New Castle County Staff Picks - September 2023

Updated September 7, 2023
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Family lore
Acevedo, Elizabeth
A big-hearted, compassionate novel about three generations of women preparing for a living wake - from award-winning poet and author Elizabeth Acevedo
The villa
Hawkins, Rachel
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! "Hawkins weaves an engrossing tale about betrayal, sisterhood, and the power of telling your own story. Captivating!" --People "Hawkins is the reigning queen of suspense." --Heather Gudenkauf, New York Times<...
The bookbinder of Jericho
Williams, Pip
"It is 1914, and as the war draws the young men of Britain away to fight, women must keep the nation running. Two of those women are Peggy and Maude, twin sisters who live on a narrowboat in Oxford and work in the bindery at the university press. Ambitious, intelligent Peggy has been told for most...
Sisters of the lost nation
Medina, Nick
Named a Most Anticipated Book by Barnes and Noble_x2219_BuzzFeed _x2219_ GoodReads _x2219_ Book Riot _x2219_ CrimeReads _x2219_ Ms. Magazine _x2219_ SheReads _x2219_ Amazon Editor's Pick _x2219_ Tor.com_x2219_ and more! A young Native girl's hunt...
Everything's fine
Rabess, Cecilia
'Wow I loved this book. One of the smartest books I've read this year and also completely addictive. I can't say enough good things about it' Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Daisy Jones and the SixWhat have you got to lose when you fall in love?When Jess first meets Josh at their Ivy League college...
The memory of animals
Fuller, Claire
Neffy is a young woman running away from grief and guilt and the one big mistake that has derailed her career. When she answers the call to volunteer in a controlled vaccine trial, it offers her a way to pay off her many debts and, perhaps, to make up for the past. But when the London...
Looking glass sound
Ward, Catriona
The stunning new literary thriller from the bestselling author of The Last House on Needless Street and Sundial
You could make this place beautiful : a memoir
Smith, Maggie
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NPR Best Book of the Year * Time Best Book of the Year * Oprah Daily Best Memoir of the Year "A bittersweet study in both grief and joy." ­--Time ...
The art thief : a true story of love, crime and a dangerous obsession
Finkel, Michael
The true story of the world's most prolific art thief, who accumulated a collection worth over $1.4 billion. A spellbinding portrait of obsession and flawed genius, from the bestselling author of The Stranger in the Wood.

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