New Books

Selected new titles from the circulating and reference collections are posted here regularly. The circulating titles may be found on the new books shelf near the library entrance, while the reference titles have been shelved with the collection.

Featured New Books

November 2018 New Books

  • Accidental brothers: the story of twins exchanged at birth and the power of nature and nurture by Nancy L. Segal.
  • Aroused: the history of hormones and how they control just about everything by Randi Hutter Epstein.
  • Beneath a ruthless sun: a true story of violence, race, and justice lost and found by Gilbert King.
  • Between hope and fear: a history of vaccines and human immunity by Michael S. Kinch.
  • The bone and sinew of the land: America’s forgotten black pioneers & the struggle for equality by Anna-Lisa Cox.
  • Dear America: notes of an undocumented citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas.
  • Dream teams: working together without falling apart by Shane Snow.
  • The equations of life: how physics shapes evolution by Charles S. Cockell.
  • Faces in the crowd by Valeria Luiselli.
  • Girl made of stars by Ashley Herring Blake.
  • Glory in their spirit: how four black women took on the Army during World War by Sandra M. Bolzenius.
  • How to break up with your phone by Catherine Price.
  • Kindest regards: new and selected poems by Ted Kooser.
  • Messing with the enemy: surviving in a social media world of hackers, terrorists, Russians, and fake news by Clint Watts.
  • The mind of the leader: how to lead yourself, your people, and your organization for extraordinary results by Rasmus Hougaard.
  • Minds make societies: how cognition explains the world humans create by Pascal Boyer.
  • Muse of nightmares by Laini Taylor.
  • Planet funny: how comedy took over our culture by Ken Jennings.
  • Surviving mass victim attacks: what to do when the unthinkable happens by Gary M. Jackson.
  • Tailspin: the people and forces behind America’s fifty-year fall–and those fighting to reverse it by Steven Brill.
  • Taming the sun: innovations to harness solar energy and power the planet by Varun Sivaram.
  • Temp: how American work, American business, and the American dream became temporary by Louis Hyman.
  • Ten arguments for deleting your social media accounts right now by Jaron Lanier.
  • We fed an island: the true story of rebuilding Puerto Rico, one meal at a time by José Ramón Andrés Puerta.
  • What would the great economists do?: how twelve brilliant minds would solve today’s biggest problems by Linda Y. Yueh.


  • Allegiant directed by Robert Schwentke.
  • Amazing Human Body directed by Martin Johnson; Matthew Dyas; Penny Palmer.
  • How to Talk to Girls at Parties directed by John Cameron Mitchell.
  • Jurassic World. Fallen kingdom directed by J. A. Bayona.
  • Ocean’s Eight directed by Gary Ross.
  • RBG directed by Betsy West; Julie Cohen.
  • Solo: a Star Wars story directed by Jonathan Kasdan.
  • Star Wars. Episode VI, Return of the Jedi directed by Howard Kazanjian.