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New Young Adult Books — January 2022 (Part 2)

2022 has arrived, and with it a whole slate of new young adult titles for your to-read list! There are so many great titles that have recently been released, we had to do add more for January. Check out these five new books available now. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

SHATTERED MIDNIGHT by Dhonielle Clayton

Zora Broussard has arrived in New Orleans with not much more than a bag of clothes, a beautiful voice, and a pair of enchanted red shoes. Running from a tragic accident caused by her magic, Zora wants nothing more than to blend in, as well as to avoid her overbearing aunt and mean-spirited cousins. Music becomes Zora’s only means of escape, yet she wonders if she should give it…

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New Adult Books | January 2022

Visit the library to grab these new releases before someone else does! If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

BED STUY: A LOVE STORY by Jerry McGill

Rashid is a young Black man from Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, with a complicated life. Looking for an escape from a neighborhood few ever leave, he finds it in Rachel—married, twenty years his senior, and the daughter of a Holocaust survivor. It begins with a flirtation and a tryst. It becomes an intense romance, exhilarating and enriching, that defies the expectations of Rashid’s friends and family. What draws Rachel to Rashid is his curiosity, his need for intimacy, and his adoration—everything lacking in her…

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New Audiobooks | January 2022

Audiobooks are a great way to pass the time! Check out these seven new titles now available as a playaway or CD at GPL. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

THE SEVENTH QUEEN by Greta Kelly
The Empire of Vishir has lost its ruler, and the fight to save Seravesh from the Roven Empire is looking bleak. Moreover, Askia has been captured by power-hungry Emperor Radovan, who plans on making her his wife simply so he can take her magic as his own, killing her in the process. Aware of his ex-wives’ fates, Askia must find a means of avoiding this doom, not only for the

New Young Adult Books — January 2022

2022 has arrived, and with it a whole slate of new young adult titles for your to-read list! Check out these seven new books available now. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

THE GILDED ONES (DEATHLESS #1) by Namina Forna
Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs. But on the day of the ceremony, her blood runs gold, the color of impurity–and Deka knows she will face a consequence worse than death…

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New Children’s Books — December 2021

Are your kiddos looking for something to read this holiday season? Here are seven recent titles currently available in the Children’s Room at the Galesburg Public Library. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

THE MAGICAL CHRISTMAS STORE by Maudie Powell-Tuck
Celebrate the joy of love, family, and the magic of Christmas with this touching story about the most important gifts that money can’t buy.

Christmas for Benji this year has lost its magic. He desperately wants to feel the joy of this special season, but his family has very little. He is out walking in…

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New Adult Books — December 2021

Looking for something new to read? Here are eight recent adult titles currently available at the Galesburg Public Library. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold! LAST GIRL GHOSTED by Lisa Unger Think twice before you swipe. She met him through a dating app. An intriguing picture on a screen, a date at a downtown bar. What she thought might be just a quick hookup quickly became much more. She fell for him—hard. It happens sometimes, a powerful connection with a perfect stranger takes you by surprise. Could it be love? But then, just as things were getting real, he stood her up. Then he disappeared—profiles deleted, phone disconnected. She was ghosted. Maybe it was her fault. She shared too much, too fast. But isn’t that always what women think—that they’re the ones to blame? Soon she learns Read more »

New DVDs — November 2021

Looking for something new to watch? Here are eight recently released movies and tv shows currently available at the Galesburg Public Library. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

FLAG DAY
A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and con man in order to provide for his daughter. Starring Sean Penn and Dylan Penn, directed by Sean Penn…

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New Children’s Books — November 2021

Are your kiddos looking for something new to read? Here are five recent titles currently available in the Children’s Room at the Galesburg Public Library. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

WILLODEEN by Katherine Applegate, illustrated by Charles Santoso
The earth is old and we are not, and that is all you must remember . . .

Eleven-year-old Willodeen adores creatures of all kinds, but her favorites are the most unlovable beasts in the land: strange beasts known as “screechers.” The villagers of Perchance call them pests, even monsters, but Willodeen believes the animals serve a vital role in the complicated web of nature…

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New Young Adult Books — November 2021

Looking for something new to read? Here are seven recent young adult titles currently available at the Galesburg Public Library. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

BLAME IT ON THE MISTLETOE by Beth Garrod
Elle is a social medial star with the #DreamLife…or so it seems. Determined to shake up her content and gain new followers, she’s on a mission: can she find a British fan to swap with for Christmas?

Holly loves everything about Christmas. But after a mortifying mistletoe disaster with her ex, her perfect plans unravel like a bad Christmas sweater. Can Holly save the holidays when she…

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New Adult Books — November 2021

Looking for something new to read? Here are eight recent adult titles currently available at the Galesburg Public Library. If you see something that interests you, give us a call or visit the catalog to put one on hold!

THE CHAOS KIND by Barry Eisler
Assistant US Attorney Alondra Diaz hates traffickers. And she’s determined to put one of America’s most powerful financiers, Andrew Schrader, in prison forever for his crimes against children. But Schrader has videos implicating some of the most powerful members of the US national security state. To eliminate Diaz, the powers that be bring in a contractor: Marvin Manus, an implacable assassin whose skills have been forged in intelligence…

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