Something About Libby: Recently Added
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Something About Libby: Recently Added

We’re constantly adding new books and magazines to the digital library collection on Libby. Have you checked the recent additions? We have a section for Just Added, making it easy to see the latest reads. Be sure to check the filter options to include or exclude formats, in case you’re only interested in magazines, eBooks or audiobooks – this list shows them all!

Note: these are not necessarily recently published titles.

Here are a few of the books in the Just Added list (as of January 2, 2024):

Steeped in Stories by Mitali Perkins

Non-fiction, literary criticism

The stories we read as children shape us for the rest of our lives. But it is never too late to discover that transformative spark of hope that children’s classics can ignite within us. Reconnecting with these stories from childhood isn’t merely nostalgia. In an era of uncertainty and despair, they lighten our load and bring us much-needed hope.

Welcome to the O.C. by Alan Sepinwall in conversation with Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage and the cast and crew

Non-fiction, performing arts

Just in time for the show’s twentieth anniversary, The O.C.’s creator Josh Schwartz and executive producer Stephanie Savage are ready to dive into how the show was made, the ups and downs over its four seasons, and its legacy today. With Rolling Stone’s chief TV critic and bestselling author Alan Sepinwall conducting interviews with the key cast members, writers, and producers who were there when it all happened, Welcome to the O.C. will offer the definitive inside look at the beloved show—a nostalgic delight for audiences who watched when it aired, and a rich companion to viewers currently discovering the show.

I Could Nosh: Classic Jew-ish Recipes Revamped for Every Day by Jake Cohen

Non-fiction, cooking and food

I Could Nosh is the natural next step for Jake—it traces his journey towards a deeper understanding of his Jewish identity, and gives readers even more reinvented classics that they can cook any day of the week—whether that’s a quick, weeknight meal, or an over-the-top spread for entertaining. With a whole lot of creativity, and a dash of chutzpah, this collection is a must-have for food lovers everywhere, whether they’re Jewish, Jew-ish, or not Jewish at all.

The Forest Feast Mediterranean by Erin Gleeson

Non-fiction, cooking and food

Reimagining the flavors and signature dishes of southern Europe, Gleeson presents 100 vegetarian recipes for creating effortless, unforgettable meals. Filled with atmospheric images of coastal villages, charming watercolor illustrations, and mouthwatering food photography, The Forest Feast Mediterranean is an irresistible escape from the everyday, no matter where you might live.

The Berry Pickers by Amanda Peters


A four-year-old girl goes missing from the blueberry fields of Maine, sparking a tragic mystery that remains unsolved for nearly fifty years. A stunning debut novel, The Berry Pickers is a riveting story about the search for truth, the shadow of trauma, and the persistence of love across time.

Get Messy Art by Caylee Grey

Non-fiction, crafts

Based on the popular online class and community website Get Messy Art, this book brings together tons of creative art techniques and projects, including painting with watercolor and acrylic, mark making, drawing with markers and pen and ink, sketching faces, and much more.

The Night Parade by Jami Nakamura Lin

Non-fiction, biography, family/relationships

Divided into four acts in the traditional Japanese narrative structure and featuring stunning watercolor illustrations, Jami Nakamura Lin has crafted an innovative, genre-bending, and deeply emotional memoir that mirrors the sensation of being caught between worlds. Braiding her experience of mental illness, the death of her father, and other haunted topics with the folkloric tradition, The Night Parade shines a light into dark corners in search of a new way, driven by the question: How do we learn to live with the things that haunt us?

Investing in Stocks for Dummies by Paul Mladjenovic

Non-fiction, business, economics, finance

You’ll learn the basics of buying and selling stocks, including how to research stocks and the factors that influence their performance. Even in an uncertain and challenging marketplace, you can profit by making smart financial decisions and investing wisely. This book explains how to calculate net worth, deal with tax laws, and do all the things that will make you a successful investor.

Queen Hereafter by Isabelle Schuler

Historical fiction

An instant international bestseller: a suspenseful, sweeping historical epic for readers of Natalie Haynes and Madeline Miller, which boldly reimagines the origin story of the woman who inspired one of Shakespeare’s most iconic characters, Lady Macbeth.

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