New at the Orem Library

Fiction

content.chilifresh The Book of Strange New ThingsMichael Faber

Called to perform missionary work on a world light years away where the natives are fascinated by the concepts he introduces, man of faith Peter Leigh finds his beliefs tested when he learns of natural disasters that are tearing Earth apart.

51nSioX9QLL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_ Lady Emma’s Campaign: A Regency Romance, Jennifer Moore

When a series of events leaves them trapped together behind enemy lines, Lasy Emma Drake and Captain Sidney Fletcher must embark on a journey fraught with danger — from a bloody hunt for Spanish treasure to the battlefields of war-torn Spain. As their flight becomes increasingly perilous, Sidney and Emma must trust each other with their lives — but can they trust each other with their hearts?

content.chilifresh-1 The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains: A Tale of Travel and Darkness with Pictures of All KindsNeil Gaiman

Beautifully illustrated by renowned artist Eddie Campbell, this is a four-color edition of Neil Gaiman’s award-winning novelette “The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains” — a haunting story of family, the otherworld, and retribution.

Nonfiction

content.chilifresh-2 The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History, Boris Johnson

The mayor of London and former Spectator editor challenges popular misconceptions to assess Churchill’s enduring influence on the world, discussing the many contradictions of his life and his considerable political and military achievements.

content.chilifresh-3 So, Anyway…, John Cleese

In this rollicking memoir, Cleese takes his readers on a Grand Tour of his ascent in the entertainment world, from his humble beginnings in a sleepy English town and his early comedic days at Cambridge University (with future Python partner Graham Chapman), to the founding of the landmark comedy troupe that would propel him to worldwide renown.

content.chilifresh-4 North of Normal: A Memoir of My Wilderness Childhood, My Unusual Family, and How I Survived Both, Cea Sunrise Person

Reflecting on her childhood spent with her dysfunctional counter-culture family in the Canadian wilderness, a former model and happily married mother of three shares her struggle to survive in an unusual world and her all-consuming search for a more normal life.

Audiobooks

617Ho270ubL._SX258_BO1,204,203,200_ Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In: Lessons from and Extraordinary Life, Louis Zamperini

Louis Zamperini’s struggle to survive the unimaginable – brought to life in his autobiography Devil at My Heels and in Laura Hillenbrand’s #1 New York Times bestseller and its film adaptation, Unbroken – elevated him to his rightful place among our country’s greatest heroes. Now, Zamperini reveals the wisdom he learned along his incredible journey.

content.chilifresh-5 Revival, Stephen King

A young boy, Jamie, and the new minister, Charles Jacobs share a deep bond based on a secret obsession. When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, the preacher curses God and mocks all religious belief. Now an adult, Jamie has demons of his own. Addicted to heroin and desperate, Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again, with profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil’s devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings.

20758039 The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Cafe, Alexander McCall Smith

Mma Ramotswe has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, her devoted partner, Grace Makutsi, has decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Cafe. But even “Miss 97 Per Cent” can’t quite meet all the demands of running a business–not to mention those that a lightning strike makes on her building. Eventually, she’ll have to accept all the help she can get–even if it comes from a completely unexpected source.

 

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