Wonder what your neighbors are reading this month? Who do the critics like? Here are a few of the Robbins Library’s new and popular fiction releases.
My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
First published in Sweden in 2013, this sweet and quirky paperback promises to be the perfect winter read. It’s the story of a Swedish woman opening a bookstore in small town Iowa.
Who doesn’t love books about bookstores! For more bookstorefiction take a look at these titles…
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zavin
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin
This fictionalized account of socialite Babe Paley and author Truman Capote’s friendship, glamorous fifties New York City serves as a backdrop. Request The Swans of Fifth Avenue
Interested in reading some of Capote’s work?
Robbins also has some relevant DVDs!
Listen to Moon River on Hoopla
All The Birds In The Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
This science fiction and fantasy combo is getting a lot of press. It has everything, witches, robots, time travel, romance, and an impending apocalypse. The author, editor-in-chief of blog io9, won a Hugo award in 2012 for her novelette Six Months, Three Days.
Here are a few more new titles to round out this month’s list!
Any good new books you’re excited for?