DB 98305 Flintlock, Books 5-6 – by William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone – Books five and six of the series, published in 2017 and 2018. In Hell’s Gate, young heiress Lucy Cully proposes to pay Sam Flintlock if he spends a full week in the haunted mansion of her murdered uncle. Also includes Pitchfork Pass. Sequel to A Time for Vultures (DB 95429). Violence and strong language. 2018.
DB 98470 A Breath of Hope: Under Northern Skies, Book 2 – by Lauraine Snelling – Nilda Carlson has been saving to go to America to join her brother Rune and his family. When a letter from Einar and Gerd Strand arrives, offering to pay the tickets for her and her brother Ivar, she jumps at the chance. Sequel to The Promise of Dawn (DB 98180). Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.
DB 98499 The Hand on the Wall – by Maureen Johnson – After another death, Stevie must navigate mysterious riddles and search for a killer and track down David – who has gone missing. Meanwhile, a massive storm heads toward Ellingham Academy. Sequel to The Vanishing Stair (DB 97972). Some violence. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2020.
DB 98439 Hey, Kiddo – by Jarrett J. Krosoczka – Award-winning author’s graphic novel memoir about growing up with a drug-addicted mother, a missing father, and two unforgettably opinionated grandparents. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2018.
DB 98485 Sports Makes You Type Faster: The Entire World of Sports by One of America’s Most Famous Sportswriters – by Dan Jenkins – Collections of essays from a sports journalist who was a feature writer for Sports Illustrated for twenty-five years, as well as an essayist for Golf Digest. While golf appears frequently, there are essays on many other sports and sports personalities. 2018.
DB 98520 From the Periphery: Real-Life Stories of Disability – by Pia Justesen – An oral history collection of first-person accounts of being treated differently by society due to a wide range of disabilities. An examination of the lived experiences of those with disabilities, including how these individuals deal with oppression and fight for empowerment. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2019.
DB 98388 My Papi Has a Motorcycle – by Isabel Quintero – Daisy takes a trip around the neighborhood with her father on his motorcycle and sees familiar people and places, but also notices a changing community. For grades K-3. 2019.
DB 98438 Redwood and Ponytail – by K.A. Holt – Told in verse in two voices, two girls who are opposite in many ways find they are drawn to each other. The friendship of Kate, a cheerleader, and Tam, an athletic tomboy, deepens and changes in ways they did not anticipate. Commercial audiobook. For grades 5-8. 2019.
DB 98386 Let ‘er Buck! George Fletcher, the People’s Champion – by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson – Explores the legacy of black cowboy George Fletcher, who bonded with horses at an early age. When he unfairly lost the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up to a white man, the outraged audience declared Fletcher as People’s Champion and honor him to this day. For grades 3-6. 2019.