New Books to Explore at the Library


All That Remains: A Renowned Forensic Scientist on Death, Mortality, and Solving Crimes (New Adult Nonfiction – TRUE CRIME BLACK).  Psychological aspects and fear of fatalities are deeply addressed. The mysterious autobiography of the forensic anthropologist, Dame Susan Margaret Black, is a front-row seat to anecdotal true crime events. Her role as the President of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland affords her professional insights like no other.

Another Kingdom: Novel One, (New Mystery Fiction M KLA). Time traveling between Los Angeles and the medieval fortifications of Galiana sets the stage for a battle of good versus evil. Suspense, mystery and historical fantasy collide as an opinionated, unsuccessful screenwriter stands accused of a murder, that occurred over a millennium ago, in another Universe. Bring your imagination along. The FMB Library has fourteen books written by author Andrew Klavan. This is the first installment of a new sci-fi fantasy series.

Be Angry (New Adult Nonfiction PHILOSOPHY BUDDHISM DALAI). Enjoy surveying deeply felt and interrelated thoughts on equality, anger and the possibilities of compassion. This is a short review regarding the flaws of humanity and the often accompanying complex range of emotional healing. His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, explores a conversation regarding the powerful human emotion of anger as a tool against the struggle of indifference. Logic, education and ethics play a significant role in the ideas presented.

Zen Happiness (JE MUT) is a welcome return of Stillwater, a soulful imaginary Giant Panda storybook character. Boldly illustrated, colorful landscapes are combined with rich and vibrant language, all based on simple truths. “Be someone you want to be around,” is one of the contemplative reflections to absorb. Your children will find all four of author/illustrator Jon J. Muth’s Stillwater books available at the FMB Library.


Dear Justice League (GRAPHIC NOVEL JUSTICE) is nine brilliant chapters of ‘ask your superhero anything.’ This is a Q&A with the powerhouses of the DC Comics Universe and their most curious fans. The illustrated icons are Aquaman, Batman, Cyborg, Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkgirl, Superman and Wonder Woman.

Brunch at Bittersweet Café: Supper Club, Two (Large Print LP Gentle Fiction GF  LAU). Author Carla Laureano’s Supper Club Sequel is a heartwarming Christian romance set in a Denver, Colorado down-home bakery-café.  Check out this book for some dreamy armchair travel. Visit the FMB Library to follow this delicious entrepreneurial adventure series.

Crushing: God Turns Pressure Into Power (New Adult Nonfiction – RELIGION CHRISTIANITY JAKES) is a collection of anecdotal stories driven by faith and the powers of religious life.  Enjoy a book written about the form of self-help that is directed by God.  Pastor and prolific author T.D. Jakes uplifts you through complicated topics such as injustice and true suffering.

Buddha Bowls: 100 Nourishing One-Bowl Meals (HOUSE & HOME COOKBOOKS  FOSTER). Kelli C. Foster brings you her simplified recipe collection in this book. Other descriptive names for Kelli’s one-bowl meals are bliss or power bowls. The chapters are titled: Breakfast bowls, Fish and seafood bowls, Chicken and turkey bowls, Beef and lamb bowls, Vegetable bowls and Fruit bowls. Enjoy meal prepping these one-dish nourishments.

Hero Dogs: How A Pack of Rescues, Rejects, and Strays Became America’s Greatest Disaster-Search Partners (New LP Nonfiction 636.708 MEL). Author Wilma Melville leads you with a pack of dogs on their dangerous and mysterious adventures. The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation is on the job! In this story, you can travel (from a safe distance) to the Oklahoma City Bombing and onto the World Trade Center disaster site. Get some insider information from the service of professional dogs with vital skills.

America’s Reluctant Prince: The Life of John Fitzgerald Kennedy Junior. (New Adult Nonfiction – BIO KENNEDY). Check out the historic bittersweet biography of the late great John-John, up and into his adult years as we knew him, JFK JR. Author and University of Oklahoma history professor, Steven M. Gillon presents his authentic research in a very heartwarming style.