New Books

Click on a title to learn more about these forthcoming books, and to place a hold!


New Books Coming in May


FICTION

The Cast  by Danielle Steele
The Crooked Staircase, No. 3 (Jane Hawk) by Dean R. Koontz
Fade to Black, No. 24 (Krewe of Hunters) by Heather Graham
The Forgotten Road, No. 2 (Broken Road) by Richard Paul Evans
The Gray Ghost, No. 10 (Sam and Remi Fargo Adventures) by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell
How it Happened  by Michael Koryta
King of Ashes, No. 1 (Firemane Saga) by Raymond E. Feist
My Kind of Christmas (Christmas Tree Ranch) by Janet Dailey
The Outsider  by Stephen King
Princess, No. 14 by James Patterson and Rees Jones
Probable Claws, No. 27 (Mrs. Murphy) by Rita Mae Brown
Shelter in Place  by Nora Roberts
To the Moon and Back, No. 3 (Baxter Family) by Karen
Kingsbury

NONFICTION

American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family  by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
The Autoimmune Solutions Cookbook: Over 150 Delicious Recipes to Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms and Diseases  by Amy Myers
Calypso  by David Sedaris
The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50  by Johnathan Rauch
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction,
Depression, and Transcendence  by Michael Pollan
Rebel Talent: Why it Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life  by Francesca Gino
Robin  by Dave Itzkoff


New Books Coming in June

 FICTION

NONFICTION


BOOK CLUBS

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).

2018 Book Brewers Selections


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.




North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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.