Wonderful donations of new titles are added to our church library shelves every month. A list of the newest materials is included at the end of today’s weekly e-blast. Easy self check out instructions are available at the Libraryette just outside Fellowship Hall. Check one out this Sunday, curl up and enjoy a good read! Happy reading and thank you to our wonderful Library Committee.

The current list of new titles is below. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to view previous months’ new titles.

September 2018 – Newest Titles in the Library


Diary of a Teenage Girl.  Melody Carlson, 2005 [Fiction]  Kim is in danger of losing her driving privileges but strikes a deal with her dad to write a teen advice column for his newspaper.  When a classmate is killed, the letters she receives and the answers she strives to write lead to questions about life and death and what her adoptive Christian faith or the Buddhism of her Korean heritage have to offer.

First Love Forever– Romance Collection of 9 historical romances where first loves are rekindled.  Vetsch et al, 2018 [Fiction]  “Travel back to a gentler time in American history and meet nine couples who never forgot how their hearts were once bound by love.”

The Power of Kindness for Teens – True Stories Written by Teens From the Pages of Guideposts.  Mary Lou Carney, Editor, 2004 [177] “…these teens not only reveal the joy of serving others with kindness but also celebrate the kindness of true friends.”

The Happiness Hypothesis – Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom. Jonathan Haidt, 2006 [170] “…ten great ideas…discovered by several of the world’s civilizations…question it in light of what we now know from scientific research and to extract from it the lessons that still apply to our modern lives.”

Learning to Walk in the Dark. Barbara Brown Taylor, 2014 [248.4] “We can’t always see the light.  It waxes and wanes or can go out altogether.  What we need is a spirituality that works in the nighttime.”

Sacred Rhythms– Arranging Our Lives for Spiritual Transformation. Ruth Haley Barton, 2006 [248.4]  “…offers wise, sane and concrete help for people who are ready for the “more” of God amidst their busy lives, and want a better way to arrange their lives to receive God’s transforming presence.”

The Secret of Whispering Woods – The Journeys of Jessie Land #6. Jerry Jerman, [Children’s Books] Jessie, and her “almost-brother” Leo Little Wolf join forces to rescue their new friend.

Stalked in the Catacomb – A Daring Adventure. Peter Reese Doyle, [Children’s Books] Three teens are stalked in Paris as they journey into the dark catacombs beneath the streets.

God’s Quiet Things. Nancy Sweetland, 1994 [Children’s Books]

Cats and Bats and Things Like That. V. Gilbert Beers, [Children’s Books]

I Have Two Daddies – An Earthly Daddy and A Heavenly Daddy. Lynn Calvin, 2008 [Children’s Books]

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