Saturday, June 27, 2020

New Ebooks and Audiobooks Available this Week from The Millburn Free Public Library

NEW EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS


FOR ADULTS

  • 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand
  • Devolution by Max Brooks
  • The Half Sister by Sandie Jones
  • Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton
  • The Taste of Sugar by Marisel Vera
  • Exercise of Power by Robert M. Gates
  • The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump by Mary Jordan


FOR CHILDREN

  • Mr. Marty Loves a Party! by Dan Gutman
  • Stoop Sale Treasure by Corey Ann Haydu
  • Nana Akua Goes to School by Tricia Elam Walker
  • Heidi Hecklebeck Pool Party! by Wanda Coven




FOR TWEENS & TEENS

  • I'll Be the One by Lyla Lee
  • You Say It First by Katie Cotungo
  • The Circus Rose by Betsy Cornell
  • Smooth by Matt Burns




Circulation assistant Eileen Tooman recommends An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. An African-American man is wrongfully accused and convicted of the rape of a white woman in rural Louisiana. This beautifully written epistolary novel details the effects his incarceration has on his marriage. He is exonerated on appeal but 5 years of incarceration have left scars. A thoughtful and touching story.



You can access these titles via Libby/Overdrive

Libby is a free app where you can borrow ebooks and digital audiobooks from your public library. You can stream books with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use and read anytime, anywhere.

Download the mobile app from your App Store or visit eBCCLS and get started today!


Hoopla

Hoopla offers movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone. Access with your library card. There's never a wait list.

This week's featured Hoopla title is the audiobook of Stamped from the Beginning: A Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi. In this deeply researched and fast-moving narrative, Kendi chronicles the entire story of anti-black racist ideas and their persistence over the course of American history. Access the audiobook here.