New at the Orem Library

Fiction

content.chilifresh Heir to the JediKevin Hearne

Challenged by ruthless Imperial bodyguards, death-dealing enemy battleships, merciless bounty hunters, and monstrous brain-eating parasites, Luke Skywalker plunges head-on into a high-stakes espionage operation that will push his abilities as a Rebel fighter and would-be Jedi to the limit.

content.chilifresh-1 Memory Man, David Baldacci

Amos Decker’s life changed forever– twice.The first time was on the gridiron, the only person from his hometown of Burlington ever to go pro– but a head injury knocked him off the field for good, and left him with an improbable side effect: he can never forget anything. The second time was when his wife, young daughter, and brother-in-law were murdered. Over a year later, unable to forget a single detail from that horrible night, Decker gets a chance to solve the case, using his remarkable gifts– even if he may have to make the ultimate sacrifice.

content.chilifresh-2 Miracle at AugustJames Patterson and Peter de Jong

A year ago, Travis McKinley, an unknown golfing amateur, shocked the world by winning the PGA Senior Open at Pebble Beach. Now he’s famous, he makes his living playing the game he loves, and everything should be perfect. Still Travis can’t shake the feeling that he’s a fraud, an imposter who doesn’t deserve his success — and after a series of disappointments and, to be honest, personal screw-ups, he might just prove himself right. A shot at redemption arrives in an unexpected form: a teenage outcast with troubles of his own — and a natural golf swing. As this unlikely duo sets out to achieve the impossible on the world’s most revered golf course, Travis is about to learn that sometimes the greatest miracles of all take place when no one is watching.

Nonfiction

content.chilifresh-3 Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town, Jon Krakauer

In Missoula, Krakauer chronicles the searing experiences of several women in Missoula — the nights when they were raped; their fear and self-doubt in the aftermath; the way they were treated by the police, prosecutors, defense attorneys; the public vilification and private anguish; their bravery in pushing forward and what it cost them.

content.chilifresh-4 Sugar Crush: How to Reduce Inflammation, Reverse Nerve Damage, and Reclaim Good HealthRichard P. Jacoby and Raquel Baldelomar

Postulates that “a diet high in sugar, processed carbohydrates, and wheat compresses and damages the peripheral nerves of the body, leading to pain, numbness, and tingling in the hands and feet, along with a host of related conditions, including migraines, gall bladder disease, and diabetes.

content.chilifresh-5 Born with TeethKate Mulgrew

Mulgrew grew up with poetry and drama in her bones; in her mother, a would-be artist burdened by the endless arrival of new babies, she saw the consequences of a dream deferred. She discusses the daughter she gave up for adoption; the challenging roles she has taken on both on and off screen; and the decisions she has made to live life to the fullest, on her own terms.

Audiobooks

content.chilifresh-2 The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins

A psychological thriller about a woman who becomes emotionally entangled in a murder investigation because of something she witnesses on her daily commute.

22836956 The Memory Painter, Gwendolyn Womack

A young couple’s shared visions reveal an ancient mystery and prove that true love can withstand the test of time.

51oTPsM9eML._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_ Life From Scratch: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness, Sasha Martin

This is a story about food from around the globe but also about how food can transform us, about being a mother and a wife, about loving the world, and about learning to love ourselves.

 

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