Books & Reading
Click on a title to learn more about these forthcoming books, and to place a hold!
New Books Coming to the Library in January 2018
- All That Glitters by Diana Palmer
- The Bloody Spur by Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins
- Dark in Death, No. 46 (Eve Dallas) by J.D. Robb
- Fall from Grace by Danielle Steel
- Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell
- House of Secrets (No. 1) by V.C. Andrews
- Robicheaux, No. 21 (Dave Robicheaux) by James Lee Burke
- Shroud of Eternity: Sister of Darkness, No. 2 (Nicci Chronicles) by Terry Goodkind
- Still Me, No. 3 (Me Before You) by Jojo Moyes
- Unbound, No. 44 (Stone Barrington) by Stuart Woods
- Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children by Sara Zaske
- Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz by Omer Bartov
- The Better Brain Solution: How to Start Now—at Any Age—to Reverse and Prevent Insulin Resistance of the Brain, Sharpen Cognitive Function, and Avoid Memory Loss by Steven Masley
- Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Business and Influence—and How You Can, Too by Gary Vaynerchuk
- The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Nadine Burke Harris
- Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More by Morten Hansen
- Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving by Julia Samuel
- The Healing Self: A Revolutionary New Plan to Supercharge Your Immune System and Stay Well for Life by Deepak Chopra and Rudolph E. Tanzi
- James Patterson's Murder, Interrupted (James Patterson's Murder Is Forever) by James Patterson
New Books Coming to the Library in February 2018
Beautiful Days: Stories by Joyce Carol Oates
Child of a Mad God, No. 1 (Coven) by R.A. Salvatore
Death in Live Oak, A, No. 15 (Jack Swyteck) by James Grippando
Death of an Honest Man, No. 33 (Hamish Macbeth) by M.C. Beaton
Fifty Fifty, No. 2 (Detective Harriet Blue) by James Patterson & Candice Fox
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Look for Me, No. 9 (Detective D. D. Warren) by Lisa Gardner
Night Moves, No. 33 (Alex Delaware) by Jonathan Kellerman
Poison, No. 17 (Dismas Hardy) by John Lescroart
The Watauga County Public Library hosts several book clubs. Please see our calendar for upcoming events. Here are some of the book clubs that meet at our library:
Book Bunch Book Club
The Book Bunch Book Club meets the last Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. in the Watauga County Public Library Meeting Room. Everyone is invited to attend. Contact the reference desk at (828) 264-8784 ext. 2 or e-mail us directly via our contact form.
Watauga Library Book Brewers Book Club
The Watauga Library Book Brewers Book Club meets every other month on the third Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Pepper's Restaurant. The good folks at Pepper's let the Book Brewers have a nice space just opposite of the Salad and Soup Bar to meet, greet and talk about the group's book selections, as well as the relationship of the literature to current, personal and historical experience. If you would like to receive information about the Book Brewers, please e-mail Adult Services directly via our contact form.
Click below for a list of the book selections, meeting dates, and more for 2018 (downloads as a PDF file).
Cook the Books! A Mystery Book Club
Cook the Books meets the first Tuesday of the month at 4 p.m. in the Watauga County Public Library Meeting Room. The club has snacks each month based on clues from the book. If you would like to be included on the email listserv for announcements, please contact Angela Constantino at (828) 264-8784 ext. 1 or e-mail us directly via our contact form.
The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability.