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  • No land to light on

    No land to light on2022

    by Yara Zgheib

    (2,459)

    Summary: Hadi and Sama are a young Syrian couple in the throes of new love, building a life in the country that brought them together. They'd met in Cambridge, Massachusetts: he, a shell-shocked refugee of a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ZGHEIB

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Honor : a novel

    Honor : a novel2022

    by Thrity N. Umrigar

    (23,882)

    Summary: Indian American journalist Smita has returned to India to cover a story, but reluctantly: long ago she and her family left the country with no intention of ever coming back. As she follows the case...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F UMRIGAR

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The dry [DVD]

    The dry2022

    Summary: For Aaron Falk, going back home is not going to be easy. After all, with the area facing an extreme drought, everyone is in a constant state of alert. It is against this strange backdrop that Falk...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA DRY

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Invisible : a novel

    Invisible : a novel2022

    by Danielle Steel

    (8,612)

    Summary: Antonia Adams is the product of a loveless marriage between a beautiful young model and an aristocrat. Unprotected and unloved, she learns that the only way to feel safe is to hide from the dangers...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STEEL

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Spencer [DVD]

    Spencer2022

    Summary: The marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen's Sandringham...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SPENCER

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • End of days

    End of days2022

    by Brad Taylor

    Series: Pike Logan Thrillers - #16

    (2,532)

    Summary: When a para-gliding trip over the picturesque mountains of Switzerland results in the brutal murder of the former head of Israeli intelligence, Mossad brings in terrorist hunters Aaron and Shoshana...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F TAYLOR

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Recitatif : a story

    Recitatif : a story2022

    by Toni Morrison

    (8,409)

    Summary: In this 1983 short story about race and the relationships that shape us through life, Twyla and Roberta, friends since childhood who are seemingly at opposite ends of every problem as they grow...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MORRISON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Joan is okay : a novel

    Joan is okay : a novel2022

    by Weike Wang

    (8,649)

    Summary: Joan is a thirty-something ICU physician at a busy New York City hospital. The daughter of Chinese parents who moved to America to secure the American dream for their children, Joan is intensely...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: HOT PICK F WANG

    Locations: Adult Fiction, Hot Picks

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • The roughest draft

    The roughest draft2022

    by Emily Wibberley

    (25,907)

    Summary: Three years ago, Katrina Freeling and Nathan Van Huysen were the brightest literary stars on the horizon, their co-written books topping bestseller lists. But on the heels of their greatest success,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WIBBERLEY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • To paradise

    To paradise2022

    by Hanya Yanagihara

    (22,976)

    Summary: In an alternate version of 1893 America, New York is part of the Free States, where people may live and love whomever they please (or so it seems). The fragile young scion of a distinguished family...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F YANAGIHARA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The matchmaker : a spy in Berlin

    The matchmaker : a spy in Berlin2022

    by Paul Vidich

    (1,495)

    Summary: Berlin, 1989. Protests across East Germany threaten the Iron Curtain and Communism is the ill man of Europe. Anne Simpson, an American who works as a translator at the Joint Operations Refugee...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F VIDICH

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • American underdog [DVD]

    American underdog2022

    Summary: Tells the inspirational true story of Kurt Warner, who went from a stock boy at a grocery store to a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback. The film centers on Warner's...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA AMERICAN

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 3 of 4 details

  • House of Gucci [DVD]

    House of Gucci2022

    Summary: Inspired by the shocking true story of the family behind the Italian fashion empire. When Patrizia Reggiani, an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA HOUSE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 3 of 3 details

  • Black cake : a novel

    Black cake : a novel2022

    by Charmaine Wilkerson

    (60,397)

    Summary: In present-day California, Eleanor Bennett's death leaves behind a puzzling inheritance for her two children, Byron and Benny: a traditional Caribbean black cake, made from a family recipe with a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WILKERSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 3 of 3 details

  • Ghostbusters [DVD] : afterlife

    Ghostbusters : afterlife2022

    Summary: When a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY GHOSTBUSTERS

