for Dominican friar Brother Athelstan, he must figure out how someone committed two murders and escaped from a locked church with a king’s ransom. For lovers of locked room mysteries and historical fiction.

12/1: If the Fates Allow edited by Annie Harper – Five LGBTQ holiday stories of hope and romance set during the Christmas season. Continue reading “New fiction roundup – December 2017”

New nonfiction – September 2017

This September, enjoy a bevy of books about technology and society, improving your life, reflections on the political landscape and 2016 election, and of course some new cookbooks.

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Anticipation: New books in 2015

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by Andrea G.

We’re a month into the new year and SPL staff are getting excited about new books slated to come out in 2015. Here are a few we’re particularly looking forward to:

Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch
An intrepid hero, clever mysteries, entertaining villains, and some wizardry – this fifth book in the Rivers of London series continues to be tremendous fun. Start here or begin at the beginning with Midnight Riot. Continue reading “Anticipation: New books in 2015”