August 31, 2016

Check Out These New Titles for Adults!

by Jeffrey Zaslow

The New York Times bestselling journalist takes us to a remarkable small-town bridal shop, where generations of mothers and daughters have shared precious dreams of love and life. You may not have heard of Fowler, Michigan, much less Becker’s Bridal. But for the thousands of women who have stepped inside, Becker’s is the site of some of the most important moments of their lives—moments that speak to us all. Housed in a former bank, the boutique owners transformed the vault into a “magic room,” with soft church lighting, a circular pedestal, and mirrors that make lifelong dreams come true. 

 

Pistols and Petticoats: 175 Years of Lady Detectives in Fact and Fiction

by Erika Janik 

                        

A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years.


Pistols and Petticoats tells the story of women’s very early place in crime fiction and their public crusade to transform policing. Whether real or fictional, investigating women were nearly always at odds with society. Most women refused to let that stop them, paving the way to a modern professional life for women on the force and in popular culture.


PaulMcCartney: The Life

by Phillip Norman



The definitive Paul McCartney biography, written with his approval by bestselling biographer Philip Norman.

Since the age of twenty-one, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock-n-roll lives played out on the most public of stages. Now, Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before. Paul McCartney reveals the complex character behind the fa├žade and sheds new light on his childhood--blighted by his mother's death but redeemed by the father who introduced him to music. 

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