Library Treaures


The Golden Tresses of the Dead, (M BRA) written by Alan C. Bradley, is Number Ten in the Flavia De Luce Novel series. Flavia De Luce is an adorable child chemist with remarkable methodology. This gift is the perfect match for her impeccable detection skills.

Golden-Tresses-of-the-Dead Buckshire Estate inhabitants discover an unusually decorated wedding cake embellished with a human finger. Get out of the way, unleash the young protégé!

The Lost Traveller, (M CON) written by Sheila Connolly is the seventh in the County Cork Mystery Series. Family provision may bring abundance and chance. Imagine inheriting the historic Sullivan’s Pub in the charming countryside of Ireland.

The-Lost-TravelerMaura Donovan is the fortunate heir and her new life away from Boston welcomes her with lush green rolling hills and lilting traditional Irish melodies. Maura’s great joy quickly turns into a complex murder mystery. A faceless body found just outside her door turns Maura into a deeply concerned fact-seeking sleuth.

Ancestral Night, (BEA) by Elizabeth Bear, is the first book in the White Space Series. On the edge of danger in deep space awaits the anticipation of war.

Discoveries of treasure bring fortune seeking teams to search for alien antiquities and the artifacts of lost species. Come over to the Library and renew your Library Card! Be the first to read this new series!

Brief Answers to the Big Questions, (SCIENCE HAWKING) by Stephen W. Hawking. If you are fascinated by the interactions of matter and energy and the properties of our universe, you may want to consider an explanation from a qualified authority.

Brief-Answers-to-the-Big-QuestionsHawking’s life-long expertise as a Physicist and Cosmologist provide the reader a quick peek into the phenomenon of the microcosm and the macrocosm.

How to Be Well: The Six Keys to a Happy and Healthy Life. (HEALTH LIPMAN) Dr. Frank Lipman considers his book to be your bold and beautiful wellness manual. He targets people of all ages that wish to avoid what he calls pharmaceutical or surgical interventions.

As you may have heard many times, health requires self-care, nutrition, and exercise. The keys are well discussed in each chapter: Eat, Sleep, Move, Protect, Unwind and Connect. Pick up this book at the Library on your way to Bay Oaks Recreational Campus.

Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness (PERSONAL GROWTH RUBIN) is written by Gretchen Rubin. Each chapter describes her well-researched fundamental truth.

Calm outer order produces inner calm is a mantra well known by great educators such as Maria Montessori and is the grand theory behind the Sacred geometry of “as above, so below.” Our self-actualization of happiness and success are essential steps to a sense of calm and order.

Try a Little Kindness (JE COL), written and illustrated by Henry Cole, is a pick-me-up for children who may want to understand that kindness is a valuable habit to enjoy. Expect to receive some great advice from a peacock, such as “Tell someone they are special!” and “What is on the inside is of greatest value.”

Try-a-Little-KindnessDid you ever consider that a shark may have the ability to share a bit of “Read to your friends” wisdom? Bring the kiddos and check this book out!

Bully (JE SAT) by Jennifer Sattler. If you would like to know what happens to a bullfrog that plants his greedy grumpiness on top of all the community waterlilies, read this book with your children.

Bully is an illustrated storybook that demonstrates how the mean-spirited end up unhappily alone. Your young children can explore ideas about generosity versus bitterness and, in the event of the latter, what they may want to do about it.

Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me about Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits (COOKBOOKS AMERICAN WITHERSPOON). Reese Witherspoon has created a sentimental autobiographical photo essay of a young girl’s experience growing up in New Orleans.

This book is a ladies’ treasury on the themes of home, family and friends, with musing and an occasional Cool Whip recipe. Guest appearances from Dolly Parton and Reese’s Grandmother Dorothea make this collection of musings super sweet.

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography (BIO IDLE) by Eric Idle. An autobiography by Eric Idle that is as funny and absurd as you may expect from the legendary co-founder of Monty Python. Come along as he rubs shoulders with the cultural icons of the 60s and 70s.

Always-Look-on-the-Bright-Side-of-LifeDo you remember Monty Python began their ground-breaking comedy fifty years ago? Always Look on the Bright Side of Life was also a number one legendary song written and performed by Idle. This epic song is, coincidentally, the most requested song for United Kingdom funeral performances.


By Fort Myers Beach Library Staff