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • Always someone's monster

    Always someone's monster2022

    by Lani Lynn Vale

    (2,018)

    Summary: A few years ago, when his sister went missing, Haggard Crow turned into something he never wanted to be. A killer. Even after his sister is rescued a year after she was kidnapped and sold, Haggard...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F VALE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • This might hurt

    This might hurt2022

    by Stephanie Wrobel

    Summary: Natalie Collins hasn't heard from her sister in more than half a year. The last time they spoke, Kit was slogging from mundane workdays to obligatory happy hours to crying in the shower about their...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WROBEL

    Locations: Adult Fiction, Hot Picks

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Black cloud rising : a novel

    Black cloud rising : a novel2022

    by David Wright Falade

    (527)

    Summary: By fall of 1863, Union forces had taken control of Tidewater Virginia and established a toehold in eastern North Carolina, including along the Outer Banks. Thousands of freed slaves and runaways...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WRIGHT FALADE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A game of fear

    A game of fear2022

    by Charles Todd

    Series: Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries - #24

    (3,430)

    Summary: Spring, 1921. Scotland Yard sends Inspector Ian Rutledge to the sea-battered village of Walmer on the coast of Essex. At Benton Abbey, a grand manor with a storied past, the lady of the house claims...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F TODD

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A journal for Jordan [DVD]

    A journal for Jordan2022

    Summary: This movie is based on the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Back at home...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA JOURNAL

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sundial

    Sundial2022

    by Catriona Ward

    (7,267)

    Summary: All Rob wanted was a normal life. She almost got it, too: a husband, two kids, a nice house in the suburbs. Far from her childhood home, Sundial, hidden deep in the wild Mojave Desert. But beneath...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WARD

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The love of my life : a novel

    The love of my life : a novel2022

    by Rosie Walsh

    (29,442)

    Summary: I have held you at night for ten years and I didn't even know your name. We have a child together. A dog, a house. Who are you? Emma loves her husband Leo and their young daughter Ruby: she'd do...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WALSH

    Locations: Adult Fiction, Hot Picks

    copies in: 2 of 4 details

  • Ever constant

    Ever constant2022

    by Tracie Peterson

    Series: Treasures Of Nome - #3

    (396)

    Summary: Nome, Alaska, 1905. On the surface, Whitney Powell is happy working with her sled dogs and welcoming the new additions to her family through her sisters' marriages and an upcoming birth. But her life...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F PETERSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • French braid

    French braid2022

    by Anne Tyler

    (27,022)

    Summary: The Garretts take their first and last family vacation in the summer of 1959. They hardly ever venture beyond Baltimore, but in some ways they have never been farther apart. Mercy has trouble...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F TYLER

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 3 of 3 details

  • Nightmare alley [DVD]

    Nightmare alley2022

    Summary: When a manipulative carnival man teams with an equally deceptive psychiatrist to grift the wealthy in 1940s New York society, he learns that his new partner in crime might be his most formidable opponent yet.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA NIGHTMARE

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Belfast [DVD]

    Belfast2022

    Summary: In the late 1960s, Buddy's family lives in a largely Protestant district with a few Catholic families, but one day his community and everything he thought he understood about life is suddenly turned...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA BELFAST

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • C'mon c'mon [DVD]

    C'mon c'mon2022

    Summary: When his sister asks him to look after her son, a radio journalist embarks on a cross-country trip with his energetic nephew to show him life away from Los Angeles. Johnny and his young nephew forge...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA C'MON

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Marry me [DVD]

    Marry me2022

    Summary: A betrayed pop star, slated to marry her pop star fiancee on stage, instead marries a stranger from the audience, a high school math teacher. Against the odds, their sham relationship develops into...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD COMEDY MARRY

    Location: DVDs Comedy

    copies in: 2 of 3 details

  • Scream (2022) [DVD]

    Scream (2022)2022

    Summary: Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a terrifying new killer resurrects the Ghostface mask. As the deaths mount, Woodsboro's new targets must seek...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SCREAM

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The memory librarian : and other stories of dirty computer

