New & New To Us March 02 - 08, 2021

Post date: March 08, 2021

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Children's Books

Fiction

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein; Call # E SHE
This is a tender story, touched with sadness, aglow with consolation. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back.



The Witch's Child by Arthur Yorinks; Call # E YOR
Desiring a child of her own, Rosina the witch fashions one out of straw and scraps, but when she cannot bring the rag child to life she becomes enraged and turns the village children into shrubs, where they stay until a kind girl discovers the discarded doll and saves her

Adult Books

Fiction

Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin; Call # F SCH
Claire is only seven when her college-age sister, Alison, disappeared on the last night of their family vacation at a resort on the Caribbean island of Saint X. Several days later Alison's body is found in a remote spot on a nearby cay, and two local men-- employees at the resort-- are arrested. The evidence is slim, the timeline against it, and the men are released. The unsolved murder turns into national tabloid news. Years later Claire is living and working in New York City when she meets Clive Richardson, one of the men suspected of murdering her sister. On an obsessive pursuit of the truth, Claire shadows Clive, waiting for the slip that will reveal the truth. -- adapted from jacket



Missing And Endangered by J.A. Jance; Call # F JAN
In the series' 19th entry Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady's professional and personal lives collide when her college-age daughter is involved in a missing persons case.-- From publisher's description.