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New Graphic Novels — September 2021

Looking for a new graphic novel for your list? Here are eight recent additions to our collection, now 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!

LET’S MAKE DUMPLINGS: A COMIC BOOK COOKBOOK by Hugh Amano and Sarah Becan
Chef Hugh Amano and comics artist Sarah Becan invite you to explore the big little world of Asian dumplings! Ideal for both newbies and seasoned cooks, this comic book cookbook takes a fun approach to a classic treat that is imbued with history across…

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New Adult Books — September 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!

AFTERPARTIES: STORIES by Anthony Veasna So
Seamlessly transitioning between the absurd and the tenderhearted, balancing acerbic humor with sharp emotional depth, Afterparties offers an expansive portrait of the lives of Cambodian-Americans. As the children of refugees carve out radical new paths for themselves in California, they shoulder the…

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New Audiobooks — August 2021

Need something new to listen to? Here are five recent audiobooks now on the shelves 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 LAST THING HE TOLD ME by Laura Dave
Despite her confusion and fear, Hannah Hall knows exactly to whom the note refers: Owen’s sixteen-year-old daughter, Bailey. Bailey, who lost her mother tragically as a child. Bailey, who wants absolutely nothing to do with her new stepmother. As…

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New Children’s Books — August 2021

Are your kiddos looking for something new to read? Here are six recent graphic novels 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!

JUKE BOX by Nidhi Chanani
Grab some coins for the jukebox, and get ready for a colorful, time-traveling musical tale about family and courage. A mysterious jukebox, old vinyl records, and cryptic notes on music history, are Shaheen’s only clues to her father’s abrupt disappearance. She looks to her cousin, Tannaz, who seems just as perplexed, before they both turn to the…

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New Young Adult Books — August 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!

GO THE DISTANCE by Jen Calonita
After Hercules proves he’s a true hero and regains his godship, all seems right in the world. That is, until Zeus tells Meg that she can’t be with Hercules because she’s, well, mortal. Luckily, Hera has a solution, offering Meg a chance to prove herself worthy of a…

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New Adult Books — August 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!

CAPTURE THE CROWN by Jennifer Estep
Gemma Ripley has a reputation for being a pampered princess who is more interested in pretty gowns, sparkling jewelry, and other frivolous things than learning how to rule the kingdom of Andvari. But her carefully crafted persona is just an act to hide…

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New DVDs — July 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

SPIRAL: FROM THE BOOK OF SAW

Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders…

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New Children’s Books — July 2021

Looking for something new to read with your kiddos? Here are six recent children’s 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!

SECRETS OF CAMP WHATEVER by Chris Grine
Eleven-year-old WIllow doesn’t want to go to her dad’s weird old summer camp any more than she wants her fmaily to move to the weird old town where that camp is located. But her family — and fate itself — seems to have plans of their own. Soon Willow finds…

New Young Adult Books — July 2021

Looking for something new to read? Here are eight 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!

LOVE & OTHER NATURAL DISASTERS by Misa Sugiura

When Nozomi Nagai pictured the ideal summer romance, a fake one wasn’t what she had in mind.

That was before she met the perfect girl. Willow is gorgeous, glamorous, and…heartbroken? And when she enlists Nozomi to pose as her new girlfriend to make her ex jealous, Nozomi is a willing volunteer…

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New Adult Books — July 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!

ON THE CLIFFS OF FOXGLOVE MANOR by Jaime Jo Wright
1855. Adria Fontaine has been sent to recover goods her father pirated on the Great Lakes during the war. But when she arrives at Foxglove Manor — a stone house on a cliff overlooking Lake Superior — Adria senses wickedness hovering over the property. The mistress of Foxglove is an eccentric and seemingly cruel old woman who has filled her house with dangerous secrets, ones that may cost Adria her life.

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