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Start the year off with a challenge to read a book from a different genre each month!

Don't forget the the Winter Reading Program starts soon at Linebaugh and Smyrna branches, so these will be great to include in your list.

Christian Fiction:

Blackberry Beach: A Hope Harbor Novel

Irene Hannon - Fleming H Revell Co
Format: Hardcover

"Actress Katherine Parker is on the cusp of achieving the kind of career success she'd always dreamed of. But a visit to Hope Harbor for some much-needed R&R-and an unexpected partnership with a handsome local coffee shop owner-may cause her to rethink her ambitions and open...
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The Midnight Library: A Novel

Matt Haig - Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

'Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices... Would you have done anything different, if you had the chance...
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Forgotten in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel

J. D. Robb - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

In the latest novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, homicide detective Eve Dallas sifts through the wreckage of the past to find a killer.
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The Butler: A Novel

Danielle Steel - Delacorte Press
Format: Hardcover

Joachim von Hartmann was born and raised in Buenos Aires by his loving German mother, inseparable from his identical twin. When Joachim moves to Paris with his mother in his late teens, his twin stays behind and enters a dark world. Meanwhile, Joachim begins training to be a butler, fascinated...
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Science Fiction:

Dune Messiah

Frank Herbert - Paw Prints 2008-06-26; Reprint edition
Format: Library Binding

The bestselling science fiction series of all time continues! Frank Herbert's second installment explores new developments on the desert planet Arrakis, with its intricate social order and its strange threatening environment. Dune Messiah picks up the story of the man known as Maud’dib,...
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The Riders of High Rock A Hopalong Cassidy Novel

Louis L'Amour - Bantam Books
Pages: 271
Format: Hardcover

Hopalong rode into cattle country just east of the California line looking for his old friend Red Connors. He found Red holed up in a mountain cave with a bullet in his side and a story to tell. The ranchers around Tascotal had been losing their stock, and when Red caught the rustlers in the act,...
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Christian Non-Fiction:

Overload: How to Unplug, Unwind, and Unleash Yourself from the Pressure of Stress

Joyce Meyer - FaithWords
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer shows readers how to become free from the burden of stress so that they can achieve God's best for their lives.
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True Crime:

All-American murder : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez, the superstar whose life ended on murderers' row

James Patterson - Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Book

The world's most popular thriller writer presents the definitive, never before told account of the Aaron Hernandez case.

Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football look easy. Until he became the prime suspect in a gruesome...

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A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind

D J Helfand - Columbia University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

We live in the Information Age, with billions of bytes of data all just two swipes away. But how much of this is of value? How much is mis-, or even dis-information? Lots. And your search engine cannot tell the difference. As a result, an avalanche of misinformation threatens to overwhelm...
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The Make Ahead Cook

Editors at America's Test Kitchen - Cook's Illustrated
Format: Book

The ultimate plan-ahead cookbook that delivers on flavor Harried home cooks learned the hard way that the best possible way to maintain their mealtime sanity is to make things ahead. This stress-saving Americas Test Kitchen cookbook collects 150 reliable recipes for make-ahead meals including...
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A Raisin in the Sun (Modern Library Series)

Lorraine Hansberry - Modern Library
Pages: 135
Format: Book

"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959.

Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama...
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Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Anderson Cooper

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