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Harlem Library


February 15, 2023

New books are always arriving at the library. This week the titles include the thriller “Blackwater Falls” by Ausma Zehanat Kahn. In the Colorado town of Blackwater Falls girls from the immigrant communities have been disappearing. When the body of a star student is deliberately positioned in a mosque, Detective Inaya Rahman and Lieutenant Waqas Seif of the Denver Police are recruited to investigate.

“Calling for a Blanket Dance” is by Oscar Hokeah. Ever Geimausaddle is part Mexican, part Native American and his family is determined to hold on to their community despite obstacle wherever they turn. Young Ever is lost and angry at all he doesn’t understand but his family works to remind him of the supportive communities that surround him. This is the story of how Ever finds a place to call home.

Elly Griffiths has written “Bleeding Heart Yard.” In this twisty thriller a murderer strikes at a school reunion. But the classmates are not strangers to death.

“Concrete Evidence” by DiAnn Mills is an inspirational story about Avery Elliot who helps run her grandfather’s construction business on the Brazos River Ranch in Texas. Raised by her grandfather, Senator Elliot, Avery has always believed him to be a man of integrity and faith…until the day she finds him standing with a gun over the body of a dead man.

Other new selections include “Shrines of Gaiety” by Kate Atkinson, “Triple Cross,” an Alex Cross thriller by James Patterson, and “The Serpent in Heaven,” the fourth installment of the Gunnie Rose series by Charlaine Harris.

The Book Challenge for February is to read one of the librarians’ favorite books. Come check out what Carly and Colleen like to read!

The library will be closed February 20 in observance of Presidents’ Day.

The Book Club will meet again on February 27 at 4:00 P.M.

The library board meeting is February 22, 4:30 in the library meeting room.

The library encourages families with children ages 0 -5 to sign up for the “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” program. Contact the library to get started.


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