JANUARY, 2022 – Newest Titles in the Library



The Tenth Circle.  Jodi Picoult, 2006 [Fiction] “…looks at that delicate moment when a child learns that her parents don’t know all of the answers and when being a good parent means letting go…”


The Memory Keeper’s Daughter. Kim Edwards, 2005 [Fiction] “…a tale of regret and redemption…of characters haunted by their past.”


When Grace Walks In – Passionately Pursued, Incredibly Loved. Stacey Thacker, 2018 [227] “You are not alone in facing spiritual battles and hardships, but in them you can know Jesus has provided for your ultimate victory with His grace.”


Hope for the Future – answering God’s call to justice for our children. Shannon Daley-Harris, 2016 [248] “…gives us a glimpse of the faith and conscience that animates the tireless and strategic work of the Children’s Defense Fund.”


The People & the Olive – Beyond politics, beyond barriers, beyond “us and them”. Stone Hut Studios, 2012 [DVD] “…documentary about the daily struggles and joys of Palestinian olive farmers…Michigan-based non-profit On the Ground works to support sustainable community development in farming regions across the world.”


What do Our Neighbors Believe? – Questions and Answers on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.  Howard T. Greenstein, Kendera G. Hotz, & John Kaltner 2007 [200] “…paints a historical and theological portrait of each of the world’s Abrahamic traditions from its beginnings to the present day.”


It’s Not Supposed to be This Way – finding unexpected strength when disappointments leave you shattered.  Lysa Terkeurst, 2018 [248.8] “What do you do when God’s timing seems questionable, His lack of intervention hurtful, and His promises doubtful?”


A Series of Catastrophes & Miracles – A True Story of Love, Science, and Cancer.  Mary Elizabeth Williams, 2016 [920] “…is a cliché-busting tour guide through a country no one volunteers to visit.”


Beautiful Outlaw – Experiencing the Playful, Disruptive, Extravagant Personality of Jesus. John Eldredge, 2011 [232.9] “Never have I read a book that awakened in me such an intentional desire to know Jesus, to love him, and to allow him to live his life through me.”


Waking Up in Heaven – A True Story of Brokenness, Heaven, and Life Again. Crystal McVea & Alex Tresniowski, 2013 [236.2] “…a journey to witness the relentless pursuit of God in a life that was shattered and seemingly beyond hope, an awe-inspiring account of love, forgiveness, and redemption, and the healing power of God’s presence.”


All the Women of the Bible –316 Concise Biographies. Edith Deen, 1955 [220.92] for the “… ordinary reader who loves story and drama; the teacher or preacher eager for new subject matter, the writer on the lookout for new characters…”


Dale Carnegie’s Scrapbook – Inspirational and Practical Advice on Courage and Self-Confidence, Enthusiasm, Handling Worry, Friends and the Joys of Living.  Dorothy Carnegie, Editor, 1959 [158.1] “The importance and joy of work-overcoming fear and defeat by courage and persistence – love and gentleness and courtesy between human beings – a strong, sustaining faith in God:  this was his creed.”