Dec. 24-25 - All libraries closed for Christmas.
New Arrivals - eBooks
Patrick Riordan's plans for a relaxing Christmas--a much-needed break from his work as a Navy pilot--are complicated when he falls for Angie LeCroix, who is visiting Virgin River in order to escape her hovering mother.
Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan expresses the joys and horrors of life with five young children.
"Fourteen-year-old Alabama knows next to nothing about her aunt Bev. When her mother's death leaves her in Bev's care, Alabama sets out to find her late father's family, but instead "learns the complicated history between her mother and aunt, how guilt can shut down a life - and most important, how love and forgiveness can open a door and make us whole again." -- Publisher.
Three holiday romance stories.
Renowned investigator and forensics expert, Lincoln Rhyme, is drafted to investigate the sniper-killing of a U.S. citizen in the Bahamas. While his partner, Amelia Sachs, traces the victim's steps in Manhattan, Rhyme leaves the city to pursue the sniper himself.
In a case that spans 20 years, Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to a file from 1992, the killing of a young female photographer during the L.A. riots. Harry originally investigated the murder, but it was then handed off to the Riot Crimes Task Force and never solved. Now Bosch's ballistics match indicates that her death was not random violence, but something more personal, and connected to a deeper intrigue. Like an investigator combing through the wreckage after a plane crash, Bosch searches for the 'black box,' the one piece of evidence that will pull the case together.
Wounded during a battle, Link discovers that healing his injuries won't be as simple as viting a doctor. He was bitten by a Supernatural and those wounds change a person, inside and out, turning Link into someone more like the dark creature he fought.
While Princess Millie and her dragon fiance prepare for their wedding, the entire royal family of Greater Greensward teams up to find Millie's baby brother, who has been kidnapped and turned into a frog.
With his rugged good looks, vast wealth, and family name, hell-raiser Hutch Carmody is still the golden boy of Parable, Montana. But he's done some growing up--making peace with his illegitimate half-brother and inheriting half of Whisper Creek Ranch, which should have been all his. These days, Hutch knows there are some things money can't buy: like the heart of loving, ladylike divorcee Kendra Shepherd.
Resolving to become the world's greatest stand-up comedian despite less-than-funny challenges in his life, wheelchair-bound middle school student Jamie Grimm endures bullying from his mean-spirited cousin and hopes he will be fairly judged when he enters a local comedy contest.
Explains basic cooking techniques and includes easy-to- follow recipes for a variety of traditional dishes for holidays throughout the year, also includes instructions for related craft projects.
Comanche Indian captive Eli McCullough must carve a place for himself in a world in which he does not fully belong -- a journey of adventure, tragedy, hardship, grit, and luck that reverberates in the lives of his progeny.
It's the turn of the twentieth century and drifter Hugh Brennan is a man well acquainted with betrayal. Hugh finds himself drawn to the attractive widow, Julia, yet when he looks into her eyes, he recognizes the same hurt that haunts him. Julia Grace has little reason to trust men, but she's going to have to trust someone if she's to keep her ranch from the clutches of her dead husband's half-brother. Is it possible God had a hand in bringing Hugh to her door?
"Casey Jackson doesn't do Christmas. Mistletoe, eggnog, pitchy carolers-it all leaves the L.A. based talent agent colder than a winter sleigh ride. Nonetheless, Casey's been called to Kismet, Michigan, to help get a pop star's holiday special back on track. But it's the diva's sister who's proving the biggest obstacle. Kristen Miller is funny, sassy-and crazy about Christmas. And suddenly, Casey has all kinds of visions dancing in his head. Kristen can't believe that Casey is anti-Christmas. To her, the season is as magical as the thrill she feels whenever they touch. Because even though Kristen set out to teach the charismatic hotshot a thing or two, she's learning some lessons of her own. About letting herself stand in the spotlight for once, about holiday flings that can turn into much more-and about how all you really need for the perfect Christmas is the right person to share it with"-- Cover verso.
Three women--Jane Conner, the celeb obituary writer for the New York Herald, her sister Ricki, and their friend Emma Dee, who has just discovered that she is pregnant by her ex-boyfriend--become immersed in the madness and mayhem of the holidays.