    The memory librarian : and other stories of dirty computer2022

    by Janelle Monae

    (1,878)

    Summary: Whoever controls our memories controls the future. Janelle Monae and an incredible array of talented collaborating creators have written a collection of tales comprising the bold vision and powerful...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MONAE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The book of cold cases

    The book of cold cases2022

    by Simone St. James

    (63,669)

    Summary: In 1977, Claire Lake, Oregon, was shaken by the Lady Killer Murders: Two men, seemingly randomly, were murdered with the same gun, with strange notes left behind. Beth Greer was the perfect suspect...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F ST. JAMES

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 3 details

  • The books of Jacob : or: A fantastic journey across seven borders, five languages, and three major religions, not counting the minor sects. Told by the dead, supplemented by the author, drawing from a range of books, and aided by imagination, the which being the greatest natural gift of any person. That the wise might have it for a record, that my compatriots reflect, laypersons gain some understanding, and melancholy souls obtain some slight enjoyment

    The books of Jacob : or: A fantastic journey across seven borders, five languages, and three major religions, not counting the minor sects. Told by the dead, supplemented by the author, drawing from a range of books, and aided by imagination, the which being the greatest natural gift of any person. That the wise might have it for a record, that my compatriots reflect, laypersons gain some understanding, and melancholy souls obtain some slight enjoyment2022

    by Olga Tokarczuk

    (4,447)

    Summary: In the mid-eighteenth century, as new ideas -- and a new unrest -- begin to sweep the Continent, a young Jew of mysterious origins arrives in a village in Poland. Before long, he has changed not only...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F TOKARCZUK

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Murder on Madison Square

    Murder on Madison Square2022

    by Victoria Thompson

    Series: Gaslight Mysteries (Victoria Thompson) - #25

    (1,299)

    Summary: Former policeman Frank Malloy is frustrated when a woman requests his private detective services to implicate her wealthy husband in adultery, the only legal grounds for divorce in New York state....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F THOMPSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Death on the Nile (2022) [DVD]

    Death on the Nile (2022)2022

    Summary: Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot's Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple's idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA DEATH

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • City on fire : a novel

    City on fire : a novel2022

    by Don Winslow

    (10,112)

    Summary: Two criminal empires together control all of New England. Until a beautiful woman comes between the Irish and the Italians, launching a war that will see them kill each other, destroy an alliance,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WINSLOW

    Locations: Adult Fiction, New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • A safe house

    A safe house2022

    by Stuart Woods

    Series: Stone Barrington Novels - #61

    (4,471)

    Summary: Stone Barrington is looking forward to some quiet time in New York City, until he is asked to transport precious, top-secret cargo across the Atlantic. Taking on the challenge, Stone flies off...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WOODS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rattle some cages

    Rattle some cages2022

    by Lani Lynn Vale

    (1,358)

    Summary: It's not every day that you see a dead body at the beach. Or the woman of your dreams sitting next to that dead body. Price Crow first saw Sabrina Proctor in the middle of a hurricane. She'd been...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F VALE

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The summer place : a novel

    The summer place : a novel2022

    by Jennifer Weiner

    (30,604)

    Summary: When her stepdaughter announces her engagement to her pandemic boyfriend, Sarah Danhauser is shocked. Headstrong Ruby has already set a date (just three months away!) and spoken to her beloved safta,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WEINER

    Locations: Adult Fiction, New Adult Fiction

    copies in: 2 of 4 details

  • The resting place

    The resting place2022

    by Camilla Sten

    (4,505)

    Summary: The medical term is prosopagnosia. The average person calls it face blindness -- the inability to recognize a familiar person's face, even the faces of those closest to you. When Eleanor walked in on...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STEN

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Things past telling : a novel

    Things past telling : a novel2022

    by Sheila Williams

    (670)

    Summary: Born in West Africa in the mid-eighteenth century, Maryam Prescilla Grace -- a.k.a "Momma Grace" will live a long, wondrous life marked by hardship, oppression, opportunity, and love. Though she will...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F WILLIAMS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

    Learn More