New Large Print Books Added in January 2022

ADULT FICTION

LB           13480    Nameless ones CONNOLLY, JOHN, 1968-              

Four bodies are found violently butchered in a canal house in Amsterdam. They are friends and confidants of the assassin known as Louis. The five men responsible are Serbian war criminals whom Louis has come to Europe to hunt down. The only problem–there is a sixth man. Unrated. 2021.     

LB           13482    Noel letters        EVANS, RICHARD PAUL 

Drawn away from life as a divorced, career-focused publisher in NYC, Noel Post returns to her Salt Lake City roots for one last reunion with her estranged, dying father. As she begins healing, she finds a trail of anonymous letters full of faith, redemption, and a Christmas revelation. 2020.       

LB           13481    Riders of the dawn: a western duo        L’AMOUR, LOUIS, 1908-1988       

Ride, You Tonto Raiders: Matt Sabre is a young and experienced gunfighter–but not a trouble seeker. But when Billy Curtin calls him a liar and goes for his gun, Matt has no choice but to draw and fire. To his surprise, the dying man gives him $5,000 and begs him to take the money to his wife, who is alone in defending the family ranch in the Mogollons. Riders of the Dawn: A young gunslinger is changed for the better by a meeting with a beautiful woman. Unrated. 2021. 

LB           13486    Cowboy way: stories of the old west        KELTON, ELMER

In The Cowboy Way, Kelton captures the action, adventure, brotherhood and betrayal of the old west, chronicling the highs and lows of cowboy life in these sixteen stories, collected together for the first time. Unrated. 2021.             

LB           13487    Billy Summers: a novel   KING, STEPHEN, 1947-   

Billy Summers is a hit man with morals. He’ll only take a job if the target is a truly bad guy. He now wants out of the trade, but there’s one job left. Despite his status as one of the best snipers in the world, everything about the job goes wrong. Unrated. Bestseller. 2021.            

ADULT NON-FICTION

LB           13483    War on the border: Villa, Pershing, the Texas Rangers, and an American invasion GUINN, JEFF     

The dramatic story of how U.S.-Mexico border tensions erupted into open warfare in 1916, as a U.S. military expedition crossed the border to try to capture Mexican guerrilla Pancho Villa–a military incursion whose effects still haunt the border region to this day. Unrated. 2021.         

LB           13488    Going there        COURIC, KATIE, 1957-    

Memoir of a television journalist who was the first woman to solo anchor a major nightly news program. She shares her experiences growing up, rising through the ranks to become a cohost of the Today show, and how the loss of her husband led to her advocacy for cancer research. Unrated. Bestseller. 2021.        

JUVENILE FICTION

LB           13484    Room to dream: a Front Desk novel         YANG, KELLY      

Mia Tang is going for her dreams! After years of hard work, Mia Tang finally gets to go on vacation with her family — to China! A total dream come true! Mia can’t wait to see all her cousins and grandparents again, especially her cousin Shen. As she roams around Beijing, witnessing some of the big changes China’s going through, Mia thinks about the changes in her own life. Unrated. For grades 4-7. 2021.

LB           13485    Cursed carnival and other calamities: new stories about mythic heroes   RIORDAN, RICK

A collection of ten stories by authors from the Rick Riordan Presents imprint that remix myths for modern readers. Unrated. For grades 3-6. 2021.  Related names: Hernandez, Carlos, author. Chokshi, Roshani, author. Cervantes, Jennifer, author. Lee, Yoon Ha, author. Mbalia, Kwame, author. Roanhorse, Rebecca, author. Mejia, Tehlor Kay, author. Chadda, Sarwat, author. Kim, Graci, author. Riordan, Rick, editor, author.