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Books We Are Excited About

Spring 2020 - Adults

Safe at home but your to-be-read stack needs a refresh? Librarians are here to help! Enjoy these “Three on a Theme” lists of reading recommendations curated for your tastes. All titles can be found on one of the Library's e-resource platforms for e-books or e-audiobooks.

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New Books

When our doors are open, you can enter the library and make a beeline for the shelves containing New Books. Your interests are wide and your reading lists are extensive, but what you really love is the thrill and novelty of a new book! Here are some of our favorite newest releases.

New eBooks

New Audiobooks


Need a Laugh

We all laugh for a variety of reasons. We laugh when something is funny. We laugh when we are nervous or scared. There are many theories about why different things bring about laughter. Sometimes the only thing we can do is laugh, and these titles may help you do that!

Bust out eBooks

Laugh out Loud (LOL) Audiobooks


Sports

The first Sunday in April has come and gone. Opening Day was delayed, The Masters was postponed, and all major sports are on semi-permanent hiatus. While you can't watch them live, now is the perfect moment to read about some of your favorite pastimes. Although nothing compares to the crack of the bat or the swoosh of the net, here are some titles that might help get you through the season.

eBooks for the Win

Hear the Roar of the Crowd (Audiobooks)


Animals to the Rescue

If you have a pet, you know that in times like these, every animal functions as an emotional support animal. Allow the good boys and girls in these books to keep you company!

You My Boo eBooks

Animal Noises Audiobooks


Lowcountry Longing

We don’t know about you, but one of the strangest emotions we have been feeling lately is a longing for the world right outside our windows. Maybe some of these titles will leave you thinking as Proust does: “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Here are some of our favorite titles set in and around coastal Georgia and the South.

Easygoing eBooks

Audiobooks with a Southern Accent


Book a Getaway

Quaint B&B in the French countryside - refunded. Three legged trip across the Atlantic Ocean - canceled. Once in a lifetime trip to Europe - delayed indefinitely. Thankfully, with books we can still take as many trips in our minds as we want!  Allow this selection of books with foreign settings to whisk you away to parts unknown.

eBook Escapes

Up, Up, and Away (Audiobooks)


Love in the Time of Corona

Looking for a little romantic distraction? Look no further!

Romantic eBooks

Love is in the Air(waves) Audiobooks


Page Turners

In this challenging time, we may want to reach for the formulaic, the comfortable, and the hope-giving, but then again perhaps we are looking for a true page-turner! Whether your tastes run to post-apocalyptic survival tales, family dramas, action adventure stories, or classic whodunits, here are some works that will keep you completely engrossed in the story.

Engaging eBooks

Unstoppable Audiobooks


Required Reading

Do you find yourself trying to play catch-up these days? There are important titles from the past few years that you may have missed. If you have the time now, these should absolutely be at the top of your “to be read” list.

Essential eBooks

Required Listening (Audiobooks)